LOOK: Glendale’s 2017 fireworks show captured in gifs and photos

What a delightful spectacle.

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If you’ve seen our comprehensive list of fireworks shows for the extended holiday weekend, you might have noticed that Glendale’s annual celebration landed a full two days before the rest of the metro was ready to party.

If you missed Saturday’s show, you’ll have to wait another entire day to see fireworks in Denver itself. But if you just can’t wait, we’ve got photo and cinemagraph coverage of one of the oldest fireworks shows in the region.

Unblown fireworks wait for dusk to emerge. The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Unblown fireworks wait for dusk. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The fireworks control panel. The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The fireworks control panel. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

4-year-old Lia blows bubbles with her Noni (Italian for grandmother). The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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4-year-old Lia blows bubbles with her Noni (Italian for grandmother). (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Juste (top to bottom), Savannah, Bella and Aubrey pose for a portrait. The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Juste (top to bottom), Savannah, Bella and Aubrey pose for a portrait. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The sun sets as the crowd waits for fireworks to begin. The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The sun sets as the crowd waits for fireworks to begin. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

Katy Angello stands as a silhouette as the crowd waits for dusk and the fireworks to begin. The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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Katy Angello stands as a silhouette as the crowd waits for dusk and the fireworks to begin. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

The Glendale 4th of July fireworks show, July 1, 2017. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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The Glendale Fourth of July fireworks show. (Kevin J. Beaty/Denverite)

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