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Fourth of July fireworks around Metro Atlanta

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ATLANTA (CBS46) -

In 2014, WalletHub projects Fourth of July spending to be around $330 on average, which is about 10 percent higher than in 2013 and 72 percent higher than 2012.

With cost-effective festivities in mind, WalletHub compared the 100 largest cities in the United States based on how well they balance cost and fun.

Atlanta ranked 53 on the list of best places for Fourth of July celebrations. Click here to view the complete list.

Looking for a way to celebrate our nation's independence? We've compiled a list of fireworks shows and other fun activities going on all across Metro Atlanta for Independence Day.

The CBS46 Weather Team is not expecting any rain issues for the fireworks celebrations around the area. Unlike past years, where storms threaten until sunset, this year looks warm and muggy.

Thursday, July 3

4th of July Celebration at Cumming Fairgrounds
Cumming Fairgrounds
235 Castleberry Rd.
Cumming, GA
Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.cummingfair.net/calendar-of-events/4th-of-july/

Red White & BOOM! Pre-Fourth Celebration
Lillian Webb Park
5 College St.
Norcross, GA
Fireworks begin at dusk
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.norcrossga.net/Calendar.aspx?EID=460&month=7&year=2014&day=3&calType=0

Duluth Celebrates America
Duluth Festival Center & Amphitheatre
3142 Hill St.
Duluth, GA
Music starts at 6 p.m, fireworks at dusk
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.duluthga.net/community/duluth_celebrates_america_july_3rd.php

Prelude to the 4th
Gwinnett Historic Courthouse
185 Crogan St.
Lawrenceville, GA
Performance starts at 7:30 p.m., fireworks immediately after
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.gcvb.org/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=13607

 

Thursday, July 3 - Saturday, July 5 

Fantastic Fourth Celebration
Stone Mountain Park
Highway 78 East
Stone Mountain, GA
Cost: $10 parking pass
Website: http://www.stonemountainpark.com/events/Fantastic-Fourth-Celebration.aspx?icid=fantasticfourth-brand-hp-hero-1

 

Friday, July 4

4th of July Extravaganza at Nash Farm
4361 Babbs Mill Rd.
Hampton, GA
Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Cost: $20 per car with up to 6 people, $35 for vans with up to 10 people, children under 5 free
Website: http://www.hcfireworks.com/

Fourth of July at Lenox Square
Lenox Square Mall
3393 Peachtree Rd., NE
Atlanta, GA
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.simon.com/mall/lenox-square

Alpharetta 4th of July Celebration
Wills Park
1820 Old Milton Pkwy.
Alpharetta, GA
Music begins at 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://alpharetta.ga.us/index.php?m=calendar&id=882&date=1404509400

Centennial Olympic Park's 4th of July Celebration
Centennial Olympic Park
65 Park Ave. W Northwest
Atlanta, GA
Festivities start at 6 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.centennialpark.com/index.php/plan-your-visit/event-calendar/springsummer-events/4th-of-july

Decatur July 4th Celebration
Community Bandstand
101 East Court Square
Decatur, GA
Fireworks begin at dark (approximately 9 p.m.)
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.visitdecaturgeorgia.com/index.aspx?page=388

Mall of Georgia's 12th Annual Fabulous Fourth
3333 Buford Dr.
Buford, GA
Live music starts at 5 and fireworks about 9:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.gcvb.org/includes/events/index.cfm?action=displayDetail&eventid=13686

Sparkle in the Park
Lilburn City Park
76 Main St.
Lilburn, GA
Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.cityoflilburn.com/Calendar.aspx?EID=108&month=7&year=2014&day=4&calType=0

4th of July Fireworks
Laurel Park
3100 Old Cleveland Hwy.
Gainesville, GA
7 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.gainesville.org/fm/events/detail/id/985/

 

Saturday, July 5

Stars and Stripes Celebration
Concourse Corporate Center Lawn
Sandy Springs, GA
7:30 p.m., fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
Cost: Free
Website: http://www.sandyspringsga.gov/Calendars/Community-Calendar#/?i=1
 

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