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Fourth of July Events in Atlanta 2020

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE: Watch Fireworks in Atlanta.

CL Photo Shoot 4th of July 2012. Low Resolution.
Photo credit: Vernon Raineil Cenzon



Oh say can you see, by the fire cracker’s yellow light...it’s America’s birthday! Deck out with some stars and stripes, hop on a motorcycle, and hit the road for a classic all-American road trip. Since 1776, the U.S. has been kicking butt and taking names, so let’s celebrate it! Don’t let George Washington down.

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Big Fourth of July Events

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Saturday July 3, 2021 12:00 am EDT
The Peachtree Road Race will take place July 3-4th, 2021. Browse the Peachtree Road Race schedule as well as recommendations.  | more...


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CL Articles on Independence Day

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Monday July 2, 2012 10:14 am EDT
Fourth of July has devolved into a mindless national block party. Here's what we should do about it. | more...

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Sunday June 28, 2009 01:20 pm EDT
By declaring our independence, shooting guns and celebrating Atlanta's melting pot | more...

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Monday February 12, 2007 03:18 pm EST

We received an e-mail from Secretary of State Karen Handel at 4:55 Friday afternoon notifying us that Georgia's official copy of the Declaration of Independence will be on display at the state Capitol today, Monday, Feb. 12.

First of all, thanks for the advance notice, guys!

As many of you know, a research archivist named Greg Jarrell stumbled across the document while conducting...

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Thursday July 3, 2003 12:04 am EDT

Sipping with the Enemy: Where to go to slake your thirst after waving the Stars and Stripes for a sweaty 10K that celebrates our independence from those wags across the pond? To an English pub, of course. After all, we didn't throw off all things English in 1776, and lately we have a greater bond with the Brits than with our former allies against them — the French.

The Prince of Wales,...

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Past July 4ths

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Friday July 6, 2018 03:27 pm EDT
Dust off the gunpowder from Independence Day and strap in for some weekend festivities



PLUS: An 80’s dance party, comedy, Day-drinking, Art, and more

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Thursday June 29, 2017 08:42 pm EDT
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Monday July 4, 2016 07:00 am EDT

Monday, July 4, 2016

  1. Peachtree Road Race Post Race Party at Colony Square
  2. Terminus City Fourth of July Party at Revival
  3. Pints for Patriots at Meehan's Public House - Buckhead
  4. Funbelievable Fourth at Georgia Aquarium
  5. Red, White & Booze 2016 at Ventanas

 

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Thursday July 2, 2015 12:45 pm EDT
Catch the best firework shows, festivals, and events this Saturday on Fourth of July. | more...

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Wednesday July 2, 2014 12:15 pm EDT

  • Joeff Davis/CL File



The skies of Atlanta will glow with the city’s brightest and loudest firework shows this Friday night. Catch the biggest fireworks displays at Centennial Olympic Park, Lenox Square, Stone Mountain, or Turner Field after the Braves vs. Diamondbacks game. Don’t worry if you aren’t feeling fireworks this year — the city is crawling with neighborhood parades,...

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Wednesday July 3, 2013 10:45 am EDT

  • Joeff Davis
  • A man prepares fireworks for Lenox Square mall's annual Fourth of July celebration.



FOURTH OF JULY AT LENOX SQUARE For more than half a century, Lenox Square has celebrated stars and stripes in grand tradition with activities for the entire family. Presented by the Atlantan, this year's activities will include musical entertainment, food concessions, and the "largest...

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Wednesday July 4, 2012 09:56 am EDT
Have a fun and safe holiday | more...

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Monday July 4, 2011 09:00 am EDT
Happy Fourth of July... Now go blow something up. | more...

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Thursday June 30, 2011 03:39 pm EDT
Happy birthday U.S.A.! | more...

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Saturday July 4, 2009 04:15 am EDT
1) Happy Fourth of July! | more...

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Wednesday July 1, 2009 04:00 am EDT

The draw of music, food and fireworks is undeniably strong and was in evidence on July 4, as hundreds of Atlantans packed into Centennial Olympic Park during the day and Lenox Square during the evening to catch all three.

(Photos by Jeff Riley)

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Thursday July 3, 2008 04:30 pm EDT
Stone Mountain Fourth of July 2008 | more...