It's that time of the year again to celebrate Independence Day.
The Fourth of July has been known as a day filled with spending time with family and friends at BBQ's, parades and of course the best part of all, firework shows!
The Help Desk wants to assist you with finding all the exciting firework shows in the Metro Atlanta area.
Check out the list below to find the nearest fireworks show near you.
Fourth of July Events by County
Auburn Independence Day Celebration
Enjoy live music, chainsaw art demonstrations, rides, crafts, food, and more.
City of Woodstock, July 4th FreedomFest
This free event offers live music, cake walks, food vendors and more. The parade begins at 10 a.m. Friday morning and the fireworks show start at dusk.
101 Arnold Mill Rd. Woodstock, GA 30188
4th of July at The Beach
Clayton County Parks and Recreation Department will be celebrating Independence Day at International Park. There will be live music all afternoon and fireworks at dusk.
Clayton County International Park "The Beach"
2300 Highway 138 SE Jonesboro, GA 30236
Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags
Bring a coca-cola can to the park during Coca-Cola Fest July 4th weekend and get into the park an hour early! Check out Six Flags new water ride and watch an awesome fireworks display each night at 9:30 p.m. during July 4th weekend.
Tickets: $46.99 if you buy online in advance
7/4/14 – 7/6/14
Location: 275 Riverside Pkwy SW, Austell, GA 30168
Fourth in the Park Celebration on the Marietta Square
This event offers a full day of activities for the whole family. Get to view the Marietta Freedom Parade and stay until dark to watch the fireworks show.
Marietta Town Square
4th of July Skate - Sparkles Family Fun Center of Smyrna
Sparkles Family Fun Center has extended hours and reduced prices for Independence Day! Sparkles also has an arcade and indoor playground so there's something for the whole family.
Admission: $3.00, skate rental $3.00
11:00 a.m. - 11:00 p.m.
666 Smyrna Hill Dr. Smyrna, GA 30082
Cobb County Republican Independence Day Celebration & BBQ
This indoor event will be a fun event for the entire family. Bring your children to enjoy the Space Walk, face painting, coloring contests and lots of fun stuff.
Prepaid admission through July 2nd: $10.00 for adults, $5.00 for children
Door admission $15.00 for adults, $5.00 for children
11:30 a.m. - 3:00 p.m.
Jim Miller Park
2245 Callaway Rd SW, Marietta GA 30008
Kennesaw's Salute to America
Join the City of Kennesaw as they celebrate when Stayin' Alive and Satisfaction take to the stage to perform at the Salute to America, a pre-Independence Day celebration of freedom, music and fireworks.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Historic Train Depot
2828 Cherokee St. Kennesaw GA 30144
Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park
Stone Mountain Park transforms the natural amphitheater with "More Lights, More Lasers and More Music!"
7/3/14 - 7/5/14
Highway 78 East, Stone Mountain, GA 30086
Decatur 4th of July Parade, Concert and Fireworks
Decatur is hosting its annual Pied Piper Parade. Anyone may participate in the parade but vehicles must be pre-registered. Festivities also include live music and wrap-up with a fireworks.
Chamblee Fourth of July Celebration
This event includes concessions, a bike parade and activity booths.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3496 Keswick Dr. Chamblee, GA 30341
Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade
Get your day started early in Dunwoody Village for a parade filled with floats, cars, bands and more. Enjoy the Post-Parade Festival with live entertainment, kids' activities, BBQ, hotdogs, and more. Pets are welcome.
Dunwoody Village, Mt. Vernon and Chamblee-Dunwoody Rd, Dunwoody, GA 30338
Douglas July 4th Parade and Fireworks
Watch as the Douglas Independence Day parade travels west down Church Street. Stick around 'til dark to catch the fireworks display.
Free ($25.00 to participate in parade)
Friday, July 4, 2014
Parade Location: Church Street from Fairburn Road to Rose Avenue, 10 a.m.
Fireworks Location: West Pines Golf Club - view from Arbor Place Mall, 9 p.m./dark
S.H.A.R.E. House 4th of July Festival and BBQ
Check out the S.H.A.R.E. House 4th of July Festival and BBQ. Events include: Douglasville Idol, BBQ Picnic, and Family fun.
