Something Different this 4th of July?

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If you’ve been in Atlanta for a couple of years or so, you probably know that some of the best 4th of July firework displays are held at Lenox Square, Centennial Olympic Park, Lake Lanier Islands, and Stone Mountain’s Fireworks and Laser Show. But if you’re looking for something a little bit more low-key and off the beaten path, or just different, here are a few places you might want try this year!

Callaway Gardens – July 4th Star Spangled Beach Party at Robin Lake Beach. The event includes beach activities, live music, a flying circus and a fireworks extravaganza. It will be a great time for the entire family! If you want to stay overnight, packages start at $209 at the Mountain Creek Inn and include admission to the festivities and gardens. More info here.

Mall of Georgia’s 14th annual Star Spangled Fourth – This event will include children’s rides and inflatables, live music, food and beverage vendors, and a variety of games with the chance to win prizes from participating Mall of Georgia stores. They will also feature a special Movies Under The Stars presentation on a 70-foot big screen and then one of the largest fireworks display in the county! If you live up this way, you won’t want to miss out on this 4th of July fun!

If you live up 75 in the northern parts, you might want to check out the fireworks in Acworth’s Cauble Park at Lake Acworth. There will be live music starting at 4pm, then at dark featuring a spectacular fireworks show overlooking the lake. There will also be food and drink vendors on site. More info here.

East Point’s Red, White and Blue 4th of July Hometown Celebration – This event will feature a merchandise vendor market, music all evening, a food court and fireworks show. Fireworks start at 9:30pm and will synchronize with the music! More info here.

Whatever you decide to do, be safe and enjoy! Happy Independence Day!

Written by Kimber Bond

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