As the 240th birthday of the United States of America, cities and households around the country are preparing to celebrate Independence Day with a boom, or two…or several thousands.
Out of all the great firework displays in the nation, here are 10 of the greatest.
Recognized as the nation’s largest Independence Day celebration, the Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks display attracts more than 3 million spectators live and over 10 million TV viewers, according to NBC’s website. This year is the celebration’s 40th anniversary and is the largest Macy’s fireworks display in more than a decade with 56,000 pyrotechnic effects.
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The 18-minute show is the “largest annual (firework display) ever in the western U.S.,” with 300,000-500,000 people expected to be viewing.
Thousands will once again flock to the Benjamin Franklin Parkway for the Wawa Welcome America festival on July 4. The event also features a series of mini-activities leading up to the big concert. PHOTO PROVIDED
SAN FRANCISCO – JULY 4: Fireworks