Soldiers' Angels Independence Day Parade Fund-raiser
Chick-fil-A biscuits, drinks, baked goods, and merchandise on sale to support Christmas for the Troops, hygiene kits for VA patients, and brown bag meals for homeless vets - Donations also accepted: men's socks, new t-shirts, travel-sized hygiene items
9th Annual Fireworks Display Extravaganza
Enjoy music, face painting, inflatable slides, hot air balloons tethered rides and other activities for FREE! Limited parking will be available at the park. Concession stands will be available at the park for refreshments. Bring your lawn chairs or blanket and enjoy the evening.
5:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1605 Highway 61, Villa Rica, GA 30180
Cumming July Fourth Celebration and Parade
The City of Cumming's Fourth of July celebration includes food and drink vendors, Steam Engine Parade, inflatable for kids, a live music, a fireworks show and an all-age dance contest following the fireworks.
7/3/14 - 7/4/14
Thursday: 6:00 p.m. - 11:00 p.m.
Friday: 10:00 a.m. - 1:00 p.m.
235 Castleberry Rd, Cumming, GA 30040
Centennial Olympic Park
Centennial Olympic Park''s 4th of July Celebration is the Park's largest event of the year provides visitors and residents with family-friendly entertainment and fireworks.
Park gates open at 6:00 p.m.
Fireworks go off at 9:45 p.m.
265 Park Ave, West NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Imagine It! The Children's Museum of Atlanta 4th of July Celebration
Have a fun filled fire worked Fourth of July Extravaganza. Join the parade and make your own flag to wave. After the parade. celebrate Independence Day by singing a rendition of the Star Spangled Banner There will also be a special indoor Imagination fireworks display.
275 Centennial Olympic Park Dr. NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
Salute to the Red, White & Blue Hometown Celebration
Celebrate with Downtown East Point for the oldest and largest Independence Day Celebration in South Fulton County.
7/1/14 - 7/6/14
East Point Commons Area
2757 Main Street, East Point, GA 30344
Legendary 4th of July at Lenox Square
This free event offers family-friendly activities, live bands, food concessions and fireworks start at 9:40 p.m.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
3393 Peachtree Rd NE Atlanta, GA 30326
Sandy Springs Stars and Stripes Celebration
The band, Shiloh, will perform at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 9:45 p.m. The event is free and residents are encouraged to pack a snack, bring a blanket, and enjoy. Pets, tents, outdoor cooking and personal-use sparklers will not be permitted.
7:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.
Concourse Corporate Center Lawn
5 Concourse Parkway, Sandy Springs, GA 30328
Alpharetta, July 4th Festivities and Fireworks
This event will have family-friendly activities including live music and inflatables (for a minimal fee) for kids.
6:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
1825 Old Milton Parkway, Alpharetta, GA
Red, White and Brew at the Georgia Aquarium
Head over to the Georgia Aquarium for a July 4th full BBQ buffet, live music from The Geeks, and unlimited beer sampling.
7:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m. (fireworks display: 9:40 p.m.)
Georgia Aquarium Oceans Ballroom and Parking Deck
Atlanta Braves vs. Arizona Diamondbacks
Watch as the Atlanta Braves face-off against the Arizona Diamondbacks at Turner Field and stay after the game for a fireworks display. The All-American Fireworks Spectacular will feature fireworks displays choreographed to Patriotic music.
Tickets start at $14
755 Hank Aaron Dr SE Atlanta, GA 30315
Roswell's Annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza
Join the City of Roswell as they celebrate the 4th with food vendors and fireworks.
Sweet Apple Elementary School
12025 Etris Rd. Roswell, GA 30075
Gwinnett Braves vs. Durham Bulls
Enjoy a baseball game followed by fireworks in celebration of Independence Day.
Tickets: $7.50 - $20
One Braves Ave. Lawrenceville, GA 30043
Star Spangled Snellville
Snellville Tourism and Trade will host an Independence Day celebration. Fireworks will begin at dark. The event will include games, musical entertainment and a fireworks display.
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Town Green, 2342 Oak Road, Snellville, GA
The event will feature a production of the classic Broadway musical "South Pacific," presented by the Aurora Theatre. The musical will be followed by fireworks.
Free (residents can reserve a table of premium seating for six for $125.00)
Gwinnett Historic Courthouse lawn, located at 185 Crogan St.
Duluth Celebrates America
The Duluth Celebration America includes live entertainment, food vendors, kids activities, fireworks show and more,
6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
Duluth Festival Center & Amphitheatre
3142 Hill St NW, Duluth, GA 30096
Red White & BOOM! Pre-Fourth Celebration
Enjoy the pre-Fourth celebration at Lillian Webb Park. Celebration includes live entertainment and also a mega fireworks show.
