Still looking for a fun way to celebrate the 4th of July with the family? There are so many great, kid-friendly Independence Day celebrations happening this weekend around Atlanta. Here are just a few of our favorites to help you and your family decide! Happy 4th of July everyone!
Rockin' Red, White, & Blue Celebration
Where: Lake Lanier Islands Resort
When: July 3rd - July 6th
Head to Lake Lanier Islands for a weekend full of fun, food, fireworks, and live music on the shores of Lake Sidney Lanier. LanierWorld will host a majority of the Independence Day Weekend festivities which include a Red, White & Blue 4th of July Party, live music, beach movie under the stars, fireworks over the water, and much more. To learn more, visit www.lakelanierislands.com.
4th of July Celebration in the Park
Where: Centennial Olympic Park
When: July 4th - 6:00 pm
Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration will offer fun and entertainment for the entire family, including free music and Atlanta’s top fireworks display. This year’s entertainment lineup includes Atlanta favorite JFly and Friends and American Idol winner Taylor Hicks. Arrive at the Park early to get a good seat and enjoy fun for the whole family. For more information, head to www.centennialpark.com.
AJC Peachtree Road Race
Where: Atlanta Area
When: July 4th
The AJC Peachtree Road Race has become one of the premier 4th of July traditions in Atlanta. The race's festive atmosphere, scenic course though the city, and coveted finisher’s T-shirt are just some of the reasons runners of all ages and paces to take part in this Atlanta tradition. Visit www.peachtreeroadrace.org for more information.
Star Spangled Beach Party
Where: Callaway Gardens
When: July 4th - July 6th
The annual July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party at Robin Lake Beach will be a fun-filled weekend for the entire family. Highlights include beach activities for the whole family, live music, the FSU Flying High Circus, and the annual Fireworks Extravaganza. For event schedules and more information head to www.callawaygardens.com.
Red, White, & Brew
Where: Georgia Aquarium
When: July 4th - 7:00 pm
Head to the Georgia Aquarium for a 4th of July event you won’t forget and enjoy barbecue, live music and beer sampling. End the night on the parking deck rooftop to watch the Centennial Park fireworks show. All proceeds with will help the Aquarium raise funds for Sponsored Education Admissions program, teacher development, and summer camps. For tickets and more information, visit www.georgiaaquarium.com.
Atlanta Braves vs Arizona Diamondbacks
Where: Turner Field
When: July 4th - 7:35 pm
Spend the 4th of July at Turner Field watching the Atlanta Braves take on the Arizona Diamondbacks. Stay after the game for Turner Field's 4th of July All-American Fireworks Spectacular. For ticket information head to www.atlanta.braves.mlb.com.