Atlanta events July 2019. Things to do in Atlanta.

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Atlanta events July 2019

Fourth of July - Stone Mtn.

July 1 - 7, 2019
19 miles east
Enjoy a spectacular laser show and then fireworks every evening during Fantastic Fourth Celebration at Stone Mountain Park. Free except parking.

Third of July - Norcross

July 3, 2019
19 miles NE
Red White & BOOM! has bounce houses (cost), food trucks, DJ music from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m., and fireworks about 9:25 p.m. in Lillian Webb Park. Free.

Third of July - Duluth

July 3, 2019
(5:30 to 10 p.m.)
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 - Six Flags

July 3 - 6, 2019
12.5 miles west
See fireworks every night at dusk during July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia.

Rock musical

July 3 - Aug. 18, 2019
32.9 miles SW
Tony Award winner Hair features the music, culture, and controversy of hippies who opposed the Vietnam War, performed outdoors in The Wildflower Meadow at Serenbe Playhouse.

Ticket deal $20 to $25

Fourth of July - Centennial Park

July 4, 2019
0.3 miles west
Centennial Olympic Park has confirmed that it will host the 2019 4th of July Celebration, which features top music artists and fireworks at 9:45 p.m. Arrive early since gates may close when the park is full. Free.

Fourth of July - aquarium

July 4, 2019
(7 to 10 p.m.)
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 - East Point

July 4, 2019
8 miles SE
Salute to the Red, White and Blue includes a food court, live music, and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. near City Hall in East Point. Bring blankets and chairs but no food or pets. Free.

Peachtree Road Race

July 4, 2019
8 miles NE
AJC Peachtree Road Race follows a scenic 10K course from Buckhead to Piedmont Park.

Fourth of July - Marietta

July 4, 2019
19 miles NW
Fourth in the Park features a 10 a.m. parade, arts & crafts booths, food, carnival games, and live music at Marietta Square, followed by fireworks launched from First United Methodist Church at dark. Free.

Barbecue in Roswell

July 4, 2019
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, 2019
(5:30 to 10 p.m.)
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 - Roswell

July 4, 2019
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 - Mall of Georgia

July 4, 2019
34 miles NE
Star Spangled Fourth at Mall of Georgia has family-friendly activities beginning at 3 p.m., 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, 2019
38.4 miles SE
The 4th of July Family Fest promises live music, a BBQ contest, 100 vendors, a ticketed kids’ zone, and fireworks at Warren Holder Park in Locust Grove. Free admission, $5 parking. July 6 if it rains.

Fourth of July - Dahlonega

July 4, 2019
64 miles north
4th of July Family 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 fireworks at dark in small-town Dahlonega. Free.

Fourth of July - Callaway

July 4, 2019
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.

Garden party for adults

July 4 - Oct. 24, 2019
(Thurs. 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.)
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.

Free movies - parks

July 6 - Sept. 6, 2019
(begins May 25)
multiple locations
See free films outdoors at Georgia Movies in the Park in Canton, Cumming, and Dawsonville.
  • July 6 - Small Feet (Canton)
  • July 9 - Captain Marvel (Cumming)
  • July 20 - Captain Marvel (Woodstock)
  • July 23 - Train Dragon: Hidden World (Cumming)

Concerts in Alpharetta parks

July 6 - Sept. 14, 2019
(Saturdays 7:30 p.m.)
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.

Free movies - Mableton

July 10 & 24, 2019
(begins May 29)
14 miles NW
See an outdoor movie at the Free Movie Series at Mable House Amphitheatre.
  • July 10 - A Wrinkle in Time
  • July 24 - How to Train Your Dragon 3

Concerts in the Garden

July 10 - Aug. 25, 2019
(begins May 24)
2.5 miles NE
See national acts at Concerts in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden. You can pre-order food on the website. The concerts on July 27 & Aug. 25 are in Gainesville.

Short films

July 11 - 13, 2019
2.6 miles north
Atlanta Shortsfest shows movies under 45 minutes long in a variety of genres at Synchronicity Theatre.

Arcade game expo

July 12 - 14, 2019
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.

1950s singer Rosemary Clooney

July 12 - 28, 2019
19.5 miles east
Tenderly: The Rosemary Clooney Musical tells the story of the legendary singer and features songs like It’s Only A Paper Moon, Sisters, and Mambo Italiano at Art Station Theater in Stone Mountain.

