8+ Patriotic Live Streams to Tune into July 4th 2017

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Want to watch the best fireworks celebration on July 4th? Do you need July 4th party ideas? How about tuning into a 4th of July parade? The power of live streaming has you covered. Check out the live streams below to see which one you want to tune into on July 4th 2017.

1. Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

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Website: Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular

Where to watch: NBC mobile app or TV channel

Time: 7pm CT

Macy’s celebrations are some of the most anticipated by Americans every year. This event will include fireworks, music, and more. Performers including Lady Antebellum and Jennifer Lopez plus many others will be performing. If you plan on joining this live event, use #MacysFireworks to share your experience on Twitter and Instagram!

2. Light Up the Sky 2017 July Fourth in Salem

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Website: Salem’s Fourth of July Independence Day Celebration

Where to watch: Livestream mobile app or Livestream.com

Time: 8pm CT

Salem, New Hampshire, is hosting a July 4th celebration for everyone to enjoy. The live stream will take place at Salem High School and will feature fireworks, fun, and plenty of school spirit for viewers to enjoy.

3. Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

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Website: Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Where to watch: Bloomberg mobile app, TV channel, or Bloomberg.com

Time: 7pm CT

Now only will this celebration feature dazzling 4th of July fireworks, but it also includes a concert and a military jet flyover to kick off the night. Artists including Andy Grammar will perform with the Boston Pops, truly a show you don’t want to miss. If you won’t be able to sit down to watch on July 4th 2017, the concert will also be broadcast through Bloomberg’s radio station and iHeartRadio.

4. Downtown Turlock Parade, Car Show, & Street Fair

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Website: Downtown Turlock Parade, Car Show, & Street Fair

Where to watch: Livestream mobile app or Livestream.com

Time: 12pm CT

One of the most diverse local July 4th events 2017, this California celebration will exhibit several spectacles for your 4th of July entertainment. Whether or not you are a local, tuning into a downtown parade, car show, and open air street fair will brighten your summer holiday.

5. A Capitol Fourth Concert

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Website: A Capitol Fourth Concert

Where to watch: PBS YouTube channel or TV channel

Time: 7pm CT

Dubbed “America’s favorite Independence Day celebration,” A Capitol Fourth will take place on the west lawn of the U.S. Capitol Building. The event will be hosted by actor John Stamos, and musical legends like The Beach Boys and The Blues Brothers will perform.

6. Global Vision Bible Church July 4th Celebration Special

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Website: GVBC July 4th Celebration Special

Where to watch: Livestream mobile app or Livestream.com

Time: 5:30pm CT

Based in Mount Juliet, Tennessee, this July 4th 2017 celebration will give other live streams a run for their money. Religious or not, every person can enjoy the uplifting, patriotic festivities to be shared during this live stream. Check out the church’s Facebook page for more updates on the event.

7. Independence Day Celebration and Naturalization Ceremony at Monticello

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Website: July 4th at Monticello

Where to watch: Livestream mobile app or Livestream.com

Time: 8am CT

This is the 55th annual July 4th celebration at the Monticello landmark. The event will include a speech by a former U.S. ambassador for worldwide religious freedom. Tune into Livestream.com on July 4th 2017 to take part in this fervid event hosted by the Thomas Jefferson Foundation.

8. San Francisco Bay Area Fireworks Special

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Website: Bay Area Fireworks Special

Where to watch: KRON4.com or KRON 4 TV channel

Time: 11pm CT

Join in for July 4th 2017 fireworks and parades around the San Francisco Bay Area. This local news channel will be broadcasting the city’s magnificent fireworks and July 4th events 2017 to the world. Tune in on KRON 4’s website or its TV channel if you’re a local!

Unscheduled Live Streams on July 4th 2017

The above list includes only a handful of the hundreds of live streams that are bound to take place on July 4th 2017. You may discover plenty of other spectacular firework and celebration live streams on Periscope, Facebook, YouTube, and other live stream platforms.

Research local July 4th activities and newscasts in your region. Even if you are not able to attend an event, local TV networks may broadcast the celebrations and fireworks.

Your social media friends may also host an unscheduled live stream on the holiday. Turn on live stream notifications for Facebook, Twitter, Instagram, and Snapchat to maximize your Fourth of July enjoyment.

Create Your Own Live Stream

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That’s right: 4th of July live streams aren’t just for established organizations or local communities. You can create a live stream of your own to share with your friends or broadcast to viewers across the world.

First, choose a live stream platform. Periscope is perfect for reaching new viewers. However, if you want to keep the celebrations personal, you can invite social media friends to live streams on the platforms listed above. Be sure to know how live streaming works on the platform of your choice to prepare for the holiday.

Next, decide what you will live stream. Creativity is key to getting users excited about your live stream event. Here are some ideas:

  • 4th of July Party
  • Independence Day traditions
  • At-home fireworks
  • Attending local events
  • Other creative ideas!
    • 4th of July recipe tutorial
    • Patriotic interview, speech, or reading
    • DIY 4th of July decorations tutorial
    • Independence Day plays or performances (if allowed)
    • Fireworks reviews or reactions

Finally, promote your event. Invite your friends and family to watch your live stream and even catch up via chat. Open up your live stream to the world by making it public or using Periscope, and viewers will roll in on event day.

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