Lighting up the Sky: The Best Fourth of July Fireworks Around Atlanta

As the night falls and the air cracks with anticipation, there’s something magical about witnessing the explosive beauty of fireworks on a beautiful summer night. Atlanta and its surrounding areas offer a plethora of incredible fireworks displays that will leave you in awe. Check out our comprehensive list of spectacular fireworks shows around Atlanta that will make this year’s 4th of July a night to remember.

1. Centennial Olympic Park (Atlanta)| all day festivities- fireworks at dark

Centennial Olympic Park

265 Park Ave W NW, Atlanta GA 30313

Grab the family and check out Look Up Atlanta, America's largest metropolitan fireworks celebration. Enjoy performances by the Atlanta Symphony Orchestra and winners of the Georgia Music Showcase along with an array of delicious food/beverage options and fun-filled activities for the whole family.

2. Wills Park (Alpharetta)|July 4 | fireworks at 9:30

11925 Wills Road Alpharetta, GA 30009

Celebrate our great nation with friends and family under the stars. Come watch a brilliant display of fireworks at dusk at Alpharetta’s Wills Park. Fireworks will commence at approximately 9:30 pm. Grab your own blanket and chairs, pack a picnic snack and enjoy a memorable evening of celebration.

3. Lake Lanier Islands Resort Legacy Lodge (Buford) | all day festivities

7000 Lanier Islands Pkwy Buford, GA 30518

There’s nothing better than Lake Lanier on a beautiful summer day! Lanier Islands has a variety of engaging activities to entertain you, your friends, and the whole family! This event includes 4 nights (Saturday, Sunday, Monday + Tuesday) of spectacular fireworks over the beach. 

4. Roswell Area Park (Roswell) | July 4 | 6-10pm

10495 Woodstock Rd Roswell, GA 30075

Roswell Area Park is hosting a fun-filled event on the evening of the 4th. Come enjoy live music, tons of entertainment, and a diverse array of food trucks. Bring your chairs and blankets to spread out at one of several fireworks viewing areas throughout the park. Fireworks commence at sunset.

5. Cumming Fairgrounds (Cumming)| July 4 | 4-10pm (steam engine parade: 10am; fireworks at dusk)

235 Castleberry Rd Cumming, GA

This exciting evening begins with a parade, followed by a dance contest, food, vendors, a variety of games and much more! No outside food is allowed at the fairgrounds, so come and enjoy all the delicious food being offered at this free, 1 day event.

6. Historic Marietta Square (Marietta) | July 5| celebrations beginning at 10am

 50 N Park Square Marietta, GA 30060

The City of Marietta is hosting the Fourth in the Park celebration beginning at 10am on the 4th of July. The day’s celebration begins with the Marietta Freedom Parade that starts at Roswell Street Baptist Church and ends at North Marietta Parkway. The parade features marching units from local bands, civic organizations, beauty pageant queens, scouts, local businesses of all types, and much more. After the parade, come enjoy free music and entertainment, food, arts and crafts, carnival games, and of course a dazzling fireworks display.

7. City Springs (Sandy Springs) | July 4 | 6pm-dusk

1 Galambos Way Sandy Springs, GA 30328

Sandy Springs is hosting one of the best 4th of July celebrations around! Come to City Green around 6pm to enjoy the many food trucks available, including vendors such as Que and Two (BBQ), Spice the Americas, Dot Bowl, and many more! Don’t miss The Platinum Band playing at 7pm, followed by a spectacular fireworks display. 

8. Chamblee City Hall (Chamblee) | July 4 | 5-10pm

3518 Broad St Chamblee, GA 30341

The city of Chamblee is hosting yet another family-oriented 4th of July celebration, however, this year it’s taking place at a new location, City Hall. (The annual event will NOT be at Keswick Park this year). The Independence Day summer concert and fireworks will take place from 5-10pm on Tuesday. Come take advantage of Chamblee’s new open container district, as well as incredible food and entertainment. A perk- The business district is an easy walk from the Chamblee MARTA Station.

9. Stone Mountain Park | July 1-5 | 10:30am-9pm (attractions) + 9:30 (light show/fireworks)

1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd. Stone Mountain, GA 30083

The Stone Mountain fireworks show has been voted a “Must-See Fireworks Show” by USA Today. Spend the holiday enjoying a variety of attractions and live entertainment, then stay into the evening to experience the NEW World’s Largest Summer Light Show with a fireworks finale. This summer’s show promises to be bigger, brighter, and more breathtaking than ever, so don’t miss it!

**Crooked Creek Residents and Members of the Iron Horse Golf Club: 

The 2nd of July Fireworks Celebration is being held on Sunday, July 2nd from 3pm - 9:30pm. Click here to RSVP.

The Atlanta area never fails to impress with its top-notch fireworks displays and festive entertainment. From the iconic Fourth of July celebration at Centennial Park to the magical displays at the Cumming fairgrounds, Atlanta’s best fireworks shows offer unforgettable experiences which create lasting memories for all. Wherever you choose to celebrate the 4th this year, we wish a safe and fun-filled day enjoying all that the Atlanta area has to offer!


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