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By: Maria King
Date: June 26, 2016
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June 26, 2016

Jul 04, 2017
Since 1979, features six live entertainment performance areas featuring counrty, rock, folk, jazz, blues, reggae, Latin, folk, music and dance. Over 100 artists, craft vendors, and commercial exhibitors will join together on the Tacoma waterfront this 4th of July to form a colorful and bustling public market. Over 25 top vendors will be offering up tasty treats from around the world and America, too. The Metro parks Fun Zone will include fun for the entire family including hands on activities and group games that the whole family can enjoy. The Kid's Art Studio features a spin art section. The Cruz-In Car Show features up to 90 cars and judging will take place throughout the day and the trophy and awards presentation will take place that evening. Plus Dragon Boat races, military displays, rides, kid's carnival, the airshow will feature thrilling aerobatic performances by top civilian and military pilots and world class jumpers and the Emerald Queen Grand Finale Fireworks Extravaganza at 10pm.
150,000 Attendees
Jun 30, 2017 - Jul 04, 2017
Since 1982, With hundreds of activities over Independence Day weekend at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, boat tours, live entertainment and much more!
2,500,000 Attendees
Jul 01, 2017 - Jul 04, 2017
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.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
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 or 1090AM. 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 03, 2017 - Jul 04, 2017
Since 1975. The Fun Fourth Festival is a community celebration of Independence Day for Guilford County and the Piedmont Triad. The festival is held in the Cultural District of Downtown Greensboro and at the Greensboro Coliseum Complex. Fun Fourth events this year will include the Freedom Run, the Kickoff Block Party, the Parade and Street Festival, as well as the Pops Concert and Gate City Fireworks Spectacular. More than 100 businesses help sponsor the events and over 12,000 volunteer hours of assistance are donated. Fun Fourth maintains all the favorite American Independence Day traditions and offers great entertainment and exhibits free. Put on your red, white and blue and come downtown to celebrate!
60,000 Attendees
Jun 29, 2017 - Jul 04, 2017
Since 1993, Philadelphia invites you to celebrate America's birthday in America's birthplace. Here's an extravaganza of 50 fun and free events scattered throughout the city in every neighborhood culminating July 4th on the Ben Franklin Parkway with a parade, concert and terrific fireworks.
3,000,000 Attendees
Jul 03, 2017
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.
400,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
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, 2017
Join us this Fourth of July along the West Palm Beach Waterfront for 4th on Flagler, South Florida’s largest FREE outdoor Independence Day Extravaganza. More than 100,000 guests are expected to attend this patriotic celebration and we want YOU to be there! Enjoy classic Americana bites and craft brews while listening to THREE stages of entertainment, including a Military salute for all branches and the unfurling of the giant three-story American flag on the side of the Esplanade Grande building. The evening will culminate with a Spectacular 18-minute fireworks display featuring dazzling pyrotechnics synced to music lighting up the beautiful Intracoastal Waterway.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
Since 1980. Greater Baltimore’s biggest Fourth of July celebration returns to the Inner Harbor! Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration presented by Ports America Chesapeake takes place Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor with live music and celebratory fireworks. At 7pm, audiences can enjoy live music from the U.S. Navy Band Commodores at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater at Pratt and Light streets. The fireworks show, choreographed to patriotic and contemporary music, begins at 9:30pm. The holiday fireworks can be viewed from several locations in downtown and the surrounding areas, including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Fell’s Point, Canton and Harbor East. Visitors can make a day of their holiday downtown by going to area attractions and nearby restaurants and retailers. Top of the World Observation Level offers the Picnic at the Top on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 7pm to 9:30pm. Visitors can take in a 360-degree view of Baltimore as well as have the best view of the vibrant fireworks display. Family-fun activities and food and beverages will be available. Tickets cost $50 for adults and $30 for children ages 3-12. Top of the World Observation Level is located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center at 401 East Pratt Street.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
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, 2017
Since 1976, Staged from the center of the Arkansas River, a myriad of colorful fireworks will be launched to into the night sky. In a blaze of light and sound, spectators will enjoy a carefully-orchestrated, precision display reminiscent of the early battles of the American Revolution 239 years ago! Activities for Kids and Adults Folds of Honor FreedomFest 2017 features live entertainment, food, and beverages, and Kids’ Zone inflatables and games. Activities begin at 5:00 p.m. at Veterans Park located at 1875 S. Boulder Avenue and at River West Festival Park located at 2100 S. Jackson Ave. Inflatables are free and available to the public. Additional activities, food, and beverages will be available from festival vendors.
80,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
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, 2017
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. For more than 40 years, the parade has honored our nation’s Military Veterans and other U.S. Military Heroes with this classic, small town American parade.
80,000+ Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
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, 2017
The skies will light up at dusk, so make sure you have your seat to enjoy the fantastic colors and sounds, bring your own seating. Concessions are available in select locations. The fireworks will be shot off of Ojibway Island, and can be seen on both sides of the Saginaw River. Saginaw Area Fireworks, Inc. is fully funded by private donations. It is run entirely by volunteers, there are no administrative costs and no one receives a salary. All monies go directly to the fireworks and the associated costs. The goal for both supporters and organizers is the same, to provide the Saginaw community with the best fireworks display possible on the 4th of July, free of charge. This goal has been made possible through the generosity of individuals, small businesses, foundations, corporations and the in-kind services provided by the City.
100,000 Attendees
Jul 04, 2017
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 and the best is saved for last. A fantastic display of fireworks choreographed and perfectly synchronized to music. The annual Firecracker 4K and 4Mile races provide the perfect start to our day long Central PA 4thFest celebration. The Parade of Heroes is beginning in front of the State College Municipal Building at 2:00pm. The parade route will travel through downtown State College, across the PSU campus and end at the Bryce Jordan Center. The all volunteer pyrotechnics team has created what promises to be another fabulous show for 2017. Remember the fireworks show is choreographed to music which is played on 93.7 The Bus. This year’s medley includes many traditional patriotic songs, movie, TV, and show tunes, as well as popular selections. Songs will be played by big bands, jazz bands, rock bands, military bands, and don’t forget the choirs and orchestras.
200,000 Attendees
Maria can be reached directly at eventsblog@eventcrazy.com
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