Each year the pyrotechnics around the world try to out-do their previous performance. The spectacular sight and sound of multi-coloured pyrotechnics bursting in the night sky is what makes the Fourth of July festivities all the more exciting. It is that time of year that draws millions of people together to celebrate a remarkable event. Out of all the spectacular firework displays, Melaleuca Freedom Celebration is the one to watch out for. USA Today listed it as one of the best fireworks shows in America.
The 31-minute program with an average of 10 shells per second pays tribute to those who perished while defending the freedom of our country. It takes place west of the Mississippi river and the 150,000+ attendance almost triples the population of Idaho Falls each year. The thought and effort that goes behind it is truly commendable. The meticulous choreography from shell to shell and note to note is what stirs the hearts of spectators and reminds them of the painful struggles of their ancestors. This amazing fire display is an experience in itself and is a production that does more than just wow the crowd. It is a reminder of America’s history of how the soldiers and their families sacrificed everything to defend their country and preserve freedom.
Since 1992, Melaleuca has hosted the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration as a thank-you to America’s veterans, soldiers, and their families. Each year, it partners with Western Display Fireworks to ensure an unforgettable experience. Thanks to their research to find the latest in cutting-edge in pyrotechnics, spectators in Idaho Falls are treated to some of the most impressive fireworks in the world. And that’s not all, to add meaning to the spectacle, the fireworks are accompanied by a soundtrack that evokes emotion and instils patriotic pride.