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Your ultimate July Fourth 2019 event guide for Hall County, North Georgia
Fireworks, fireworks, fireworks!
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Spectators watch the fireworks show at the Independence Day Celebration at Laurel Park in Gainesville, on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. - photo by David Barnes

Whether you’re looking to catch some fireworks or listen in on a reading of the Declaration of Independence, Hall County and the nearby area has you covered this July Fourth.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration

When: 10:30 a.m. to 10 p.m. July 1-7

Where: Stone Mountain, 1000 Robert E Lee Boulevard, Stone Mountain

How much: Daily pass required

More info: www.stonemountainpark.com

Recitation of the Declaration of Independence

When: 11 a.m. Wednesday, July 3

Where: Kenyon Plaza outside the Hall County Courthouse, 225 Green St. SE, Gainesville

How much: Free

More info: 770-718-5523

Daily July 4 events at Margaritaville

What: Events include bands and low country boils

When: July 3-7

Where: Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

How much: $46 general admission

More info: www.lanierislands.com

Northwinds Symphonic Band Patriotic Pops Concert

When: 8 p.m. Wednesday, July 3

Where: Smithgall Arts Center, 331 Spring St. SW, Gainesville

How much: $16 for students and those 65 or older, $19 for adults, $15 for veterans and immediate family

More info: theartscouncil.net/events/the-arts-council-summer-musicfest-2019/northwinds

We the Runners Half Marathon, 10k/5k & Sparkler Trot

When: 7:30 to 11 a.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Fowler Park, 4110 Carolene Way, Cumming

How much: $15 for Sparkler Trot, $35 for 5K, $40 for 10K, $65 for half marathon

More info: www.totallyrunning.com

Fourth of July Celebration

When: 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Downtown Dahlonega

How much: Free

More info: www.dahlonegahideawayhavens.com

Fourth of July Celebration

When: 8 a.m. to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Downtown Demorest

How much: Free

More info: www.cityofdemorest.org/events/fourth-of-july-celebration

July 4th Celebration

When: 8 a.m. to 4 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Vogel State Park, 405 Vogel State Park Road, Blairsville

How much: $5 per car

More info: www.explore.gastateparks.org/info/222334?c=16534104

Laurel Park celebration and fireworks

When: 9 a.m. to dusk, July 4

Where: Laurel Park, 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville

How much: $10 per car

Red, White & Rock All Day Music Festival

When: 1 to 11 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Cumming Fairgrounds, 235 Castleberry Road, Cumming

How much: $5

More info: 770-781-3491

17th-Annual Star Spangled Fourth

When: 3 to 11:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford

How much: Free

More info: www.oakwoodoccasions.com

Honoring Freedom

When: 5-9 p.m., Thursday, July 4

Where: Chicopee Baptist Church, 13 First St., Gainesville

How much: Free

More info: info@chicopeebaptistchurch.com

4th of July Music, Parade & Fireworks

When: 5 to 10 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Downtown Braselton, 9924 Davis St., Braselton

How much: Free

More info: www.braselton.net

4th of July Fireworks

When: 9 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Downtown Helen, 726 Brucken Strasse, Helen

How much: Free

More info: www.helenga.org/calendar/helens-50th-celebration-4th-of-july-fireworks

July 4th Fireworks 4K

When: 9 to 10:30 p.m. Thursday, July 4

Where: Atlanta Motorsports Park, 20 Duck Thurmond Road, Dawsonville

How much: $20 for the 4K, $25 on the day of the event

More info: www.fivestarntp.com

Fireworks at Margaritaville

When: 10 p.m. July 4-6

Where: Margaritaville at Lanier Islands, 7650 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford

How much: $46 general admission

More info: www.lanierislands.com

Lake Burton Fireworks

What: Boat-accessible fireworks show

When: 9:30 PM July 6th, 2019

How much: Suggested donation of $60 per family

Where: South end of Billy Goat Island, Lake Burton, Rabun County

More info: www.lakerabunfireworks.com

This story has been updated from its original version.

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