On the 4th of July, most major cities or towns in the United States have a fireworks display. Independence Day fireworks have become one of the most anticipated events of the summer. In recent years, there has been an unspoken competition between cities, as to who offers the most extravagant displays. Although dozens claim to be the best, our reviewers have come up with the top cities. These locations stand out above all and truly give Americans a reason to celebrate. From parades and gourmet food to concerts and beautiful venues these cities’ fireworks displays blow up any competition.
For over 30 years, Boston’s fireworks have been one of the nation’s top Independence Day displays. They combine the sound of the Boston Pops with a historical atmosphere.
The fireworks will be launched from both the south side and north side of the Navy Pier. You can also see the fireworks at Millennium Park, or many locations along the lakefront.
Two spectacular shows: Light Up the Lake and the Cleveland Symphony Star Spangled Spectacular.
The City of Houston Freedom Over Texas celebration features live music, kids activities, and a spectacular fireworks show.
The annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks display takes place in various locations throughout the Los Angeles area. Get times and details!
Framed by the Manhattan skyline and reflected off the winding East River, New York’s Independence Day extravaganza is among the best in the country.
During Philadelphia’s famous Wawa Welcome America! festival, visitors can find historical presentations, live music, great eats, and of course the fireworks.
Celebrate Independence Day in various locations around California’s capital city.
The annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks display takes place in various locations throughout San Francisco. Get times and details!
The annual Seattle Independence Day celebration and fireworks display takes place at Gas Works Park and South Lake Union Park. Get times and details!
The annual Independence Day celebration and fireworks display takes place in various locations throughout the Washington DC area. Get times and details!