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Atlanta Fourth of July Celebrations

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The Fourth of July holds a special place in the hearts of Americans, marking the day our nation declared its independence in 1776. It's a time for reflection on our freedoms, celebrated with fireworks, parades, and festive gatherings. If you're in the Atlanta metro area, there are plenty of events to make your Independence Day memorable. Here’s a roundup of the exciting happenings around town.

Fourth of July Festivities in the Atlanta Area

Backyard BBQ Fest

  • What: Celebrate with live DJs, a concert stage, food trucks, barbecue, popsicles, vendors, and a grand fireworks display.

  • When: 3 to 10 p.m., July 4

  • Where: 1080 Donald Lee Hollowell Pkwy. NW, Atlanta

  • Cost: Free

Enjoy a quintessential Fourth of July experience with great music, delicious food, and an electric atmosphere perfect for families and friends.

4th of July Block Party

Join the fun at Underground Atlanta for a day of festivities that includes a mix of entertainment and fantastic fireworks to cap off the night.

  • What: A lively block party featuring live DJs, vendors, free barbecue and cocktails, and a fireworks show.

  • When: 2 to 10 p.m., July 4

  • Where: Underground Atlanta, 50 Upper Alabama Street

  • Cost: Starts at $25 for general admission (free if you arrive before 4 p.m.). Hookah and VIP packages are available.

Celebrations in the Suburbs

Alpharetta’s 4th of July Fireworks

fireworks display

  • What: Fireworks display at dusk. Attendees are encouraged to bring a picnic, including blankets and chairs.

  • When: Dusk, July 4

  • Where: Wills Park, 11925 Wills Road, Alpharetta

  • Cost: Free

Pack your picnic essentials and enjoy a relaxed evening under the stars with a spectacular fireworks show in Alpharetta.

Marietta's Fourth in the Park

Marietta's Fourth in the Park offers a full day of entertainment with something for everyone, from a vibrant parade to an array of live performances and a stunning fireworks display to end the day.

Parade, live music, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games, and fireworks.

  • When: 10 a.m. parade; festival from 10 a.m. to 9 p.m.; noon concert; 2 p.m. bell ringing ceremony; 2:30 p.m. Atlanta Concert Band; 7 p.m. TULANI concert; 8 to 9 p.m. Savannah Jack; and fireworks at dark.

  • Where: Downtown Marietta

  • Cost: Free

Enjoy the Festivities!

The Fourth of July in the Atlanta metro area promises to be a day filled with joy, celebration, and community spirit. Whether you’re dancing at a block party, enjoying a family picnic with fireworks, or exploring local parades and festivals, there’s something for everyone to enjoy.

The Takeaway

Celebrate our nation's independence with family, friends, and your community. Embrace the freedoms we cherish and make this Fourth of July a day to remember. For more details on local events or to discuss your real estate needs in the Atlanta area, feel free to reach out. Happy Independence Day!


Content by Al Maxwell Marietta Realtor®

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