Fireworks Explode Over Nation's Capital In Celebration Of Independence Day

Independence Day Celebrations Light Up the Sky

Fireworks, parades, and more Fourth of July festivities from across the U.S.

Between the explosions lighting up the night sky, the flags rippling in the wind, the parades and the picnics, July 4th is certainly one of the year's most photogenic holidays. Here, from sea to shining sea, the best pictures of how America celebrated its independence in 2018.

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Staten Island, New York China News Service/VCG via Getty Images Staten Island, New York Round Top, Texas Tamir Kalifa/Getty Images Round Top, Texas Mount Vernon, Virginia MANDEL NGAN/AFP/Getty Images Mount Vernon, Virginia Coney Island, New York Steven Ferdman/WireImage Coney Island, New York Note: Joey Chestnut (left) set a new hotdog-eating record: 74 in 10 minutes. San Gabriel, California FREDERIC J. BROWN/AFP/Getty Images San Gabriel, California Provo, Utah George Frey/Getty Images Provo, Utah Note: The Provo Freedom Festival Parade is one of the largest July 4th parades in the country, drawing some 300,000 people. Kansas City, Missouri Kansas City Star/TNS via Getty Images Kansas City, Missouri Cleveland Indians shortstop Francisco Lindor makes a play against the Kansas City Royals in red, white, and blue attire at Kauffman Stadium. New York Harbor, New York Spencer Platt/Getty Images New York Harbor, New York New York City Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images New York City New York City Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images New York City New York City Eduardo Munoz Alvarez/Getty Images New York City New York City China News Service/VCG via Getty Images New York City Washington, D.C. BRENDAN SMIALOWSKI/AFP/Getty Images Washington, D.C. Washington, D.C. The Washington Post/The Washington Post/Getty Images Washington, D.C.



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