Where to Celebrate July 4th in and around Henry County

Celebrate Independence Day with Parades, Fireworks shows and Community Events

By Jennifer Sheran, publisher McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove Macaroni Kid June 22, 2022

Are you looking for ways to celebrate July 4th in McDonough, Stockbridge, Hampton, Locust Grove, Jackson, Griffin and surrounding areas? 

We have all your Independence Day fun in and around Henry, Clayton, Butts, Spalding and Newton counties — fireworks, community festivals, and more — rounded up right here for you!

South and South East Atlanta Area Independence Day Events

Star Spangled Saturday in Warm Springs

June 25 at 11:00 a.m.

The Coweta Falls Chapter Sons of the American Revolution will lead off a parade in historic Warm Springs, Ga with a presentation of the colors and rifle salute, followed by a flyover of vintage planes. Free watermelon courtesy of the Warm Springs Fruit Stand will be at the city park. The Peachtree City Corvette Club will present a "Cruise-In" and they invite visitors to view their cars parked at the market area at Spring & Broad immediately following the parade

Freedom Fest Oak Hill Church, Williamson

June 26, 6:00 - 9:00 p.m.

Bring a picnic and enjoy summer outside fun at Oak Hill Church in Williamson. Enjoy inflatables, waterslides and fireworks when the sun goes down.

Stone Mountain's Annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration

July 1-5

Enjoy a day full of adventure with great family attractions and live entertainment, then stay into the evening to experience the Lasershow Spectacular followed by the exact same patriotic fireworks finale each night of the celebration! The Fantastic Fourth Celebration has been voted the “Best Place to see Fireworks in Atlanta” by Atlanta Journal-Constitution readers, a “Must-See Fireworks Show” by USA Today, and one of Reader’s Digest’s picks for “America’s Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks.”

You must purchase a spot on online for each person in your group and show your email at the ticket plaza at the entrance.

For more information: Stone Mountain's Fantastic Fourth Spectacular

Callaway Gardens July Fourth Star Spangled Beach Party, Pine Mountain

July 1-4

A weekend of fun at Callaway Gardens includes beach activities, live music, food trucks, contests and the annual Fireworks Extravaganza. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. 

Entrance fees are adults, $29.95-$69.95; ages 3-11, $26.95; ages 2 and younger, free.

Pine crest Fireworks Celebration
July 1, 8:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Bring your lawn chair for one of the largest shows in the county. 175 Foster Drive, McDonough

🧨Firecracker 5K

July 2 at 9:30 a.m. 

Celebrate freedom with a 5k color run, kickball game and cookout at Coley Park in Hampton

🧨Independence Day at Lake Pavilion in Griffin

July 2, 2:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Celebrate with live music, games, food and fireworks. Performing live Mary Kate Farmer and No strings attached band. $15.

🧨Annual Fireworks at Lake Dow

9 p.m. July 2, 2022

Details: The fireworks will be at Pilgreens Steakhouse and the show is free and open to the public.  Come early to set up your chairs

🧨Jackson Lake Boat Parade, Concert, and Fireworks

July 2nd beginning 8 p.m. 

Off the Peninsula neighborhood halfway between Kersey’s Bridge and the Dam. Jackson Lake, Jackson, Ga

Details: Anchor up in Concert Cove for a boat parade, concert and fireworks show! Red, White, and Blues is back and bigger, better, and louder than every!🎸🇺🇸🚤 We’ll be rockin’ the docks on Jackson Lake once again, this time at the new Teal Family home 

🧨Porterdale's Light Up the Sky Independence Day Celebration

July 3, 5:00 - 7:00 p.m.

Food trucks, Dj and Fireworks show.

🧨Red, White, and Boom! in Conyers

July 3, 6:30 -9:30 p.m.

Celebrate the fourth in Olde Town Conyers with food trucks, kids activities, multiple stages of live music, a beer garden, and fireworks!

🧨Fireworks Independence Celebration at Fun Spot

July 3, fireworks at 9:00 p.m.

Enjoy thrills and games at Fun Spot Atlanta in Fayetteville and stay for the Fireworks Celebration

🧨Oxford July 4th Parade

July 4 at 8:00 a.m.

Kick of the day of celebration with an Independence Day Parade in downtown Oxford.

🧨City of Griffin July 4th Parade

July 4 at 11:00 a.m.

Line up along the 100 block of East Broad to celebrate our freedom with an Independence Day Parade 

🧨 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks

July 4, 2022, Starting at 5 p.m. 

Details: Food trucks and fun for the whole family. Activities start at 5pm and fireworks will begin at dark! 

🧨 July 4th Fireworks Celebration in Jackson

July 4, 5:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Celebrate at the Butts County Recreation Center with food trucks, inflatables, watermelon eating, games and fireworks at dark! $5 entrance fee.

 🧨Freedom Fest at Community Bible Church

July 4 at 5:30 p.m. 

Details: Fun for all ages, food, food trucks, and concessions, live music, games, bouncey houses, and the best fireworks on the south-side!

🧨Independence in the Park on the Square in Covington

July 4, at 6:00 p.m.

Details: Enjoy the fireworks on the square.

🧨 Stockbridge July 4th Extravaganza

July 4, 6:30 - 10:00 p.m.

Details: The City of Stockbridge will host a great time in the city with music, food, and fireworks.

🧨Sunsets, Fireworks, and S'mores at Panola Mountain, Stockbridge

July 4, 8:00 p.m. 

Details:  Join the rangers for a once a year hike up Panola Mountain to watch the sunset over downtown Atlanta, then watch the fireworks shows from Peachtree City to Stone Mountain showcase a panoramic view. After the spectacular light show, join us for a bonfire and roast some s'mores.

For more informationCall the Nature Center at 770-389-7801 to register. $15 per person and a $5 parking fee.

Hope you all have a happy -- and safe July 4th holiday!

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