City of Centralia relocates 2021 fireworks display for July 4

Image by geralt, courtesy Pixabay Usually the City of Centralia holds its annual fireworks show at the end of the Summerfest 4th of July festival at the Southwest Washington Fairgrounds. This year, the fairgrounds is closed and Summerfest is cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic, but the fireworks show is on at a different location. … Continue reading City of Centralia relocates 2021 fireworks display for July 4

July 4 fireworks were cancelled in Florence, but now they’re back on

Photo by Cheryl Landes A month ago, Florence, Oregon, officials announced that they were not hosting a fireworks show for Independence Day this year because of the coronavirus pandemic. But now that more people have been vaccinated and there are fewer restrictions in Oregon, the show is on again, according to a report on KVAL-TV's … Continue reading July 4 fireworks were cancelled in Florence, but now they’re back on

Plans for 2021 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular to be announced late spring

The Boston Pops perform at a previous Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. (photo credit: Boston Symphony Orchestra) It's unclear yet whether the Boston Symphony Orchestra can move forward with a live fireworks celebration for July 4 this year. In a statement on its website, plans will be announced late spring: "The Boston Symphony Orchestra is currently … Continue reading Plans for 2021 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular to be announced late spring

2021 Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular cancelled

Fireworks from a previous Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) Due to continuing concerns over the COVID pandemic, The Historic Trust cancelled the 2021 fireworks show at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington. I have not heard about the plans for the fireworks show at the Clark County … Continue reading 2021 Vancouver Fireworks Spectacular cancelled

Clark County’s Fourth of July at the Fairgrounds broadcasting a live fireworks show tonight on KPTV

Photo credit: Clark County's Fourth of July at the Fairgrounds Tonight at 10 p.m., KPTV in Portland (FOX 12 Oregon) is broadcasting a live Independence Day celebration from the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield, Washington. The 20-minute fireworks show will be synchronized to a music soundtrack. The event is not open to the public this … Continue reading Clark County’s Fourth of July at the Fairgrounds broadcasting a live fireworks show tonight on KPTV

Armchair photo tours: Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington

Photos by Cheryl Landes Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular has been cancelled this year due to COVID-19, so to celebrate Independence Day today, I'm posting photos from last year's fireworks show. When we can celebrate in person, I volunteer at this event at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. I miss not being there this year and … Continue reading Armchair photo tours: Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular in Vancouver, Washington