Fireworks Climax July 4 Holiday With a Boom – View Our Video...

Fireworks Climax July 4 Holiday With a Boom – View Our Video of the Show

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Photo and Video Credit: Ian Crowley

It was a perfect capper to a perfect holiday: Ocean City’s traditional fireworks display drew tens of thousands of spectators.

They weren’t disappointed, the show began shortly after 9 p.m. and lasted just over 15 action-packed minutes. The crowd’s “oohs and ahhs” were audible in between the booms and bangs of the fireworks, shot from a barge near 7th Street beach.

Folks, many wearing patriotic red white and blue outfits, began staking out spots on the beach as early as 7 p.m., bringing blankets and picnic baskets. Many people also opted to view from the Boardwalk.

Photo and Video Credit: Ian Crowley

Approximately two dozen boats were anchored between the barge and third street. A contingent of surfers watched from the water, and still others packed balconies of homes and condo buildings.

The fireworks were synched up with patriotic music for the display, which took place under near-perfect weather conditions.

Photo and Video Credit: Ian Crowley

During the few brief lulls in the show, spectators could see the fireworks going off from the south in Sea Isle City and to the north in Atlantic City. But nowhere did the spirit of the holiday shine brighter than right here in America’s Greatest Family Resort.

Photo and Video Credit: Ian Crowley
Photo and Video Credit: Ian Crowley