Our gif-tastic view of Denver’s 2016 fireworks at Civic Center Park

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

I’m still not sure why Denver lights its fireworks on July 3rd, but the show at Civic Center looked spectacular anyway. If you missed it, check out your other options for tonight and later in the week.

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park; fireworks; fourth of july; july 4th; kevinjbeaty; independence day;

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park; fireworks; fourth of july; july 4th; kevinjbeaty; independence day;

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

denver; denverite; colorado; civic center park; fireworks; fourth of july; july 4th; kevinjbeaty; independence day;

Fireworks on July 3, or Independence Day Eve. 2016. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)