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Local News 8: Melaleuca Freedom Celebration promises to be biggest yet

Several news outlets are gearing up for Fourth of July weekend by breaking stories about the largest fireworks show west of the Mississippi. One of these outlets, ABC affiliate Local News 8 secured an on-camera interview with Melaleuca Executive Chairman Frank VanderSloot. The 29th Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration will launch 18,237 fireworks into the black canvas that is Idaho Falls’ night sky. The fireworks display is competitive in size with the largest fireworks shows in...
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USA Today names Melaleuca Freedom Celebration among most spectacular July 4th fireworks shows in the US

On the morning of July 4th, USA Today published their picks of the top 10 most spectacular fireworks displays in the nation. This feature story ranks the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration with some of the most iconic shows found in big cities across the US like New York City, Washington D.C., and Philadelphia. Claiming the title, “The largest Independence Day fireworks show west of the Mississippi River,” the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration stands out for launching more...
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Post Register: Melaleuca Freedom Celebration geared to be one of nation’s largest fireworks shows

In recent news, the Post Register covered the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration reinforcing Idaho Falls, ID is the place to be Monday night for a spectacle that will dazzle the senses. The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration will attract more than 200,000 spectators, tripling the city’s population and making it the largest event in Idaho. In a show of patriotism, Melaleuca’s fireworks display will showcase mostly American-made fireworks, which is rare in the U.S. as about 75% of...
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Fireworks form Melaleuca Freedom Celebration: 28th firework show

Idaho Falls Magazine: Melaleuca Freedom Celebration to Dazzle Viewers with American-Made Fireworks, Biggest July 4th Fireworks Show West of Mississippi River

With firework finales set to amaze Americans from sea to shining sea, you won’t find a bigger Independence Day firework show west of the Mississippi River than at the 29th Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration in Idaho Falls, Idaho.
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East Idaho News: Photos from the spectacular Melaleuca Freedom Celebration fireworks

The spectacular 28th Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration returned to Snake River Landing Saturday night and it did not disappoint.
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East Idaho News: Melaleuca Freedom Celebration returns with a bang – and lots of people

The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration returned with a bang Saturday night with more fireworks, fun and festivities than ever before.
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Idaho Falls Magazine: 2021 Melaleuca Freedom Celebration Returns Bigger Than Ever, Proudly Features Fireworks Made in the USA

Beginning at 10 p.m. on July 3 at Snake River Landing, Melaleuca will launch over 18,000 brilliant shells into the night sky over the banks of the Snake River in honor of America’s Founding Fathers, veterans, and service members.
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2021 Melaleuca Freedom Celebration to Light Up the Sky with Largest Independence Day Fireworks Show West of the Mississippi River

Melaleuca CEO Frank VanderSloot promises that the 28th Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration will be bigger and better than ever with more firepower than has ever been seen before in the state of Idaho. This dazzling display will be held Saturday, July 3, at 10:03 p.m. at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls.
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Melaleuca CEO writes guest column for Independence Day

In 1776, 56 brave men solemnly put pen to parchment, signing the Declaration of Independence, which raised the curtain for the United States of America. In doing so, they pledged everything—their "lives, fortune, and sacred honor"—to open the greatest epoch of liberty that the world has ever seen.
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East Idaho News: Organizers ‘reviewing options’ for the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration

The Idaho Falls Chamber of Commerce announced Liberty on Parade will be canceled this year and the city of Idaho Falls will not be holding the 2020 War Bonnet Round Up in August due to coronavirus.
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