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4th of July in Phoenix; Fireworks Maybe, Food & Fun Definitely

4th of July in Phoenix; Fireworks Maybe, Food & Fun Definitely
Every 4th of July Phoenicians have but a few choices when it comes to large fireworks displays.  Our dry terrain is too tempting for any type of spark to ignite and cause a fire.  But, that doesn’t stop us from having a good time.  If you still don’t have any plans, here are a few holiday cocktails, dinner celebrations and live music events to get you in the mood. Be a patriot by ordering a Stars and Stripes Martini at Ra Sushi (map).  This cocktail, made of vodka and summer fruits like...
June 30th, 2010 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 1
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Massive July 4th Fireworks Display in Washington DC

Massive July 4th Fireworks Display in Washington DC
The biggest Fourth of July concert and fireworks display in Washington DC is A Capitol Fourth on the National Mall.  Drawing several hundred thousand people each year, A Capitol Fourth is a patriotic musical extravaganza that includes an amazing 17 minute long fireworks display. This year, the celebration’s 30th year features host Jimmy Smits as the concert and fireworks are broadcast live on PBS. Besides the National Symphony Orchestra, the list of performers include: Grammy winner country...
June 30th, 2010 | Jon Rochetti | Read More | Comments: 0
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Independence Day Celebrations in Dallas: Not Just the 4th of July

Independence Day Celebrations in Dallas: Not Just the 4th of July
... a celebration taking place on the 5th. So much is going on, that I have arranged the offerings by date below. Wth a little planning, you could see fireworks several nights in a row. Three Day Celebrations: July 2nd, 3rd & 4th QueFest 2010 The Rowlett Exchange Club puts on this three-day event to raise money for charity, with carnival rides, food stands (including BBQ), live music and fireworks every night. This year’s performers include the likes of Johnny Lang, Joan Jett, and Tracy...
June 29th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 1
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Independence Day: Bigger in Texas!

Independence Day: Bigger in Texas!
... Mayor Annise Parker and includes live music, food and drink, and according to the official website, “the nation’s largest land-based fireworks show”.  Enthusiasm for the annual celebration is already building, and Sunday promises to be an exciting day for all who attend.  I am so happy to be in the Lower 48 for July 4th this year, as I have spent the last several in either Alaska or the Yukon Territory; in Fairbanks the sky is too bright so there are no fireworks on Independence...
June 29th, 2010 | Christina Uticone | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Events, featuredarticle, fireworks, Fourth of July

Red, White, Blue and Boom: 4th of July Fireworks in the South

Red, White, Blue and Boom: 4th of July Fireworks in the South
What’s a 4th of July celebration without an incredible display of fireworks? There are numerous opportunities for you to celebrate the holiday “booms” around the South. Here’s a brief glance of some of them in the region. Enjoy an evening of live entertainment capped off with fireworks at Memorial Stadium (map) in Columbia, Mo. In its 58th year, the 4th of July Fire in the Sky also features children’s activities and more. The event is free, and the gates open at 6:30 p.m., with fireworks...
June 29th, 2010 | Apryl Chapman Thomas | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: 4th of July, activity, event, fireworks, holiday

Disney Fireworks Light the 4th Sky

Disney Fireworks Light the 4th Sky
The fireworks  at Walt Disney World Resort are always amazing and the 4th of July will be no exception with not one, but three fireworks shows to choose from.  Magic Kingdom and Disney’s Hollywood Studios will present special pyrotechnics while Epcot will add a patriotic touch to its famous “Illuminations” show. At 9:00 p.m. on July 4, Magic Kingdom (map) will host Celebrate America fireworks.  Guests who would like to start the celebration early, can enjoy the special fireworks...
June 27th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
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Picnic in Style: Concerts in the Garden

Picnic in Style:  Concerts in the Garden
... Sympony Orchestra homepage for detailed information on all 19 performances. No matter which you choose, each show ends with a brilliant display of fireworks. Concert goers are encouraged to picnic. Concerts run Friday, Saturday and Sunday each weekend starting May 28th and ending July 4th. Two types of seating are available. The pricing varies according to whether you choose to sit on the lawn, or at a reserved table. Patrons are encouraged to bring their own chairs, blankets and snacks. Even so,...
May 28th, 2010 | Tui Cameron | Read More | Comments: 0
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The Romantic Side to a Disney Valentine

