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Celebrate Independence Day with These Exciting Local Events

The Fourth of July is right around the corner, and there’s no shortage of festive events to enjoy in our local area! From thrilling fireworks displays to engaging activities for the entire family, Clayton and Henry counties have something for everyone. Here’s your ultimate guide to making the most of this patriotic holiday:

Henry County Summer Fest

Date & Time: Saturday, June 29, 4:00 PM – 9:30 PM
Location: Atlanta Motor Speedway, 1500 Tara Place, Hampton

Kick off your celebrations with the Henry County Summer Fest! This lively event features an impressive fireworks show, pit road pickleball, Splash Bash, Full Throttle Flyover, a kids’ fun zone, flag football, delicious food, and more. Please note, only clear bags are allowed, and no coolers or drones are permitted. Best of all, admission and parking are free! For more details, contact the Henry County Parks and Recreation Department at 770-288-7300 or email

Freedom Fest at The District

Date & Time: Saturday, June 29, 5:00 PM – 11:00 PM
Location: The District, 1065 Olde Town Morrow Road, Morrow

Join the city of Morrow for Freedom Fest at The District! Enjoy live music from Head Games (a Foreigner tribute band), and Radio 80s Band, along with DJ performances, circus acts, and food. There will be plenty of activities for kids, including bounce houses, waterslides, and games. The night will conclude with a spectacular fireworks finale. This event is free and perfect for the whole family!

City of Stockbridge 4th of July Extravaganza

Date & Time: Thursday, July 4, 5:00 PM – 9:00 PM
Location: Stockbridge Amphitheater, 4650 N. Henry Blvd, Stockbridge

Celebrate the Fourth of July with the City of Stockbridge at their annual Extravaganza! Enjoy live music from Soul Cartel, Algebra Blessett, The Michael Jackson Live Tribute, and Bobby V. Gates open at 3:00 PM, so come early to grab a good spot. This event is free and will be capped off with a dazzling fireworks display.

Panola Mountain State Park 4th of July Hike

Date & Time: Thursday, July 4, 8:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Panola Mountain State Park, 2620 Ga. Highway 155 SW, Stockbridge

For a unique Fourth of July experience, join the 4th of July Hike at Panola Mountain State Park. This pre-registration-only event includes a guided hike up Panola Mountain, where you can watch fireworks from across the local area. Remember to bring water, a flashlight, and a blanket, and wear closed-toe shoes with good tread! Admission is $25 with a $5 parking fee. Register by calling the Nature Center at 770-389-7801.

Fireworks at Spivey Splash

Date & Time: Saturday, July 6, Dusk
Location: Spivey Splash Water Park, 2300 Walt Stephens Road, Jonesboro

Wrap up your Independence Day celebrations with a bang at Spivey Splash Water Park! Enjoy a stunning fireworks display starting at dusk. For more information, call 770-473-5425.

Get ready to celebrate the Fourth of July with these fantastic local events. Whether you’re looking for family-friendly activities, live music, or breathtaking fireworks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy! The Durham Team wishes you a happy and safe Independence Day.

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