The Seven Best Fourth of July Fireworks Displays

America’s Independence Day is honoured with lavish celebrations across the country, featuring fabulous fireworks displays and free live concerts. In honour of the USA’s 238th birthday, here are our rankings for the seven best Fourth of July Fireworks Displays.

The Seven Best 4th of July Fireworks Displays

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  • 7. South Lake Tahoe, California

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    Lake Tahoe's Independence Day celebrations are separated into five regional events, but the biggest and brightest of these–South Lake Tahoe's Lights on the Lake–is the star.

  • 6. Atlantic City, New Jersey

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    Illuminating the sky above Atlantic City's famed seaside boardwalk, these dazzling fireworks–launched from one land-based platform and two sea-based–do not disappoint.

  • 5. Addison, Texas

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    Kaboom Town, which takes place in Addison Circle Park on the 3rd of July, has been delighting spectators since 1985 with both pyrotechnics and an air show featuring historic warplanes.

  • 4. Boston

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    Boston played a big role in the fight for freedom, and the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular–which has been held over the Charles River Esplanade since 1973–is suitably incredible.

  • 3. Philadelphia

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    The Philly Jam features big-name artists in addition to an incredible fireworks display–fittingly extravagant celebrations for the birthplace of independence.

  • 2. Washington, D.C.

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    "A Capitol Fourth," the capital's free lawn concert, is a spectacular event that combines "pop culture with patriotism," and boasts an attendance of more than half a million.

  • 1. New York City

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    Held over the East River, Macy's Fourth of July fireworks have been a televised tradition since 1976, featuring not just fireworks but entertainment from the hottest names in music.

 

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