Where to see Fourth of July fireworks

Posted at: 07/03/2013 8:23 AM
Updated at: 07/04/2013 8:14 AM
By: Elizabeth Reed, KOB.com

With many counties restricting the sale of fireworks, local leaders urge New Mexicans to attend professional shows for the Fourth of July this year.

Here's your guide to New Mexico firework displays from July 3-6.


July 3
Farmington Freedom Days Fireworks Display
Sullivan Hill
Sullivan Ave Farmington, NM 87401
Fireworks: 9:25 p.m.
Cost: Free
July 4
Alamogordo Freedom Faith Fireworks Celebration
Bethel Baptist Church
1316 Scenic Drive, Alamogordo, NM 88310
Time: 4-10 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.
Cost: Free
Albuquerque Freedom Fourth
Balloon Fiesta Park
5000 Balloon Fiesta Parkway, Albuquerque, NM 87113
Time: 3-10:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.
Cost: Free
Parking: $10
Artesia Fourth of July
Jaycee Park
26th Street & Hermosa, Artesia, New Mexico 88210
Time: 7-10 p.m.
Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.
Cost: Free
Carlsbad 19th Annual 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
North on Canyon East on Church to parking lot 
Fireworks show at beach
Time: 9-10 p.m.
Fireworks: 8:45 p.m.
Cost: Free
Clovis Smoke on the Water Fireworks Dispaly
Green Acres Park
21st & Mitchell, Clovis, NM 88101
Time: 3-9:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.
Eagle Nest Carnival and Fireworks
Eagle Nest Lake
42 Marina Way Eagle Nest, NM 87718
Time: 3:30-6:30 p.m.
Fireworks: Dusk 
Cost: $5 (all proceeds go to Eagle Nest School Junior Chamber)
Las Cruces Fourth of July Street Fest
Meerscheidt Center Complex
1605 E. Hadley Ave., Las Cruces, NM 88001
Time: 4-10:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.
Cost: Free
Raton 4th of July 
Downtown Raton, NM 87740 
Parade: 6 p.m.
Fireworks: Dusk
Cost: Free

Rio Racho Fireworks Extravaganza and outdoor Movie
Rio Rancho High School Football Stadium
301 Loma Colorado Street NE
Time: 6-10:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.
Cost: $5

Roswell Fireworks Extravaganza
Roswell High School
11595 King Rd  Roswell, GA 30075
Fireworks: Dusk
Cost: Free
Santa Fe Fireworks Display
Santa Fe Municipal Recreation Complex
205 Caja Del Rio Rd
Time: 5-11 p.m.
Cost Free:
Parking: $5
Santa Rosa 4th of July Celebration
Santa Rosa Lake State Park
North of Town New Mexico Highway 91, Santa Rosa, NM 88435
Fireworks: Dusk
Cost: Free
Silver City Independence Day
Downtown Silver City
Bullard St., Silver City, NM 88061
Parade: 10 a.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m. (Best viewing along Highway 90)
Cost: Free
Socorro 4th of July Celebration
New Mexico Institute of Mining and Technology
801 Leroy Place, Socorro, NM 87801
Time: 11:30 a.m.-9:30 p.m.
Fireworks: 9 p.m.
Cost: Free
Taos July 4th Fireworks Display
Salazar Road Extension, Taos, NM 87571
Time: 9 p.m.
Cost: Free 
July 6
Elephant Butte Fireworks Extravaganza
Elephant Butte Lake
Time: 9 p.m.
Cost: Park entrance fee
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