Thinking of taking in some fireworks this Fourth of July? Amazing pyrotechnic displays can be found across the country. Here are some of the top shows worth checking out.
Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks, New York City
Nothing says “God bless America” quite like watching fireworks explode over the Statue of Liberty. The nation’s largest fireworks display celebrates its 39th anniversary this year.
Let Freedom Sing, Nashville
Nashville isn’t just home to great music—it also boasts one of the most jaw-dropping pyrotechnic shows our glorious country has to offer. See more than eight tons of fireworks detonate in the sky this July!
A Capitol Fourth, Washington, DC
Join in the flag waving and celebrate the birth of America in the nation’s capital. The show illuminates everything from the Washington Monument, the Lincoln Memorial and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial and features live music from the National Symphony Orchestra.
Freedom Over Texas, Houston
This family-friendly celebration attracted almost 50,000 visitors in 2014. The amazing fireworks at Eleanor Tinsley Park on the Buffalo Bayou are truly a feast for the eyes. And be sure to take in the five different stages featuring live music.
Big Bay Boom, San Diego
Look no further than San Diego for fun-filled fireworks festivities on the west coast. Enjoy a 20-minute pyrotechnic extravaganza over San Diego’s North Bay in the largest event of its kind in the Western United States.
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By Greg Dalgetty
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