July 4th fireworks & celebrations in metro Atlanta | 2024

There's always plenty of festivities and fireworks in the metro Atlanta area for the Fourth of July. Here are some of the events happening in the area. 

Please note that some celebrations are happening July 3.


AJC Peachtree Road Race

What: Thousands of runners will participate in the annual Peachtree Road Race.
When: 8:30 a.m. July 4
Where: Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road NE, Atlanta (ends at Piedmont Park)
Cost: $50 and up
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Backyard BBQ Fest

What: 4th of July celebration with live DJs, concert stage, food trucks, barbecue, popsicles, vendors, and fireworks.
When: 3 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: 1080 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy. NW, Atlanta
Cost: Free
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4th of July Block Party

What: Live DJs, vendors, free barbecue and cocktails, and fireworks.
When: 2 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama Street
Cost: Starts at $25 general admission (free if before 4 p.m.). Hookah and VIP packages available.
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4th of July Concert & Fireworks

What: Celebration featuring live music starting at 5:30 p.m. and fireworks at dark.
When: 4 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Cauble Park, 4425 Beach St., Acworth
Cost: Free
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Barnsley Resort 4th of July Celebration

What: All-American cookout with live music, games, and fireworks.
When: 6:30 to 9 p.m. July 4
Where: Barnsley Resort, 597 Barnsley Gardens Road, Adairsville
Cost: $75 for adults, $35 for kids
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4th of July Fireworks

What: Fireworks at dusk. Attendees are encouraged to pack a picnic, including blankets and chairs.
When: Dusk July 4
Where: Wills Park, 11925 Wills Road, Alpharetta
Cost: Free
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Celebrate the Red, White & Blue at Six Flags

What: Fourth of July celebration at Six Flags over Georgia. Fireworks each night. VIP Hurricane Harbor Party also available.
When: July 3-6
Where: Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway, Austell
Cost: Starts at $29
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Avondale Estates

Fourth of July Fireworks & Festivities

What: Enjoy games, food, face painters, and music before a fireworks show. There will also be a parade at 10 a.m.
When: 10 a.m. and 7 p.m. July 4
Where: Avondale Estates, 64 N. Avondale Road, Avondale Estates
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Fourth of July Celebration

What: Patriotic parade, concert, food trucks, face painting, and fireworks at dark.
When: July 4
Where: Historic downtown Braselton
Cost: Free
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Callaway Gardens

July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party

What: 3 days of family fun on Robin Lake Beach. Beach volleyball, putt-putt, and water activities like stand-up paddle boarding and a floating obstacle course. Nightly fireworks show.
When: July 4-6
Where: Callaway Gardens, 17617 US-27, Pine Mountain
Cost: Starts at $35.99
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4th of July Concert & Fireworks

What: Concert featuring The Platinum Band and fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.
When: 6:30 p.m. July 4
Where: Chamblee City Hall, 5468 Peachtree Road, Chamblee
Cost: Free
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Red, White and Boom!

What: Food trucks, kids activities, multiple stages of live music, beer garden, and fireworks at dark.
When: 6 p.m. July 3
Where: Olde Town Conyers
Cost: Free
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Independence in the Park

What: One of the Southeast's biggest fireworks displays. Music starts at 6 p.m.
When: 6 p.m. July 4
Where: Covington Square
Cost: Free
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Annual 4th of July Train Parade

What: The 67th annual Thomas-Mashburn Steam Engine Parade is happening on Tribble Gap Road, starting at Forsyth Central High School and ending at Cumming Fairgrounds. Festival at the fairgrounds featuring live music, food, alcohol, kids' zone, vendors, and more.
When: 10 a.m. July 4 parade; 4-10 p.m. festival
Cost: Free
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4th of July Celebration

What: Firecracker 5K Run, car show, food trucks, patriotic downtown parade, kids adventure zone, free concert in the park, and fireworks.
When: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Downtown Dahlonega and Hancock Park. Fireworks at UNG Drill Field.
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4th of July Concert & Fireworks

What: Food trucks, live music, kids activities and fireworks
When: 7 p.m. July 4
Where: downtown Dallas
Cost: Free
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Pied Piper Parade, Concert & Fireworks

What: Annual Pied Piper Parade, concert, and fireworks on the Court Square.
When: 6 p.m. July 4
Where: Downtown Decatur
Cost: Free
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Fourth of July Festival

What: Festival on the Town Green. Activity stations, bounce houses, snow cones, and more.
When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. July 4
Where: Douglasville Town Green, 6840 Church St., Douglasville
Cost: Free
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Johns Creek

Independence Day Celebration

What: Live music, food and fireworks at dark.
When: 6 to 10 p.m. July 3
Where: Newton Park, 3150 Old Alabama Road, Johns Creek
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Annual 4th of July Fireworks

What: Annual fireworks show behind the Alpine Village Shoppes and Helen Welcome Center.
Where: Downtown Helen
When: 9 p.m. July 4
Cost: Free
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Sparkle in the Park

