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 team of experts have gone to hundreds of shows across the United States and we have come up with the top 6 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.
Framed by the Manhattan skyline and reflected off the winding Hudson, 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.
It's no surprise that one of the United States' most impressive fireworks displays can be found in our capital city. Join the president in wishing our nation a happy birthday!