Ticket deal $16

Mexican circus

July 12 - Aug. 4, 2019
10.2 miles NE
Circo Hermanos Vazquez has human cannonballs, graceful dancers, daring acrobats, and crazy clowns in a tent at Plaza Fiesta near DeKalb-Peachtree Airport. The show is visual, with announcements made in both English and Spanish.

Ticket deal $5 to $45

Field day in the park

July 13, 2019
2 miles east
Sign up your eight-person team to compete in zany outdoor contests for prizes at Atlanta Field Day in Historic Fourth Ward Park.

Elegant party

July 13, 2019
(7 to 10 p.m.)
2.6 miles north
Celebrate French Bastille Day in all-white cocktail attire at the $125 Soirée Blanche Bastille Day, with a rooftop fashion show, a silent auction, an open French wine bar, a French buffet, and dancing at Nelson Mullins.

Reptile Day

July 13, 2019
(10 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
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.

Tomato festival

July 14, 2019
(1 to 5 p.m.)
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.

Waiters’ Race

July 14, 2019
7.4 miles north
Based on a French tradition celebrating Bastille Day, the Waiters’ Race has waiters race to win a free trip to Paris while holding a loaded tray of drinks in the center plaza of The Shops at Buckhead. A block party with games and live entertainment is 3 to 7 p.m. Free.

Free concerts in Sandy Springs

July 14 - Sept. 8, 2019
(7 to 8:30 p.m.)
14.5 miles north
Concerts by the Springs are held on one Sunday a month at Heritage Green, 6110 Blue Stone Road. Bring food and drinks, or buy them onsite. Beach chairs and blankets are welcome. Free.

Taste local food

July 15, 2019
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 [formerly Taste of AgLanta] at Atlanta Botanical Garden.

Monthly family festival

July 18, 2019
(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 trolley (on Canton Street, in Roswell Square, and behind city hall). Free.

Scrapbook Expo

July 19 - 20, 2019
27 miles NE
Scrapbookers find classes, vendors, and crop parties at the Stamp & Scrapbook Expo at Infinite Energy Forum in Duluth.

Ticket deal $6

Georgia Mountain Fair

July 19 - 27, 2019
112 miles north
Georgia Mountain Fair has family-friendly music, an arts & crafts show, carnival rides, and a parade in Hiawassee.

A day on the river

July 20, 2019
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.

Fashion show

July 20, 2019
31.1 miles NE
Small Boutique Fashion Week is a runway show and market of 20 independent fashion brands at Atlanta Banquets in Suwanee.

Tennis tournament

July 20 - 28, 2019
2.7 miles north
The Atlanta Open is a televised annual men’s tennis tournament held at Atlantic Station.

Girls’ basketball tournament

July 23 - 25, 2019
0.5 miles SW
Watch hundreds of teenage teams compete at the Tournament of Champions at Georgia World Congress Center.

Gourmet gala

July 24, 2019
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.

Family bubble party

July 24, 2019
(11 a.m. to 1 p.m.)
25 miles NE
Back to School Bubblepalooza has bubbles for the kids, large games, and DJ music on Duluth Town Green. Free.

Macon festival

July 26 - 27, 2019
85 miles SE
Hear 60 rock, blues, and soul-infused bands in multiple venues at Bragg Jam Concert Crawl in Macon. Saturday also has an Arts & Kids festival (10 a.m. to 2 p.m.), with art vendors, food trucks, and kids’ activities in the plaza at Georgia Sports Hall of Fame.

African dance festival

July 26 - 28, 2019
Location uncertain
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.).

Coming-of-age rock musical

July 26 - Aug. 24, 2019
8.9 miles NE
Teens navigate the confusing and troubled waters of adolescence in Spring Awakening, with an electrifying and hauntingly beautiful rock score and adult subject matter at OnStage Atlanta in Scottdale.

Ticket deal $10 to $13

Free concerts in Sandy Springs

July 26, 2019
(6:30 p.m.)
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.

Beer & bites in a brewery

July 27, 2019
(12 to 4 p.m.)
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.

Ice cream festival

July 27, 2019
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.

Zombie Pub Crawl

July 27, 2019
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. Wear sunscreen.

Dance battle

July 28, 2019
(7 p.m.)
1 mile north
See the stars of the the Lifetime dance reality show Bring It! when they perform live at the Fox Theatre, including Miss D and her fierce Dancing Dolls.

Ticket deal $28 to $34

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