Atlanta events July 2020. Things to do in Atlanta.

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Atlanta events July 2020

Third of July - Norcross

July 3, 2020
19 miles NE
Red White & BOOM! has bounce houses (cost), food trucks, live music, and fireworks at 9:40 p.m. in Lillian Webb Park. Free.

Third of July - Duluth

July 3, 2020
26.3 miles NE
Duluth Celebrates America includes bands, children’s activities, food trucks, vendors, and fireworks (9:45 p.m.) on the Town Green. Free.

Fourth of July - Centennial Park

July 4, 2020
0.3 miles west
Centennial Olympic Park hosts the Fourth of July Celebration, featuring DJ music, food trucks, and fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Gates open at 7 p.m. and close when the park is full. Scroll down their web page to see prohibited items. Age 0 to 16 need parents. Free.

Fourth of July - East Point

July 4, 2020
8 miles SE
Salute to the Red, White and Blue includes a food court, live music, carnival rides, and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. near City Hall in East Point. Bring blankets and chairs but no food, beverages, or pets. Free.

Peachtree Road Race

July 4, 2020
8 miles NE
AJC Peachtree Road Race follows a scenic 10K course from Buckhead to Piedmont Park.

Fourth of July - Marietta

July 4, 2020
19 miles NW
Fourth in the Park features a parade, arts & crafts booths, food, carnival games, and live music at Marietta Square, followed by fireworks. Free.

Fourth of July - Stone Mtn.

July 4, 2020
19 miles east
Enjoy a spectacular laser show and then fireworks every evening during Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park. Free except parking.

Barbecue in Roswell

July 4, 2020
20.4 miles north
Barbecue & Bluegrass features live music, a children’s area, and vendors of barbecue, beer, soft drinks, and desserts on the grounds of Barrington Hall. Free entry.

Fourth of July - Lilburn

July 4, 2020
23 miles NE
Bring lawn chairs or blankets to Sparkle in the Park, which has food vendors, bounce houses (cost), a band at 7:30 p.m., and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Free.

Fourth of July - Mall of Georgia

July 4, 2020
34 miles NE
Star Spangled Fourth at Mall of Georgia has family-friendly activities beginning at 3 p.m., a carnival (cost), live music at 5 p.m., fireworks at 9:40 p.m., and then a movie (Lego Movie 2, PG) in Buford. Free.

Fourth of July - Henry County

July 4, 2020
38.4 miles SE
The 4th of July Family Fest promises live music, a BBQ contest, 100 vendors, a ticketed kids’ zone (wet & dry), and fireworks at Warren Holder Park in Locust Grove. No outside food or beverages. Free admission, $5 parking.

Fourth of July - Dahlonega

July 4, 2020
64 miles north
4th of July Family Day Celebration includes a 5K run, an 11 a.m. parade, a patriotic speech at noon, the national anthem, a crafts market, a kids’ zone, a car show, and then fireworks at dusk at UNG Drill Field in small-town Dahlonega. Free.

Arcade game expo

July 10 - 12, 2020
11.1 miles north
Southern-Fried Gaming Expo has 250 arcade and pinball games, tabletop games, vendors, speakers, movies, and a tournament at Renaissance Atlanta Waverly Hotel.

Free concerts in Sandy Springs

July 12 - Sept. 13, 2020
(begins June 14)
14.5 miles north
Concerts by the Springs are held on the second Sunday each month at Heritage Green, 6110 Blue Stone Road. Bring food and drinks, or buy them onsite. Beach chairs and blankets are welcome. No smoking or pets. Free.

Monthly family festival

July 16, 2020
(5 to 9 p.m.)
22 miles north
Alive in Roswell has live bands, food trucks, craft beer, vendors, kids’ games, entertainment, and socializing in three locations connected by a free shuttle (on Canton Street, in Roswell Square, and behind city hall). Free.

Short films

July 16 - 18, 2020
2.6 miles north
Atlanta Shortsfest shows movies under 45 minutes long in a variety of genres at Synchronicity Theatre.

Scrapbook Expo

July 17 - 18, 2020
27 miles NE
Scrapbookers find classes, vendors, and crop parties at the Stamp & Scrapbook Expo at Infinite Energy Forum in Duluth.

Kids’ carnival

July 18 - 19, 2020
32 miles NE
Summer Fun Festival [formerly Fun Fall Festival] has entertainment, arts & crafts, food vendors, games, a kids’ zone, and a petting zoo at Gwinnett County Fairgrounds. Bring a chair or blanket. Free admission.

Gourmet gala

July 22, 2020
4.1 miles NW
Summer in the City promises “an evening of fine wine, delicious food, and an exciting auction” at The Fairmont to support charity.

Girls’ basketball tournament

July 23 - 25, 2020
0.5 miles SW
Watch hundreds of teenage teams compete at the Tournament of Champions at Georgia World Congress Center.

Macon event

July 24 - 25, 2020
85 miles SE
Hear 60 rock, blues, and soul-infused bands in multiple venues at Bragg Jam Concert Crawl in Macon. Arts & Kids is a free festival that offers family activities (Sat. 10 a.m. to 2 p.m.).

African dance festival

July 24 - 26, 2020
4 miles NW
Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival offers dance and drum classes, an African inspired craft market with food vendors, a kids’ camp (Friday 9 a.m.), and a concert (Saturday 8 p.m.) at Covenant House of Georgia.