The Romantic Side to a Disney Valentine
... just because of the delicious food and atmosphere, but if you time it just right you will be treated to a fabulous view of the nightly Magic Kingdom fireworks.  If your timing is a little off and dinner is over before the show, head outdoors to share a cocktail under the stars and fireworks too.  For reservations, contact 407-WDW-DINE. Speaking of fireworks, what could be more romantic than a private cruise around the waterways of Walt Disney World with the option of ending with a spectacular...
January 13th, 2010 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: Couple Spa Treatments, Disney's BoardWalk, Disney's Contemporary Resort, Disney's Grand Floridian Resort & Spa, fireworks, valentine's day

See Sydney Fireworks on New Years Eve for Nix | Best Vantage Points in the City

See Sydney Fireworks on New Years Eve for Nix | Best Vantage Points in the City
... Eve, but you don’t have to spend a fortune to ring in the New Year. There are actually 40 free vantage points for enjoying the 9 pm and midnight fireworks. Here are some of the best spots to soak up the festivities. Remember to wear something blue and arrive early to get the best view! Bicentennial Park, Glebe Around 3000 folks are set to cram into the park. Food and soft drink will be sold on site, but if you want some bubbly to toast at midnight you’ll need to bring that with you. For safety...
December 29th, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 0
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Disney Rings in New Year Around The World

Disney Rings in New Year Around The World
... pals put on their ice skates in a special family entertainment event that everyone will love.  Finally, you won’t want to miss the dazzling fireworks presentation that will start the new year off with a bang.   The park (map) will remain open for guests until 1:00 a.m. A traditional New Year’s Eve celebration will take place at Disneyland Resort and California Adventure. With fireworks, noisemakers, music and dancing all included in the admission to the theme parks, guests will...
December 26th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Disney-Dining, Disneyland & California Adventure, Disneyland-Paris, fireworks, Hong Kong Disneyland, New Year's Eve, top-feature, Walt Disney World Resort

Sydney’s New Years Eve Fireworks Go Green

Sydney’s New Years Eve Fireworks Go Green
It’s not just Sydney’s Christmas decorations going green. This year’s New Year’s Eve fireworks will also have an eco-friendly touch. With the theme Awaken the Spirit, this year’s festivities will feature carbon neutral fireworks and entertainment. Green power will be used rather than regular electricity. In keeping with the evening’s eco-friendly focus, Lord Mayor Clover Moore is encouraging revellers to go green by using public transport, limiting their waste, and recycling. While the...
December 1st, 2009 | Lauren Katulka | Read More | Comments: 1
Filed under: eco-friendly, environmentally friendly, featuredarticle, fireworks, New Year's Eve

6 Must-Do’s in Phoenix this fall

... Party. Voted three years in a row as Arizona’s Best Fall Event, the farm is open every Thursday – Sunday the entire month of October. fireworks every night, pig racing, train rides and much more. Admission: $14.00 per person Discount Tickets for $12.00 can be purchased at ANY FRY’S Children 2 and under are FREE! Farm Entrance Address: 24810 South Rittenhouse Road, Queen Creek 480-987-3100 Hidden in the Hills Artist Tour and Sale I look forward to this event every year! Not your...
September 16th, 2009 | Heather Wright Schlichting | Read More | Comments: 5
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8 Traditional and Modern Festivals in Hong Kong this Fall

... is HK$30.   2. National Day To celebrate the 60th anniversary of the founding of the People’s Republic of China, there will be a fantastical fireworks display on 1 October over the Victoria Habour from 8pm to 8.23pm. This is a multi-million dollar sound and light show that will attract families and friends across the country to commemorate China’s National Day. The government has organized numerous celebratory activities including exhibitions, youth exchange programs, community activities and...
September 14th, 2009 | Jessy DB | Read More | Comments: 5
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Magic Kingdom Fireworks Dessert Pary Extended

