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Celebration Tips

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

  • 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.

  • Designed Smoking AreasLower 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.

Fantastic Fourth Celebration

July 02 - July 05

Don't miss the Fantastic Fourth Celebration, July 2-5!

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

Frequently Asked Questions

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 show includes a lighting feature at the base of the mountain shining up like fingers of light showcasing the 825 foot mountainside. 

New for Summer 2015! The Lasershow Spectacular™ in Mountainvision, is newly updated with breath-taking 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 new 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 2-5!

Experience what’s NEW at Stone Mountain Park daily during Summer at the Rock. Board the Scenic Railroad and check out the NEW Georgia Justice Wild West Train Show. Come be the star in the Celebrate America Parade, and prepare to be amazed while watching the NEW show Magic Time with Matt. Plus, challenge yourself on SkyHike®, the nation’s largest family adventure course, or cool off and play in the spray on Geyser Towers®…the adventures are endless!

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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.