Best July 4th Fireworks Shows in the USA

There’s definitely no better way to celebrate July 4th than with some fireworks! All around the country, states host amazing July 4th fireworks shows that you just have to see to believe. Whether you’re looking to enjoy a show with the family or just some friends, your night just wouldn’t be complete without the fireworks. Check out some of these great cities and enjoy a July 4th fireworks show that you’ll want to experience time and time again!

July 4th Fireworks Shows in the USA You Can’t Miss

  1. New York, New YorkJuly 4th Fireworks Shows - New York City

Of course, if you’re thinking about great July 4th fireworks shows then the Macy’s annual fireworks show is one to witness! Every single year, Macy’s hosts one of the largest July 4th fireworks shows in the country. The show titled the “Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular” includes a huge pyrotechnic display filled with colors and patterns. Just last year’s show included over 50,000 effects with musical performances from Jennifer Lopez, Brad Paisley and more! The event draws in over 3 million viewers every year and there’s no confusion as to why. If you’re looking for one amazing July 4th fireworks show, then this show is for you!


  1. Chicago, IllinoisJuly 4th Fireworks Shows - Chicago

The Windy City is definitely known to host one of the best July 4th fireworks shows around. All throughout Chicago, you could find some great July 4th fireworks shows to check out. From July 4th festivals and events to the Navy Pier July 4th fireworks, Chicago is one of the top cities to celebrate July 4th. Head to Chicago and catch the July 4th fireworks from the iconic Navy Pier to celebrate your July 4th right!



  1. San Francisco, CaliforniaJuly 4th Fireworks Shows - San Francisco

Celebrate July 4th in San Francisco and enjoy an impressive July 4th fireworks show right from the Municipal Pier. This fireworks show incorporates up to 10,000 effects into a 25-minute long show. Fireworks are launched from the barges off of Municipal Pier and north of Pier 39 in the Fisherman’s Wharf district. If you’re looking to enjoy this show, head down to the Fisherman’s Wharf at night and catch the best views.


  1. Washington, D.C.July 4th Fireworks Shows - Washington DC

The nation’s capital will definitely have you enjoying one of the best July 4th fireworks shows around. There’s nothing more patriotic than celebrating your July 4th in Washington, D.C. Catch the fireworks from the steps of the Lincoln or Jefferson Memorials and watch the fireworks reflect in the pool in front of the Washington Monument! Washington also hosts many July 4th activities for you to enjoy such as parades and festivals making it the perfect city to enjoy a July 4th celebration.

  1. Las Vegas, NevadaJuly 4th Fireworks Shows - Las Vegas

Sin City definitely knows how to party for July 4th. The city known for its nightlife and iconic Las Vegas strip hosts one July 4th fireworks show that you just have to see. Fireworks are launched from various locations throughout the city. The Stratosphere Casino, Hotel & Tower, Caesars Palace and Mandalay Bay are just some of the  properties that launch fireworks for the night. If you’re a big fan of fireworks, Las Vegas also has a fireworks show that takes place on July 3rd that you can watch right from the Las Vegas strip!

  1. Philadelphia, PennsylvaniaJuly 4th Fireworks Shows - Philadelphia

Philadelphia’s July 4th fireworks show is also a huge spectacle that draws in many viewers. Over 500,000 people gather to watch this unforgettable fireworks display every single year as more than 15,000-shell fireworks are launched into the sky. The good thing about celebrating July 4th in Philadelphia is you can also experience some history while you’re at it! Check out the Declaration of Independence and even the Liberty Bell when you celebrate your July 4th in Philadelphia.

  1. Nashville, TennesseJuly 4th Fireworks Shows - Nashville

Make your way to Nashville for one of the country’s July 4th fireworks shows that will have you enjoying music while you’re at it. Nashville hosts their annual “Music City July 4th: Let Freedom Sing!” event that draws in over 2000,000 guests. Watch as the fireworks are choreographed to a live set from the Nashville Symphony and enjoy performances from popular country stars.


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