Here's where to see Fourth of July fireworks

  • Here's where to see Fourth of July fireworks

Here's where to see Fourth of July fireworks

Take your dog to a dog park so he or she can get plenty of exercise and use up all that energy before the fireworks start.

Independence Day is approaching, and people are getting ready for the big day.

Fireworks may be discharged on private property from 10 a.m. until 10 p.m. July 1-3, and from 10 a.m. until 11 p.m. on July 4. (Parking opens at 6 pm.) Fireworks start at dark, approximately 9:30 pm.

TIME: 11 4 p.m.

Lawn chairs and blankets are encouraged at the event.

An annual tradition for many, people were making their way to Appleton's Independence Day celebration.

Kalispell: The Kalispell Chamber of Commerce will also be hosting a parade beginning at 10 a.m. along Main Street.

This year's theme is "American Heroes". The parade route starts on Spring Street and ends at Warder Park with another brief ceremony honoring veterans, this time with songs and speeches. Afterward, a local boy scout troop will retire a flag. There will be children's activities, giveaways, food trucks and more.

The festivities include vendors, rock climbing walls, food, live music, and a thirty-minute fireworks display. There will be military color guards, fires and law enforcement agency members, marching bands, Boy Scouts, dance troupes, Knights of Columbus, military vehicles, vintage cars decked out in red, white and blue and more. Earlier, competitive-eating titans will face off at Nathan's Famous July Fourth hot dog eating contest on Coney Island, televised by ESPN. Rides on the miniature train will be offered from noon to 5 p.m. Admission is $3 for adults and $2 for children. Fireworks are set to begin at dusk.

Atlanta - July 4 - Ponce City Market and the Old Fourth Ward Business Association are hosting the inaugural Fireworks in the Fourth Ward event.

A fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m.

Afterward, the City Council finally ended fireworks sales entirely - and Santa Rosa voters overwhelmingly affirmed the decision in a referendum the following year. In San Francisco, residents can watch fireworks on the bay near the Golden Gate Bridge, if fog does not obscure the show.

Illinoisans flock to border states to purchase fireworks every year, supporting out-of-state businesses and handing tax revenue over to neighboring state governments. "Depends on which (Black Bull Fireworks) store it is, but at the ones near the border, I'd say up to 70 percent of our business is IL residents". Why pay money for your own just to get injured, he asks.

There were 318 reported fireworks-related fires in OR during 2017, resulting in more than $861,000 in property damage.

They were still discharging as fire crews arrived at the house, she said. If you pick it up, use gloves or grill tongs and discard it in a bucket of water.

Be Aware: use only legal fireworks and use them only in legal places.

Make sure your pets are wearing identification tags so if they do become lost, they can be returned promptly.