Where to watch Fourth of July fireworks shows in metro Atlanta’s Cobb County

Spectators watch fireworks next to Glover Park in Marietta, Georgia, on Monday, July 4, 2022, as part of the city’s 4th In the Park Celebration. (Chris Day/Christopher.Day@ajc.com)
Chris Day

With the Fourth of July just around the corner, Cobb County is gearing up for a mesmerizing celebration that will light up the night sky in a burst of colors and awe-inspiring displays. From the vibrant communities of Marietta to the serene landscapes of Kennesaw, Cobb County boasts an impressive array of venues that serve as the perfect stage for an unforgettable Independence Day experience. Join us as we delve into the enchanting world of Fourth of July fireworks in Cobb County, where patriotism and pyrotechnic artistry intertwine in a brilliant spectacle of celebration.

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest - Six Flags Over Georgia

Celebrate Independence Day at Six Flags Over Georgia with a dazzling fireworks show presented by Coca-Cola. Experience the breathtaking display as fireworks light up above the thrilling roller coasters. For the best view, head near Superman: Ultimate Flight and Justice League Battle for Metropolis. Enhance your celebration by attending the VIP Fireworks Party at Hurricane Harbor, offering after-hours water park access, giveaways, games, live music and an all-you-can-eat buffet.

Location: Austell - 275 Riverside Pkwy.; Website: sixflags.com/july-4th-fest; Contact: 770-739-3400; Dates: Friday, July 30, Saturday, July 1 and Tuesday, July 4; Admission: $50 (Single-day ticket) or $70 (VIP Experience Bundle)

Salute to America - Kennesaw

For over 50 years, the City of Kennesaw has proudly hosted its annual Salute to America celebration, a pre-Independence Day event. On Monday, July 3, from 6 to 10 p.m., join the festivities featuring two stages of live music, lively street entertainment, food vendors and engaging activities for children. Don’t miss the fun kids’ parade and make sure to find a spot at Adams Park, Depot Park, or Main Street by 9:30 p.m. to witness a breathtaking fireworks display.

Location: Kennesaw - (Depot Park) 2828 Cherokee St. NW; Website: kennesaw-ga.gov/salutetoamerica; Contact: 770-422-9714; Date: Monday, July 3; Admission: Free

July 4th Spectacular - Woodstock

Check out the lively Independence Day celebration in Woodstock and experience a spectacular fireworks display to honor America’s birthday. Start the day with the exciting Main Street parade at 10 a.m. and throughout the afternoon, enjoy a family-friendly festival filled with tons of entertainment and activities from 11 a.m. to 3 p.m. As the day draws to a close, gather behind the Lowe’s shopping center near Highway 92 and Interstate 575 at dusk to witness a mesmerizing fireworks show.

Location: Woodstock - (Behind Lowe’s Shopping Center) 575 Molly Ln.; Website: facebook.com/events; Dates: Tuesday, July 4; Admission: Free

4th in the Park Celebration - Marietta

Don’t miss the City of Marietta’s all-day 4th in The Park Celebration on July 4. The festivities begin with the Let Freedom Ring Parade at 10 a.m., followed by a jam-packed day of entertainment, including free concerts, an arts and crafts show, a kids’ zone, festival food and carnival games. The highlight of the event will be a spectacular fireworks finale at dusk. It’s the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day in Marietta!

Location: Marietta - 50 N Park Sq.; Website: mariettaga.gov/Fourth-of-July; Contact: 770-794-5606; Date: Tuesday, July 4; Admission: Free

July 4th Concert and Fireworks - Acworth

Celebrate freedom in Acworth as the City of Acworth and the Acworth Business Association present an impressive fireworks extravaganza, one of the largest in metro Atlanta. Join the festivities at Cauble Park, where live music will entertain at 5:30 p.m. and, around 9:30 p.m., be amazed by a stunning fireworks display. Enjoy free admission to both the event and the concert.

Location: Acworth - 4425 Beach St.; Website: acworthtourism.org/july-4th; Contact: 770-917-1234; Date: Tuesday, July 4; Admission: Free

4th of July Celebration, Cruise-In and Fireworks - Powder Springs

Join the festivities at Powder Springs’ 4th of July Celebration, Cruise-In and Fireworks on July 4. Held at Thurman Springs Park, this annual event features live music, tasty food vendors, a car show, and kids’ activities, culminating in a stunning fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. It’s a not-to-be-missed celebration of Independence Day in downtown Powder Springs.

Location: Powder Springs - 4485 Pineview Dr.; Website: cityofpowdersprings.org/4th-of-July; Contact: 770-943-1666; Date: Tuesday, July 4; Admission: Free

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