Top Cities

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.

Boston Fireworks
# 1


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.

  • Boston Fireworks
New York Fireworks
# 3

New York

Framed by the Manhattan skyline and reflected off the winding Hudson, New York's Independence Day extravaganza is among the best in the country.

  • New York Fireworks
Los Angeles Fireworks
# 5

Los Angeles

Los Angeles July 4th AmericaFest celebration is choreographed by Pyrospectaculars, which is known for having the most phenomenal fireworks displays in the world.

  • Los Angeles Fireworks
Philadelphia Fireworks
# 2


During Philadelphia's famous Wawa Welcome America! festival, visitors can find historical presentations, live music, great eats, and of course the fireworks.

  • Philadelphia Fireworks
Washington DC Fireworks
# 4

Washington DC

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!

  • Washington DC Fireworks
Chicago Fireworks
# 6


Chicago has not one, but three different fireworks shows. They take place on both the north and south sides of the historic Navy Pier.

  • Chicago Fireworks