Our fireworks!

Sometimes the blur is cool!
Sometimes the blur is cool!
Submitted by Sarah Etelman / UGC

It took a little longer than I anticipated to dig out from under the avalanche of fireworks photos you all submitted but I’m glad I did. If you live in a part of the country that couldn’t have fireworks due to drought this year, after the jump are enough colorful bursts to have a show of your own (and maybe crash your browser).

Village of Mamaroneck, NYBen Gill Park, Terrell, Tx
4th of July
2011View from 28th Floor, 70th & WEASan Francisco's dual fireworks, as seen from across the bay in the Oakland hills.FireworksPlymouth, Ma FireworksMarin County Fair, CaliforniaPru tower red white and blue!A sailor in uniform3 for 1flower power10" Mortars ready for the tubes.Our show from the ground.Here's Holten unwrapping fuses to get ready for the show.Fireworks in Walpole, MAFlagstaff, Arizona fireworks show - July 4, 2011. Elevation 7,000 feet.Stevens Point, Wisconsin squiggle4th of July FireworksAnd the crowd ooh & ahhhs!PuffFireworks @Lakewood Park (OHIO)Posey Lake FireworksMcNair Field, Fort Sill, Lawton, Oklahoma -- USA...stages . . . siss, boom, bangJuly 4th at our Nation's Capital. Taken from the base of the Netherland's Carrilon, next to the Iwo Jima Monument.NYC, looking down 52nd street. I snapped this off along the way to the viewing area on the West Side Highway.We arrived late and were funneled into an area with restricted views of the fireworks, so I turned my camera towards the crowd, which turned out to be much more interesting!In the Eye of the CrazyWorkFireworks from PhiladelphiaWatching the town fireworks from our backyard.  Best seat in the house!  - Wakefield, RICropped part of Finally of Redding Fireworks at Sundial BridgeFourth of July from the Netherlands Carillon in Arlington, VAFireworks show at Kino Veterans Memorial  Stadium in Tucson, AZ. The show was after the AAA baseball game between the Tucson Padres and Reno Aces of the Pacific Coast LeagueFireworks show at "A" Mountain in Tucson, AZView from my back yard.Fireworks Haltom City TexasFireworks @ The Nugget 2011Fireworks at Progressive Field after the Cleveland Indians vs. New York Yankees game on July 4thBloomington, IN
July 4th, 2011Crowds pack the southern shore of Key West to view the fireworks from beach and boat this Monday, July 4, 2011.
Crowds pack the southern shore of Key West to view the fireworks from beach and boat this Monday, July 4, 2011.
 .Southernmost fireworks display from White Street Peir, Key West, Florida.
Monday, July 4, 2011University of Redlands, CAPrismaticFireworks viewed from the Michigan Ave. bridge, Chicago. - It was late and my 9-year-old son and I were exhausted - we'd just spent almost 3 hours watching Chicago get obliterated by all sorts of mechanical beasties (he loved it!). Working on getting...Fireworks over Bethlehem, PA. - I used the fireworks scene mode on my camera, but didn't use a tripod. Long exposures + shaky hands made for some interesting effects in the final pictures.Fireworks from the golf greens in Ohio.TwoFrom the deck of the Intrepid Air and Space MuseumLaunching a bottle rocket over Lake Champlain in North Ferrisburg VermontEdgewater, NJ, July 1st, 2011Freedommy daughter and her sparklerFireworks over the Hudson River from party boat.Newark /Kearny New JerseyFireworks from Rehoboth Beach Delaware (gay town USA)An unofficial Fourth of July fireworks show on the street in front of my house in Alhambra, California.4th of July in Sacramento. Ca.