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Melaleuca Freedom Celebration named one of the top must-see fireworks displays in America

IDAHO FALLS — The American Pyrotechnics Association (APA) has named the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration as one of the top five must-see Independence Day fireworks displays in America. The list, released Wednesday, includes recommendations “for the most avid of fireworks fans” to consider this 4th of July. The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration is the only display in the western United States to make the list. “Every year we’re looking for something new and different that is spectacular...
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American Pyrotechnics Association Recommends Melaleuca Freedom Celebration

Idaho Falls, ID – Melaleuca Freedom Celebration – July 4:  Celebrating its 25th anniversary, the Melaleuca Freedom Festival is home to the largest fireworks show west of the Mississippi River.  More than 20,000 fireworks shells (totaling over 17,000 lbs.) will burst over the banks of the Snake River.  The 31 minute dazzling production, produced by fifth-generation Western Display Fireworks, will be deeply patriotic and a true tribute to our Founding Fathers, soldiers, veterans and their families.  This is...
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New Melaleuca Freedom Celebration location announced

IDAHO FALLS — This year’s Melaleuca Freedom Celebration will be unlike any other fireworks show in Idaho Falls’ history. This is the show’s 25th year. Not only does the 25th anniversary promise to deliver far more firepower and a more dazzling pyrotechnic display than ever before, but it will do so from a new location along the banks of the Snake River, namely Snake River Landing. In recent years, Snake River Landing has held several...
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On Independence Day: Discover The Biggest Fireworks Show West Of The Mississippi At The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration

No Fourth of July celebration would be complete without a great fireworks show. In large cities and small towns alike, lighting up the night sky with multi-colored pyrotechnics is one of America’s most exciting and enduring Independence Day traditions. Which begs the question: Of all the fireworks displays out there, who puts on the best show? Is it Philadelphia or Washington, D.C.? How about New York City or Boston? If you want to celebrate our...
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USA Today names Melaleuca Freedom Celebration One of the Best Fireworks Displays in America

USATODAY.com has named the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration one of the best fireworks shows in America. The article features “dazzling displays that are set to burst overhead this year” in cities all across the country. Among the events mentioned – The 39th Annual Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks, the National Mall Fourth of July Celebrations, Philadelphia’s Welcome to America celebration, and the Idaho Falls Melaleuca Freedom Celebration. “In Idaho Falls, the 23nd Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration...
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Idaho State Journal: Idaho Falls Awaits 23rd Annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration

The Idaho State Journal features an article about the 23rd annual Melaleuca Freedom Celebration that is expected to bring as many as 150,000 people to Idaho Falls this weekend. The Idaho State Journal article can be found here. The annual Independence Day show is free to the public and features the largest fireworks display west of the Mississippi River. The 31-minute program, which includes fireworks synchronized to patriotic music and spoken word, starts around 10:00...
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