The 4th of July is right around the corner, which means lots of big bangs in the sky and at stores offering great deals. We've put together a comprehensive list of 23 Fourth of July freebies, deals and events to keep you and your wallet entertained. Have a happy Fourth!
Fireworks Supermarket - Free Fireworks
Use this Fireworks Supermarket coupon and put a big bang into your 4th. You'll receive 50 free firecrackers just for stopping by any of Fireworks Supermarket's locations. No purchase is necessary but you must be 16 or older.
Over 520 fireworks apps are free for the pickin'. You'll find everything from kid's fireworks to 3D displays, using the AppShopper link above.
Brunswith Lanes - Free Bowling
America Bowls for Free throughout the Fourth weekend. Bowl one free game every day from July 1-4. Visit any Brunswick Center across the U.S.
Old Time Radio Show Downloads
Listen to radio programs, including a 1948 broadcast recreating July 4, 1776. Other 4th of July programs include "Meet the Meeks" and "Our Miss Brooks."
Get $10 off with any $50 purchase using a TNT Fireworks coupon. Click on the above link, fill out a form, and TNT will email you a printable coupon.
Zulily Daily Deals
Zulily's holds a giant 60% off 4th of July sale, plus 70% off summer sale on children's clothing, shoes, decorations and accessories.
Save $150 off Dell XPS 17 and $559 off XPS 15 laptop with 2nd gen Intel Core i7 processor, 1080p HD display, and Blu-ray disc.
Buy one red, white or blue cell phone case and receive a second for free. Expires July 4. Free shipping is available on all Accessory Geeks purchases.
HancockFabrics.com is holding a 50% off sale on a wide variety of fabrics, scheduled to run through July 6. Save 30% to 50% on sewing accessories.
Through July 5, take 50% off summer shoes and buy one tee or tank and receive a second for free.
Save 30% to 50% on select mattresses, including Serta, Memoryworks, Sealy, Tempur-Pedic and Martha Stewart Collection by Serta. Save 30% to 50% on furniture for the bedroom and dining room, including sofas, sectionals, recliners and outdoor furniture.
Save 50% to 70% off select items during the 4th of July Clearance Sale.To locate information, scroll down the JCPenney homepage and click on "shop our online outlet.
(All dates are July 4, unless otherwise noted.)
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
10:30 p.m., Charles River, Boston
U.S. Capital Independence Day Celebration
Parade: 12 p.m., Constitution Ave., Washington D.C.
Music: Mid-afternoon until the fireworks, Constitution Ave. between 7th and 17th streets
Fireworks: 9:10 p.m., Constitution Ave. between 7th and 17th streets
Philadelphia "Sunoco Welcome America!" Festival
Philadelphia, Penn., various places
New Orleans Annual "Go 4th on the River" Dueling Barges Fireworks Extravaganza
9:30 p.m., New Orleans Downtown Riverfront
St. Louis, Mo., Annual "Fair St. Louis"
134th Annual Veiled Prophet Parade, 10 a.m., July 2
Performance by The Steve Miller Band: 7 p.m., July 2
Performance by Maroon 5: 8 p.m., July 3
Performance by Montgomery Gentry: 8 p.m., July 4
Air Show: 10:30 a.m., July 2; 5:30 p.m., July 3; and 8 p.m., July 4
Festival and K-Town Kids Zone: opens 11 a.m., July 4
Jordan Pruitt on the Nestle Purina Main Stage: 1 p.m., July 4
Spontaneous Nugent: 4:30 p.m., July 4
The B-52s on the Budweiser Main Stage: 8 p.m., July 4
US Bank/Enterprise Rent-A-Car Fireworks: 9:15 p.m., July 2, 3 and 4
Houston "Freedom Over Texas"
July 4, Eleanor Tinsley Park along Buffalo Bayou
Music: 4 p.m. to 10 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:30 p.m.
San Francisco "Pier 39 4th Of July Celebration"
9:30 p.m., Pier 39 and the Municipal Pier
Fireworks are sponsored by the City of San Francisco.
Chicago Navy Pier "Independence Day Celebration"
9 p.m., Navy Pier, Chicago
Honolulu "Independence Day at Maunalua Bay"
Day-long Celebration: 1 p.m. to 9 p.m., Maunalua Bay Beach Park
Fireworks: 8 p.m., Maunalua Bay
San Diego "Big Bay Boom"
9 p.m., North San Diego Bay
Nationwide Events Schedule
Check out this site for details and links to an extensive list of fireworks displays and shows across the country.