Sometimes, good things don’t come to an end –the fireworks Dessert Party held nightly at Tomorrowland Terrace Noodle Station, has been extended through October 31, 2009! The party begins about one hour prior to the Wishes fireworks show, and features a self-service dessert  buffet with a variety of tasty sweets and beverages.  Following the dessert hour, guests were invited to enjoy the fireworks from a “private” viewing area. The popularity of this nightly event means...
September 10th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Disney Desserts, fireworks, Fireworks Dessert Party, Magic Kingdom, Restaurants & Bars, Tommorowland, Tomorrowland Terrace Noodles Station, Walt Disney World

Santa Monica Pier Centennial Celebration

On September 9, the landmark Santa Monica Pier will celebrate its 100the birthday in grand style with fireworks, entertainment, activities, and other frivolity. 100 years of welcoming visitors The 1,600-foot-long concrete municipal pier opened on September 9, 1909. Originally constructed for sanitation purposes, it didn’t take long before the pier became a favorite hangout for the fishing community. Funseekers came in droves after imaginative entrepreneurs constructed a roller coaster, ballroom,...
September 7th, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Attractions, beach, carousel, celebrations, Events, Family Friendly, film sites, fireworks, movies, piers, roller coaster, Santa Monica

Magic Kingdom Serves Up Fireworks Dessert Party

What could be a more magical way to end a day at Disney World’s Magic Kingdom theme park than a fireworks Dessert Party?  The party begins an hour before fireworks showtime with a buffet of sweets and beverages.  Guests help themselves to a wide variety of desserts and when the nightly “Wishes” fireworks light up the sky above Cinderella’s Castle, you have an exclusive viewing area. For a limited time, until August 28, 2009, the party is held nightly – weather permitting...
August 3rd, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Cinderellas-Castle, dessert buffet, Dessert Party, Desserts and Fireworks, fireworks, Magic Kingdom, Restaurants & Bars, Tomorrowland, Tomorrowland Terrace Noodles Station, Walt Disney World, Wishes Fireworks

It’s Fireworks Time: The HSBC Celebration of Light

The HSBC Celebration of Light is one of the biggest fireworks shows in Canada.  Roughly 400,000 spectators will flock to Vancouver’s West End to see this spectacular display of pyrotechnics.  The favorite viewing spots are English Bay and Kitsilano Beach (see map links) but you can also reserve a spot on one of the various cruise boats offering special fireworks night deals.  Vancouver Charters is one,  as well at Blueeyed Charters but there are many others.  And if you’re attending...
July 21st, 2009 | thevancouverguide | Read More | Comments: 0
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4th of July Fireworks

A near disaster at a neighborhood fireworks/Bar-b-que last night has made me keenly aware of a holiday fact, LEAVE THE fireworks TO THE PROFESSIONALS!! What better fireworks or professionals are there than at Walt Disney World Resort?! Guests celebrating the 4th of July at Disney World will have a choice as three of the theme parks will hold fireworks shows. Magic Kingdom – “Celebrate America fireworks” will light up the sky at 9 pm followed by Disney’s SpectroMagic parade...
July 4th, 2009 | Jenni Ingersoll | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, Disneys-Hollywood-Studios, Epcot, Fantasmic!, fireworks, Illuminations, Magic Kingdom, spectromagic, Walt Disney World

And Let the Fireworks Begin!

Fourth of July = Independence Day = fireworks. But, don’t try them at home or anywhere else outside sanctioned and controlled areas. We definitely don’t need more wildfires! Try some of these safe sites for watching ooh-and-aah sparkling spectacles. Some are free; others are ticketed events. Photo credit: The Oaks The Oaks mall: The fireworks begin at 9 PM on the hill behind The Oaks. Get there early to grab a viewing spot. Note that RV parking is not available. The Oaks 350 W. Hillcrest...
July 2nd, 2009 | M. L. Johnson | Read More | Comments: 0
Filed under: Arts and Entertainment, Events, fireworks, Fourth of July, Independence Day

Happy Birthday, Canada!