Kapow! An explosion of light shoots through the air and bursts into a beautiful display of twinkling fire. You know what that means, it’s Independence Day in Atlanta’s Sweet Spot! Experience the thrilling fireworks, concerts and events for yourself at one of Cobb County’s seven 4th of July celebrations this year.

Six Flags 4th of July

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest – July 3- July 6, Six Flags Over Georgia will host the Coca-Cola July 4th Fest. Come to the park with a can of Coca-Cola and ride one hour before the park opens. Then when the sun sets, enjoy a Six Flags fireworks show. Guests can purchase Hurricane Harbor VIP Event tickets to get the best seat in the house.

275 Riverside Parkway SW, Austell, GA

July 4th in Kennesaw

Salute to America – On July 3, 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 and activities for children. At 9:30 p.m., head over to Adams Park, Depot Park or Main Street to watch the fireworks display.

2829 Cherokee Street, Kennesaw, GA

4th of July in Marietta

City of Marietta’s Fourth in the Park Celebration – Celebrate all day on July 4th with a parade, live concerts, museum tours, an arts and crafts show, food, carnival games and a grand fireworks finale. The Let Freedom Ring Parade kicks things off at 10 a.m. Live music starts at noon and culminates with A1A – The Official and Original Jimmy Buffett Tribute Show from 8 to 9:30 p.m. Expect a burst of fireworks at dark.

39-75 E Park Square, Marietta, GA

Freedomfest July 4th

FreedomFest at The Aviation Wing – From noon to 10 p.m. on July 4th, tour aircraft, listen to live music, taste delicious food and watch fireworks! While you are there, stop by the Freedom Wall to write a personal message to men and women who serve our country.

The Aviation Wing, 555 Perrin Road, Marietta, GA

Acworth 4th of July

Acworth July 4th Concert & Fireworks – Acworth is celebrating with live music and fireworks at Cauble Park on July 4, from 4 to 10 p.m. Live music begins at 5:30 p.m., ending with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. General admission is free, but tables (seats six people) can be purchased for $50 each for City of Acworth residents or $70 for non-residents.

4425 Beach St, Acworth, GA

SpringsFest on the 4th

SpringsFest on the 4th – Come to Powder Springs on the 4th to celebrate our nation’s independence with a bang! There will be local vendors and artisans, entertainment, a DJ, live performances and a Kids Zone featuring bouncy houses, face painters, kids games, a game truck, food trucks and fireworks from 4 to 10 p.m.

Ballpark at Powder Springs City Center, 3899 Brownsville Road, Powder Springs, GA

Braves 4th of July

Braves Fourth of July Celebration – Celebrate Independence Day with America’s team! The Braves will take on the Phillies on July 4th at 7:20 pm! Come early to enjoy special pregame ceremonies and activities. After the game, enjoy a spectacular fireworks show high above SunTrust Park, presented by T-Mobile.

755 Battery Ave SE, Atlanta, 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.