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Celebrate 4th of July in Henry

Posted by Leah Brown on Jul 1, 2019 12:36:23 PM

 

 
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Wondering what to do on the Fourth of July? Henry County offers several ways to celebrate Independence Day including an ice cream social, fast cars, panoramic views and tons of fireworks and family fun.

4th of July Family Fest

Join over 20,000 expected spectators for this year’s 4th of July Family Fest presented by Gordos Cheese Dip. The event, described as the largest firework display and family festival in the south Atlanta area, will be held at Warren Holder Park in Locust Grove from noon until 10 p.m. featuring LIVE Music, Kids Zone, Water Zone & over 100 vendors! The event is free and parking is $5/$10/$20! Kids Zone, Water Zone, and Dry Zone are available for $5-$15 each.

O’Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags and Fireworks

Atlanta Motor Speedway and the Governor's Office of Highway Safety are teaming up to make this year's Independence Day the most patriotic and fun night of the summer.

On a special night Thursday, July 4, the fast cars and trucks of O'Reilly Auto Parts Friday Night Drags will light up the pit lane dragstrip, and the largest fireworks display in Atlanta's Southside will light up the night during the Click It or Ticket Fireworks Salute to America.

Tickets for the evening's pyrotechnics and drag racing are only $10 and kids 5 and under get in free. Admission includes access to grandstand seating, which will provide the best view of the massive fireworks shows, and the infield where fans can see the high-octane, high-speed thrills from up close.

Fourth of July Ice Cream Social

McDonough Mayor Billy Copeland will continue his annual Fourth of July Ice Cream Social on Thursday, July 4 from 6-7:30 p.m. Come out to the Square and enjoy Ice Cream with the Mayor.

4th of July Fireworks Hike at Panola Mountain State Park

Does a panoramic view of Stone Mountain and Atlanta’s Independence Day celebrations atop Panola Mountain in Stockbridge, Georgia sound like fun? You can finish the experience with a campfire and s'mores. Contact Panola Mountain State Park at (770) 389-7801 to reserve a spot for hikers ages 8 and older. In effort to provide the most exciting view, the date of this event is subject to change based on the fireworks displays of the surrounding area.

Cotton Fields Golf Club 4th of July Special

Have you heard about the Independence Day special at Cotton Fields Golf Club? $25 will cover your Golf fees w/cart (INCLUDES Hot Dog/Chips/Canned Drink or Water).

July 4th Weekend Sale & Block Party Celebration

Red, White, & Blue and FREE Family Fun too! Celebrate the happy holiday weekend with the best deals and smile worthy family activities at Tanger Outlets! Enjoy extra savings in your favorite name brand outlet stores from Thursday July 4th - Sunday, July 7th! On, Saturday, July 6th from 11 AM - 5 PM Tanger will host a Block Party Celebration with a Live DJ and lots of fun.

Jailhouse Brewing Co. 4th of July Celebration

Celebrate freedom with your friends or stock up on beer to-go for the evenings fireworks show at The Watchtower!

So how are you planning to celebrate the 4th of July in Henry?