Spending the 4th of July in Atlanta’s Sweet Spot means surrounding yourself with thrilling fireworks, concerts, parades, and more! Make the most of your holiday by attending one of Cobb County’s five Independence Day celebrations this year.

Salute to America – On Wednesday, July 3, 2024, The City of Kennesaw is hosting a free pre-Independence Day celebration. From 6 to 10 p.m., enjoy two stages of live music, festive street entertainment, food vendors, activities for children, and a kids parade. At 9:30 p.m., head over to Depot Park or Main Street to watch the fireworks display. Learn more

2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, GA

City of Marietta’s Fourth in the Park Celebration – Celebrate all day on Thursday, July 4, 2024, with a parade, live concerts, an arts and crafts show, a bell-ringing ceremony, food, a kids zone, and a grand fireworks finale. The Let Freedom Ring Parade kicks things off at 10 a.m. Live music starts at noon and culminates in a full-scale concert from 7 p.m. – 9:30 p.m. Expect a burst of fireworks at dark. Learn more

39-75 E Park Square, Marietta, GA

Acworth July 4th Concert & Fireworks – Celebrate in Acworth on July 4, 2024, from 4 p.m. to 10 p.m. With live music and fireworks overlooking the waters of Lake Acworth, this annual event at Cauble Park is a local favorite. Music begins at 5:30 p.m., and a world-class fireworks display will start at approximately 9:30 p.m. General admission is free. Learn more

4425 Beach St, Acworth, GA

Powder Springs 4th of July Celebration – Come to Powder Springs on July 4, 2024, starting at 6 p.m. to celebrate our nation’s independence with a bang! There will be a car show, food vendors, patriotic vendors, two live bands, beer and wine, kids activities, and an amazing fireworks show of course, starting at 9:30 p.m.! Learn more

Thurman Springs Park, 4485 Pineview Dr., Powder Springs, GA

July 4th Celebration at Six Flags Over Georgia – Start your summer off with a bang! Enjoy fireworks, rides, discounted tickets, and more when you celebrate Independence Day at Six Flags Over Georgia. Grab a Coca-Cola and head over to the Metropolis section of the park for a great view of their epic fireworks show, glowing over your favorite roller coasters, beginning at dark July 3-6, 2024. Learn more

275 Riverside Pkwy, Austell, GA

Check out the gallery below to see Independence Day celebrations from the past. Don’t forget to share sweet photos of your Fourth of July with us by using #AtlantasSweetSpot on Facebook, Instagram and Twitter. Your photo could be featured on our social media pages! To see more events happening in Cobb County, click here.