Firework spectacles, unforgettable parties, and more!
Award-winning firework displays, days out to remember! Atlanta has it all, and so much more! Check out our top picks for Fourth of July, making sure you have an incredible day here in the ATL.
8 spectacular things to do in Atlanta this Fourth of July
1. Fantastic Fourth Celebration
Where: Stone Mountain Park
A firework spectacle to remember, head to Stone Mountain Park’s Fantastic Fourth Celebration for an ATL staple. Featuring state-of-the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring effects, this is always a contender for every family in Atlanta on the Fourth of July. Reservations encouraged. Fireworks show, $20 and up; parking, $20. The show will be taking place from July 1st to July 5th, 2021.
Where: Six Flags Over Georgia
Six Flags Over Georgia are hosting their Coca-Cola July 4th Fest for the big day, and it looks like one hell of a ride. Explore the park and take on all the major rides and rollercoasters, before the incredible fireworks display that’s set to light up the night sky.
3. Red’s Beer Garden Hotdog Eating Contest
Where: Red’s Beer Garden, Benteen
Nestled between Grant Park and East Atlanta, Red’s Beer Garden is an ATL gem. For Fourth of July, they are hosting their Inaugural Hot Dog Eating Competition! Teaming up with Atlanta’s own Arches Brewing, Red’s Beer Garden presents the ultimate, local hot dog eating extravaganza during Independence Day weekend. The inaugural event is set to release the dogs at Red’s Beer Garden in Benteen Park on Saturday, July 3rd at 2 p.m.
4. Newton Park’s Independence Day Celebration
Where: Newton Park
Head to Newton Park this Friday for fabulous fireworks and fantastic food. Newtown Park’s Independence Day Celebration features live music by The Block Party Experience, food trucks, and an exceptional fireworks display!
5. Brunch on the BeltLine
There are so many incredible restaurants for brunch in Atlanta, so you better make your reservation for that bottomless brunch spot you like, or a table on an enchanting outdoor patio. TWO urban licks have an awesome patio, and offering Fourth of July specials. Or check out Guac y Margys, one of Atlanta’s incredible LGBTQI+ owned restaurants in Atlanta.
6. Fourth of July Festival
With free concerts, arts and crafts, a parade, fireworks, and more! Marietta’s Fourth of July Festival is not to be missed. Parade begins at Roswell Street Baptist Church and ends at North Marietta Parkway, taking place on July 3 from 10:00 am – 9:30 pm.
7. Woodstock’s Independence Day Festival
This awesome Fourth of July celebration will take place on Monday, July 5th with a series of free events that includes a parade, a festival, and fireworks. Head to Downtown Woodstock for the parade, beginning at 10am, before heading to The Park at City Center from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. There will be food vendors as well as arts and crafts vendors for this fab festival. Fireworks will be at dusk.
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