“Here’s where you’ll find maximum fun for your Fourth of July celebrations”

Happy 242nd birthday, America. To get the party going, we’ve chosen a few events that sound particularly fun. They may not be the biggest or have the flashiest fireworks, but these are places with character — and filled with characters as well. Most activities are free for spectators, but be sure to check the event’s website for these and other details.

Hailey, Idaho

Hailey Days of the Old West is a six-day old-fashioned Independence Day bash that includes a pancake breakfast at the Grange Hall; two antiques markets; a 5K fun run; live music; a rodeo; a parade on Main Street with marching bands, lots of horses, decorated cars, Smokey Bear; and fireworks synchronized to music on the Fourth.

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