Best Atlanta 4th of July Fireworks Shows, Parades, & Events in 2019
It’s time to take out the red, white and blue! Celebrate America’s independence with these fun metro Atlanta 4th of July patriotic parades, fireworks shows, and events. Check out craft, game and food ideas here.
Everyone Loves a 4th of July Parade
Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade. Dunwoody Village. Celebration features marching bands, floats, clowns and animal units who will march from Mount Vernon Road and Jett Ferry Road to Dunwoody Village. July 4. 9 a.m. Dunwoody Village Pkwy., Dunwoody. 770-354-7653. Free.
Fourth in the Park. Glover Park. A parade, free concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks. Parade begins at Roswell Street Baptist Church and ends at North Marietta Parkway. July 4. 10 a.m.-9 p.m. 50 Park Square, Marietta. 770-794-5601. Free.
Fourth of July Celebration. Lake Avondale. Parade starts at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Clarendon Ave. and S. Avondale Rd. Fireworks begin at dusk. July 4. Avondale Estates. 404-294-5400. Free.
Fourth of July Parade and Rotary Celebration. Downtown Newnan. A patriotic, hometown parade starts at 9 a.m. at Veteran’s Memorial Park and ends at Greenville Street Park; followed by entertainment and food at Newnan High School’s Drake Stadium at 5:30 p.m.; fireworks at dusk. July 4. Newnan. 770-253-8283. Free.
Independence Day Celebration. Peachtree City. Fourth of July parade begins at 9 a.m. on Peachtree Parkway. Festival starts at 5 p.m. at City Hall Plaza. Food vendors and fireworks at Lake Peachtree at dusk. July 4. 151 Willowbend Rd., Peachtree City. 770-631-2525. Free.
July Fourth Parade and Festival at the Park. Hunter Memorial Park. Parade begins at 10 a.m. and proceeds west down Church Street. Festival 11 a.m.-2 p.m. at Hunter Memorial Park. July 4. 8830 Gurley Rd., Douglasville. 770-920-3007. Free.
Pied Piper Parade, Concert and Fireworks. Downtown Decatur. Decorate a wagon, ride your bike, skate or walk along with the parade that begins at First Baptist Church of Decatur. The Callanwolde Concert Band performs after the parade. Fireworks display at dark. July 4. Parade Line-Up, 5:30 p.m.; concert, 7 p.m.; fireworks, 9 p.m. Downtown Decatur. 678-615-0915. Free.
Fireworks, fun and more
Fantastic Fourth Celebration. Memorial Lawn at Stone Mountain Park. Enjoy a fireworks display following the Lasershow Spectacular. July 1-7. 9:30 p.m. Stone Mountain. 800-401-2407. Fireworks show, free; parking, $20.
Red, White & Boom! Lillian Webb Park. Fireworks, food trucks, inflatables, music and more. July 3. 5-11 p.m. A shuttle will run from the Norcross First United Methodist Church: 2500 Beaver Ruin Rd. aplacetoimagine.com/events. Free.
Duluth Celebrates America. Duluth Town Green. Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display, children’s activities, food trucks, bands and more. July 3. 5:30-10 p.m. 3167 Main St., Duluth. 770-476-3434. Free.
Kennesaw’s Salute to America. Downtown Kennesaw and Depot Park. Pre-Fourth celebration including two stages of live music, food vendors and other activities. July 3. 6-10 p.m. 2829 Cherokee St., Kennesaw. 770-422-9714. Free.
Sparks in the Park. E. E. Robinson Park. Fireworks, inflatables, food and drinks and live entertainment. July 3. 6 p.m. 850 Level Creek Rd., Sugar Hill. 770-831-7413. Free.
AJC Peachtree Road Race. Starts near Lenox Square Mall and ends at Piedmont Park. Cheer on participants of this famous Atlanta race. July 4. 7:30 a.m. 404-233-6767.
Chamblee Fourth of July Celebration. Keswick Park. Activities for kids and adults, food vendors, live music and an elaborate fireworks show in the park. July 4. 5-10 p.m. 3496 Keswick Dr., Chamblee. 770-986-5016. Free.
Cumming Fourth of July Celebration. Cumming Fairgrounds. Festivities begin July 4, 10 a.m.-10 p.m., with a dance contest, food and vendors, children’s activities and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. 235 Castleberry Rd., Cumming. 770-781-3491. Admission, $5; under 13, free.
Fireworks in Fourth Ward. Historic Fourth Ward Park. Family-friendly event with entertainment, food trucks and fireworks show at 9:15pm. July 4. 5-10 p.m. 680 Dallas St. NE, Atlanta. 404-900-7900. Free.
Sandy Springs Independence Day Fireworks Display. Concourse Corporate Center lawn. Enjoy live entertainment at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m. at this family-friendly gathering. July 4. 5 Concourse Pkwy., Sandy Springs. 770-730-5600. Free.
Fourth of July Extravaganza. The Children’s Museum of Atlanta. March in the children’s parade around the museum floor, enjoy storytime, sing patriotic songs and see special indoor “fireworks” with bubble wrap. July 4. Noon and 2 p.m. 275 Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta. 404-659-5437. Adults and ages 1 and older, $15.95.
East Point Salute to the Red, White and Blue. Across from the East Point MARTA station. Artist market, food vendors, live music and fireworks. July 4. 3-11 p.m. Fireworks, 9:30 p.m. downtowneastpoint.com. Free.
Fourth of July Celebration. Dellinger Park. Concert, fireworks, children’s area, food and more. July 4. Begins at 10 a.m. 100 Pine Grove Rd., Cartersville. 770-423-1330. Free; parking, $5.
July Fourth Concert and Fireworks. Cauble Park. Food vendors, live music in the afternoon and fireworks at dark. July 4. 5:30 p.m. 4425 Beach St., Acworth. 770-917-1234. Free.
July Fourth Festivities and Fireworks. Wills Park. Face painting, entertainment, local bands, food vendors and fireworks at dusk. July 4. 6-10 p.m. 11925 Wills Rd., Alpharetta. 678-297-6130. Free.
Star Spangled Fourth. Mall of Georgia. Live music, a movie and Gwinnett’s biggest fireworks display. July 4. Festivities begin at 5 p.m.; fireworks begin at dark. 3333 Buford Dr., Buford. 770-271-9458. Free.
Beyond Atlanta 4th of July Events
Celebrate America. The Rock Ranch. All day family fun with evening concert and a fireworks extravaganza. Entertainment includes hot air balloon rides, family rides and attractions. Some activities cost extra. June 29. Gates open at 2 p.m. 5020 Barnesville Hwy., The Rock. 706-647-6374. $14.99/person from 2-6 p.m., $25/carload after 6 p.m.
July Fourth Star Spangled Beach Party. Robin Lake Beach. Beach activities, live music, food trucks, contests and the annual Fireworks Extravaganza. July 4. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Pine Mountain. 844-875-6499. Ages 13 and older, $34.95; ages 6-12, $24.95; ages 5 and younger, free.
Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. Fireworks extravaganza. July 4. 9:45 p.m. 1311 Music Hall Rd., Hiawassee. 706-896-4191. Free.
Freedom Train. The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad. Celebrate Independence Day all aboard in Bryson City. July 4. Departure 7 p.m. 226 Everett St., Bryson City, NC. 800-872-4681. Adults, $66-$99; ages 2-12, $41-$56; ages 23 months and younger, $0-$20.