5 Top Firework Extravaganzas Celebrating America’s July 4 Holiday


All shots taken from last year, but it will give you an idea of what to expect for this year’s extravaganza events in each city. Let’s start with Nashville.

Nashville spends $125,000 on its July 4th show, which it calls the “largest fireworks display in the South.”  (Above).

Boston does fireworks and a concert at the DCR Hatch Shell, where they feature music by the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra. (Above).

Washington DC: Celebrate fireworks at the National Mall.  (Below)

 Seattle: Seattle’s budget for fireworks alone is $150,000, for a 21-minute display of more than 2,400 shells and 10,000 individual effects. (Below).

Las Vegas: Simultaneous 9-minute displays at five Stations Casino properties (Aliante Station, Fiesta Rancho, Texas Station, Green Valley Ranch Resort and Red Rock Resort, shown below).

Photo credits: Nashville CVB, Jay Connor, DC unknown, Seattle Christopher Nelson, Vegas – Stations Casino.