Where to Celebrate July 4th In or Near S. Fulton & N. Clayton Counties

By Kristen Wright-Matthews, Editor & Publisher, Macaroni Kid College Park - East Point - Morrow July 1, 2019

Are you looking for ways to celebrate July 4th? 

We have all your Independence Day fun near south Fulton and north Clayton counties — fireworks, parades, community picnics, and more — rounded up right here for you!

East Point - Salute to the Red, White, and Blue: A Hometown Celebration

July 4, 3-11 PM

Downtown Commons, 2757 East Point Street, East Point

Details: Salute to the Red White and Blue, is not only the oldest but also the largest such event in south Fulton and has added to the name Hometown Celebration.

The celebration will be held across from the East Point MARTA station and East Point City Hall and will feature activities for the entire family. The highlight of the evening will be a fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. when the city will present the largest Pyro Digital Fireworks extravaganza which will be synchronized to a musical score.

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest

June 30-July 4

Six Flags Over Georgia

Details:  It’s everything you love about the park and then some. Enjoy nightly all-you-can-eat buffets and fireworks shows, plus early access to the rides if you bring a can of Coca-Cola to the gate.

BBQ, Blues Brews & Soul Festival Independence Day Celebration

July 6, 7-10 PM

Lee Street Park & Amphitheater, 155 Lee Street, Jonesboro, GA 30236

Details: Where it will take place, what time, best places to sit, any other related attractions. 

4th of July Fireworks Hike

July 4, 8-10 PM

Panola Mountain State Park, 2620 Highway 155 SW, Stockbridge

Details: If you want to slow down and do something way different this July 4, join a ranger for a leisurely stroll to the top of Panola Mountain. Hikers will enjoy a panoramic view of Stone Mountain and Atlanta's Independence Day Celebrations from a distance.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration

July 1-7 

Stone Mountain Park, 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd, Stone Mountain.

Details: Stone Mountain is one of the Atlanta area's most cherished holiday visits. The park is only a few minutes outside of the city, and it's full of attractions for the whole family. The beautiful giant granite dome makes for one of the coolest spots to watch fireworks fly over. Access to the Lasershow Spectacular and fireworks is included with your paid daily or annual parking admission, and park attractions and seasonal live entertainment are included with a daily All-Attractions Pass or annual Mountain Membership.

Please note that you can experience the exact same show each day of the Fantastic Fourth Celebration, July 1-7.

Hope you all have a happy -- and safe! -- July 4th holiday!