4th of July Fireworks and Events Atlanta

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. 

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Fourth of July Celebration in Downtown Atlanta

This year’s fireworks in Downtown Atlanta will be at International Plaza at the Georgia World Congress Center. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m.

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. Wear your 2018 Peachtree Road Race T-shirt to receive one half-price admission per T-shirt (with purchase of one full-priced admission). July 4.

Fireworks in Fourth Ward at Historic Fourth Ward Park

Family-friendly activities, including corn hole, face painting, games, fireworks and more hosted by Ponce City Market at Old Fourth Ward. Guests are invited to bring a picnic or enjoy bites from local vendors and food trucks. July 4.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park

Enjoy a fireworks display following the Lasershow Spectacular and more.

Sandy Springs Independence Day Parade and Fireworks Display

Sandy Springs will be decked out in red, white, and blue. Entertainment from “Shiloh” at 7:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:45 p.m. at Concourse Corporate Center. July 4.

Fourth of July Parade and Rotary Celebration at Downtown Newnan

A patriotic, hometown parade starts at Veteran’s Memorial Park and ends at Greenville Street Park; followed by entertainment and food at Newnan High School’s Drake Stadium. July 4.

Star Spangled Fourth at Mall of Georgia

Live music, a movie and Gwinnett’s biggest fireworks display. July 4.

July Fourth Festivities and Fireworks in Alpharetta

Face painting, entertainment, local bands, food vendors and fireworks at dusk. July 4.

Fourth of July Parade, Festival and Fireworks in Marietta

Marietta freedom parade at 10 a.m. with music and entertainment throughout the day. Fireworks at about 9:30 p.m.

Star-Spangled Spectacular at Kennesaw State University

Features a patriotic concert with performances by the KSU Big Band and KSU Summer Orchestra followed by a fireworks finale. Family Fun Festival includes free games, face painting and balloon artists plus food vendors, exhibitors and vendors. June 30.

Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade at 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.

Duluth Celebrates America

Celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display, children’s activities, bands and more. July 3.

Pied Piper Parade, Concert and Fireworks in 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.

4th of July Celebration in Avondale Estates

Parade starts at 10 a.m. Fireworks at dusk at Lake Avondale.

Sparks in the Park at E. E. Robinson Park in Gwinnett

Fireworks, inflatables, food and drinks and live entertainment. July 3.

Red, White & Boom! in Historic Downtown Norcross 

Fireworks, food trucks, inflatables, music and more. July 3.

Cumming Fourth of July Celebration

Festivities begin with a dance contest, food and vendors, children’s activities and fireworks. July 4.

Kennesaw’s Salute to America in Downtown Kennesaw

Pre-Fourth celebration including two stages of live music, food vendors and other activities. July 3.

East Point Salute to the Red, White and Blue

Artist market, food vendors, live music, a carnival and fireworks. July 4.

Chamblee Fourth of July Celebration

Activities for kids and adults, food vendors, live music and an elaborate fireworks show in the park. July 4.

Fourth in the Park at Glover Park in Roswell

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.

Independence Day Celebration in Peachtree City

Fourth of July parade on Peachtree Parkway. Festival starts at City Hall Plaza. Food vendors and fireworks. July 4.

July Fourth Concert and Fireworks at Cauble Park in Acworth

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

July Fourth Festival at the Park and Fireworks Show in Douglasville 

Parade begins at 10 a.m. and proceeds west down Church Street. Festival starts at 11 a.m. at Hunter Memorial Park. Fireworks begin at dusk. July 4.

July Fourth Star Spangled Beach Party at Callaway Gardens

This bash at Callaway Gardens includes beach activities, live music, the FSU Flying High Circus and the annual Fireworks Extravaganza. July 4.

Stars, Stripes and Cartersville

Concert, fireworks, children’s area, food and more. July 4.

AJC Peachtree Road Race

Aspiring runners and fans will love watching and cheering on the participants of this famous Atlanta race. July 4.

Beyond Atlanta:

Celebrate America at The Rock Ranch

All day family fun with evening concert and a world-class fireworks extravaganza. Entertainment includes farm access and more than 35 family rides and attractions. June 30.

Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration at Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds

Fireworks extravaganza. July 4.

Freedom Train at The Great Smoky Mountains Railroad

Celebrate Independence Day all aboard in Bryson City. July 4.

For more Fourth of July train rides see our Summer Train Rides list. 

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