July 4th

Best Fourth Of July Events In SacramentoFireworks are always a hit for the Fourth of July. The sky gets dark, the crowds hold their breath, and then the booms and bursts begin. There are other events on this day that emphasize other things; family, picnics, parades, and just plain, old-fashioned good times are available all over the greater Sacramento area. Here are just a few, with and without the pyrotechnics.
Celebrate The Fourth Of July Without FireworksIf the nearest July 4th fireworks display isn’t so near, there are other ways to have a safe and sparkly holiday. Read on for some of these creative ways to light up your 4th of July when a fireworks display isn’t an option.
Best Fireworks In SacramentoCelebrate Independence Day with a big bang, with events that bring fireworks, live music, cowboys, BMX bikes, food, carnivals, parades, beer gardens and bounce houses to Sacramento.
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July 4th Party Games For Adults And KidsGet a little creative this Fourth of July. Here are five fun party games to entertain all the guests at your upcoming holiday barbecue.
Healthy & Fun Fourth Of July FoodsBe both healthy and festive at your Fourth of July BBQ with these red, white, and blue dish ideas.
Ask A Sacramento Expert: Fourth Of July Cocktail RecipesLocal bartenders were gracious enough to give up some recipes that will light up your 4th. Read along as we introduce you to some of Sacramento's most seasoned cocktail creators, as well as some rising stars.
Ask A Sacramento Chef: Easy 4th Of July RecipesAmericans love having the right to assemble with friends to enjoy good food, without sacrificing a lot of time to prepare it. John Bays, chef and co-owner of The Red Rabbit, knows how to do just that.
Best Places In America To Celebrate The 4th Of JulyIn celebration of Independence Day, several cities across the nation are hosting fun-filled activities by day and then concluding with spectacular pyrotechnic shows that can be viewed from miles away. Here are five of the best places in America to celebrate the Fourth of July
Creative 4th of July Parade Float IdeasFourth of July parades take place all across the country and signify not only our collective patriotism, but also local pride. Homemade floats abound and are as unique and individual as the spirit that carved out our country.
Your Ultimate Fourth Of July Party GuideThis CBS Local Ultimate Fourth Of July Party Guide will have you prepared for the best Independence Day since 1776.
Best Firework Displays Across the CountryFrom the patriotic heart of Washington, D.C. to the big city flash of New York, these spots are known for their impressive summer events.