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Fourth of July Events in Atlanta 2020

Fourth of July Fireworks

Photo credit: Vernon Raineil Cenzon

I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE: Watch Fireworks in Atlanta.



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.

Where To Watch Fireworks

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Wednesday June 28, 2017 08:49 pm EDT
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Big Fourth of July Events

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Saturday July 4, 2020 12:00 am EDT
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CL Articles on Independence Day

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Monday July 6, 2015 03:35 pm EDT

  • CL File

No shortage of fireworks lit up Atlanta's skies over the Fourth of July weekend. Thanks to a new law that went into effect on July 1, Roman candles and bottle rockets are now legal in Georgia. People were able to obtain fireworks for the first time in the state instead of driving to Tennessee or Alabama to get their pyrotechnic fix.

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Between July 3 and July 5, Atlantans...

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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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Thursday June 21, 2012 01:46 pm EDT
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Sunday June 28, 2009 01:20 pm EDT
image-1Annelise: My father reads the Declaration of Independence every 4th of July out loud. We have it on our door. He pulls it down, reads it out loud to my mom, the dog and me. He’s a lawyer. It’s why our country was started, so we should remember it. I had a friend over last year and he read the Declaration of Independence. It was great. Then we went to the Waffle House afterward.... | 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

image-1?There are a lot of Fourth of July events taking place around the city this week. Not sure about how you'd like to partake in all the fun? We've got you covered.
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?Watch Atlanta light up during the fireworks displays around town, including Stone Mountain Park, Centennial Olympic Park, Turner Field, and Lenox Square. Or check out one of many neighborhood festivals, parades,...

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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

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1. Be proud of your government: Gov. Nathan Deal has appointed his business partner and two top campaign contributors to the influential Georgia Ports Authority.

2. A quick crime round-up:...

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Monday July 4, 2011 09:00 am EDT

  • Joeff Davis



Happy Fourth of July... Now go blow something up.

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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

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Whether it's with sparklers at a backyard cookout, or choreographed explosions lighting up the night sky, most people enjoy heading outside to watch fireworks on the Fourth of July. Here at CL we are no exception, so we went ahead and put together a roundup of where you can calm your fireworks craving this Fri., July 4.

Not one to disappoint, Stone Mountain will celebrate...

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