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Best Places To Watch The 4th Of July Fireworks

Sometimes it's just not as simple as just looking up. Catch a big, bright display this Independence Day.
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Sometimes it's just not as simple as just looking up. Catch a big, bright display this Independence Day.


Fairhope's Fourth of July Festival and Fireworks, July 4 at 9PM
Henry George Park
398 Fairhope Ave, Fairhope, AL 36532

Big Bay Boom!, July 4 at 9PM
View from several locations in San Diego including: Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero, Marina District, Seaport Village/South Embarcadero, Coronado Ferry Landing (PDF of Viewing Locations)

Lights on the Lake Fireworks- July 4 9:45 PM
South Lake Tahoe, CA
Viewing locations include: the Tahoe Queen and M.S. Dixie II, Nevada Beach, Timber Cove Marina, Bijou Community Park, the Tallac Historic Site, Edgewood-Tahoe, and Lakeview Commons

Pier 39 Fourth of July, July 4 at 9:30PM
Beach Street & The Embarcadero
San Francisco, CA 94133

Americafest at the Rose Bowl, July 4 at 9PM
1001 Rose Bowl Drive
Pasadena, CA 91103

2014 Westport P.A.L. Fireworks Show, July 3 at 9PM (Rain date is July 7)
Compo Beach
60 Compo Beach Road, Westport, CT 06880

Fourth of July Fireworks and Liberty Day, July 4 at 9PM (Rain date is July 5)
University of Delaware athletic complex on South College Avenue
Newark, DE 19177

4th of July on the River, July 4 at 9:20PM
Rousakis Plaza
Historic River Street
Savannah, GA 31401

Thirteenth Annual 4th of July Airshow Above Kailua Bay, July 4 at 8:00PM
Kailua Beach Park
526 Kawailoa Road
Kailua, HI 96734

Navy Pier Fireworks, July 4 at 9:30PM
Best viewing from Dock Stage
600 E Grand Avenue
Chicago, IL 60611

July 4th Fireworks Celebration, July 4 at 10PM (July 5 is Rain date)
Aquila Park
3110 Xylon Ave S
St Louis Park, MN 55426

38th Annual Macy's 4th of July Fireworks, July 4 at 9PM
Brooklyn Bridge
New York, NY

Philly 4th of July Jam & Fireworks, July 4 from 7 to 11PM
Benjamin Franklin Parkway - 20th Street to Eakins Oval
Fireworks over the Philadelphia Museum of Art
Philadelphia, PA 19130

"Celebrate America" Fireworks & Fountain Show, July 4 at 9:15PM
Longwood Gardens
1001 Longwood Rd
Kennett Square, PA 19348

Music City's July 4th: Let Freedom Sing, July 4 9:30PM
100 1st Ave N
Nashville, TN 37201

Addison Kaboom Town 2014, July 3 at 9:30PM
Fireworks launched from an area north of Belt Line Road and west of Addison Road
Watching party at Addison Circle Park
Addison, TX 75001

National Mall Independence Day Celebration, July 4 from 9:10 to 9:27PM
Reflecting Pool
2 Lincoln Memorial Cir NW
Washington, DC 20024

Independence Day in Cheyennew, July 4 at dusk
Frontier Park
Carey & 8th Avenue
Cheyenne, WY 82001

text by Daise Bedolla