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The Best 4th of July Fireworks North of Atlanta

Stephanie Cole Patterson

Stephanie grew up bouncing back and forth from a small town south of St...

Stephanie grew up bouncing back and forth from a small town south of St...

Jun 28 6 minutes read

There’s no shortage of fun activities to do on July 4th North of Atlanta. From neighborhood parades to backyard cookouts with friends and family, Independence Day gives us more fun options than there are hours in the day. For those of us who want to celebrate the holiday with a bang, there’s no bigger bang than a firework show that goes all-out. We’ve rounded up some of the most jaw-dropping displays across the country that will blow you away.

1.RED WHITE & ROCK Music Festival w/ Fireworks SHOW at the Cumming Fairgrounds

1 PM - 10 PM
AT THE Cumming Fairgrounds PRESENTED BY 37 MAIN!
Cowboy - Kid Rock Tribute
84 A Tribute to Van Halen
Rock The 90’s USA
Drop Tailgate
Joseph Erwin Band
Thin Ice


Source: 37 Main - A Rock Cafe

2. 4th of July Celebrations at Lanier Islands

Featuring Johnny Hayes and the Loveseats Band!

7:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Johnny Hayes and the Loveseats Band

10:00 pm
Fireworks Show

For a full list of activities, visit

3. AJC Peachtree Road Race in Atlanta

AJC Peachtree Road Race, as it celebrates its 50th Running in Atlanta! Start your 4th of July morning with a historic 10K through the streets of Atlanta followed by a night of cheering on America's team at SunTrust Park when the Atlanta Braves take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:20 p.m.

The Atlanta Braves are offering an exclusive deal for all AJC Peachtree Road Race participants to come out and enjoy America's team at SunTrust Park when the Atlanta Braves take on the Philadelphia Phillies at 7:20 p.m. on July 4. Tickets are available in the all-inclusive Hank Aaron Terrace for only $50 (value $84) to celebrate the 50th Running of this holiday tradition. Seating in the Hank Aaron Terrace is first come first serve and includes access to an indoor/outdoor area.

For more information, visit Atlanta Track Club

4. We The Runners Half Marathon, 10K, 5K, & Sparkler Trot on the Big Creek Greenway

In the course of running events, it has become necessary for us, the runners of North Georgia, to choose our own race.

We have the inalienable right to sleep later and stay closer to home.
We yearn to avoid crowded MARTA trains and easily find a parking space.

For a detailed schedule of events, visit We the Runners Half Marathon, 10k/5k and Sparkler Trot


5. 4th of July Celebration at Cumming Fairgrounds

The City of Cumming is celebrating Independence Day with the 62nd annual Thomas-Mashburn Steam Engine Parade and Celebration. Bring your chair or blanket and join the fun with live music, food, alcohol, a kids zone, and a spectacular fireworks display.  

For more information, visit

6. Annual 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza in Roswell

The 20th Annual Roswell Fireworks Extravaganza will be held at Roswell High School on the front lawn. This wonderful Roswell tradition is a great family event filled with live stage performances, a Kids Zone and great food! You won't want to miss Roswell's largest community celebration! Bring your picnic blankets, chairs, and the entire family. However, dogs are not allowed at this event. (Roswell High is a drug, alcohol and tobacco free school).

For more information, visit

7. July 4th Fireworks at Wills Park

The City of Alpharetta hosts the annual 4th of July Celebration at Wills Park.  The event will take place in three separate areas with fun, games and entertainment spread throughout the park!

For more information, visit

8. Centennial Olympic Park Fourth of July Celebration in Atlanta

The Georgia World Congress Center Authority (GWCCA), in partnership with event sponsor The Coca-Cola Company, is bringing its annual Fourth of July Celebration back to Centennial Olympic Park. The fireworks show will begin at 9:45 p.m. Visitors under 17 years of age are required to be accompanied by a parent or guardian 25 years of age or older at all times.

For more information, visit

9. Stars and Stripes Celebration 2019 in Sandy Springs

The skies above Sandy Springs will sparkle and sizzle as the City hosts its annual Stars and Stripes Celebration fireworks event on Thursday, July 4, 2019, at the Concourse Corporate Campus lawn. 

Music from the band Bogey & The Viceroys will begin at 7:30 pm and will dazzle the sky beginning at 9:45 pm. Pack a picnic, bring a blanket, and enjoy an evening under the stars. Complimentary parking officially opens at 6:30 p.m. and is available in Concourse Parking Decks Five and Six.

10. Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain

Enjoy a day full of adventure with great family attractions and special live entertainment including performances by the Zuzu African Acrobats, then stay into the evening to experience the Lasershow Spectacular followed by the exact same patriotic fireworks finale each night of the celebration!


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