Ice cream festival

July 25, 2020
2 miles NE
Atlanta Ice Cream Festival features ice cream for sale, entertainment, vendors, and fitness events at Piedmont Park. You can bring chairs and umbrellas but no pets. Free entry.

Fashion show

July 25, 2020
31.1 miles NE
Small Boutique Fashion Week is a runway show and market of 20 independent fashion brands at Atlanta Banquets in Suwanee.

Vegan festival

July 25 - 26, 2020
19 miles NE
“Discover diverse vegan and plant-based cuisine while shopping with local artisans” at the Indie Green Festival, which also has guest speakers, vendors, and a kids’ zone at Lillian Webb Park in Norcross. Free.

Tennis tournament

July 25 - Aug. 2, 2020
2.7 miles north
The Atlanta Open is a televised annual men’s tennis tournament held at Atlantic Station.

Free movies - parks

July 2020
multiple locations
See free films outdoors at Georgia Movies in the Park in Canton, Cumming, and Dawsonville.

Beer & bites in a brewery

July 2020
0.3 miles north
A ticket to Old 320 Beer Fest includes a tasting room with restaurant bites, 30 breweries offering unlimited sampling, and live entertainment at Max Lager’s Wood-Fired Grill & Brewery.

Underground art show

July 2020
0.9 miles south
The Atlanta Pancakes & Booze Art Show is a traveling exhibition of 100 artists, with pancakes, live music, body painting, and multimedia displays at GA Freight Depot for age 21+. Pay cash at the door or buy a line-jumper ticket online.

Concerts in the Garden

July 2020
2.5 miles NE
See national acts at Concerts in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden. You can’t bring food or drinks, but you can pre-order food on the website.

Garden party for adults

July 2020
2.5 miles NE
Cocktails in the Garden invites you to explore the garden each week as you stroll with a cocktail, hear live music, and play games at the Atlanta Botanical Garden. Admission fee, cash bar.

Taste local food

July 2020
2.5 miles NE
“Enjoy local food prepared by Atlanta’s top chefs” plus “a selection of beverages, live music, cooking and art demonstrations, garden tours, and a silent auction” at AgLanta Eats at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Elegant party

July 2020
2.6 miles north
Celebrate French Bastille Day in cocktail attire at the $150 Bastille Day ATL, with French cuisine, wine, a rooftop fashion show, live music, dancing, and a benefit auction at Nelson Mullins.

Tomato festival

July 2020
2.7 miles NW
Enjoy tomato dishes and drinks by some of the South’s best chefs and mixologists plus live music at Attack of the Killer Tomato Festival at Westside Provisions District.

Zombie Pub Crawl

July 2020
3.2 miles NE
Atlanta Zombie Pub Crawl for age 21+ begins at Diesel Filling Station and features makeup artists plus food & drink specials at multiple pubs.

Summer jazz

July 2020
3.9 miles SW
Hear great jazz once a month this summer during Jazz Matters [website has sound] at The Wren’s Nest. You are welcome to bring blankets, chairs, food, and beverages.

Reptile Day

July 2020
4 miles NE
Come face-to-face with live pythons, king snakes, geckos, tortoises, monitors, and iguanas, and see presentations about them on Reptile Day at the Fernbank Museum of Natural History.

Free movies - Mableton

July 2020
14 miles NW
Watch a movie outdoors at the Free Movie Series at Mable House Amphitheatre. The doors open at 7:30 p.m., and the movie begins at dusk.

Free concerts in Sandy Springs

July 2020
14.6 miles north
Bring a blanket or lawn chair, food and drinks (except alcohol, which is sold onsite), and money for food trucks to City Green Live for free concerts on select Fridays. Food trucks arrive at 6:30, and the band plays at 7:30 p.m.

Concerts in Alpharetta parks

July 2020
24.9 miles north
Bring a blanket and a picnic to hear “family-friendly performances by different Alpharetta based entertainment groups” at Brooke Street Park Summer Concert Series. Free.

Family bubble party

July 2020
25 miles NE
Back to School Bubblepalooza has bubbles for the kids, large games, and DJ music on Duluth Town Green. Free.

A day on the river

July 2020
30.6 miles NE
Rent a tube, raft, kayak, or paddle board (or bring your own) for Whatever Floats Your Boat, with live music, yard games, and food for sale at Rogers Bridge Park in Duluth. You must bring or rent a life jacket to wear and be age 5+ to go on the water. Free entry.

Fourth of July - aquarium

July 2020
0.5 miles NW
A ticket to Red White & Brew includes unlimited beer and cider samples, a BBQ dinner, live music, aquarium exhibits (7 to 9 p.m.), and views of fireworks from the top of the parking garage (9:45 p.m.) for age 21+.

Fourth of July - Six Flags

July 2020
12.5 miles west
See fireworks every night at dusk during July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia.

Fourth of July - Roswell

July 2020
25 miles north
Fireworks Extravaganza has food trucks beginning at 5:30 p.m., live music beginning at 6 p.m. and fireworks at dark at Roswell High School. Bring blankets or chairs. Free.

Fourth of July - Callaway

July 2020
82 miles SE
July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party has beach activities, live music, circus acts, and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. (weather permitting) at Robin Lake Beach at Callaway Gardens. See schedule.

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