Our List of 4th of July Celebrations in North Atlanta for 2018!

Happy Independence Day!  No matter what your celebrating style may be, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the Fourth…

Happy Independence Day!

 No matter what your celebrating style may be, there are plenty of ways to enjoy the Fourth of July!

Whether you are spending time indoors, over a nice family dinner or you’re having a big group of friends over for a cozy Summer evening bbq, there is always a way to have a good time.

If you’re like us and prefer to go all out on the 4th of July enjoying barbecues, festivals, parades, and firework displays, we’ve got you covered on Northern Atlanta’s best activities.

Check out our list of 4th of July Celebrations in North Atlanta for 2018!


Wills Park 

The city’s celebration kicks off at 6 p.m. and is topped off with the annual fireworks display at dusk.

Red Door Atlanta’s favorite show to watch is the Maltidas! Details about this event can be found here!


The fourth annual BBQ & Bluegrass Celebration at Barrington Hall will be held from 11 a.m. to 4 p.m. July 4

The annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza will begin at 5:30 p.m. at Roswell High School


Atlanta’s largest fireworks display is moving this year. The annual Fourth of July celebration usually held in Centennial Olympic Park is moving to International Plaza — the space near the Georgia World Congress Center and Mercedes-Benz Stadium.

Date: Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Time: Gates open at 6 p.m. Entertainment begins at 7 p.m. and fireworks are set for 9:45 p.m.
Travel: People attending are encouraged to ride MARTA. International Plaza is accessible from the Mercedes-Benz Stadium/Philips Arena/Georgia World Congress Center Station.
Cost: The event is free.

Parking and more information about the event can be found here!


The city of Woodstock is preparing to host its annual July 4th Spectacular featuring a road race, parade, festival, and fireworks display on Wednesday, July 4.

The city’s events kick off at 7:15 a.m. with the return of the popular Freedom Run, the annual 5K that begins and ends along Main Street near Morgan’s Ace Hardware. Festivities continue with the highly-anticipated parade starting at 10 a.m.

Woodstock for the festival at the Park at City Center. From 11 a.m to 3 p.m., the entire family can enjoy music, food, arts and crafts, children’s activities and more.

Fireworks will go off at dusk behind the Target shopping center along Highway 92 west of Interstate 575.

Johns Creek

The city of John’s Creek festivities will begin at 6 p.m. Tuesday, July 3 at Newtown Park. Residents are invited to bring a picnic, pick out a spot on the amphitheater lawn and relax with the company of your family, friends, and neighbors. The city’s fireworks show beginning after sunset.

Sandy Springs

The city of Sandy Springs will soon light up with fireworks as the city hosts its sixth annual Stars and Stripes Celebration. The event will be held Wednesday, July 4 at the Concourse lawn.

More information here!

More Events

Here are a few more events in the are for you to check out!

The classic Atlanta event is the Peachtree Road Race: Details can be found here

Also Red White and Brew at the aquarium – View Here

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