Mall of Georgia set to light up the sky with 14th annual ‘Star Spangled Fourth’ event!
Local families invited to have a blast with fun festivities, 70-foot movie screen and the grandest fireworks display in Gwinnett!
Friday, July 1, 2016 — Independence Day is almost here, and Mall of Georgia is set to celebrate with its 14th annual Star Spangled Fourth event on Monday, July 4! Presented by AutoNation Mall of Georgia, Children’s Healthcare of Atlanta and Medieval Times Dinner & Tournament, this patriotic bash will offer a variety of fun for the entire family, including children’s rides and inflatables, live music, food and beverage concessions, a special Movies Under The Stars presentation of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” on a 70-foot big screen and the largest fireworks display in the county!
“We host various events and celebrations throughout the year to share with the community, but Star Spangled Fourth is definitely one of our favorites!” said Teresa Holloway, director of marketing and business development at Mall of Georgia. “Mall of Georgia has really become a social gathering place for families of all ages, and it has been wonderful to see how this special event has truly become a Gwinnett tradition.”
Starting at 5 p.m., the Village Kids Zone will open to festive families and pint-sized patriots looking for some Fourth of July fun. There will be a special appearance by stilt walker, along with various activities and games galore, including a Ninja Tower, Wild One Obstacle Course, Toxic Drop, Wacky World, Tarot Card readers and additional inflatables. “All day pay” wristbands for the bounce houses are available for $20, and Ninja Tower tickets are available for $5 (cash only). Hungry attendees of all ages can also enjoy a variety of summer snack options, including Buffalo Wild Wings Beer Garden, Kettle Corn, Marlow's Tavern, Sweet Mama's Lemonade, T&C Funnel Cakes, Skips Hawaiian Shaved Ice and more.
Mall of Georgia will also host a FREE Star Spangled Fourth photo booth from 5 – 9:30 p.m. Shoppers looking to strike a pose can show off their red, white and blue in a frame worthy photo and share on social media using #StarSpangledFourth and #ShopMallofGA.
Shoppers who are members of Mall of Georgia’s Simon Rewards loyalty program will even be eligible to win instant prizes during the Fourth of July weekend, including $25-$100 gift cards, reserved parking and exclusive store offers. To join in on the special benefits, shoppers can download the Simon Rewards app or visit simonrewards.com.
To help fire up the famed festivities, free concerts at the Village Amphitheatre featuring the Ants Trippin and The Woody’s will keep the crowd rockin’ with live tunes from 5 – 9:30 p.m. Then, after a special singing of the National Anthem by Mallory Wilson, the fireworks extravaganza will wow the crowd from the Von Maur Overflow Lot!
The fun-filled festivities don’t end with the fireworks finale! As part of its Movies Under the Stars series, Mall of Georgia invites guests to stay after the show for a free post-fireworks viewing of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” (rated PG-13) on a 70-foot big screen in the parking lot across from Dick's Sporting Goods. This grand outdoor cinema showcase is the perfect way to end the special celebration with fellow friends and loved ones. As always, guests are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to get comfortable and settle in for the evening. Don’t miss out on all the patriotic fun – grab the whole family and experience this Fourth of July tradition! For more information on the annual Star Spangle Fourth event, please visit simon.com/mall/mall-of-georgia/stream/14th-annual-star-spangled-fourth-4259109.
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About Mall of Georgia
Mall of Georgia, the largest mall in the Southeast, features more than 200 stores, including anchors Von Maur (coming fall 2016), Belk, Dillard’s, JCPenney and Macy’s. “The Georgia Walk” through the mall features murals, artifacts, displays and themed courtyards showcasing state history and heritage. Various dining options provide an assortment of flavors and cuisine from casual eateries to fine dining restaurants, including Marlow’s Tavern, Tin Lizzy’s Cantina, P.F. Chang’s China Bistro, The Cheesecake Factory and more. For entertainment offerings, shoppers can also enjoy the Regal Cinema 20 & IMAX, a 20-screen, 3-D Imax theatre located on the third level, and The Village Pavilion, an outdoor, 500-seat amphitheater located in The Village. For a mall map, store listings, directions, mall events and job listings, please visit simon.com/mall/mall-of-georgia. Connect with Mall of Mall of Georgia on facebook.com/MallofGeorgia, twitter.com/ShopMallofGA and instagram.com/shopmallofga.
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