When it comes to Independence Day, the four major elements are flags, barbecue, beer and last but not least fireworks. The “rocket’s red glare” is the classic way to cap off a day full of celebration for all things American.

To help you in your hunt for the best 4th of  July pyrotechnics, we’ve pulled together a list of the top five fireworks displays based on a number of factors, including length of display, theme, location and number of viewers.