Celebrating the Fourth is going to be easy this year, with the holiday falling on a Friday. Atlanta is bursting with fireworks, parties, and festive grilling classes. And don't forget about watching the Peachtree Road Race while eating brunch.
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Marlow's Tavern - Midtown Through July 28, Red, White and Brew all Marlow's Tavern locations are highlighting all things "Red, White and Brew" with a selection of patriotic plates, cocktails fit for the summer season, and brews from local breweries. Details
Common Quarter Thu., July 3, 5:30-8 p.m., Big Green Egg Cooking Demo and 4 Course Dinner Join Big Green Egg culinary partner and Common Quarter owner, Chef Todd Mussman, for a pre-July 4th cooking demonstration and 4 course dinner paired with local Atlanta brewery Eventide, all on the patio. Details
Max's Wine Dive Fri., July 4, July 4th Celebrations MAX’s Wine Dive (which just opened its doors July 1) will be open during the Peachtree Road Race on July 4, offering its famous Friday brunch and dinner service to runners and spectators alike. Details
Ventanas Fri., July 4, 7-11 p.m., Red, White & Booze The party will include a top Atlanta DJ, a view of fireworks overlooking Centennial Olympic Park, all-American food options, open or cash bar depending on ticket package, rooftop photo opportunity, and more. Details
The Lawrence Fri., July 4, 8:30 a.m.-12 p.m, Free Beer for Runners Runners of the Peachtree Road Race will receive free beer Friday morning. Also, come for $5 burgers and hot dogs-after the race. Details
BLT Steak Fri., July 4, 5:30-10:30 p.m., Festive Fourth of July Specials A fourth of July menu is offered and blackboard specials are available individually or guests may go for the prixe fix menu for $60 with a wine pairing for an additional $35. For reservations, please call the restaurant. Details
Parish Foods & Goods Fri., July 4, 10:30 a.m.-3 p.m., All American BBQ This fourth of July, Parish is holding a barbecue featuring all-you-can-enjoy burgers, dogs, potato salad, pasta salad, and more. Details
Bone Lick BBQ Fri., July 4, 12 p.m.-1 a.m., Sat., July 5, 11-1 a.m. and Sun., July 6, 11-2 a.m., Red White + Cue Bone Lick is holding its fourth annual 4th of July celebrations with a special menu, live music, games, and more. Details
Tap Fri., July 4, 7 a.m.-3 p.m., 4th of July Celebrations with TAP Tap is holding a 4th of July party on their patio. Guests can watch the Peachtree Road Racers early in the morning while enjoying a brunch menu, drink specials, and live entertainment. Details
Georgia Aquarium Fri., July 4, 7-10 p.m., Red, White & Brew This event benefits Georgia Aquarium's education initiatives and will be hosted in Oceans Ballroom and on the Aquarium's parking deck rooftop with beer, food, and live music. Details
Cook HallFri., July 4, 7-11 a.m., Cook Hall Peachtree Road Race Brunch While guests enjoy a spot to watch the Peachtree Road Race, there will be a grab-and-go patio brunch with music from DJ Hakim. Details
Cook Hall Fri., July 4, 5 p.m., Cook Out at Cook Hall Cook Hall will be hosting an All-American Cook Out on the patio. There will be craft cocktails, boozy slushies and live music from Moontower at 7:45 p.m. Details
Watershed on Peachtree Fri., July 4, 11 a.m.-3 p.m. & 5-10 p.m., Fried Chicken for the Fourth Watershed on Peachtree will be open on the Fourth of July and will exclusively offer its famous fried chicken as well. Details
Whiskey Blue at W Atlanta - Buckhead Fri., July 4, 4 p.m., Red, White & Whiskey Blue Fourth of July Celebration Whiskey Blue's panoramic views and outdoor patios make it the place to take in the Southeast's largest fireworks display at Lenox Square. Light the fuse with signature cocktails and nosh on gourmet bites as DJ's Rimby and Verse spin beats. Details