US celebrated its 235th Independence Day on July 4, with a national holiday and municipalities setting off fireworks around the country.
As usual, the national day of the United States marked excellent display of fireworks across the country.
The Independence Day fireworks are often accompanied by patriotic songs such as the national anthem The Star-Spangled Banner, God Bless America and America the Beautiful.
Firework shows were held in many states, and many fireworks are sold for personal use or as an alternative to a public show. Safety concerns have led some states to ban fireworks or limit the sizes and types.
Here are the best shots displaying scintillating fireworks from across the US: