Northeast Georgia 4th of July celebrations

This is your guide to the July Fourth celebrations in Northeast Georgia.

If you plan to attend these events, carry your water and wallet. You’ll need to stay hydrated in this mid-summer heat, and you may have to pay for parking and activities.

July 5

Seed Lake

The Seed Lake Fireworks Show will start at 9 p.m. There are limited shoreline locations to view the fireworks. The best view is by boat. Residents of Seed Lake pay for the fireworks and the fireboat.

Sky Valley

The Sky Valley Grand Parade begins at 11:15 a.m. at Tahoe Lane and ends at Sky Valley Park. Parade entries will be given prizes and the Grandstand Master of Ceremony will announce the parade entries. All entries should be at Tahoe Lane by 10:45 a.m.

Fireworks will be on display and will start at 9:15 p.m. over the lake by the golf course.

July 6

Lake Burton

The Independence Day Fireworks Show begins at 9:30 p.m. from the South End of Billy Goat Island, Lake Burton. You can view the fireworks by boat or from a boathouse. There is a suggested donation of $100 per family.


The Tiger Drive-In will host its annual fireworks and movie event. The Drive-In is located at 2956 Old 441 South, Tiger.  The movie will be “Despicable Me 4” starts at 9:30 p.m. with the fireworks show right before the beginning of the movie. There is a playground for children and a concession stand.

July 7

Lake Rabun

The Lake Rabun Wooden Boat Parade starts at 10:30 a.m. at Mathis Dam. This year, the parade is led by Admiral Thad Warren.

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