No matter how you celebrate your July 4th, your celebration will probably include red, white, and blue and of course, fireworks! This great holiday celebrates the birth of our nation and honors the independence that we now have. If you don’t know the history of July 4th and why this holiday is so important, we’ve got you covered with the July 4th history here. Celebrate your July 4th with an unforgettable experience and enjoy the perfect celebration for the holiday. Whether you celebrate July 4th in your city or one of our favorite cities, you’re definitely going to be in for a good time. Check out these great cities to celebrate July 4th in and enjoy an amazing celebration this year at one of these cities!
New York City
If there’s one place that you need to celebrate July 4th then it’s definitely New York City. The Big Apple is home to one of the largest fireworks show in the country. The annual Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is a show that’s been pleasing people for over 50 years now! This huge fireworks show includes a show filled with various colors and patterns. Even though the show is televised, it doesn’t beat catching the show live in person. Make your way to New York City and enjoy the largest ongoing Independence Day pyrotechnic show in America!
Celebrate July 4th in Chicago and enjoy the Navy Pier fireworks to celebrate the holiday right. The Navy Pier is an iconic landmark of the city that celebrates July 4th with an amazing fireworks show. Not only can you enjoy fireworks at the Navy Pier, but you can also enjoy many other things while at the pier. Spend your day at Navy Pier and check out the shops and restaurants at the pier. Catch a ride on the Centennial Wheel and enjoy views of Chicago from 200 ft in the air! The Navy Pier also hosts an annual July 4th celebration on its rooftop. This annual celebration, Freedom Fest takes families to the top of Navy Pier for the ultimate July 4th celebration. Enjoy the sounds of a live DJ, food
The Navy Pier also hosts an annual July 4th celebration on its rooftop. This annual celebration, Freedom Fest takes families to the top of Navy Pier for the ultimate July 4th celebration. Enjoy the sounds of a live DJ, food, and drinks available for purchase and beautiful views of Lake Michigan and the Chicago skyline. The best part of this July 4th celebration is the view of the Navy Pier fireworks that you’ll receive!
San Francisco is another great place for you to celebrate your July 4th. This beautiful city puts on an amazing fireworks show that you can enjoy from various places. Every year, San Francisco launches two sets of fireworks that are synchronized and can be enjoyed from Municipal Pier and from the front of Pier 39. Pier 39 is also known to host various July 4th activities during the day until the fireworks are launched. If you want to enjoy an even better view of the fireworks, hop aboard the Empress Yacht and set sail on this July 4th cruise. This cruise will treat you to three-hours of a premium open bar, passed hors’ doeuvres, a live DJ and a view of the fireworks! Purchase your tickets today and enjoy the perfect July 4th celebration in San Francisco.
Celebrate July 4th in San Diego and check out their July 4th fireworks show, Big Bay Boom. This amazing July 4th fireworks show includes fireworks being launched from four barges in the bay. With four barges launching fireworks, you can definitely catch a view of the show from many locations. The best places view this San Diego July 4th fireworks show is from Shelter Island, Harbor Island, North Embarcadero, Marina District, Seaport Village/South Embarcadero, and Coronado Ferry Landing. In 2012, the entire 18-minute fireworks display accidentally exploded in a matter of 15 seconds! Luckily, that mishap hasn’t occurred again and people still gather around the city to watch the show.
Boston is known for its July 4th fireworks show that you just have to check out. The Boston POPS Fireworks Spectacular features a performance by the legendary Boston Pops Orchestra. Watch the fireworks launch over the Charles River and enjoy live music while you’re at it. The Boston fireworks are launched from seven barges along the Charles River treating you to an impressive fireworks show that’s worth checking out!
If you would like to contact us about our July 4th cruises, please use our live chat window. To view all of our July 4th cruises, click here.