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4th of July fireworks locations

4th of July Gala Weekend and Fireworks Extravaganza

What: A two-day celebration with live entertainment, music, games and a fireworks display

When: 11 a.m. to 2 p.m. Friday and 10 a.m. until fireworks conclude Saturday

Where: Lake Lanier Islands Resort, 6950 Holiday Roa, Buford

Cost: $8 per vehicle

For more information: Call 1-800-840-LAKE or visit www.lakelanierislands.com

Independence Day Celebration in Norcross

What: Live music from the Skin Alley Cats, fireworks, rides, vendors, food and games

When: 2 to 10 p.m. Friday

Where: Lillian Webb Park, 5 College St., Norcross

Cost: Free

For more information: Call 770-448-2122 or visit www.norcrossculturalarts.com

Mall of Georgia's Fabulous Fourth

What: Live music, family-friendly activities and a fireworks display, including performances by the Mike Rogers Band from 2 to 4 p.m., Johnny Rockbridge from 4 to 6 and The Woody's from 6:30 to 8:30 Saturday with the film "Independence Day," presented by the Movies Under the Stars series, to follow

When: 2 p.m. to dusk Saturday

Where: Mall of Georgia, 3333 Buford Drive, Buford

Cost: Free

For more information: Call 678-482-8788

Duluth Celebrates America

What: An evening of live entertainment, including performances by The Woody's, the Army Ground Forces Band Loose Cannons, inflatables and rides for children, food and a fireworks display

When: 6 to 9:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Scott Hudgens Park at River Green, 4545 River Green Parkway, Duluth

Cost: Admission is free, while a fee will be charged for activities

For more information: Call 770-476-3434 or visit www.duluthga.net

Sparks in the Park

What: A movie - "Kung Fu Panda" - fireworks, inflatables, live entertainment, including a performance by Beatles tribute band The Return, and food vendors

When: 6:30 to 10 p.m. Friday

Where: E. E. Robinson Park, south of Sugar Hill Elementary on Sugar Maple Drive just off Level Creek in Sugar Hill

Cost: Free

For more information: Call 770-831-7413 or visit www.cityofsugarhill.com

Prelude to the 4th

What: The Lawrenceville Tourism and Trade Association and Aurora Theatre present the annual, free, outdoor musical celebration followed by a fireworks finale

When: 7:30 p.m. Friday

Where: Gwinnett Historic Courthouse lawn, 185 Crogan St., Lawrenceville

Cost: Free for lawn seating

For more information: Call 678-226-2639 or visit www.visitlawrenceville.com

42nd annual Fantastic Fourth Celebration

What: Stone Mountain Park's Lasershow Spectacular and fireworks

When: 9:30 p.m. Friday through Sunday

Where: Stone Mountain Park, U.S. Highway 78 East, Exit 8, Stone Mountain

Cost: $10 for parking

For more information: Call 770-498-5690 or visit www.stonemountainpark.com

Celebrate Braselton Festival

What: A parade down Ga. Highway 53 at 10 a.m., followed by food, games, performances by Blue Billy Grit, Dirt and Saddle Creek, and a fireworks display courtesy of Chateau Elan

When: 9 a.m. until fireworks conclude Saturday

Where: Braselton Park, 126 Harrison Street, Braselton

Cost: Free

For more information: Call 706-654-3915

Fourth of July Festival and Fireworks

What: Live entertainment, vendors, food and fireworks

When: 3 p.m. until fireworks conclude July 4

Where: 1369 Fourth Ave., Auburn

Cost: Free to attend

For more information: Call 770-963-4002 ext. 223 or visit www.cityofauburn-ga.org

Chateau Elan Independence Day Fireworks

What: Fireworks display

When: Dusk on Saturday

Where: Chateau Elan, 100 Tour de France, Braselton

Cost: Free

For more information: For more information, call 1-800-233-WINE or visit www.chateauelan.com