Roswell Fourth of July celebrations and more summer events canceled

Crowds of people fill Peachtree Street during the Atlanta Streets Alive event Sunday, April 7, 2019. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC
Crowds of people fill Peachtree Street during the Atlanta Streets Alive event Sunday, April 7, 2019. STEVE SCHAEFER / SPECIAL TO THE AJC

Credit: Steve Schaefer

Credit: Steve Schaefer

Alive in Roswell street festival has been canceled for June and July. Mayor Lori Henry also canceled Fourth of July celebrations and more summer events as safety measures during the coronavirus pandemic.

“While we are disappointed that we will not have the opportunity to host these events, it is imperative for the safety of our residents, visitors, staff, and volunteers that we continue to be guided by public health data and best practices in physical distancing,”  Henry said. “We look forward to resuming large events when it is safe to do so.”

Here’s a list of Roswell events that will not take place in June and July:

  • Roswell Riverside Sounds concert at Riverside Park (June6)
  • Music on the Hill concert at Roswell City Hall (June 12)
  • The Roswell Lavender Festival at Barrington Hall (June 13)
  • Slip-n-Slide Extravaganza at Leita Thompson Memorial Park (June 13)
  • Alive in Roswell (June 18)
  • Family Food Truck Fridays at Riverside Park (June 26)
  • Barbecue and Bluegrass at Barrington Hall (July 4)
  • July  Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza (July 4)
  • Music on the Hill concert at Roswell City Hall (July 10)
  • Alive in Roswell (July 16)