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, 2018
(5:30 to 10 p.m.)
26.3 miles NE
Duluth Celebrates America includes bands, children’s activities, food trucks, vendors, and fireworks on the Town Green. Free.
Fourth of July - Centennial Park
July 4, 2018
0.3 miles west
The gates of Centennial Olympic Park open at 6 p.m. for 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.
Aquarium beer festival
July 4, 2018
0.5 miles NW
Red White & Brew includes unlimited beer, food, live music, and aquarium exhibits in the Oceans Ballroom.
Fourth of July - East Point
July 4, 2018
8 miles SE
Salute to the Red, White and Blue includes a carnival, 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.
Bring a blanket or chairs for family-friendly Movies on the Town at dusk on the green space at Town Brookhaven. No coolers, food, drinks, or pets. Free.
Jazz on the Lawn
July 13 - Aug. 10, 2018
(Fridays from June 15)
4 miles NE
Hear classic and contemporary jazz, swing, fusion, smooth, and blues with a ticket to Jazz on the Lawn at Callanwolde. Dates in 2018: June 15, 29; July 13, 27; Aug. 10.
Concerts in the Garden
July 13 - Aug. 24, 2018
(begins June 6)
2.5 miles NE
See national acts at Concerts in the Garden at Atlanta Botanical Garden. (Also in Gainesvile on May 5 and Sept. 22.)
Field day in the park
July 14, 2018
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.
July 14, 2018
2.6 miles north
Celebrate French Bastille Day in all-white cocktail attire at the $125 Soirée Blanche, with a rooftop fashion show, a silent auction, an open french wine bar, a French buffet, and dancing at Nelson Mullins.
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.
Atlanta African Dance and Drum Festival has music and movement workshops, an African inspired craft market, food vendors, and a kids’ camp at Covenant House Georgia. The Saturday concert is at Kroc Center Theater.
Zombies invade pubs and restaurants along North Highland Ave. during Atlanta Zombie Pub Crawl. A ticket includes drinks, food discounts, and zombie make-up at Diesel Filling Station. Requires age 21 ID.
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. Watch it happen in the center plaza at The Shops Buckhead Atlanta, followed by live entertainment. Free.
Ice cream social
10.5 miles NW
Enjoy ice cream from Cold Stone Creamery and children’s activities at The Vinings Ice Cream Social at The Historic Pace House. Children under 12 are free.
Elegant party in the park
14.5 miles north
A ticket to Prohibition in the Park includes five tastings of specialty craft cocktails and heavy hors d’oeuvres at Heritage Sandy Springs.
18.8 miles north
Summer Fest Car and Bike Show promises automobiles, motorcycles, games and activities for all ages, food from local vendors, and live music at Bradley’s Bar and Grill in Marietta to support charity.
Fourth of July - Six Flags
12.5 miles west
See fireworks every night during July 4th Fest at Six Flags Over Georgia.
4th of July Family Celebration includes a 5K run, a patriotic speech, the national anthem, a crafts market, a kids’ zone, a car show, an 11 a.m. parade, and fireworks at dark in small-town Dahlonega. Free.