The Best Firework Shows In The US

I love fireworks, who doesn't? There are so many spectacular shows across the country. From tiny small town displays to massive shows in big cities, we've got you covered for this 4th of July.


San Francisco, CA

Pier 39 in San Francisco's Fisherman's Warf hosts an annual fireworks show. Celebration at the Pier is an all day event featuring local cover bands throughout the day and ending with their spectacular fireworks display!  

San Diego, CA

With multiple firework shows around the city, you'll be able to see them from pretty much anywhere. Here's a list of all the spots to hit.


South Lake Tahoe, NV

Lights on the Lake on the south shore of Lake Tahoe is the largest synchronized fireworks show West of the Mississippi. With so many viewing spots, it's easy to beat the crowds but prepare for traffic!


Nashville, TN

Music City's annual fireworks display is set at Riverfront Park. This year, country artist Chris Young will be headlining the concert with fireworks to follow!


Chicago, IL

Navy Pier hosts an annual Independence Day Celebration, with many options for Fireworks Cruises. Book your tickets by clicking the link above!  

Atlanta, GA

Centennial Olympic Park and SunTrust Park host annual fireworks shows that fill the skies of Downtown Atlanta.


Atlantic City, NJ

There are 2 main fireworks shows in Atlantic City - one at Borgata in the Marina district and the second on the boardwalk at the Tropicana.    

Washington D.C.

Join over 700,000 people at the nations capital to enjoy one of the most patriotic fireworks displays in the country. With the Washington monument and the U.S. capitol in the background, does it really get any better?


Boston, MA

Boston Pops Concert Fireworks Special is one to travel for. It's free to the public and lasts and hour and a half! Get there early though, people start setting up as early as 2pm.    

Philadelphia, PA

Wawa Welcome America is an 8 day festival featuring a free museum day at the Philadelphia History Museum, an Independence day parade and a birthday party for America. This year, Mary J. Blige will be headlining the pre-fireworks concert!


New York, NY

The city that never sleeps is lit up on July 4th thanks to Macy's annual fireworks display. This year marks the 41st show, which is the largest in the nation. Before the fireworks, enjoy performances from big names such as Brad Paisley, Hailee Steinfeld and Lady Antebellum.