What: Music, food, kids activities, and fireworks at dark.
When: 5:30 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Lilburn City Park, 76 Main Street, Lilburn
Cost: Free
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Salute to America

What: Live music, food vendors, activities and fireworks.
When: 6 to 10 p.m. July 3
Where: downtown Kennesaw
Cost: Free
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Southern Spirits

What: Southern Spirits is a celebration featuring beer, wine, spirits, live music, and fireworks.
When: 7 to 10 p.m. July 3
Where: Southern Museum of Civil War and Locomotive History, 2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw
Cost: $40
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Fourth in the Park

What: There will be a parade, live music, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games, and fireworks.
Where: downtown Marietta
When: 10 a.m. parade; 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. festival; noon concert; 2 p.m. bell ringing ceremony; 2:30 p.m. Atlanta Concert Band; 7 p.m. TULANI concert; 8 to 9 p.m. Savannah Jack; and fireworks at dark July 4.
Cost: Free
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Independence Day Walking Parade and Celebration

What: People are encouraged to dress up in their patriotic best and join the walking parade. Prizes will be awarded for most patriotic, most creative, best pet, best-decorated wagon/scooter/bike, and most coordinated family. The celebration will feature face painting, a bubble machine, bounce house, inflatable obstacle course, ice cups, popsicles, and more.
When: 10 a.m. to 1 p.m. July 4
Where: Downtown Milton
Cost: Free
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Red, White and Boom

What: Food, live music, kids activities, and fireworks at dark.
When: 5 to 10 p.m. July 3
Where: Lillian Webb Park, 5 College St. NW, Norcross
Cost: Free
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Peachtree City

July 4th Parade & Fireworks

What: The parade begins on Peachtree Parkway north of the Braelinn Golf Club in front of Village on the Green and proceeds north before making a left turn onto McIntosh Trail and ends at the McIntosh Trail Complex. Fireworks are at dark over Lake Peachtree.
When: 9 a.m. July 4 for the parade; dark for fireworks
Where: Peachtree City
Cost: Free
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Powder Springs

4th of July Celebration

What: Music, food, vendors, kids area, car show, and fireworks at dark.
When: 6 p.m. July 4
Where: Downtown area and Thurman Springs Park
Cost: Free
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Fireworks Extravaganza

What: Splash zone with inflatables for kids, food trucks, and concessions. Zambelli Fireworks show at approximately 9:15 p.m.
When: Noon to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Ridge Ferry Park, 363 Riverside Parkway NE, Rome
Cost: Free
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Fourth of July Celebration & Fireworks Extravaganza

What: Annual celebration with live music, multiple food trucks, and fireworks.
When: 6 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Roswell Area Park, 10495 Woodstock Road, Roswell
Cost: Free
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Sandy Springs

Stars & Stripes at Sandy Springs

What: 4th of July celebration with fireworks.
When: 4 p.m. July 4
Where: City Springs, 1 Galambos Way, Sandy Springs
Cost: Free
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4th of July Extravaganza

What: Inflatables for kids, food trucks, live music, Michael Jackson tribute, and fireworks. 
When: 7 to 11 p.m. July 4
Where: Stockbridge Amphitheater
Cost: Fee
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Stone Mountain Park

Fantastic Fourth Celebration

What: Stone Mountain Park celebrates for a whole week. Spectacular patriotic fireworks show each night. Entry by 5 p.m. recommended, especially on July 4.
When: July 1-7
Where: Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain
Cost: $34.99 and up
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Celebration of Independence

What: Annual Celebration of Independence with live music, food trucks, kids zone, and fireworks.
When: 6 p.m. July 3
Where: Main Street, Tucker
Cost: Free
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July 4th Spectacular!

What: There will be a Freedom Run, parade, festival, and fireworks. The Freedom Run is a 5K run or 1-mile walk/tot trot. The parade will begin at Woodstock Elementary School and travel down Rope Mill Road and then south on Main Street to Sam's Club near Highway 92. The festival will feature carnival games, mini-golf, food, arts and crafts, music, and more. Fireworks at dusk.
When: 7 a.m. July 4 for the run; 10 a.m. for the parade; 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. for the festival; and fireworks at dusk.
Cost: Free
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Other things to do July 4

4th of July FREE Hot Dogs
What: FREE hot dogs at Fire Maker Brewing Company. There will also be cold beer, handcrafted cocktails, and shots.
When: 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 4
Where: Fire Maker Brewing Company, 975 Chattahoochee Ave., Atlanta
Cost: Free
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4th of July Art Market
What: Art market with 30 local artisans, new beers, carnival games, a live DJ, and a hot dog eating contest.
When: Noon July 6
Where: Pontoon Brewing Company, 8601 Dunwoody Place, Sandy Springs
Cost: Free
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Fourth of July Food/Dining

Cattle Shed Wine & Steak Bar in Alpharetta is offering a wagyu burger paired with an American bourbon mule cocktail for $25 for the 4th of July. Prefer a mocktail? Cattle Shed has it covered with a non-alcoholic option to accompany your meal. More info

Del Taco is offering a BOGO deal on the Double Del Cheeseburger for 4th of July. Valid July 4 and 5. Restrictions may apply. More info

