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Watch the Big Bay Boom on FOX 5

The most spectacular fireworks display of the year will light up San Diego Bay on the Fourth of July, and the best seat in the house is in front of your big screen TV. Tune in to FOX 5 to see the largest pyrotechnical extravaganza west of the Mississippi in all of its high-definition glory.

Big Bay Boom coverage begins at 8 p.m., anchored by Kathleen Bade and Raoul Martinez. The FOX 5 team will take you behind the scenes to see how the intricate spectacle is planned, how the launch tubes are set up on barges and loaded with skyrockets, and how computers synchronize the entire display.

The big show begins at 9 p.m. — about 20 minutes of the most technically advanced fireworks produced by one of the best world-wide operators of pyrotechnic displays. Fireworks will launch simultaneously from four barges strategically located in San Diego Bay, and FOX 5’s cameras at the Embarcadero, Shelter Island, Point Loma and Coronado will capture it all from the best view points. The entire spectacle is choreographed to music.

Photo: Evgeny Yorobe

As many as 500,000 people are expected to crowd the shores of San Diego Bay to watch the Big Bay Boom, but you can avoid the traffic and get a better view of the fireworks from the comfort of your couch on FOX 5.

Join us July 4th for the Big Bay Boom!

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