Fireworks & Fourth of July in New Orleans
New Orleans boasts some truly fantastic vantage points for Fourth of July fireworks. From parks to the Mississippi River and beyond, you can find a lovely open space to take in the colorful explosions in just about every corner of the city. If anyone in your group endures a burn on the holiday, contact New Orleans burn injury attorneys for legal assistance.
Fireworks on the River
Head on out to the river for America’s birthday and you will have a blast. Hop aboard a steamboat and the experience will prove unforgettable. The Creole Queen’s 4th of July Celebration is perfect for pyrotechnics viewing. The cruise provides a buffet, open bar, and live entertainment. You can also take a ride on the Steamboat Natchez to view the colorful blasts with a pop-boy or hot dog in-hand.
Woldenberg Riverfront Park
Arrive at this park before 9 p.m. to nab the perfect spot for fireworks viewing. The fireworks last about 15 minutes so be sure to show up as early as possible. Tune your radio to 101.9 FM to hear patriotic classics synced up with the explosions in the sky.
Lastly, Fireworks at Crescent Park
Settle in at Crescent Park for a lovely view of the fireworks. This park is beloved by locals and also commonly overlooked by tourists. The action kicks off at 5:30 p.m.
Fireworks Safety Tips
- Keep a close eye on your youngsters if you let them hold sparklers. Sparklers are a common form of hand-held illumination for the 4th yet they can reach a scorching 120 degrees
- Never point fireworks toward any person or object
- Also stand several feet away from fireworks after they are lit
- Do not light fireworks near dry spaces or indoors
- Make sure everyone wears tight-fitting clothing as loose garments can catch fire with ease
- Lastly, if a firework fails to go off, douse it with water and trash it after it cools
New Orleans Burn Injury Attorneys on Your Side
Just about everyone loves fireworks. Unfortunately, fireworks manufacturers, property owners and others often fail to provide due care and fireworks-related injuries result. If anyone in your group suffers an injury after using or watching fireworks, it might be possible to obtain compensation for the injuries, lost wages, also pain and suffering.
Reach out to our New Orleans burn injury attorneys for an analysis of your case. You can contact us by phone at (504) 345-1111. You can also use our website’s LiveChat feature to interact with one of our representatives. Our legal assistance will prove critically important in your quest for compensation and also justice.