Now that the USA has dropped its requirement for a negative COVID-19 test, travelling to the USA is much easier, and you may have plans to come to the USA over the Fourth of July holiday. If you want to see the “Rocket’s Red Glare,’ here is the list of the top 5 fireworks displays in the country.
1. Washington D.C.
When: July 4, 2022, 9PM
The top choice is a bit of an obvious one. The seat of the federal government puts on an amazing display of fireworks. Fireworks areat the National Mall & launched from both sides of the Reflecting Pool in front of the Lincoln Memorial. This location is no mistake. All of the monuments honoring USA’s heroes are an amazing backdrop for the occasion. Access to the National Mall is simple and there is no bad seat.
2. New York City
When: July 4, 2022 8PM
The 46th annual showing of Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks is set to take off this year. It promises to be one of the biggest fireworks shows ever in NYC with thousands of fireworks and synchronized to both patriotic and popular music.
The best viewing areas are along the East River and you will need to get there early enough to claim the best spots. Some viewing areas will fill up completely and will close to additional viewers.
When: July 4, 2022, 8PM
Boston’s fireworks show is on the Esplanade along the Charles River. The Boston Pops Orchestra along with Pop music stars including Chaka Khan play music under the Hatch Memorial Shell. One of the trademark portions of the concert is the kick off of the fireworks with the Pops playing Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture accompanied with cannons firing.
Viewing the display is best anywhere along the Esplanade, or across the River along Memorial drive. The best spots are right in front of the Hatch Shell, but you will need to come very early and be prepared to run to grab the best spots.
When: July 3, 2022, at 9:30PM
Celebrating on the Eve of Independence Day, Denver display is at the downtown’s Civic Center Park. The event starts early at 5PM and includes music, food trucks and a performance by the Colorado Symphony.
The fireworks take off from the City and County Building across the street from the park. and there is no bad place to view the display.
When: July 4, 2022, at 9:30PM
Music City’s celebration is amazing if you like live music. Known for its Country and Western music Nashville’s event features load of local (and world renowned) musicians and the Nashville Symphony. This year’s fireworks will be the largest in history for Nashville (a lot of cities are outdoing themselves because of the multi-year COVID-19 hiatus).
Admission is always free, but Nashville does have VIP tickets available for a fee.
Don’t forget to stay connected!
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