Annual 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza
Thursday, July 4, 2019, Begins at 5:30 PM
The 20th Annual Roswell Fireworks Extravaganza will be held at Roswell High School on the front lawn. This wonderful Roswell tradition is a great family event filled with live stage performances, a Kids Zone and great food! You won't want to miss Roswell's largest community celebration! Bring your picnic blankets, chairs, and the entire family. However, dogs are not allowed at this event. (Roswell High is a drug, alcohol and tobacco free school).
- 5:30 PM: Kids Zone with giant inflatables, music, and more.
- Purchase tickets at ticket booth. $1 for one ticket, or $10 for 12 tickets or purchase a $20 wristband for unlimited inflatables, tattoos, face painting, and Ninja Tower (excludes balloons and food items).
- Checks accepted. Make payable to City of Roswell.
- 5:30 PM: Food Trucks
- 6:00 PM: Live Music
- Spectacular Fireworks Begin at Dark*
Live MusicFacebook feed for updates.
Join Food Historian Clarissa Clifton as she brings history to life during one of her culinary demonstrations at Roswell's Archibald Smith Plantation Home (935 Alpharetta Street, right next to City Hall). On the menu today is an authentic one-pot jambalaya! Here's the recipe! No open hearth at your house? No problem. You can make this one on the stove. --3 lb beef , 1” cubes --3 lb deer sausage --3T sweet Basil --½ c dark roux --1T salt --¼ lb butter --1t Cayenne Pepper --2c onions, diced --1t black pepper --1c bell pepper, chopped --2c rice (Carolina Gold) --1/2c celery, chopped --1c green onion, chopped --3T garlic --2qts chicken stock Clarissa hosts these free demonstrations on the 2nd and 4th Saturday of each month from 10:00 a.m. to 3:00 p.m. at Archibald Smith Plantation Home. This is a great way to spend the morning after a trip to the Roswell Farmers and Artisans Market, where Clarissa gets her fresh ingredients! The market is open from 8:00 a.m. to noon at City Hall, 38 Hill Street, each Saturday. As delicious as it looks, we are sorry, but Clarissa does not feed the public during this time. These are only demonstrations, but feel free to learn a thing or two to take to your own kitchen! For more information, visit https://www.roswellgov.com/discover-us/southern-trilogy-historic-house-museums/events/open-hearth-cooking
If you are short on time but looking to get in shape, lose weight, and gain muscle, then this class is a great fit for you! Register by visiting www.roswellgov.com/register and using program #11018-01!
Are you ready to help some of our youngest residents in a way that could impact their success for a lifetime? The City of Roswell is looking for 24 individuals ready to step up to become AmeriCorps Members and to work with elementary school students for 12 hours each week. National service benefits include a living allowance, education award, professional development opportunities, and more!