10 Ways to Celebrate the 4th of July 2019
Are you looking for a way to celebrate America's birthday this year with a bang? Don't worry, we've got you covered - from sporting events to parades, we made a list of Georgia's hottest Fourth of July celebration spots. Whether you want to make a float to participate in a parade or want to eat yummy food and watch fireworks, Georgia has it ALL. Fireworks, live music, and good eats - what more could you need to celebrate this patriotic day?
When: July 4 @ 10 AM - 11 PM
Where: Marietta Square
This 4th of July celebration is packed with events all day keeping the whole family entertained. The day kicks off with the Let Freedom Ring Parade, but the fun doesn't stop there. There will be activities, live music, food, and ends with a firework finale at dark.
When: July 4 @ 6:25 AM
Where: Peachtree Road - starts in Buckhead near Lenox Square Mall and end in Piedmont Park
The worlds largest 10k is expecting over 60,000 participants and 150,000 spectators this year. Following the race, experience the city's fireworks and events. Be there to see who will get first place. The winner earns their name on the Peachtree Cup and $8,000!
When: July 4, @ 7 - 10 PM
Where: Georgia Aquarium
For $65 your ticket includes admission to the aquarium, parking, unlimited beer & cider samples, BBQ dinner provided by Wolfgang Puck, live music, and views from the Oceans Ballroom. At the end of the evening, all guests are invited to the rooftop to get the best view of Centennial Olympic Park's fireworks.
When: July 4 @ 7:20 PM
Where: Suntrust Park Stadium - 755 Battery Ave SE
There isn't a more traditional way to celebrate the 4th than a baseball game. The Braves face the Phillies kicking off at 7:20. Get to the stadium early for special pre-game ceremony and activities. After the game is when the real fun starts with the firework display over Suntrust Park.
When: July 4 @ 7 PM - 11 PM
Where: Centennial Olympic Park - 265 Park Ave
The Georgia World Congress Center Authority and The Coca-Cola Company partnered to host it's annual Fourth of July celebration, rumored to be one of the biggest firework shows in the Southeast. This event features food trucks, live music, and fireworks, of course, starting @ 9:45.
When: July 4 @ 4 PM
Where: Cauble Park @ Lake Acworth - 4425 Beach Street
This celebration starts with live music at 5:30 with the Paul Hand Band. There will be food and drinks from vendors. The concert is free to the public, however, Acworth residents can reserve a table for 6 + a parking pass for only $50. Fireworks begin around 9:30.
When: July 4 @ 4 PM - 10 PM
Where: Ball Park @ Powder Springs City Center - 3899 Brownsville Rd
Presented by Powder Springs Business Group, this event is packed full of fun for everyone. There will be live music, food trucks, bouncy houses, games, and fireworks!
When: July 4 @ 5:30 PM
Where: Roswell High School
You won't want to miss Roswell's largest community celebration! Held on Roswell High School front lawn, this tradition is a great family event filled with live music, food trucks, Kids Zone with inflatables, Ninja tower, face painting, etc. For the Kids Zone, you can purchase tickets at the ticket booth; $1 for a ticket or $20 wristband for unlimited access. Fireworks show begins at dark.
When: July 1 - July 7 @ 10:30 AM - 8 PM
Where: Stone Mountain Park - Robert E Lee Boulevard at Memorial Hall Circle
This 7-night celebration has been voted "Best Place to see Fireworks in Atlanta" by AJC readers. Featuring live entertainment & performances by the Zuzu African Acrobats. Starting at 9:30, experience the Lasershow and fireworks finale. Don't worry, all 7 nights have the exact same fireworks finale so you won't miss out!
When: July 4
Where: Parade line up @ First Baptist Church of Decatur - 308 Clairemont Ave
The parade begins at 6 PM and the Concert on the Square starts at 7 PM in the Community Bandstand. There will be a firework show starting around 9 PM. This event is for everyone!