Best Atlanta 4th of July Fireworks Events and Shows

Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade

It’s time to take out the red, white and blue! Celebrate America’s independence with these fun metro Atlanta 4th of July patriotic fireworks shows, parades, and events. Check out craft, game and food ideas here. 

Centennial Olympic Park Fourth of July Celebration

Starts at 7pm. Fireworks, music, and more in bustling Downtown Atlanta. Consider taking Marta. It’s convenient when there are big crowds downtown.

Sandy Springs Independence Day Fireworks Display in Sandy Springs

Enjoy live entertainment at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m. at this family-friendly gathering.

July Fourth Festivities and Fireworks in Alpharetta

Wills Park. Face painting, entertainment, local bands, food vendors and fireworks at dusk.

Star Spangled Fourth Fireworks at Mall of Georgia 

Live music, a movie and Gwinnett’s biggest fireworks display.

Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks

Celebration features marching bands, floats, clowns and animal units who will march from Mount Vernon Road and Jett Ferry Road to Dunwoody Village.

Decatur Pied Piper Parade, Concert and Fireworks

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..

Marietta Fourth in the Park Parade and Fireworks

A parade, free concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks.

Fourth of July Celebration in Avondale Estates

Parade starts at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Clarendon Ave. and S. Avondale Rd. Fireworks begin at dusk.

Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks in 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.

Fireworks in Fourth Ward at Historic Fourth Ward Park

Family-friendly event with entertainment, food trucks and fireworks show at 9:15pm.

Fourth of July Extravaganza at 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.

Norcross Celebrate July 4th Fireworks

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. Free.

Duluth Celebrates America Fireworks and Parade

Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display, children’s activities, food trucks, bands and more.

Kennesaw’s Salute to America in Kennesaw 

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.

July Fourth Festival and Fireworks in Douglasville

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.

Sparks in the Park in Gwinnett

Fireworks, inflatables, food and drinks and live entertainment. July 3. 6 p.m. 850 Level Creek Rd., Sugar Hill. 770-831-7413. Free.

Chamblee Fourth of July Celebration

Keswick Park. Activities for kids and adults, food vendors, live music and an elaborate fireworks show in the park.

Cumming Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks

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.

East Point Salute to the Red, White and Blue Music and Fireworks

Across from the East Point MARTA station. Artist market, food vendors, live music and fireworks.

Fourth of July Celebration in Cartersville

Concert, fireworks, children’s area, food and more.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park

Memorial Lawn at Stone Mountain Park. Enjoy a fireworks display following the Lasershow Spectacular. July 1-7.

July Fourth Concert and Fireworks in Acworth

Cauble Park. Food vendors, live music in the afternoon and fireworks at dark. July 4.

AJC Peachtree Road Race

Starts near Lenox Square Mall and ends at Piedmont Park. Cheer on participants of this famous Atlanta race.

Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks in 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.

4th of July Firework Event Atlanta

Fourth in the Park Parade, Marietta


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.

Pick a parade, fireworks show, or event from above to celebrate America’s independence in Atlanta on the 4th of July.

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