As the Fourth of July approaches, Americans are very excited about this. Although COVID-19 impacted the celebration, the spirit of the people is very high. The holiday is usually celebrated with family gatherings, parties, barbecues, parades, fairs, fireworks, children’s workshops, etc.
Fireworks are a highlight of US Independence Day celebrations, and a large number of people participate every year and celebrate the events with great enthusiasm and glee. However, many events were cancelled this time due to the pandemic, some of which will be live streaming fireworks for online users. We bring you popular fireworks events held across the United States.
This year, Macy’s fireworks, the most popular night show will be live-streamed on national television. But some have cancelled their events, while others have decided to pay tributes to COVID-19 frontline workers amid fireworks event.
Here is a list of fireworks for events to watch out across the US on the Fourth of July:
New York City
Macy’s Fourth of July fireworks will grace the skies of New York in the night. Mayor de Blasio will inform people with the exact details of the fireworks to be held from June 29 to July 1 with the grand final being at the Empire State Building on July 4 The event will live-streamed on NBC on July 4. It will also include music, tributes to healthcare workers and those fighting the pandemic.
Nashville hosts Let Freedom Sing with various celebrations every year. Performances include musicians are held with fireworks. They will also live telecast fireworks to honour frontline responders at 9 pm. Central Time on News Channel 5.
The White House said in a statement that President Donald J. Trump and First Lady Melania Trump, along with the Department of Interior, will host the 2020 Salute to America on the South Lawn of the White House and Ellipse on Saturday, July 4.
The statement added, “In addition to music, military demonstrations, and flyovers to honour our Nation’s service members and veterans, the President will deliver remarks that celebrate our independence and salute our amazing heritage. The evening will culminate with a spectacular fireworks display over the National Mall.”
O Chicago’s Navy Pier has been cancelled in the wake of the COVID-19 pandemic this year. Orland Park will host a concert at 7:30 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.; Romeoville will host a fireworks show in three different locations on July 3 at 9:30 p.m.
Boston’s annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will be broadcast A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes. It will be broadcast on Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, and Boston’s WHDH-TV, on July 4, at 8 p.m. ET.
Although this year’s holiday may look different, there are still means of celebration. This year, let us maintain high spirits and participate in celebrations with friends and family.