Families looking for a child-friendly, church-sanctioned activity over the Labor Day weekend might head over to the Georgia International Horse Park on Saturday to check on Celebrate Freedom Atlanta, a free, day-long contemporary Christian music festival held by FISH-FM 104.7.
With over 18 music groups taking to the stage from 9:30 a.m. to 11p.m., there's plenty to keep all ages busy throughout the day.
Some features of the event include "Livin' It," a live skateboarding and BMX bike show with world-renown athletes. Kids can burn off extra energy at the children's area, with rides, slides and inflatable bounce houses for $10. Older youth can challenge themselves on a rock climbing wall, mechanical bull, and bungee trampoline, for a fee.
For the more settled visitors, a Wellness Expo with booths from various organizations and exhibitors exploring how to live an active and healthy lifestyle.
Celebrities, such as the Chick-fil-A cows and Veggie Tales stars Bob and Larry will be making cameos on the park grounds, along with human celebrities throughout the day. Sponsoring radio station FISH-FM 104.7 will be broadcasting live, and various musical artists will be
Featured speaker, evangelist and author Luis Palau is scheduled to give a sermon later during the day.
And capping off the night is a round of fireworks.
The concert is free but tickets are required and can be printed online or by visiting a number of sponsors, such as Kroger, Bruster's, Chick-fil-A's Dwarf House, and Truett's Grill. Parking at the Horse Park is $3. No food, beverages, coolers, tents or pets are allowed to be brought inside, but lawn chairs are allowed. No cash machines are avaialble inside.
For more information, visit www.celebratefreedomatlanta.com or call (800) 266-9377.