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

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular cancelled in 2020

Fireworks at a previous Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site in Vancouver, Washington (photo by Cheryl Landes) The Historic Trust has cancelled the 2020 Vancouver's Fireworks Spectacular at the Fort Vancouver National Historic Site. "Due to the current Coronavirus pandemic, the organization wants to be responsible and ensure the safety and … Continue reading Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular cancelled in 2020

2020 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular moves to the airwaves and cyberspace

The Boston Pops perform at a previous Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular. (photo credit: Boston Pops) In Boston, no July 4 celebration is complete without the Boston Pops' annual concert at the Hatch Shell and colorful fireworks bursting above the Charles River. Sadly, this year's event is cancelled because of the COVID-19 pandemic. But all is … Continue reading 2020 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular moves to the airwaves and cyberspace

A new fireworks show arrives at the Clark County Fairgrounds July 4

Featured image credit: Clark County Fourth at the Fairgrounds A new fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day is coming to the Clark County Fairgrounds in Ridgefield, Washington. The gates open at 5 p.m. on July 4. Activities before the fireworks show include a battle of the bands, a beer garden for ages 21 and older, … Continue reading A new fireworks show arrives at the Clark County Fairgrounds July 4

Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular a simply spectacular Independence Day celebration

Photos by Cheryl Landes On July 4 at the Fort Vancouver National Historic SiteĀ in Vancouver, Washington, the fireworks burst in spectacular displays at this 56th annual event. Some look like giant bouquets of flowers, while others spin and twist in the dark sky. Others shoot up like giant sparklers and pop at the ends. And … Continue reading Vancouver’s Fireworks Spectacular a simply spectacular Independence Day celebration