July 4th has always been one of my favorite holidays. What’s not to love about sunny weather, backyard barbecues, parades, national spirit and—of course—fireworks?! FIREWORKS! While fireworks have long been a hallmark of Independence Day celebrations in the United States—the first was in Philadelphia in 1777—the explosive concoction is much older than our nation! The first fireworks probably originated in China nearly 2,000 years ago. … Continue reading Fireworks! Fun, Facts and lots of Photos for the Fourth
1.) WATERFRONT INDEPENDENCE FESTIVAL
What: Music, food, kids activities, FIREWORKS!!
When: July 3&4, Festivities start at 5 p.m., Fireworks begin at 10 p.m.
Where: Louisville, Kentucky
Fireworks over the Ohio River
Why is it one of our favorites? It’s free, it’s for families, and the fireworks are fantastic as they light up the Ohio River. The two day festival features live music and activities for kids at Waterfront Park.