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.

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.

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Chicago Boyz Acrobatic Team

Acrobatic stunts, tumbling routines, giant jump rope tricks, and more await you at this limited engagement. These professional gymnasts were Semi Finalists on America’s Got Talent and regularly perform at halftime for the NBA’s Chicago Bulls. You’ll be on the edge of your seat watching the non-stop action!

June 11 - July 31

YOGI BEAR 4-D Adventure

Take a hike with the wildest bears on Earth! Join YOGI BEAR and BOO BOO as they grab lunch one picnic basket at a time in this 12-minute, action packed 4-D Adventure starring Dan Aykroyd and Justin Timberlake. Fun for the whole family!


Crossroads

April 02 - October 30

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

SkyHike®

Visit SkyHike to trek through the treetops on one of the nation’s largest family adventure courses.  No two hikes are the same!  Your choices make each hike a new challenge while secured to the patented overhead safety system.

Crossroads

March 12 - October 30

Camp Highland Outpost

Exciting outdoor challenges for the entire family including rock walls to climb, plus a low ropes course with multiple line bridges. Camp Highland Outpost is designed and built in partnership with the staff of Camp Highland in Ellijay, GA.

Crossroads

March 12 - October 30

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 - October 30

Geyser Towers®

Multiple levels of suspended rope bridges and net tunnels connect you to towering platforms that overlook the gushing geyser. With its sporadic eruptions and multiple offshoots, you can play in the spray or stay high and dry. The options, and the fun, are all yours.

Crossroads

March 05 - October 30

Ride The Ducks™

Learn about Stone Mountain Park ?s history in a splashy way with Ride The Ducks?. Check out the only tour where you go from land to water to land again and you never leave your seat! The Duck vehicles are 1940's era Army DUKWs, converted into comfortable open-air vehicles for your viewing and listening pleasure.

Crossroads

March 06 - October 30

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

Water Works

Oh no! There’s water… water… everywhere! Which can only mean one thing – a pipe has burst at Compass Point! Suit up and become an honorary member of the Water Works Team as they try to solve the problem. But watch out – you may get wet!

Compass Point

June 11 - July 31

Splash’s Super Soakin’ Parade

YOU are a part of the action in this NEW summer parade! Twirling umbrellas, rolling rubber duckies and wacky hats are just the beginning of the fun as we wind through Crossroads! And with Splash the Duck in the lead, the chances of getting super soaked are pretty steep!

Crossroads

June 11 - July 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

Splash and Friends Summer Bash

Have you ever hugged a bear? Or high – fived a duck? Make your way to Character Circle and check those items off of your bucket list! Buddy the Bear and Splash the Duck are waiting for you at this picture perfect character encounter.

Character Circle

June 11 - July 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

Adventure Tales

Our adventurers have returned! Join our brave storytellers as they share inspiring, touching and humorous tales. You are sure to get swept up in this current of imagination!

Campfire Cottage

June 11 - July 31