All-American Celebration at Verizon Wireless Amphitheater
The annual Atlanta Symphony Orchestra’s All-American Celebration features a rousing program of patriotic standards, singalongs and classical favorites. The evening ends with a spectacular fireworks display. 8 p.m. July 4, Verizon Wireless Amphitheater At Encore Park, $12–$35, 2200 Encore Parkway, Alpharetta, 404-733-5010, .
Heritage Arts Festival at Underground Atlanta
Underground Atlanta hosts a celebration of African-American culture and history with fine art and live music at the 16th annual Heritage Arts Festival. Look for more than 50 national and international booths featuring African artifacts and jewelry, plus film screenings, plays, storytelling and book signings. July 1 — July 4th, Underground Atlanta, 50 Lower Alabama Street S.W., Atlanta, 404-523-2311,
Marietta’s Freedom Parade
The City of Marietta’s big Fourth of July Freedom Parade begins at 10 a.m.
Red, White & Brew at the Georgia Aquarium
The Fourth of July benefit for the Georgia Aquarium’s education initiatives, Red, White & Brew is barbecue and beer festival with a bang. The celebration takes place atop the Aquarium’s parking deck, with views of the fireworks display at Centennial Olympic Park. July 4, $45 per person, adults over 21 only, Georgia Aquarium, 225 Baker Street N.W., 404-581-4000, "
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