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Fantastic Fourth Celebration. Memorial Lawn at Stone Mountain Park. Enjoy fireworks following the Lasershow Spectacular. July 3-4. 9:30 p.m. Hwy. 78, Stone Mountain. 770-498-5690. Fireworks show, free; parking, $10.
Cumming Fourth of July Celebration. Cumming Fairgrounds. Festivities begin July 3, 6-11 p.m., with music, inflatables, and fireworks. Steam Engine Parade on July 4 at 10 a.m. with antique cars, tractors and floats. 235 Castleberry Rd., Cumming. 770-781-3491. Free.
Sparks in the Park. E.E. Robinson Park. Fireworks, inflatables, food and drinks, live entertainment and a feature film Kung Fu Panda 2. July 3. 6:30-11:30 p.m. 850 Level Creek Rd., Sugar Hill. 770-831-7413. Free.
Fourth of July Festivities. Peachtree City. Fourth of July parade begins in front of Village on the Green, travels up Peachtree Parkway and ends at Huddleston Elementary School. Fireworks at dusk. July 4. Parade begins at 9 a.m. Peachtree City. 770-631-2525. Free.
Dunwoody Fourth of July Parade. Dunwoody Village. Celebration features marching bands, floats, clowns and mascots who will march from Mount Vernon and Jett Ferry to Dunwoody Village where the fun continues with a festival. July 4. 9:00 a.m. Dunwoody. Free.
Fourth in the Park. Glover Park. A parade, free live concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and fireworks. Parade begins at Roswell St. Baptist Church and ends at North Marietta Pkwy. July 4. 10 a.m.-10 p.m. 50 Park Square, Marietta. 770-794-5601. Free.
Fourth of July. Lenox Square. Games and rides for kids in carnival area at 10 a.m., live music, food and the largest fireworks display in the Southeast. July 4. 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9:40 p.m. 3393 Peachtree Rd., Atlanta. 404-233-6767. Free.
Fabulous Fourth. Mall of Georgia. Music, a movie and Gwinnett’s biggest fireworks display. July 4. Festivities begin at 2 p.m.; fireworks begin at dark; after the fireworks, Sherlock Holmes 2 will play. 3333 Buford Dr., Buford. 678-482-8788. Free.
All-American Fourth of July Celebration for Children. Imagine It! The Children’s Museum. Learn about America’s birthday and join in on kids activities and celebration. July 4.. 275 Centennial Olympic Park, Atlanta. 404-659-5437. Adults and children ages 2 and older, $12.75.
Fourth of July Celebration. Centennial Olympic Park. Family-friendly entertainment throughout the late afternoon, live music, fireworks set to patriotic music at dusk. Fireworks at dark. July 4. 265 Centennial Olympic Park Dr., Atlanta. 404-222-7275. Free.
July Fourth Concert and Fireworks. Cauble Park. Live music in the afternoon, followed by fireworks at dark. Food, inflatables and more. July 4. 4-10 p.m. 4425 Beach St., Acworth. 770-917-1234. Free.
Fourth of July Celebration. Wills Park. Games, entertainment, local bands, and fireworks at dusk. July 4. 5-9 p.m. 175 Roswell St., Alpharetta. 678-297-6100. Free.
Chamblee Fourth of July Celebration. Keswick Park. Activities for kids and adults, food vendors, live music and an elaborate fireworks show in the park.Festivities begin at 2 p.m., July 4. 5-10 p.m. 3496 Keswick Dr., Chamblee. 770-986-5016. Free.
Pied Piper Parade, Concert and Fireworks. Downtown Decatur. Decorate a wagon, ride your bike, skate or walk along with the parade that begins at First Baptist Church of Decatur. The Callanwolde Concert Band performs after the parade. Fireworks display at dark. July 4. Parade, 6 p.m.; concert, 7 p.m.; fireworks, 9 p.m. Downtown Decatur. 404-371-8386. Free.
Fourth of July Parade and Rotary Celebration. Downtown Newnan. A patriotic, hometown parade through downtown begins at 6 p.m.; followed by entertainment and food at Newnan High School’s Drake Stadium; fireworks at dusk. July 4. Newnan. 770-253-8283. Free.
Atlanta Braves Independence Day Postgame Fireworks. Turner Field. Celebrate the 4th of July with a Braves game against the Chicago Cubs followed by a spectacular fireworks display. This extravagant fireworks show is choreographed to patriotic music and will light up the Atlanta skyline in red, white, and blue. July 4. Game starts at 7:10 p.m. 755 Hank Aaron Dr., Atlanta. 404-522-7630. $8 and up.
Annual July Fourth Fireworks Extravaganza. Roswell High School. Carnival games and activities begin at 6 p.m. July 4. Music from Backtracks & Banks & Shane at 7:30 p.m. 11595 King Road, Roswell. 770-641-3705. Free.

 

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Beyond Atlanta

Celebrate America. The Rock Ranch. A world-class fireworks extravaganza and night of family fun. Entertainment includes train rides, pony rides and more. June 30. 4-10 p.m. 5020 Barnesville Hwy., The Rock. 706-647-6374. $25/carload.
July Fourth “Day at the Beach.” Unicoi State Park. A day at the beach style weekend of fun, including a watermelon seed spitting contest, sack races, live music and more. July 4. 10 a.m.-4p.m. 1788 Hwy. 356, Helen. 800-573-9659. Free; parking, $5. 
Independence Day at Vogel. Vogel State Park. A special flag-raising ceremony, bicycle parade, pedal boat races, sandcastle building competition, watermelon eating, sack races, egg tosses and pole climbing. July 4. 8:30 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 405 Vogel State Park Rd., Blairsville. 706-745-2628. Free admission; parking, $5.
Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration. Georgia Mountain Fairgrounds. Fireworks extravaganza. July 3. 9:45 p.m. 1311 Music Hall Rd., Hiawassee. 706-896-4191. Free. c

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