With July Fourth coming down the pipe, there are plenty of options suiting your celebratory fireworks needs. Below is a roundup of all Fourth-of-July-themed events that feature fireworks in and around the New Orleans area, and yes, there are some events occurring on July 3, so be aware.
Celebrations on July 4:
French Quarter Riverfront, 750 Decatur St., New Orleans.
Firework show starts at 9 p.m.
Fourth of July Community Extravaganza
Belle Chasse United Methodist Church, 8375 Louisiana 23, Belle Chasse
Fireworks expected at 9 p.m. Starts at 5 p.m.
Westwego Farmers and Fisheries Market, 484 Sala Ave., Westwego.
Fireworks expected at 10 p.m. Starts at 7 p.m.
Boomtown Casino, 4132 Peters Road, Harvey.
Fireworks expected at 9:30 p.m. Starts at 7:30 p.m.
Fontainebleau State Park, 62883 Louisiana 1089, Mandeville.
Fireworks expected sometime after dusk. Starts at noon and ends at midnight.
Admission: $20 adults, $10 children
Madisonville Riverfront, Water Street at Louisiana 22, Madisonville.
Fireworks expected at dusk. Starts at 2 p.m.
Heritage Park, 1701 Bayou Lane, Slidell.
Fireworks expected at 9 p.m. Starts at 4 p.m.
Admission: $8, free for children 12 or younger with an adult
Sidney Torres Park, Jean Lafitte Parkway, Chalmette.
Fireworks expected at 9 p.m. Starts at 4:30 p.m.
Lighthouse Lodge, 42256 Louisiana 23, Venice.
Fireworks expected at dusk. Starts at 5 p.m.
Celebrations on July 5:
Houma-Terrebonne Civic Center, 346 Civic Center Drive, Houma.
Fireworks expected at 9 p.m. Starts at 3 p.m.
Bridge Side Marina, 1618 Louisiana 1, Grand Isle.
Fireworks expected at 10 p.m. Starts at 8 p.m.