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Watch Fifth of July Amway Family Fireworks Show Replay Here! [Video]

In case you didn't make it to downtown Grand Rapids for our 5th of July fireworks show, and didn't see or hear them, then you must have been in another state, since the show was huge and amazing!

Thanks to Amway for the amazing fireworks display, honoring all those men and women around the world who serve, and protect America's security and freedoms!

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Amway Family Fireworks’ Fifth of July: Downtown Grand Rapids Lit Up! [Photos]

Downtown Grand Rapids was lit up for the Fifth of July with the Amway Family Fireworks.

A few thousand people came to Ah-Nab-Awen park to enjoy some food, drink, music, entertainment, activities and, of course, the 20-minute fireworks spectacular!

Music from The Rhythm Aces, Vox Vidorra, and Three's a Crowd performed into the evening, as well as some amazing acrobatics and aerial work from the Daredevil Circus Company!

Then, the sky over downtown Grand Rapids lit up with an amazing fireworks show, to honor all those who serve and protect our freedoms and lives!

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Courtesy of Amway
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Amway Family Fireworks Tonight!

Last night, I am sure you couldn't fall asleep to the booms and bangs of the fireworks all around your area.

Well, the excitement continues tonight at Ah-Nab-Awen park!

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Where Did Fireworks Come From? The Manly Story

Guys like to blow stuff up.  We do, we can't help it.

But where did they come from?  How cool and manly are they?  What makes the different colors?

Check out this fun video that answers all these questions, and more!

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Fireworks Season Means Enjoying Community Displays, Celebrating Safely [Video/Infographic]

It's the season for fireworks, which are synonymous with Independence Day celebrations.

July 4 marks the 238th anniversary this year of the United States' independence from England through the Declaration of Independence. It means celebrating our nation's founding through community events, with professionally-done aerial fireworks displays such as the Amway Family Fireworks on July 5 at Ah-Nab-Awen Park in downtown Grand Rapids.

If consumer fireworks are used at home or elsewhere, enjoy them safely to protect lives and property while embracing Independence Day.

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Michael Valdez, ThinkStock
Michael Valdez, ThinkStock
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Independence Day Weekend Fireworks and Activities in West Michigan – 2014

Independence Day weekend will bring many opportunities to celebrate and enjoy fireworks in West Michigan in 2014.

Take a look at our list and have a great Independence Day weekend!

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San Diego Fireworks Fail Caught On Tape [Videos]

Ever wonder what 20 minutes worth of fireworks going off in 15 seconds looks like?  Well, now you can watch the fireworks failure that was heard over 20 miles away.  This is better and funnier than any fireworks finale you will see all summer, I can guarantee that.

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photo by Kevin Falk / flickr.com
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4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations In West Michigan

The fact you were able to use your computer keyboard before your mixture  of alcohol and explosives begins  (what could possibly go wrong?) is a good sign.  Now, while you can still access a keyboard with ALL your fingers intact, feel free to peruse through this  list of 4th of July haps in

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Fireworks Fail [VIDEO]

And this is why launching fireworks in a residential area might not be the best idea you’ve ever had.

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