Things to Do in Atlanta on the 4th of July
Fourth of July in Atlanta offers a host of traditional activities through which visitors and residents alike can celebrate the nation's birthday! Along with a burgeoning slate of barbecue and concert options, fireworks remain the marquee attraction on Independence Day, and Atlanta offers no shortage of locales that wow.
Centennial Olympic Park and Turner Field illuminate the skies over Downtown Atlanta with vibrant firework displays each Fourth of July. Enjoy food and fun from 6 p.m. until night at Centennial Olympic Park, or celebrate with America's Pastime by rooting on the Braves at Turner Field.
Two of Atlanta’s premiere shopping centers, Lenox Square and Mall of Georgia, host celebrations that culminate in gorgeous fireworks displays. And just south of downtown, East Point’s Salute to the Red, White, & Blue Hometown Celebration, features a carnival, fireworks and more.
Be one of 150,000 spectators cheering on the 55,000 participants in the nation's second-largest road race. The Peachtree Road Race takes place along the course's 10-kilometer route from Peachtree Road at Lenox Square Mall to Piedmont Park.