Sandy Springs summer fun: Fireworks, live music, festivals and more

Dive into summer with Sandy Springs’ exciting lineup of events! There’s something for everyone, from the Stars and Stripes July Fourth Celebration at City Green to outdoor movies, live music and much more. Don’t miss the 2nd Annual Blue Stone Arts and Music Festival or the relaxing Sundown Social evenings. Outdoor enthusiasts can explore tubing, paddleboarding, and more with Nantahala Outdoor Center and Murphs Surf. Whether you’re seeking family-friendly fun or a night out with friends, Sandy Springs has your summer covered!

Stars and Stripes July 4th Celebration - City Green

Get ready for an unforgettable Stars & Stripes Fireworks Celebration! Festivities start at 4 p.m. with a shuttle from Lake Forest Elementary and the opening of City Green. Enjoy a variety of food trucks from 6 p.m., offering everything from Vietnamese subs to Hawaiian shaved ice. From 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., dance to live music by the renowned A-Town A-List. Cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Stay cool, stay hydrated and soak in the festive spirit for a night full of food, fun and fireworks!

Location: 1 Galambos Wy.; Website:; Date: Thursday, July 4; Time: 4-10 p.m.; Admission: Free

Twister (1996) Movie Screening - The Springs Cinema and Taphouse Drive-In

Experience an electrifying movie night at The Springs Cinema and Taphouse Drive-In Theatre with the classic action film “Twister” (1996)! Watch storm chasers battle violent tornadoes on the massive 46′ outdoor screen. Arrive early to tailgate and indulge in a variety of craft beers, wines and specialty cocktails from the outdoor bar. Savor mouthwatering food delivered straight to your vehicle with an easy mobile ordering system. With luxury amenities, a stellar cast, and a unique drive-in setting, this promises to be a fun evening with friends under the stars!

Location: 5920 Roswell Rd., Unit C-103; Website:; Date: Wednesday, July 10; Time: 9 p.m.; Admission: $28 - $49

Sundown Social - City Green

Sundown Social is back for its second year on select Thursdays, offering a relaxed neighborhood gathering in the best backyard in Sandy Springs! Starting at 5:30 p.m., guests can enjoy delicious food and signature cocktails, including the refreshing Spring Breeze, while enjoying yard games and live music from 6 to 8 p.m. With a splash pad for the kids and a vibrant atmosphere, it’s the perfect evening for all ages.

Location: 1 Galambos Wy.; Website:; Dates: Select Thursdays (July 11, 18 and 25); Time: 5:30 - 8 p.m.; Admission: Free+

Jersey Boys - Byers Theatre at Sandy Springs Performing Arts Center

Indulge in an evening of magic with “Jersey Boys” at the Byers Theatre. This award-winning musical follows Frankie Valli and The Four Seasons from humble beginnings to pop-music legends. Enjoy electrifying performances of hits like “Sherry,” “Big Girls Don’t Cry” and “Can’t Take My Eyes Off Of You.” Perfect for a special night out, “Jersey Boys” combines phenomenal music, memorable characters, and compelling storytelling, making it a must-see show. Get your tickets now!

Location: 1 Galambos Wy.; Website:; Dates: Thursday, July 12 - Sunday, Aug. 11; Admission: $42 - $98

Concerts by the Springs - Heritage Amphitheatre Lawn

Join in the summer fun at Concerts by the Springs featuring two exciting events! On July 14, head to the Heritage Amphitheatre Lawn for an evening with G Clef & The Playlist, a dynamic band known for its diverse music repertoire. Take in Latin American flavors from the food trucks opening at 5:30 p.m. Then, mark your calendar for August 4, as Harvest Moon takes the stage. This group pays tribute to the legendary careers of Neil Young and Crosby, Stills, Nash & Young, promising a great musical journey.

Location: 6110 Blue Stone Rd.; Website:; Dates: Sunday, July 14 and Sunday, Aug. 4; Time: 7 p.m.; Admission: Free+

City Green Live - City Green

Don’t miss City Green Live’s two incredible nights of live music under the stars! On July 26, enjoy the Tyler Neal Band at 7:30 p.m. followed by Marc Broussard at 8:30 p.m. with his soulful Bayou Soul hits. Then, on August 30, catch Heffner at 7:30 p.m. leading up to Fastball at 8:30 p.m., closing the series with their chart-topping hits and new album tracks. Free lawn seating is available, along with tasty bites from local food trucks like Dot Bowl and Three Tikis. This will be perfect for a night out with friends!

Location: 1 Galambos Wy.; Websites: /; Dates: Friday, July 26 and Friday, Aug. 30; Time: 7:30 p.m.; Admission: Free+

Movies by Moonlight - Heritage Amphitheatre Lawn

Grab your popcorn and blankets for Movies by Moonlight at the Heritage Amphitheater Lawn! Experience a blockbuster under the stars with free admission. The fun starts at 7 p.m. with the outdoor “lobby” offering delicious treats like popcorn and hotdogs. The show begins around 8:30 p.m. as the sun sets, ensuring a fantastic evening with friends and family.

Location: 6110 Blue Stone Rd.; Website:; Dates:

Friday, Aug. 23 and Friday, Sept. 6; Time: 7 p.m.; Admission: Free

2nd Annual Blue Stone Arts and Music Festival

Get ready to groove at the 2nd Annual Blue Stone Arts & Music Festival! This free, family-friendly event in the City Springs District features multiple music stages, an Artist Market with more than 50 vendors, a Kids Zone, and more. With top national musical acts performing each night, join for a harmonious weekend of arts, music and community fun.

Location: 1 Galambos Wy.; Website:; Dates: Friday, Sept. 27 - Saturday, Sept. 28; Admission: Free

Sandy Springs Farmers Market - City Green

Grab your tote bags and head to the Sandy Springs Farmers Market, open every Saturday this summer! Nestled around the City Green, this market is your ultimate destination for farm-fresh produce and artisanal delights. Explore offerings from more than 50 vendors, complete with pre-order options and a pet-friendly atmosphere in designated areas..

Location: 1 Galambos Wy.; Website:; Dates:

Now until Saturday, Nov. 23; Time: 8:30 a.m. to noon.; Admission: Free

A Day on the River - Chattahoochee River and Morgan Falls Overlook Park

Experience a day of river adventure with Nantahala Outdoor Center (NOC) and Murphs Surf, both conveniently located in Sandy Springs! NOC offers a variety of activities on the Chattahoochee River, from tubing and rafting trips to guided paddle tours and more. Explore the river’s scenic beauty with kayak and stand-up paddleboard rentals from Murphs Surf at Morgan Falls Overlook Park. After your paddle, enjoy the park’s amenities, including picnic areas and hiking trails.

Location: NOC Chattahoochee Outpost / Morgan Falls Overlook Park; Websites: /; Dates: All summer; Admission: $25+

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