If you feel like checking out all of the sparkly stuff around the region, check out this story which covers a lot:
NEW FEATURE THIS YEAR FOR THE 9 PM FIREWORKS OVER THE MISSISSIPPI July 4th
The fireworks show is choreographed to a medley of patriotic songs. This year the Riverfront Marketing Group, through J & M Displays, will provide an iPhone and Android app that will allow anyone who downloads the app to hear the show music in real time in sync to the fireworks.
The app can be downloaded by going towww.jandmdisplays.com/app.htmlor scan the QR code below.
Free Live Performances in Crescent Park in the French Market District
At 5:00 p.m. in Crescent Park, the French Market District will feature free live performances by Category 6, Revival, DJs Eagle and Majik Mike and the Pan Vibrations leading up to the 9:00 p.m. Dueling Barges Fireworks Show. Visitors are encouraged to bring their own chairs to enjoy the show. (Coolers, glass, and tents are not allowed.) Visit www.FrenchMarket.org for schedule details.
The French Market District will also present the second annual Fireworks Photography Workshop with Zack Smith Photography in Crescent Park. Participants are guaranteed a VIP riverfront viewing area to photograph the 9:00 p.m. fireworks show and learn about unique techniques to get the best photos ever! Register at www.ZackSmith.com.
This updated story lists a lot more America’s birthday events outside of New Orleans, including along the Gulf Coast..