PTC marks Fourth of July with activities on July 3


Peachtree City will host its annual Independence Day Celebration on Saturday, July 3. The parade will begin promptly at 9 a.m. The PTC Fire Department will hold the fire expo from 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. at Drake Field and the fireworks will be set off at dusk.

The parade begins on Peachtree Parkway near the Braelinn Golf Course. It will proceed north on Peachtree Parkway, crossing over Crosstown Road, will turn left onto McIntosh Trail and will disperse at Huddleston Elementary School and McIntosh Trail Recreation Complex. PTC Police and recreation staff will be up at City Hall at 5 p.m. clearing the vehicles out of the parking lots. The parking lots at City Hall and Picnic Park are reserved for permit and handicap parking only. All unauthorized vehicles will be towed at owner’s expense. The All Children’s Playground will be open until 8 p.m. for play. After 8 p.m. the playground will close and everyone will be asked to leave the area due to the fire safety zone in effect.

To ensure safety of parade viewers please be aware that PTC Police and recreation staff will be pulling up all above ground stakes, rebar, boulders, logs, tree limbs, etc. For safety reasons we are asking that you secure your tarps or blankets with in ground tent stakes, in ground nails, sand bags, water jugs, floor mats, etc.

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