13 places to get your Fourth of July fireworks fix in Atlanta

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13 places to get your Fourth of July fireworks fix in Atlanta

Independence Day is America’s birthday. Nearly as important is the holiday’s designation as the most fireworks -filled day of the year.

It’s only been about two years since the pyrotechnic aficionados in Atlanta could find their roman candles, bottle rockets and sparklers right here in city limits.

Now, that it’s legal, it’s time to set the sky ablaze, Atlanta.

If you’re looking for the perfect place to purchase your fireworks arsenal, search no further.

Here are 13 places to buy fireworks in Atlanta:

Judy Egelston of Middletown waits for her husband with their fireworks at TNT Fireworks. "He's like a kid in a candy store," she said, as he goes to get more fireworks before they check out. Samantha Grier

North Fulton

Extreme Fireworks, 4398 Kimball Bridge Road, Alpharetta. 

TNT Fireworks, 215 Rucker Road, Alpharetta.


Phantom Fireworks of Roswell, 730 Holcomb Bridge Rd, Roswell.

TNT Fireworks, 5455 Atlanta Hwy, Alpharetta.

Cobb

Phantom Fireworks of Marietta, 2505 Chastain Meadows Pkwy, Marietta. 

TNT Fireworks Supercenter, 2781 S Cobb Drive, Smyrna.

Jake’s Fireworks, 4299 Bells Ferry Road, Kennesaw.

Cashiers Brandon Mann of Trotwood and Beth Landis of Brookeville ring up purchases at TNT Fireworks. Samantha Grier

Gwinnett

Phantom of Duluth Superstore, 2255 Pleasant Hill Road, Ste 210, Duluth.

Jake’s Fireworks, 3577 Club Drive, Lawerenceville.

Fireworks for Charity, 4372 Buford Dr, Buford.

DeKalb

Jake’s Fireworks, 5170 Stone Mountain Hwy, Stone Mountain.

TNT Fireworks, 8200 Mall Pkwy, Lithonia.

TNT Fireworks, 500 Brookhaven Ave., Atlanta.

The Georgia Office of Insurance and Fire Safety Commissioner's office has an even more detailed list of all licensed fireworks retailers, which you can find here

Even though there are now hundreds of places to purchase fireworks, there are still a few things to keep in mind:

     
  • Those purchasing fireworks must be 18 years of age or older. Those buying fireworks will pay an extra 5 percent excise tax at the register, in addition to regular state and local sales taxes.
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  • Fireworks enthusiasts are not allowed to set them off within 100 yards of a nuclear power plant or gasoline station and are liable for any damage they cause.
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  • For the Fourth of July holiday, fireworks can be lit until 2 a.m.
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