ATLANTA, GA — Parades and concerts are about to get under way across the Atlanta metro and fireworks shows are planned for the Fourth of July holiday — some are this weekend, some are on July 4 itself. Some fireworks are not legal in Georgia. Check with your city or county for laws about what fireworks are allowed.

Patch has the list of towns holding fireworks, parades, concerts and anything else that should get you in the holiday spirit. You should know a few towns are not holding celebrations on July 4 itself. So prepare yourself for anything held before or after that date.

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