Places to Spend the 4th of July in Georgia 2016

Photo courtesy of the Augusta Chronicle
Photo courtesy of the Augusta Chronicle

Metro Atlanta Area:

Stone Mountain

Attraction Hours: 10:30 a.m. – 8 p.m.

Lasershow and Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration was 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.”

Callaway Gardens

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.

Historic Downtown Norcross

July 3, 5-10 p.m.

Centennial Park

July 4, 6 p.m.

Georgia Aquarium

Date: Monday, July 4, 2016
Time: 7:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.
Fireworks: Approximately 9:40 p.m.
Where: Georgia Aquarium’s Oceans Ballroom


The parade begins at 6 p.m. The Concert on the Square starts at 7 p.m. in the Community Bandstand and features the Callanwolde Concert Band. Fireworks begin at dark (approximately 9 p.m.).

Lenox Square Mall

6 p.m. – Jimmy Buffet tribute band Sons of Sailors opens the show
7:45 p.m. – Show headliners, Party on the Moon, Atlanta’s favorite party band, takes the stage
Fireworks scheduled to begin at approximately 9:40 p.m.

Mall of Georgia

5 p.m. – Kids Zone opens; FREE concerts begin in the Village Amphitheatre
5 – 7 p.m. – Ants Trippin
7:30 – 9:30 p.m. – The Woody’s
9:30 p.m. – Singing of the National Anthem by Mallory Wilson
9:35 p.m. – Fireworks display
Post-fireworks screening of “The Hunger Games: Mockingjay – Part 2” (rated PG-13) in parking lot across from Dick’s Sporting Goods

East Point


Historic Marietta Square

The city of Marietta’s Fourth in the Park celebration begins Moday, July 4, 2016 at 10 a.m. and includes a parade, free live concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks finale.


Join the City of Lilburn as we celebrate July 4th with our biggest event of the year, Sparkle in the Park. This annual event in Lilburn City Park will include live music, food, and of course, fireworks!


This year’s 4th of July Fireworks display will be held on the grounds at Sweet Apple Elementary School.


Celebrate Independence Day with family and friends at Wills Park on Monday, July 4! Alpharetta Recreation and Parks will host an evening of entertainment and children’s activities on the lawn and field behind Alpharetta Community Center from 6 p.m. to 9 p.m., with our spectacular fireworks display to begin at dusk!


Please join us at 5:30 p.m., at Drake Stadium for family fun and fireworks until dark. Admission is free, and concessions will be available for purchase at 6 p.m.

Other places in Georgia:


Join us for a community-wide Independence Day celebration, complete with food, fireworks, and fun! Festivities begin at 6:30 p.m., and fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. This free event will feature family activities like face painting, ice-cold watermelon slices, cupcake decorating, stilt walkers, balloon twisting, arts & crafts, lawn games and much more!

Blue Ridge

Bring the family to town for an old-fashioned Fourth of July parade on Saturday, July 2nd in downtown Blue Ridge featuring the Feed & Seed Marching Abominable Band! Begins at 10:00 a.m. Fireworks will be displayed at the Lake Blue Ridge Marina at dusk.


Dahlonega’s 4th of July Family Celebration is known for having one of the best fireworks displays in North Georgia. You are welcome to bring chairs and blankets to spread out on the University of North Georgia drill field to view the fireworks from. While waiting on the show to begin, we will have a DJ providing music and booths near the Adventure Zone where you can grab snacks and a wide range of glow products!


Join us for our annual display of beautiful fireworks. The fireworks will be held at dusk (between 9PM & 9:30PM) behind the Alpine Helen Shoppes, but can be viewed from almost anywhere in the downtown area. For more information contact 706-878-2181.


Oconee County Parks and Recreation Department and Walton EMC present the Oconee 4th  of July Spectacular!  Come out for this star spangled celebration!


The city of Albany is stepping up its July 4th celebration plans with a weekend packed with activities.


Freedom Fest 2016 Schedule and Band is set. We will have our largest Fireworks show ever! Very exciting and looking forward to seeing all of you on July 4th.


Come celebrate American patriotism at the River Street Fourth of July Celebration! Enjoy live music from 8-10pm with local favorites the Hynotocs  on the WSAV Stage. Make sure to bring the kids to our kids zone while waiting on the fireworks display!

St. Mary’s 

All activities are held along Osborne St. and waterfront.

Tybee Island

Celebrate Independence Day on the beach with our awesome Fourth of July Fireworks on the Pier. The fireworks go off with a bang at dark, which is between 9:00 p.m. and 9:30 p.m. The whole family will enjoy this free event.


Have a fireworks show to recommend? Please comment below!



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