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Q: Macy's 4th of July Firework show ( Answered 5 out of 5 stars,   0 Comments )
Subject: Macy's 4th of July Firework show
Category: Miscellaneous
Asked by: snobrdnpntball-ga
List Price: $3.00
Posted: 06 Aug 2005 23:57 PDT
Expires: 05 Sep 2005 23:57 PDT
Question ID: 552645
This year I wen't to New York City and watched the fireworks show put on by
Macy's from Brooklyn.  To describe this event to those back at home
I'm  looking for some stats on it. i.e. pounds of explosives used,
dollars spent, time put into it, how large the explosions actually
are... Information like that.

Subject: Re: Macy's 4th of July Firework show
Answered By: googlenut-ga on 07 Aug 2005 12:04 PDT
Rated:5 out of 5 stars
Hello snobrdnpntball-ga,

The Macy?s 4th of July fireworks display is billed as the nations
largest, with 55 times for fireworks than the average show.  It is
reportedly comprised of more than 35,000 shells, more than 40-thousand
pounds of fireworks, and more than 120,000 bursts of color and light. 
The American Pyrotechnics Association lists it among the top ten
fireworks displays in America.  Preparation begins more than a year in
Fun Facts About the Largest Fireworks Display in America
?The Macy?s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular is comprised of more
than 35,000 shells, which translates to over 1,000 shells bursting per


?The entire Macy?s 4th of July Fireworks Spectacular uses 55 times
more fireworks than the average show in the United States.?

American Pyrotechnics Association
Ten Amazing Fireworks Displays Across the Country Honoring our Great Nation
?This Fourth of July season boasts many fireworks displays from small
town shows to big city extravaganzas. Here is a sample of 10 of the
largest ?must see? events.

ABC News
Macys Getting Ready for a Big Day
?You'll understand why this is a smoke free zone as workers put the
finishing touches on more than 40-thousand pounds of highly explosive
America's best fireworks displays
The biggest and most explosive patriotic weekend celebrations
?Macy's Fireworks Spectacular, New York, N.Y.:
This is the nation's biggest birthday fireworks display. It lights up
the night sky over the East River at 9 p.m. with more than 120,000
bursts of color and light and 30,000 aerial shells from around the
world. Fireboats shoot streams of red, white and blue water 300 feet
over the river.?

Wired New York Forum
?The largest Fourth of July celebration in the nation doesn't happen
overnight. Souza said this year's shows were a year in the making,
with fireworks from 13 different nation being used. Some were made
specifically for the event, he said.?

Pyro Spectaculars by Souza

I hope this helps.


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macys fireworks pounds OR dollars

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snobrdnpntball-ga rated this answer:5 out of 5 stars
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