8 places to watch July 4th fireworks in Gwinnett

Y'all ready for some fireworks, Gwinnett? 

The Mall of Georgia is the big one, but there are a plethora of places to get your local Fourth of July fix — including several options on the eve of the actual holiday.

>>Don't live in Gwinnett, or up for a drive? Check out this roundup of fireworks displays around metro Atlanta. 

>>Celebrate the Fourth at these neighborhood parades.


Lawrenceville’s Prelude to the Fourth 

The city of Lawrenceville will hold its annual fireworks show on July 3. Festivities are held on the Lawrenceville Lawn and begin at 7 p.m. – when Lawrenceville’s renowned Aurora Theatre and a full orchestra starts its live performance of “The Little Mermaid.”

The Lawrenceville Lawn is located at 210 Luckie St.

Red, White & Boom in Norcross

The city of Norcross' celebration begins at 4 p.m. on July 3 and will include food vendors, bounce houses and "festive face painting." A DJ will perform live in Lillian Webb Park from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m.

The park is located at 5 College St. A shuttle will also run from the parking lot at Norcross First United Methodist Church, located at 2500 Beaver Ruin Road.

Sparks in the Park in Sugar Hill 

The city of Sugar Hill will celebrate Independence Day on July 3.  Festivities at E.E. Robinson Park begin at 6 p.m. and include food trucks and a Jimmy Buffet cover band.

Fireworks begin around 9:15 p.m. and blankets, lawn chairs and coolers are permitted. E.E. Robinson Park is located at 850 Level Creek Road.

Duluth Celebrates America

Duluth will hold its Independence Day activities a day early as well. Festivities willl be held on the town green, run from 6 to 11 p.m. and include two live bands, food trucks and children's activities. Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.

The Duluth Town Green (pictured below) is located at 3167 Main St.



Star Spangled Fourth at the Mall of Georgia

For the 14th straight year, thousands of revelers will gather at the mall for outdoor activities, live music and Gwinnett’s largest fireworks display – and a movie afterward.

Festivities begin at 5 p.m., with fireworks scheduled to begin at dusk. “Hunger Games: Mockingjay Part 2” will be shown post-fireworks on a 70-foot screen.

Admission is free. The Mall of Georgia is at 3333 Buford Drive NE in Buford.

Sparkle in the Park in Lilburn 

Undaunted by the Mall of Georgia juggernaut, the city of Lilburn will hold its annual "Sparkle in the Park" festivities at 5:30 p.m. on July 4. Offerings include balloon artists, family photos, food trucks and a "high-energy, family-friendly concert" from musical artist GLOW. 

Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. and will be accompanied by patriotic music. 

The event will be held at Lilburn City Park, 76 Main St. NW. Shuttles will be provided from the Nam Dae Mun Farmers Market, Lilburn Middle School and the parking lots at the intersections of Young and Church and Poplar and Killian Hill. 

Star-Spangled Snellville

The city of Snellville will begin celebrating the Fourth at 4 p.m., with food, inflatables, a water slide and more. Live music will feature a pair of local bands and fireworks are scheduled for dusk — around 9:30 p.m.

The festivities all take place at the city's newly renovated Towne Green, located at 2342 Oak Road. Parking will be available across the street at Snellville United Methodist Church.

Gwinnett Braves post-game fireworks

The Gwinnett Braves will also have a July 4 fireworks show after their game against Norfolk, which begins at 7:05 p.m.

Coolray Field is located at 2500 Buford Drive in Lawrenceville. 

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