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Posted on: May 4, 2015

[ARCHIVED] Lilburn packs summer with events

The City of Lilburn will offer two new types of events this summer, in addition to old favorites like the Sparkle in the Park fireworks celebration on July 4. Get your beach blankets ready to enjoy movies, concerts, food trucks, and more on the lawn in Lilburn City Park.

Rock the Park is a new Friday night concert featuring national acts that perform popular classics. Admission is free. The Return will bring Beatles tunes to the park on June 5. The Ultimate Eagles Tribute -- On The Border will perform on Aug. 7.

Lilburn's first Moonlight Movie will be "Paddington" on Friday, May 22. Children's activities and concessions will open at 8 p.m., and the movie will begin at dusk on an inflatable screen in the park. A second Moonlight Movie is scheduled for the fall. "Hotel Transylvania" will be shown on Oct. 24, with activities beginning at 6 p.m.

City Market on Main will be back for another summer season starting June 2 through Aug. 25. The City of Lilburn hosts this traditional farmers market in Old Town focused on fresh, local produce. City Market on Main will be open Tuesday evenings from 4-7 p.m. in the Greenway parking lot, which is on Main Street next to the railroad tracks. Follow City Market on Main on Facebook to find out who will be at the market this season.

Lilburn Food Truck Tuesdays are also back again this year, starting May 12. Sample a variety of food trucks and local bands on the second Tuesday of the month in May through August and the third Tuesday in September.

Sparkle in the Park will light up the park with fireworks and GLOW the Show Band on July 4. GLOW is an Atlanta-based, seven-piece, dance/show band with a focus on quality vocals, clear music and lots of FUN! They are guaranteed to pack the dance floor every time. The event also includes a variety of concessions, food trucks, bounce houses, balloon animals, corn hole, beer and wine, and even a dunk tank!

Other upcoming events in Lilburn City Park:

PAWfest on May 16

National Night Out on Aug 4

Small Town. Big World. Lilburn International Festival on Sept. 12

White Elephant Sale on Sept. 19

Classic Cars in the Park on Sept. 26

Lilburn Daze on Oct. 10

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