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4th of July 2022: Parades, events and celebrations in metro Atlanta

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Published: Jun. 22, 2022 at 4:10 PM EDT|Updated: Jun. 28, 2022 at 6:42 AM EDT
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ATLANTA, Ga. (CBS46) - This year’s celebration of America’s 246th birthday is titled “Look Up Atlanta,” capturing the greatness of the city. Organizers say the event will showcase the best of Atlanta including its sports teams, cultural diversity, food and art scene.

In 2020, Atlanta’s main fireworks celebration in Centennial Olympic Park was canceled as COVID-19 cases jumped across Georgia and surrounding states. Officials have canceled fireworks shows in Buckhead, Marietta and Stone Mountain in efforts to reduce large crowds.

Here is a list of parades, events and celebrations happening in and around metro Atlanta for the 4th of July:

Look Up Atlanta:

  • WHAT: The southeast’s largest fireworks show
  • WHERE: Centennial Olympic Park
  • WHEN: July 3

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City of Marietta’s Fourth in the Park

  • WHAT: Celebration that includes parade, live concerts, museum tours, arts and crafts show, food and a carnival
  • WHERE: 99 S Park Square NE
  • WHEN: July 4 at 10 a.m.

Alpharetta July 4th Celebration

  • WHAT: The 4th of July Celebration at Willis Park featuring fun, activities and fireworks
  • WHERE: 11925 Willis Road in Alpharetta
  • WHEN: 7:30 - 9:30 p.m. July 4

Roswell Fireworks Extravaganza

  • WHAT: The annual July 4th Fireworks Extravaganza that will also include live music, food, and family-fun activities
  • WHERE: 10495 Woodstock Road
  • WHEN: July 4: Live music begins at 6 p.m., fireworks begin at approximately 9:30 p.m,

Stone Mountain July 4th Celebrations

  • WHAT: Fantastic Fourth Celebration
  • WHERE: 1000 Robert E. Lee Blvd. in Stone Mountain Georgia
  • WHEN: July 1-5: Live entertainment, laser show presented by the Georgia Office of Highway Safety followed by a fireworks finale each night of the celebration!

Rome July 4th Celebration

  • WHAT: Rome 2022 Fireworks Extravaganza
  • WHERE: 363 Riverside Pkwy NE in Rome
  • WHEN: July 4: Park opens at noon with vendors, live music and entertainment. Fireworks begin at approximately 9:50 p.m.

Acworth July 4th Celebrations

  • WHAT: July 4th Concert & Fireworks
  • WHERE: 4425 Beach St in Acworth
  • WHEN: July 4: Live music and fireworks. Live music will start at 5:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:30 p.m. (subject to change depending on weather).

Newton July 4th Celebration

  • WHAT: Independence Day Celebration
  • WHERE: 105 W. Watson Street in Oxford
  • WHEN: July 4: Food, music, and family-fun begins at 11:00 a.m.

Hobnob Tavern’s 4th of July Party:

  • WHAT: Celebration includes live music, patio bar with beer and whisky selection and corn hole
  • WHERE: 6690 Town Square Alpharetta
  • WHEN: July 4 at 3 p.m.

Six Flags Over Georgia July 4th Celebration

  • WHAT: Coca-Cola July 4th Fest; Celebration includes music, food, family fun with a fireworks show.
  • WHERE: 275 Riverside Pkwy, Austell, GA 30168
  • WHEN: July 2-4

Chamblee’s 4th of July Concert and Fireworks

  • WHAT: Parade, music, fireworks food vendors, and a game truck.
  • WHERE: 3496 Keswick Drive
  • WHEN: July 4 from 5 p.m. - 9:30 p.m.

Troup County July 4th Fireworks Celebration

  • WHAT: Annual Fireworks Show at Pyne Road Park
  • WHERE: 4481 Roanoke Road, LaGrange, Georgia 30240
  • WHEN: July 4 / Fireworks show begins at dark

Mall of Georgia Hosts First Annual “Dawg-On Great 4th” Celebration

  • WHAT: Celebration includes dog eating competition, superhero characters, music, prizes and food.
  • WHERE: 3333 Buford Dr. Buford, GA 30519
  • WHEN: July 4 from 2-6 p.m.

Powder Springs

  • WHAT: Live music with Boodie Down and Geek Squad, classic/modern car cruise-in and fireworks display at 9:30 p.m.
  • WHERE: Thurman Springs Park, 4485 Pineview Drive
  • WHEN: 6 p.m. July 4

If you would like to submit information to be added to this list, send an email with details to joyce.lupiani@cbs46.com.