2014 4th of July Fireworks in Gainesville Georgia

June 24, 2014
Check out where to view 4th of July Fireworks in and around the Northeast Georgia/ Hall County Area! There are several venues that offer spectacular firework shows and fun activities for the whole family.
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Northeast Georgia Firework Celebrations

2014 Fourth of July falls on a Friday this year!  Communities all over Georgia will have firework displays and entertainment in celebration of Independence Day.  Please click on the red highlighted links below for details about events around Northeast Georgia and please confirm with venue about delays in case of inclement weather.

Fireworks Displays:


——> LAUREL PARK Gainesville/American Legion – Begins at 8:30pm.

Laurel Park Gainesville, GA (Hall County)  July 4, 2014 American Legion Fireworks Display at 3100 Old Cleveland Highway, Gainesville.  Fireworks at dusk. ($5.00 per car.)


——> LAKE LANIER  – Begins at 10:00am to 11:00pm.

Lake Lanier  July 4, 2014.  LanierWorld. 7000 Lanier Islands Parkway, Buford, GA 30518. Event calendar.


——> FLOWERY BRANCH/Sterling on the Lake  Begins at 5:30pm (Please note the date of Saturday JULY 5th)

Sterling on the Lake Flowery Branch, GA.  Sterling’s Fireworks celebration is on Saturday, July 5th, 2014 and they will kick the night off at 5:30pm with a live band! Fireworks begin at dusk. $15 Per Car for non-residents.


——>  DEMOREST – Begins – All Day.

Demorest, GA:  July 4, 2014.  Huge celebration planned! Please click city link for a full list of Demorest’s schedule of events.  All day festivities are planned with live music, parades, car show, and more!  Begins at  6:30am and Fireworks begin at dusk.


——>  BUFORD/Mall of Georgia – Begins at 5:00pm.

Mall of Georgia, Buford, GA:  July 4, 2014. Festivities begin at 5:00 pm and Fireworks begin at dusk.


——>  CUMMING – Begins – 9:30pm.

CummingGA:  July 3rd and 4th, 2014. Festivities planned for both days. Please click city link for more info.


——> DAHLONEGA – Begins at dusk.

Dahlonega, GA   July 4, 2014.  4th of July Family Celebration & Firecracker 5k/10k. Festivities scheduled all day & Fireworks begin at dusk.


——> HELEN – Begins at 9:15pm.

Helen, GA  July 4, 2014 at dusk, 8016 S. Main St., Helen, GA, behind the Alpine Village Shoppes. 


——> BRASELTON – Begins at 4:00pm.

Braselton, GA Celebrate Braselton Festival (4:00pm), Parade (6:00pm), & Fireworks (Dusk): July 4, 2014.


——> STONE MOUNTAIN – Begin 9-9:30pm.

Stone Mountain Fantastic Fourth Celebration, July 3rd – 5th, 2014.  Laser Show & Fireworks begin approximately 9 to 9:30pm. Come early for festivities and for a good seat.


——> CENTENNIAL PARK – 6:00pm to 10:00pm.

Centennial Olympic Park <— (Please click link to review prohibited items) Atlanta, GA.  July 4, 2014 at dusk, 4th of July Celebration.



Lenox Square 3393 Peachtree Rd NE, Atlanta, GA.  July 4, 2014.  Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.


——> SIX FLAGS –  9:30pm.

Six Flags 275 Riverside Parkway, SW, Austell, Georgia 30168.  July 4th-6th, 2014.  Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.


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The Details: 

4th of July Fireworks in Gainesville, GA Hall County

What time do the fireworks start in Hall County, Georgia?

There are many great events if you want to stay local.  The American Legion in Gainesville, Georgia is putting on a fireworks display at Laurel Park in Gainesville, GA.  The Park is located at 3100 Old Cleveland Highway.  The park will be open during the day with activities and use of the park for picnic goers with views of Lanier.  The fireworks show starts at dusk, which is around 9pm.

