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Here is a list of fun and exciting events around Atlanta that are perfect for friends and family to celebrate!

Red, White & Brew at The Georgia Aquarium:

Celebrate Independence Day at Georgia Aquarium on Wednesday, July 4 with unlimited beer and cider samples, classic BBQ dinner, live music, and over 500 aquatic species! Red, White, and Brew will be held in our magnificent Oceans Ballroom with views of our beluga whales, manta rays and whale sharks. At the end of the evening, Red, White & Brew guests are invited to the top level of our parking deck for a view of downtown Atlanta’s Fourth of July Celebration spectacular fireworks show. 21 and over only.

www.georgiaaquarium.org/experience/support/how-to-donate/fundraising-events/red-white-brew

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags over Georgia:From June 30 – July 4, Six Flags is the premier destination to celebrate our country, enjoy the summer and share great times with friends.

www.sixflags.com/overgeorgia/special-events/july-4th-fest

Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park:

Enjoy a day full of adventure with Stone Mountain Park’s great family attractions, then stay into the evening to experience the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision® featuring new music, animation, water effects, an immersive laser canopy, and a fleet of robotic drones synced with music in front of the 825-foot mountain face! Our special patriotic fireworks finale will immediately follow the Lasershow all 7:00 PM nights of the celebration!

www.stonemountainpark.com/Events/Fantastic-Fourth-Celebration

Fourth of July Kennesaw Celebration:

Kennesaw’s traditional pre-Independence Day Salute to America celebration takes place on Tuesday, July 3, 2018 from 6:00 pm to 10:00 pm. The event features two stages of live music, festive entertainment, food vendors, and kid’s activities as well as one of the biggest fireworks displays in North Georgia.

www.kennesaw.com/fourth-of-july/

Fourth of July Celebration in Marietta Square:

Come out and celebrate America’s independence as the City of Marietta hosts the Fourth in the Park celebration beginning on Wednesday, July 4, at 10:00 am. The Independence Day celebration begins with the Marietta Freedom Parade that starts at Roswell Street Baptist Church and continues west on Roswell Street, then north on East Park Square past Glover Park, then down Cherokee Street, and ends at North Marietta Parkway.

www.marietta.com/fourth-of-july

Fourth of July Celebration in Acworth:

On Wednesday, July 4, the City of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association are hosting an Independence Day celebration at Cauble Park. The celebration features live music starting at 4:00 pm.  At dark, watch as one of the largest fireworks shows in Cobb County takes place over Lake Acworth. Food and drinks will be available from vendors starting at noon.

www.acworth.com/fourth-of-july-celebration/

City of Woodstock 4th of July Spectacular:

The parade starts at Woodstock Elementary School on Rope Mill Road, travels down Main Street and ends at Sam’s Club near Hwy 92. Rain or Shine, unless inclement weather! The festival will begin at 11:00 am and goes until 3:00 pm. Fireworks begin at dusk.

www.woodstockga.gov/90/Special-Events

City of Douglasville 4th of July Fireworks:

Enjoy 4th of July Fireworks starting at dark on Wednesday, July 4. The best viewing location is the front parking lot of Arbor Place mall or the Walmart parking lot.

www.exploregeorgia.org/listing/46831-city-of-douglasville-4th-of-july-fireworks

Cartersville Fourth of July Celebration:

The Rotary Club of Etowah presents this annual Independence Day Celebration that begins with The Fourth of July Parade in downtown Cartersville and continues with a community-wide event at Dellinger Park featuring arts & crafts, children’s activities, a concert, and fireworks.

www.visitcartersvillega.org/event/stars-stripes-cartersville/

Powder Springs Independence Day Celebration:

Regrettably, the City of Powder Springs will not be hosting our own July 4 Festival and Fireworks in 2018.

www.cityofpowdersprings.org/578/Events

City of Canton 4th of July Celebration:

Starting at 5:00 pm, the Thomas M. Brady Post of the American Legion will host their annual 4th of July Community Parade with the route surrounding the Riverstone Shopping Center (located at 1451 Riverstone Pkwy). The fun will continue with a free concert by The 80ators from 6:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the City of Canton Stage in the main parking lot and the grand finale with our spectacular annual 4th of July Fireworks at dusk!

www.cherokeechamber.com/event/city-of-canton-4th-of-july-celebration-2/

Star Spangled Spectacular Kennesaw State University:

Kick off your Independence Day celebration at Kennesaw State University’s 11th Annual Star-Spangled Spectacular on Saturday, June 30, 2018!

www.starspangled.kennesaw.edu/

Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in Suntrust Park:

Spend 4th of July with the Braves! Stay after the Astros-Braves game and enjoy the best fireworks display in the Southeast!

https://www.mlb.com/braves/

Fourth of July Fireworks Displays in Centennial Olympic Park:

Centennial Olympic Park illuminates the skies over Downtown Atlanta with vibrant firework displays each Fourth of July. Enjoy food and fun at Centennial Olympic Park.

www.gwcca.org/events/july4/

AJC Peachtree Road Race:

Celebrate 4th of July at the 49th running of the AJC Peachtree Road Race, the world’s largest 10K and America’s largest road race! With 60,000 participants and over 200,000 spectators, this is one Atlanta tradition you don’t want to miss!

www.atlantatrackclub.org/peachtree

Callaway Gardens Star Spangled Beach Party:

The celebration begins early and lasts well into the night at our annual July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party at Robin Lake Beach. Highlights include beach activities, live music – headlined by the Swingin’ Medallions, the FSU Flying High Circus and our annual Fireworks Extravaganza.

www.callawaygardens.com/events/calendar/july-4th-weekend-star-spangled-beach-party

Paulding County 4th of July Celebration: 

Prime of Paulding Red White & Boom Fireworks & Expo will be held June 30 as a prelude to the 2018 IndepenDance at the Pole Barn, Saturday, July 7 at Taylor Farm Park Pole Barn.

www.patch.com/georgia/dallas-hiram/paulding-county-4th-july-fireworks-2018-guide

We hope you have a wonderful and safe 4th of July!