Fantastic Fourth Celebration

Don't miss the BIGGEST Fireworks Finale EVER, July 1-4!

Attraction Hours: 10:30 a.m. - 8 p.m.
Lasershow and Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration was voted the “Best Place to see Fireworks in Atlanta” by Atlanta Journal-Constitution readers, a “Must-See Fireworks Show” by USA Today and one of Reader’s Digest’s picks for “America’s Most Spectacular Fourth of July Fireworks.”

Experience the Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, a not-to-be-missed Atlanta tradition that promises to wow your family with state-of-the-art digital graphics and awe-inspiring effects.The Lasershow Spectacular in Mountainvision®, features a NEW! Drone Wars segment with iconic music, epic fireworks and  jaw-dropping fire effects. Three flame cannons add a punch to the show by sending a trio of flames nearly one-hundred feet into the air. Plus, special fireworks spray multi-colored bursts and dance on the water at the base of the mountain.

The special patriotic fireworks finale will immediately follow the Lasershow every night July 1-4!

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*Vehicle entry to the park is $15 for a one day permit or $40 for an annual permit. Note that there will be no free Park re-entry allowed. Guests who leave the Park on July 4 and then wish to return will have to re-pay the $15 Park entry fee.

Please be aware that the Park may close gates to traffic once parking capacity is reached.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration Frequently Asked Questions

When is the Fantastic Fourth Lasershow and fireworks?

The Lasershow and fireworks are July 1-4. The Lasershow begins at 9:30 p.m. and the fireworks immediately follow. The show is the same all four nights.

How much is the Lasershow?

The Lasershow is free with $15 daily parking or a $40 annual pass.  Parking may be purchased online here or at the park on the day of your visit.

Where do I enter the Park?

  • Cars - Enter through the East gate (main entrance on Highway 78) or West gate (James B Rivers Memorial Drive and East Mountain Street).

  • Pedestrians - Enter through the West gate (James B Rivers Memorial Drive and East Mountain Street) ONLY.

Are there designated smoking areas?

Lower Lawn (below train tracks): On the left side near the Cherokee Trail below the South Carolina terrace. Upper Lawn: Outside of the east and west side restrooms. All other areas on the laser lawn are restricted. Please be courteous of non-smoking guests.

Can I bring alcohol to the park?

Alcohol can be brought to the Park, but is not permitted on streets, in parking lots, or other posted areas. Those other areas include, but are not limited to, attractions, the Lasershow, Pavilions, the Special Events Meadow and the Walk-Up Trail. No glass containers are allowed.

Can I bring my own food to the Lasershow?

Yes. You can bring your own food to the Lasershow and picnic on Memorial Lawn prior to the show. Do not bring glass containers, alcohol, or grills, as they are not allowed on the Lawn.

Can I use the Adventure Pass or Adventure Pass Meal Deal to access the attractions during Fantastic Fourth Celebration?

Yes!

Can I purchase a Lasershow Snack or Dinner terrace seat?

Yes, you can purchase a Lasershow Snack Holiday terrace seat for July 2, 3, & 5. The Lasershow Dinner terrace seat can be purchased for July 3 & 5. There are no terraces available on July 4th as it is a first come first serve basis. Reserve Terrace

July 4th Specific Frequently Asked Questions

Can I leave the Park and come back on July 4?

Guests who leave the Park on July 4 and then wish to return will have to re-pay the $15.00 Park entry fee.

Is high attendance expected on July 4?

Please be advised that the Park typically experiences large crowds on July 4 and it is best to arrive early. The Park will close the gates to traffic once parking capacity is reached.

Can I reserve a pavilion on July 4th?

Due to the heavy traffic and large crowds associated with the 4th of July weekend and holiday, we do not rent any of our Private Picnic Facilities, including the covered pavilions. They cannot be reserved over the July 4th weekend or on July 4th itself and we will not give anyone permission to use these facilities on these dates. While many of these covered pavilions may have been occupied on those dates in prior years, those guests did not have the facility reserved and did not have permission to use the facility.

Summit Skyride

The rock's top attraction is The Summit Skyride. This high-speed Swiss cable car provides a stunning view of the Confederate Memorial Carving as it transports guests more than 825 feet above ground to the top of Stone Mountain. From the top, experience amazing views of the Atlanta skyline, the Appalachian Mountains and more up to 60 miles away.

Skyride Plaza Area

January 01 - December 31

Scenic Railroad

Climb aboard our train with a full size locomotive from the 1940s with open-air cars that will take you on a lively five-mile excursion around the mountain. Marvel at beautiful views of Stone Mountain and the surrounding landscape.

Railroad Depot in Crossroads

March 05 - January 04

Historic Square: A Collection Of Georgia Homes and Antiques

The Historic Square at Stone Mountain Park is a collection of original buildings from around the State of Georgia, built between 1793 and 1875. Each structure was moved from its original site and carefully restored to preserve its authenticity and historical value.


Historic Square

March 05 - December 31

Great Locomotive Chase Adventure Golf

Putter around on a miniature golf course based on the real-life adventures of the Great Locomotive Chase. Taking on the perspective of the train’s original crew, you'll make your way through 18 holes in hot pursuit of the stolen General locomotive.

Crossroads

February 18 - December 31

The Great Barn®

It's harvest time in the barn! Atlanta's most exciting adventure for families and children (primarily ages 5-12), featuring super slides, trampoline floors, climbing structures and over 65 interactive games.

Crossroads

March 05 - December 31

Discovering Stone Mountain Museum at Memorial Hall

Sacred ground, landmark, refuge, meeting place, home: Stone Mountain has been many things to many people. Discovering Stone Mountain Museum features artifacts and stories that span 12,000 years, from ancient civilizations that lived on the mountain to the present-day park.

Memorial Hall

January 01 - December 31