There are so many spectacular family events going on in and around Atlanta in celebration of Independence Day (4th of July). I thought I’d share with you a few of the family friendly events going on in Atlanta that I found when doing research of where to spend the day with my family. Besides the viewing the fireworks what else are you looking for? Face Painting, Games, Food
Downtown East Point: A Hometown Celebration
Downtown East Point is bringing an old-fashion carnival to town with classics like the Carousel, Ferris Wheel and lots of games. The highlight of the night will be the Fireworks show which will begin at 9:30pm.
Where: 2757 Main Street, East Point, GA 30344
(across from the East Point MARTA Station and East Point City Hall)
When: 4th of July from 4:00pm-10:00pm (carnival hours differ, check here for hours)
Stone Mountain: Fantastic Fourth Celebration
Stone Mountain Park will host there 45th annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration. Enjoy the day checking out the all new Geyser Towers, Mini-Golf, or even a tree top adventure on Sky Hike. End the night relaxing on the lawn enjoying the Laser show begins at 9:30pm) which will be followed up by a beautiful display of fireworks.
Where: 1000 Robert E. Lee Drive, Stone Mountain, GA 30083
When: July 3rd and July 4th
Laser Show begins at 9:30pm, Firework Show immediately follows
Georgia Aquarium: Rooftop celebration (benefit event)
Bring your chairs, blankets and picnics and enjoy this family fun Rooftop Fireworks celebration. From the Georgia Aquarium’s roof of their parking deck you’ll be sure to have a great view of the Fireworks Show that takes place at Centennial Olympic Park. There will be lots of family fun including music, face painting and desserts by Wolfgang Puck Catering.
Where: 225 Baker Street NW, Atlanta, GA 30313
(rooftop of Aquarium parking deck)
When: July 4th, 2012
7:30pm-10:30pm (fireworks typically begin at 9:30pm)
Cost: $10 for kids, $15 for adults and seniors (all proceeds go to benefit SEA)
space is limited so purchase tickets today
How will you celebrate your patriotism this 4th of July? Comment below and let me know