There are many different celebrations in the Atlanta area leading up to and including the 4th of July. Both East Point and Centennial Park will be having free festivals ending in fireworks.
Fourth of July – East Point
Salute to the Red, White and Blue includes a carnival, food court, live music, and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. near City Hall in East Point. Bring blankets and chairs but no food or pets. Free.
Fourth of July – Centennial Park
The gates of Centennial Olympic Park open at 6 p.m. for 4th of July Celebration. The fireworks synchronized to music begin about 9:40 p.m. Arrive early since gates close when the park is full. Free.