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15 Safe, Fireworks-Free Ways to Celebrate the Fourth of July

Cheapism Logo By Raechel Conover of Cheapism | Slide 1 of 16: Fireworks on the Fourth of July are an American tradition, but not everyone loves them. Large public displays of fireworks are typically crowded, loud, and can be a scary event for young kids or people with sensory disorders. Chances are good your pets don't love them, either. Backyard displays seem like fun, but can be dangerous and aren't always legal, depending on your location. Here are non-firework options that are just as exciting and fun for celebrating the Fourth of July.

Not a Fireworks Fan?

Fireworks on the Fourth of July are an American tradition, but not everyone loves them. Large public displays of fireworks are typically crowded, loud, and can be a scary event for young kids or people with sensory disorders. Chances are good your pets don't love them, either. Backyard displays seem like fun, but can be dangerous and aren't always legal, depending on your location. Here are non-firework options that are just as exciting and fun for celebrating the Fourth of July.

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