Things to Do in Atlanta at Stone Mountain Park in Summer

School is out, the weather is warm, and summer is the perfect time to get outdoors and find things to do in Atlanta. Whether you’re checking off a summer bucket list, showing friends and family around the city, or simply looking for fun things to do during the break from school, Stone Mountain is a top destination for residents and visitors alike. Stone Mountain Park has a variety of attractions, activities, and entertainment that are perfect for every age, and the Park has more than enough to offer to keep you busy and having fun all summer long.

1. Music Across America Drone & Light Show

Experience the all new Music Across America Drone & Light Show on the world’s largest screen – Stone Mountain! The fire cannons, special effects, iconic music, 250 color-changing drones, and fireworks make the entire experience fun and memorable for everyone.

The Show occurs daily around sunset throughout the summer.

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2. Summer at the Rock

Buy an Attractions Ticket, and get unlimited access to most of Stone Mountain Park’s one-of-a-kind activities! You can choose from a 12-month Mountain Membership, a one-day Attractions Ticket, or a one-day Attractions Ticket plus Meal Deal. The attractions included in your particular ticket may vary, but they may contain some or all of the following:

Please note that some activities are only available as an add-on to Attractions Tickets, and some have age, height, and weight requirements. Learn more about each attraction by clicking on the links above.

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3. Outdoor Challenges

Enjoying the great outdoors is one of the best parts of Georgia summers. Embrace the sun, grab your gear, and get ready for these one-of-a-kind outdoor activities. You’ll discover new heights when you step up to these challenges, and you’re sure to have a wonderful time whether you take on the great outdoors with friends, family, or solo. Click each link to learn about what’s in store!

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4. Fantastic Fourth Celebration

During the first week of July each summer, Stone Mountain Park’s Drone & Light Show takes on a new level of patriotism and American pride as we celebrate the Fourth of July. Spend a fun-filled day at the Park’s attractions and stay after dark for a mesmerizing Lasershow and mind-blowing fireworks finale. You won’t want to miss the show voted, “Best Place to Watch Fireworks in Atlanta” by the AJC!

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5. Labor Day Weekend

This beloved 35-year Atlanta tradition is back for 2021 with fun for the whole family! The fire cannons, special effects, and iconic music make the entire experience fun and memorable for everyone.

Lasershow Spectacular shows occur daily around sunset throughout the summer.

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