Atlanta Fourth of July Celebration Guide!

 

Happy Fourth of July Weekend from Red Robin REALTORS

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Independence Day Fireworks at Turner Field

The fireworks display will blast off to a patriotic playlist after the Braves battle it out with Philadelphia Phillies. Three random fans who check in on the MLB.com Ballpark app will win the chance to watch the fireworks from the field.

7:15 p.m. July 4. $16-$112 plus Ticketmaster fees. Turner Field, 755 Hank Aaron Drive, Atlanta. 1-800-653-8000, ticketmaster.com.

East Point Salute to the Red, White & Blue

Food, libations, live music, carnival rides and a blast of fireworks explode in downtown East Point July 4. The soundtrack kicks off at 5:30 p.m. with the Americana roots music of Delta Moon. The Brethren’s mix of funk, soul and blues follows at 6:45 p.m. The Epitome Show Band delivers jazz and R&B at 8 p.m. Fireworks take to the sky at 9:30 p.m. After the pyrotechnics, P- Funk Connection, a Parliament Funkadelic tribute band, gives up the funk.

3-11 p.m. July 4. Free. Carnival rides cost extra. Downtown Commons, 2757 East Point St., East Point. downtowneastpoint.com.

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia

The sprawling theme park offers a three-day celebration of nightly fireworks and special events. Bring a Coca-Cola can to Six Flags and hop on some of the park’s most popular rides, including the new Joker Chaos Coaster and the massive Goliath, one hour before the park opens. After Hurricane Harbor, Six Flags’ in-house water park, closes at 6 p.m., it plays host to the Coca-Cola VIP Experience. Beginning at 6:30 p.m., guests pay $25 (in addition to admission) to enter the area. This party features dancing, live entertainment and a choice spot to watch the fireworks, which ignite at 9:30 p.m.

9:30 a.m.-10 p.m. July 3; 9 a.m.-10 p.m. July 4; 9:30 a.m.-9 p.m. July 5. $63.99; $43.99 for those 48 inches and shorter; free for ages 2 and younger. Discounts available on the park’s website. Six Flags Over Georgia, 275 Riverside Parkway, Austell. 770-948-9290, www.sixflags.com.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park

The park with that heaping hunk of granite celebrates the holiday across four days. By day, those who buy an Adventure Pass can partake in oodles of attractions. When the sun sets, the throngs will gather on Memorial Lawn for the fireworks-laden visual feast that’s the Lasershow Spectacular. Additional special events include the Rockin’ the Rock concert at 7:15 p.m. July 2 on Memorial Lawn, featuring pop-rockers American Authors and Rachel Platten.

10:30 a.m.-8 p.m. Lasershow and fireworks 9:30 p.m. July 2-5. $15 daily parking. Adventure Pass: $24.95-$29.95 with discounts available online. Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain. 770-498-5690, stonemountainpark.com.

Legendary Fourth of July at Lenox Square

This event rings in its 56th year with a bevy of blasts. Expect more than 4,000 shells to explode in the sky. Before the fireworks show, guests can peruse the mall and come outdoors to nosh on concessions. Gump Fiction, a Charlotte-based quintet, will play the greatest hits of the 1990s starting at 6 p.m. Party on the Moon, a massive show band specializing in high-energy danceable tunes, will perform at 7:45 p.m. Look up for the fireworks around 9:40 p.m.

Mall hours: 10 a.m.-6 p.m. (Select restaurants will remain open after 6 p.m.) Legendary Fourth of July: 6 p.m. July 4. Free. Lenox Square, 3393 Peachtree Road. N.E., Atlanta. 404-233-6767, simon.com/mall/lenox-square.

Fourth of July Celebration at Centennial Olympic Park

The gates open at 6 p.m. as guests vie for a choice spot on the sprawling park lawn. Live music includes a performance by the U.S. Air Force Band of the West. This concert band features more than 40 musicians playing everything from Sousa marches to Top 40 numbers. Expect the fireworks to begin at about 9 p.m.

6 p.m. July 4. Free. Centennial Olympic Park, 265 Park Ave. West N.W., Atlanta.centennialpark.com.

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Posted by:  Krish Dhokia

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