Ahh…Independence Day. A day for celebrating freedom and embracing community. A day for grilling out and spending time with friends. A day for BLOWING THINGS UP! Admit it, blowing things up with fireworks is what you look forward to most.
As such, we thought we’d help you out by rounding up the best Fourth of July Fireworks across the country. No matter where you’re at you’ll find an Independence Day celebration within driving distance (as long as you don’t mind a little road trip).
When: July 4th at 8PM ET
Where: You can view the fireworks anywhere in NYC as long as you have an unobstructed view of the skyline. Or, you can watch it live on NBC.
As you can imagine, when Macy’s gets involved it’s going to be a big celebration. In addition to a tremendous fireworks display, you’ll also see music performances by Dierks Bentley, FLO RIDA, Meghan Trainor, and Many more.
When: July 3rd and 4th
Where: Addison, Texas
This event boasts 2 days of explosive fun. You’ll experience and impressive air show, live music, and of course some Texas-sized fireworks. This festival is consistently voted one of the best in the country. If you’re able, then get there this 4th of July!
When: July 3rd and 4th
Where: Nashville, Tennessee
This event is rockin’ downtown in Nashville and has something for everyone in the family. A family fun zone will be available throughout the event as well as plenty of boot scootin’ tunes for the hardcore country fan.
When: July 2nd, 3rd and 4th
Where: Forest Park in St. Louis, Missouri
Self-proclaimed as “America’s Biggest Birthday Party,” we get the feeling these folks know how to party. Sure, they’ve got the live music and great food you’d expect, but be on the lookout for the zip lines running through Lagoon Drive too!
When: July 4th at 9:45PM
Where: Lake Tahoe, Tahoe South
Fireworks + lake = one heck of a good time. Not interested in merely viewing the show from the shore? That’s totally fine, just book a spot on The Tahoe Queen or M.S. Dixie II and watch the explosions in the sky safely from the dock of a paddle-wheeled boat.
It’s tough to only choose 5 Fourth of July fireworks displays, but we’re confident these 5 are some of the best. Do you have a favorite 4th of July celebration? Please share in the comments or on our Facebook page.