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Where to find fireworks July Fourth 2017 in Northeast Georgia
Fireworks light up the sky over Laurel Park during the 2016 Fourth of July celebration in Gainesville.

The fireworks start at dark, and some events include daytime activities, too.


What: Owl Creek Band, food, craft market and bouncy houses
When: 9 a.m. July 4, with 3:30 p.m. tribute to veterans
Where: Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville
How much: $10 per car
More info: 770-534-7091

Lanier Islands

What: Low country boil, street performers and concerts
When: 10 a.m. to 9 p.m. June 30 and 10 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 1-4
Where: Lanier Islands, 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford
How much: $15-41.99
More info: 770-945-8787

Flowery Branch

What: Craft market, raffles and prizes
When: 5 p.m. July 1
Where: Sterling on the Lake, 7004 Lake Sterling Blvd., Flowery Branch
How much: $5 per car, $1 per person for walk-ups and free for residents with amenity card
More info: 770-965-3980

What: Dance contest, food vendors and children’s activities
When: 6-11 p.m. July 3
Where: Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming
How much: Free
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What: 5K, adventure zone for kids, craft market, car show, parade
When: 8 a.m. to dark July 4; parade at 11 a.m.
Where: University of North Georgia drill field, 82 College Circle, Dahlonega
How much: Free
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What:  Festival, parade and concert
When: 5 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Braselton Town Green, 9924 Davis St., Braselton
How much: Free
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When: 5 p.m. July 4
Where: Mall of Georgia parking lot, 3333 Buford Drive NE, Buford
How much: Free
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When: 6 to 9 p.m. July 4
Where: Atlanta Motorsports Park, 20 Duck Thurmond Road, Dawsonville
Cost: Free
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When: 9:30 to 10 p.m. July 4
Where: Alpine Village Shoppes, 8016 S. Main St., Helen
How much: Free
More info: 706-878-2181

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