Speaking of Lanier, what better way to spend the holiday than at Lake Lanier Islands.  Whether you’re in Forsyth or Hall County, this is a great place to be!  The show starts at dark, but the park opens at 10:00am with live entertainment , games and family activities planned during the day.

One place that’s always a favorite for those in North Georgia is at The Mall of Georgia in Buford, Georgia.  They are putting on their “Fabulous Fourth” celebration and they always have a lot going on!  Their fireworks show starts at dusk which is around the time most shows get started in Georgia, but you’ll need to come early because the fun actually starts at 5:00pm featuring live music from local bands all the way up to 9pm.  After the fireworks display, you can stick around for a showing of The Hunger Games: Catching Fire at the mall’s Village Amphitheater on their new 70 foot screen!

If you are thinking about traveling out of Hall County and looking for a larger venue, you may want to visit the Centennial Olympic Park’s 4th of July Celebration in Atlanta, GA.  They begin their festivities at noon and they have a bunch of activities planned throughout the day for children such as splashing around in the fountain of rings, face painting, inflatables, arts and crafts.  Live music will be performed.  The fireworks finale is synchronized to patriotic music and is sure to be spectacular!

Another great place to go to see the fireworks is Lenox Square.  They have musical entertainment planned starting at 6pm and their fireworks show begins at dusk.

Fireworks Safety:

No matter where you are in North Georgia, whether it’s Gainesville, Flowery Branch, Oakwood, Dahlonega, Dawsonville, or Braselton, there are plenty of alternatives to putting on your own fireworks display.   Every year fireworks safety advocates warn about the dangers of putting on your own fireworks show and urge you to leave it to the professionals.

According to the Center for Disease Control there are 8,500 injuries a year relating to people using their own fireworks.  And, out of those injuries 70 to 75% occur within 30 days of July 4thChildren under the age of 14 have the greatest risk of being hospitalized for fireworks injuries.  7 people out of 100 are hospitalized every year and 40% of them are children.  10 to 14 year old boys make up the largest percentage of children who are hurt by fireworks.  They are 3 times as likely to be injured than girls.  Did you know that fireworks are responsible for $22.7 million in property damage every year and $100 million in medical costs?  It is a staggering amount when you think of the numbers that way.  With so many places to see the fireworks, it really isn’t worth the risk to you or your children.

For more safety tips about fireworks, you’ll want to check out our other article Fireworks Law: Are Fireworks Legal in Georgia?

Keep in mind that even though sparklers are legal in Georgia, they burn at 1,000 degrees Fahrenheit.  Just because they’re legal, it doesn’t make them safe.

Have fun this Fourth of July, but most of all no matter where you choose to watch the fireworks we hope you and your family have a safe holiday!


At Breakfield & Associates, Attorneys, our Georgia Attorneys welcome any questions on Georgia laws.  Please Call or Email us with any Accident or Injury related questions; we provide a confidential and free consultation to discuss your matter.


About the author: John Breakfield  a Georgia Lawyer with Breakfield & Associates, Attorneys in Gainesville, Georgia and handles various Safety and Injury , DUI, Business Litigation, and Boating Accident matters, as well as legal representation for Criminal Defense matters.  The law office of Breakfield & Associates, Attorneys can assist clients throughout Georgia including:  Hall County (Gainesville, Oakwood, Flowery Branch), White County (Cleveland), Barrow County (Auburn, Bethlehem, Braselton, Carl, Statham, Winder), Lumpkin County (Dahlonega), Gwinnett County (Buford, Duluth, Sugar Hill, Lawrenceville), Jackson County (Braselton, Commerce, Hoschton, Jefferson, Pendergrass), Dawson County (Dawsonville), Habersham County (Demorest, Cornelia), Clarke County (Athens) and all of Northeast Georgia.

This article should not be considered nor relied upon as legal or safety advice since it is only intended for general overview and informational purposes. Please consult with an attorney on your specific situation in order to determine an appropriate legal course of action.  Please contact the fireworks venue for any and all information pertaining to dates, times and locations. 

Author: John Breakfield 

Breakfield & Associates
Attorney at Law
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