St. Louis, Mo.
If you miss the show in July, come back during the Labor Day holiday, when another fireworks show typically ends high season at the lake. Mississippi River town St. Louis salutes America and the Fourth of July in a big way with three days of fireworks and family activities that include air shows, military tributes, concerts and other events.
Fair Saint Louis is marking the holiday with fireworks shows on July 4, 6 & 7. All shows will conclude a day full of activities. The annual event, now celebrating its 32nd show, features 30-minute fireworks displays fired from a barge on the Mississippi River.
The productions, featuring fireworks by J&M Displays,are choreographed to music each night and generally take on the same genre of music of that evening's headline music act.
Several hundred thousand people typically pack the Gateway Arch grounds and surrounding downtown streets on both sides of the Mississippi River, providing delight to residents and guests from two states, Missouri and Illinois. A special only-in-St. Louis treat: The reflection of the fireworks can be seen on the city’s iconic Gateway Arch each night during the show.