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Fireworks Near Me: Albuquerque’s July 4th 2022

ALBUQUERQUE, NM — Cities and counties across the country continue to bring back many of the traditional Independence Day activities that were either canceled or modified the last two years. July 4 is just around the corner, so it’s time to find out what Fourth of July fireworks and festivities are going on near you in 2022.

We have all the fireworks shows, parades and festivals happening in and around Albuquerque, so you can start planning now.

Here’s what’s in store this July 4 in Albuquerque:

Bring the family to Balloon Fiesta Park to celebrate Independence Day. Enjoy a firework show with food, local beer in The Cantina and free children’s activities. The show is free and family-friendly.

Performers include national headliners Shenandoah, along with Albuquerque native Nathaniel Krantz, reggae soul band Mondo Vibrations and Str8 Shot.

What: Fireworks after Albuquerque Isotopes games

Where: Isotopes Park

When: July 2, 3, 23, 30; Aug 13, 27; Sept 10, 16

The Albuquerque Isotopes have four fireworks shows planned in July, as well as two in August and two more in September. On July 2 and 3, the team plays the Sugar Land Space Cowboys.

With wildfires that have raged around the state this season, officials reminded residents to be responsible and stick to legal fireworks. Patrols will respond to reports of illegal fireworks. Fireworks with labels that say “warning” are illegal in Albuquerque. Those that say “caution” are legal.

“July 4th is one of the busiest days for our members every year. The safety of our community is our priority and we ask the residents of Albuquerque to help us by being careful and only using legal fireworks,” Fire Marshal Kris Romero said in a statement. “Our team will be patrolling the entire city and our open spaces so that we can respond quickly to emergencies that occur.”

Due to pandemic surges, counties or cities may adjust or cancel events at the last minute, so double-check with organizers. Know of other events in the area? Post them on the Patch calendar.

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