Fireworks, flags, music, food, swimming, and time with your family and friends. What’s not to love about the 4th of July?! The Atlanta area has so much to offer when it comes to celebrating America’s birthday. Atlanta Mom has put together a list of some events happening in and around Atlanta for your family to enjoy. Whatever you do this year, we hope you have a safe and Happy 4th!
Stone Mountain Park
Voted the “Best Place to see Fireworks in Atlanta” by Atlanta Journal-Constitution readers, a “Must-See Fireworks Show” by USA Today, and one of Reader’s Digest’s picks for “America’s Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks.”
Enjoy a day full of adventure with great family attractions and live entertainment, then stay into the evening to experience the Lasershow Spectacular presented by the Georgia Office of Highway Safety followed by the exact same patriotic fireworks finale each night of the celebration! Reservations for the Lasershow Spectacular are required, so make yours now!
Lake Lanier Islands
Whether you are spending the day, the night, the weekend, or the whole week… Lanier Islands has plenty of activities to entertain you, your friends, and your family! From dining events to fireworks, to water park tickets and playing in the sand…we have something for everyone. View the activities flyer here.
Centennial Olympic Park
Hosted by Georgia World Congress Center Authority, the all-new patriotic celebration, titled “Look Up Atlanta” will take place on Sunday, July 3rd to provide an additional day of fun and fireworks for Atlantans to enjoy with family and friends.
This is a ticketed event with proceeds benefiting the Centennial Olympic Park beautification fund.
Attendees to “Look Up Atlanta” will be able to tailor their visit to the Park’s fireworks spectacular from two options being offered: general admission or a new VIP experience offering amazing amenities and premium viewing locations. Check back often for more information on event activities and entertainment.
Truist Park and The Battery
Enjoy America’s favorite pastime at Truist Park on July 4th while Atlanta Braves take on the Cincinnati Reds at 7:20 p.m. Fireworks will occur after the game ends.
Six Flags Over Georgia
Celebrate the Fourth of July with a day of fun and thrills! Enjoy heart-pounding rides like Dare Devil Dive and The Great American Scream Machine or make a splash in Hurricane Harbor, our waterpark included with your admission. Once the sun goes down, the sky lights up nightly with the best fireworks show in Atlanta!
Kick back and relax in style with the Hurricane Harbor VIP Experience! You’ll have exclusive access to Hurricane Harbor from 6:30-10:00 PM, complete with live entertainment and premium fireworks viewing in front of Calypso Bay Way Pool. Plus, enjoy an all-you-can-eat buffet of hot dogs, hamburgers, BBQ pulled chicken, chips, loaded potato salad, popsicles, and fountain drinks. As low as $25.00.
Lenox Square to Piedmont Park
Unfortunately, registration for the race itself is closed, but there is still plenty of celebratory fun to be had.
If you were lucky enough to register for the 60,000+ person race, you may want to check out this unofficial guide to race. If you aren’t running or walking in this year’s race, you can join the more than 150,000 spectators to cheer on your racer along the Peachtree Road racecourse, then meet them in Piedmont Park to celebrate their completion.
In addition to the list above, many local communities will host 4th of July celebrations. We have broken them down by county. Check the sites linked for official dates and descriptions!
Did we miss any in your community? Let us know in the comments!
Have a safe and Happy 4th, Atlanta Moms!