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HAPPY 4TH OF JULY

By: Maria King
Date: June 28, 2015
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CELEBRATE THE VERY BEST BIRTHDAY ON EARTH!

Jul 01, 2015 - Jul 05, 2015
Since 1982, the festival includes more than 200 events including walking tours, concerts, July 4th Boston Pops concert and fireworks, revolutionary era historical reenactments, Chowderfest, and much more. Boston's rich history as a key city in the founding of the United States is celebrated over the holiday period. Also takes place in surrounding areas.
2,500,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Join us on July 4 for the Grand Parade – the largest of its kind in the state of Utah – highlighting freedom through bands, professionally crafted floats, giant helium balloons and local and national performers. Entries will be given the unique challenge to promote patriotism among the spectators, through music, displays, dance, and other creative and meaningful expression. The parade will follow the same route that it has in previous years. It begins at 960 N. University Ave. and proceeds south to 100 S. and then turns east to 200 E. From there it turns north to Center St. and then turns east and ends at 900 E. Fireworks show known as Stadium of Fire is held at 8pm at the BYU Lavell Edwards Stadium in front of over 50,000 people.
300,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Since 2000. The Big Bay Boom July 4th Fireworks Show is back promising another spectacular display over San Diego Bay. Fireworks will be discharged simultaneously from barges placed strategically around the Bay off Shelter Island, Harbor Island, Embarcadero North, Seaport Village, Embarcadero South Marina Park, Coronado Ferry Landing and Imperial Beach. Listen to the simulcast on 105.7 The Walrus FM radio. The impeccably choreographed display will last approximately 17 minutes. Come to the waterfront to watch the show and the Port of San Diego strongly encourages carpooling or taking the San Diego Trolley. Stay tuned for more information about free shuttle and parking locations.
150,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Join us for a fabulous 4th as we celebrate Independence of our country. Enjoy music, beach games, contests and to top it all off, a firework show at 9pm. 12:30-4:30, Children's activities, DJ music, bounce house, face painting, hodog and apple pie eating contests. Live music starts at 4:30, fireworks at 9pm.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
City and community celebration that provides fun and entertainment for the whole family with special children's activities, live musical entertainment, concessions and a spectacular fireworks show over Biscayne Bay. Pony rides and Petting Zoo 11am-8pm, Free Kids Zone 3pm-7pm, Live music 5pm-8pm and fireworks at 9pm. Something for everyone!
70,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Grab your stars and stripes and celebrate the 4th of July at PIER 39! Witness the skies burst with red, white and blue as PIER 39 celebrates Independence Day! Spend the day rocking out at PIER 39 to the beats of our patriotic entertainment lineup: 2pm: Mobility, The Air Force Band, takes the stage 6pm: Dance to your favorite 80s band, Tainted Love 9:30pm: Look to the sky as The City of San Francisco presents a spectacular fireworks display over San Francisco Bay, followed by a mix of the hottest tracks by DJ Scotty Fox 10pm: Enjoy post-fireworks savings at participating merchants until 11pm 4th of July at PIER 39 is proudly sponsored by Dreyer's Grand Ice Cream, Coca-Cola, Verizon, Crystal Geyser ALPINE SPRING WATER and Telemundo 48.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 03, 2015
Since 1981. Featuring a parade, entertainment, sports activities, family fun, food and music. At night come and enjoy the largest fireworks display in Ohio lasting almost a full half hour. The best views will be at Bicentennial Park, along Long St., Nationwide Blvd., Washington Blvd. and Genoa Park. Spots will be taken quickly so it will be in your best interest to arrive early.
500,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Since 1986. The annual Fabulous Phoenix 4th will feature one of the largest fireworks displays in the Southwest. The free and non-alcoholic family event annually attracts 100,000-plus participants. Included in this year's event will be two stages featuring local entertainers, a variety of vendors offering festival-style food and beverage, arts and crafts, interactive exhibits and a classic car display. Youth activites, rides and inflatables, and a water spray zone will be part of Kids World.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Since 1980, concerts throughout, an antique vehicle rally, street performers and fireworks over the beautiful Inner Harbor area. The celebratory night concludes with a spectacular fireworks display at 9:30pm. The holiday fireworks can be viewed from several locations in downtown and beyond, including Federal Hill, Fell's Point and Rash Field. Check website for details
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Since 1978, visible from New Jersey as well as New York this is one spectacular display of sights and sounds that celebrates our Nation's birthday. Takes place along the East River between 23rd and 42nd Street.
1,000,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Since 1976, Celebrate America's Independence with your family and friends at Tulsa's annual July 4th celebration. Tulsa's much-anticipated FreedomFest includes endless entertainment, a variety of activities and tasty concessions. A Tulsa tradition, FreedomFest is known for featuring one of Oklahoma's largest free fireworks displays and live music on three entertainment locations along the Arkansas River. Join the crowds at Tulsa's River Parks and line the banks of the Arkansas River with lawn chairs and picnic baskets and wait for the show start. Arrive early to Tulsa FreedomFest to enjoy inflatables for the kids, face painting, beverage and food vendors, old- fashioned family picnics and a bicycle parade. Past activity epicenters include River West Festival Park, Veterans Park and Elwood's Cafe. At nightfall, turn your gaze skyward and be amazed as hundreds of fireworks choreographed to patriotic music are launched from the 21st Street Bridge.
80,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Rockets of red glare and just about every other color in the spectrum—along with an assortment of new and innovative shells—will rain down in a frenetic fiery storm at Regatta's most anticipated and attended event. Once again, this year's show features the award-winning firing techniques and design talents of New Castle-based Pryotecnico, renowned for its European-style showmanship and launching mechanics.
60,000+ Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Independence day parade down Constitution Avenue, free entertainment at the Sylvan Theatre on the Washington Monument grounds, National Symphony Orchestra concert and a spectacular fireworks display over the National Mall. Takes place on Constitution Avenue, 7th to 17th Streets NW.
500,000 Attendees
Jul 03, 2015 - Jul 04, 2015
Since 1976. Thousands of lights, a parade and fireworks at this night time event. Bring chairs for the family to sit back and enjoy. As soon as the street is closed, the parade route will come alive with pre-parade entertainers that will begin the excitement of what is to follow. Giant helium balloons will soar through the skyline of downtown Gatlinburg.
80,000+ Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
High-stepping flag wavers and baton twirlers, marching bands, colorful floats and military regiments take part in this exciting parade. A concert is held after dark followed by fireworks. These events cap off the 10 day Welcome America Festival. parade takes place at 11am in historic old city Philadelphia before the festivities on the Parkway.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
Since 1785. Bristol began celebrating Independence Day almost at the year of our nation's birth. Join in the fun by attending the Fourth of July Parade which will begin at 10:30 a.m. and will step-off at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hope Street (Rt. 114) and ends on High Street, between State Street and Bradford Street. Hope Street (Rt. 114) will be closed off beginning at 8:00 a.m., including Poppasquash Road.
200,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2015
An annual Fourth of July Festival with lots of entertainment for all ages, music, storytelling, children activities and crafts including a parade in the afternoon. There are plenty of food vendors throughout the day and the best is saved for last. A fantastic display of fireworks choreographed and perfectly synchronized to music. Parade of Heroes takes place at 2pm through downtown State College. Firecracker 4K kicks off the day at 9am. Concert at 7:30pm (ticket purchase required) Fireoworks general admission is free with parking fee.
200,000 Attendees
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