Lillian Webb Park
31 College St NW, Norcross, GA 30071
Sparks in the Park
Bring the family to E.E. Robinson Park for live entertainment and fireworks show.
6:30 p.m. - 11:30 p.m.
E.E. Robinson Park
850 Level Creek Rd, Sugar Hill, GA 30518
Sparkle in the Park
Join the city of Lilburn for one of their biggest celebrations of the year. This event will include music, food and fireworks.
5:30 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Lilburn City Park
1 Main St, Lilburn, GA 30047
Mall of Georgia Fabulous Fourth
This event includes a bounce house for kids, concerts and a firework display that begins at dusk. There's even a post-fireworks screening of Hunger Games: Catching Fire on a 70 foot movie screen!
3333 Buford Dr. Buford, GA 30519
Norcross Pre-Fourth Block Party
This pre-party will be held on Thursday, July 3rd from 3:00pm-10:00pm at Downtown Historic Norcross. For a minimal fee, kids can bounce and play on inflatables while parents enjoy food and libations from local venders. Live music will begin at 6pm at Lillian Webb Park!
3:00 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.
Lillian Webb Park
5 College Street Norcross, GA 30071
Fabulous Fourth Family Fun Night
The Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center is hosting an event at Festival Field. Disney's "Frozen" will be featured and fireworks will be visible from the field. Food and drinks are available for purchase.
Gwinnett Environmental & Heritage Center - Festival Field
2020 Clean Water Drive, Buford, 30519
July 4th Celebration- Lake LanierCelebrate the Fourth of July holiday at Lake Lanier!
There will be live music at the outdoor stages, volleyball at Sunset Cove, and patriotic food and drink specials all weekend long at Gianni's. Snag a spot on the beach to watch the firework show set to begin after dark.
$10.00 gate fee
7/3/14 – 7/6/14 (fireworks on 7/4/14)
7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518
4th of July Firecracker 5K/10K at Nash Farms
Kick the July 4th festivities off with a bang by participating in the Firecracker 5K/10K! If running isn't your thing, sign up for the one mile walk and enter your kids in the "tot trot"! There will be prizes for the most patriotic costumes!
Rates: 5K Race: $20 Pre-Registration / $25 Race Day, 10K Race: $25 Pre-Registration / $30 Race Day, 1 Mile: $15 Pre-Registration / $20 Race Day, Tot Trot: Free for 6 and under, Phantom Runner: $20, Pre-Registered teams of 10 or more: $15/person for 1M/5K; $20 for 10K
Registration: 6:45 a.m.
Race: 8:00 a.m.
Nash Farms- 100 Babbs Mill Rd. Hampton, GA, 30228
Henry County Fireworks Extravaganza at Nash Farms
The Henry County Rodeo is sponsoring a fantastic 4th of July festival at Nash Farms! Afternoon activities include a cornhole tournament (with cash prizes!), car, truck, tractor, and motorcycle show, live music, bounce houses for the kids, delicious festival food and a saloon serving beer and wine for adults! All proceeds go to benefit the Henry County Special Olympics.
Admission: children 5 and under are free, $5.00 per person or $20.00 per Vehicle up to 6 passengers, $35.00 for vans up to 10 passengers, over 10 +$5.00 per person, $10.00 for Motorcycles
1:00 p.m. (fireworks start around 9:00 p.m.
Nash Farm 100 Babbs Mill Road, Hampton, GA, 30228
Atlanta Motor Speedway O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags
Come out to the Atlanta Motor Speedway and watch drag racing followed by fireworks in celebration of Independence Day!
Opening ceremonies at 9:10 p.m.
1500 Tara Pl, Hampton, GA 30228
Henry County - Georgia Independence Day Festival
This event begins at 1 p.m. and includes a beauty pageant, lawnmower races, a live DJ and fireworks at 9 p.m.
$5.00 entry, kids 5 years old and under are free
Nash Farm Park
100 Babbs Mill Rd, Hampton, Ga 30228
4th of July Ice Cream Social
Bring the whole family to celebrate the 4th at McDonough Square. You can even bring your family pet to the ice cream social.
7:00 p.m. - 9:00 p.m.
Historic McDonough Square
5 Griffin Street, McDonough, 30253