Celebrate the Stars, Stripes in Metro Atlanta

Celebrate the Stars, Stripes in Metro Atlanta

Are you still searching for the perfect Fourth of July plans? Look no further! Here is everything going on in and around Atlanta this Independence Day.

Shine Bright in the ATL

A highly anticipated event, the Centennial Olympic Park fireworks celebration is back with a brand-new name: Look Up Atlanta! The ticketed event on July 3 from 5 to 10 p.m. will showcase food trucks, access to Centennial Park and lawn viewing areas to see the sky light up in red, white and blue. General admission tickets are available for $10, with a $40 VIP ticket option that provides access to the VIP Village, front row viewing opportunities and free parking.

Purchase event tickets in advance by visiting the Georgia World Congress Center Authority website.

Festival and Fireworks in Braselton

Enjoy local dining, shopping, food trucks, a free concert and kid-friendly activities at the Downtown Braselton Annual July Fourth Festival and Fireworks. On July 4, the festival begins at 5 p.m., with a patriotic parade at 6 p.m. and concluding at 9 to 9:30 p.m. with a fantastic fireworks finale. A trolly shuttle service provides transportation to and from event parking areas. Grab a lawn chair and make your way to Downtown Braselton for a fun-filled Fourth of July evening!

For more information, visit the Explore Braselton website.

Red, White and BOOM in Conyers

On July 3, the City of Conyers is throwing a pre-Fourth of July bash. Starting at 6 p.m., there will be food trucks, a beer garden, free live music, kid-friendly activities, and fireworks. With activities for the whole family, The City of Conyers Red, White and Boom celebration will make a great Fourth of July outing.

For more information, visit the official City of Conyers website.

Marietta Celebrates Fourth in the Park

Celebrate the Independence Day at the Fourth in the Park Celebration on July 4 in the City of Marietta. Located in the historic town square, this event is brimming with arts and crafts, festival foods and free live music. The holiday festivities begin at 10 a.m. with the Let Freedom Ring Parade and end with a 9:30 p.m. fireworks show.

For more information, visit The City of Marietta website.

Let Freedom Ring in Powder Springs

Join the City of Powder Springs on July 4 for the Thurman Springs Park celebration. Beginning at 6 p.m., this Fourth of July celebration boasts patriotic vendors, entertainment at the Hardy Family Automotive Amphitheater stage, kid-friendly activities, a cruise-in car show and delicious bites to eat. The celebration will conclude at 9:30 p.m. with a dazzling firework show.

Discover more information about this Powder Springs celebration.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration in Stone Mountain

Mark your calendars! The Stone Mountain Fantastic Fourth Celebration is one for the books. From July 1 through 5, this experience is perfect for families wishing to explore Stone Mountain Park. While waiting for the patriotic commemoration, families can visit the historic square, ride the scenic railroad, enjoy a game of miniature golf or take the Summit Skyride to the top of the mountain. After an adventurous day, families can stay for the infamous Laser Show Spectacular, as well as a special firework show.

Secure your spot by visiting the Stone Mountain Park official website.

A Steam-Powered Fourth of July Party

A unique spin on Independence Day, the 65th Annual Thomas-Mashburn Steam Engine Parade in the City of Cumming is a packed day of fun. Starting at 10 a.m., thousands of visitors flock to the streets to view a variety of floats advertising steam engines, local businesses, sports teams, tractors, antique cars and more. The event will also feature a spectacular firework show at 9:30 p.m., as well as a pizza and hot dog eating contest, local vendors, music, games and more.  Event coordinators urge guests to arrive early for the best viewing spots.

Plan your Fourth of July outing in Cumming by visiting the Cumming Fairgrounds website.