Watching a good old-fashioned fireworks display is as American as the Fourth of July can get, and El Paso won’t be for a lack of places where one can watch bombs bursting in the air on July 4.

Below is where you can get your red, white and boom on and commemorate our country’s Independence Day.

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Ascarate Park

Tuesday • July 4

El Paso County is celebrating the holiday with food trucks, swimming, and an aerial display over Ascarate Lake. [More Info]

Western Playland Amusement Park

Tuesday • July 4

The amusement park in the neighboring city of Sunland Park, New Mexico will be cranking up all the rides you know and love beginning at 4 p.m. with their annual fireworks celebration going off towards the end of the park’s closing.

Southwest University Park

Tuesday • July 4

Few things are more American than baseball, hot dogs, and a fireworks display. The Chihuahuas celebrate Independence Day with a home game against the Las Vegas Aviators followed by a fireworks finale choreographed to patriotic music. [More Info]

Wet ‘N Wild Water World

Tuesday • July 4

Wet 'N Wild Water World will light it up on the 4th after a full day of water rides and grilling. Fireworks will go boom not long after the park closes for the evening at 8 p.m. [More Info]

Pop Goes the Fort

Tuesday • July 4

Fort Bliss MWR will mark Independence Day on-base at Biggs Park with live performances from the 1st Armored Division Band, and the El Paso Symphony Orchestra followed by the annual Fireworks Spectacular. [More Info]

City of Socorro Independence day Xtravaganza

Saturday • July 1

Free family-friendly event at Cougar Park on Socorro Rd. includes food trucks, activities for the kids, live entertainment, and “the biggest fireworks show” at 10 p.m. [More Info]

City of Las Cruces Fourth of July Celebration

Tuesday • July 4

Platinum-selling Country artist Randy Houser will headline the free concert Pat and Lou Sisbarro Community Park followed by the annual fireworks display.

Star Spangled Celebration at Inn of the Mountain Gods, Ruidoso

Tuesday • July 4

Live entertainment, activities for the kids, and food vendors are part of this free family-friendly event that culminates with “the biggest and longest fireworks show in New Mexico” over the big lake.

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