Fireworks and the 4th of July translates to the quintessential All-American combination highlighting summer across the country. If you are looking for a change of scenery this Independence Day, jump in the car and head for one of our favorite cities for 4th of July fireworks.
The impressive July 4th firework display lights up the Marina District and Boardwalk in Atlantic City this summer! Borgata sets off a dynamic show in honor of Independence Day and Borgata’s 15th birthday. Tropicana presents their own fireworks fete over the beach and boardwalk.
One of the best fireworks shows in the country has Conductor Keith Lockhart directing the Boston POPS at the Hatch Shell. This year, Queen Latifah and musical sensations Arlo Guthrie, along with Amanda Mena and the Texas Tenors, prelude a phenomenal 23-minute firework display over the Charles River. For optimal viewing, head to Memorial Drive on the Cambridge side of the Charles River.
The Windy City pays homage to the nation with an awe-inspiring spectacular at the Navy Pier. Set to patriotic music, the city’s lakefront Rhapsody in Blue in Millennium Park rings in the 4th with a bang. Watch the show from the water on one of the many 4th of July cruises featuring dinner to cocktail cruises or head out early and grab a spot along the beach.
The city that knows about show-stopping performances lights up the skies all along the strip. This year’s main display takes place at Caesar’s Palace.
The electrifying city does what it knows best: sparkle and shine. At 9:00 P.M., downtown Miami’s Bayfront Park hosts one of the largest fireworks displays in South Florida for “America’s Birthday Bash.”
One of the nation’s largest fireworks displays is perfectly choreographed to an original medley of songs performed live by the Grammy Award-winning Nashville Symphony.
New York City
Is it any surprise that the city hosting the beloved Macy’s Thanksgiving Day Parade would also host Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks? One of the best pyro displays in the nation first came to fruition in 1958, and the tradition continues today. Each year, five barges launch 40,000 fireworks over 1,000 feet in the air as small boats blast red, white and blue water jets along the bans of the East River. That’s not all, the celebration continues with live performances by pop artists, gospel groups and choirs.
Pier 39 sets the stage for San Francisco’s dazzling fireworks display. Following Mustache Harbor-Yacht Rock Explosion, at 9:30 P.M., the skies light up for the City & County of San Francisco’s much-anticipated event.
Dubbed “America’s Biggest Birthday Party,” St. Louis’ epic celebration under the Arch draws thousands for an unsurpassed fireworks show and action-packed multi-day celebration.
It seems fitting to watch an amazing array of fireworks at the nation’s capital. Choose your favorite viewing spot; from rooftop bars, the National Mall or even across the Potomac at the Marine Corps War Memorial.