ENZO Steakhouse & Bar is celebrating on their patio at the Town of Trilith hotspot. There will be live music, specialty cocktails, craft beers and bubbly, flatbreads, pork ribs, burgers, steak bites, skewers, salads, sides, and desserts. Tickets are $65 per person, plus tax and gratuity. More info

The Flying Biscuit (multiple locations) is offering Firework Fruit Pancakes to celebrate the holiday. The buttermilk pancakes are blended with raspberry sauce and topped with fresh bananas, blueberries, raspberry sauce, and powdered sugar. Priced at single $4.99, double $6.99, triple stack $8.99 (prices may vary per location). They are also featuring the Sausage Dog on the 4th of July. The Sausage Dog includes a juicy chicken sausage link topped with signature chicken chorizo, queso, and onions served on a buttered, toasted brioche bun. Suggested price $12.99. More info

HOBNOB Neighborhood Tavern locations—Brookhaven, Dunwoody, Halcyon, Atlantic Station, Vinings, and Peachtree City—are serving up an All-American Meal featuring an Americana burger, fries, and any American draft beer for just $17.76. More info

La Madeleine is offering a limited-time red, white, and blue Liberte Tarte through Aug. 8. The tart is filled with vanilla pastry cream and topped with glazed raspberries, blueberries, and whipped cream. Cost is $2.79. More info

Marlow’s Tavern is offering Insiders a free Red, White, and Blue burger with the purchase of any entrée on July 4. This special burger features Gorgonzola cheese, caramelized onions, and red peppers on a sesame brioche bun, served with Freedom fries. Guests can sign up online to become a Marlow’s Insider and enjoy this patriotic deal, along with a refreshing cocktail like the Blueberry Buck. More info

Milton's Cuisine & Cocktails is offering half-priced filets on July 4. More info

O'Charley's Restaurant + Bar (multiple locations) is offering a limited-time Ribs & Smokey Honey BBQ Chicken entrée for the Fourth of July. The patriotic plate pairs a half-rack of fall-off-the-bone baby back ribs slow-cooked in a signature BBQ sauce with a grilled chicken breast smothered in Smokey Honey BBQ sauce and topped with fresh jalapeños. Cost is $16.99. Customers can also purchase a $25 gift card for only $17.76 for a limited time. More info

Red Robin (multiple locations) is offering the Star-Spangled Spritzer for 4th of July. It is served in a light-up souvenir cup with wild raspberry flavor and Sprite® topped with blue cotton candy. Available for dine-in only. More info

Scooter's Coffee (multiple locations) is offering the red, white, and blue SCOOT! Energy Sparkler for the 4th of July. Your taste buds will celebrate with a blend of tropical, pomegranate, and peach flavors on the bottom, a sweet layer of whipped cream in the middle, and a bold and beautiful topping of blue raspberry cold foam. More info

Sweet Auburn Barbecue is offering a Fourth of July BBQ package. Featuring one gallon of sweet tea, a dozen pimento cheese wontons, two pounds of pulled pork, one rack of baby back ribs, any two sides, Texas toast, pickles, and sauces all for only $120, the Fourth of July BBQ Package is available for pickup on Wednesday, July 3rd and Thursday, July 4th at both locations. Available at North Highland Avenue and McDonough locations. Must order in advance. More info

Tiff's Treats is offering Red, White, and Blue sprinkle cookies throughout the month of July. More info

Tin Lizzy’s Cantina locations will be open and celebrating the Fourth of July holiday with happy hour specials from 4-6 p.m. Specials include $25 TLC margarita pitchers, $15 draft pitchers of Bud Light and Dos Equis Ambar, $20 seltzer buckets (five cans), $6 loaded tots, and $5 GA spiked tea. More info

TWO urban licks is offering endless rosé choices from their vast selection of wine sourced from around the globe by expert and Concentrics Restaurants partner Todd Rushing. Beat the heat and clink to the pink with $25 rosé wine bottles from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m. TWO’s hand-picked rosé wines pair perfectly with Executive Chef Chad Clevenger’s brunch menu that includes something for all tastes. Reservations suggested. More info

Your 3rd Spot is celebrating July 1 through 5.  Industry Independence Day on July 1 boasts $4 entry, $4 bowling games and $4 sliders for all hospitality workers. Ride-share drivers can enjoy free entry with proof of service and a goody bag for future visits. July Date Night on July 2 brings 2-for-1 experiences, bowling and Taste & Explore packages with reservations. Extended hours July 3 from 3 p.m.-midnight with the venue becoming 21+ after 6 p.m. On July 4, open from 2-10:30 p.m., with 21+ admission after 8 p.m. Specialty swag, frozen delights and live performances. Guests will enjoy a modified Taste & Explore menu featuring smoked barbecue ribs, wagyu beef sliders and more, plus a July 4th cocktail tree with sparklers. On July 5, open from 2 p.m.-1 a.m., 21+ after 6 p.m. Your 3rd Spot will provide a unique, weatherproof fireworks display on its projectors. More info

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