If you're looking for a place to watch fireworks this July 4, look no further!

We've compiled a list of places to check out fireworks displays around the Capital Region.

1. Empire State Plaza - Every Independence Day, Price Chopper hosts an incredible fireworks show on State Street in Albany. In fact, Albany.com says it's the best fireworks show in the region. Entertainment includes live music, food, and fun! Festivities begin at 3 p.m. and the fireworks show starts at 9 p.m. Food, music, fireworks -- sounds like the makings of a fabulous 4th of July!

2. Clifton Commons - This July 4th celebration is going to be awesome. Festivities start at noon—that means a whole day of family fun and celebration! Clifton Commons kicks off the 4th of July with a parade, followed by live music, and great food offered throughout the event. Fireworks start at 9:30, and CliftonPark.com says the show is absolutely spectacular! You need to go and see for yourself.

3. Greenwich Elks Lodge - The Elks Lodge in Greenwich is a big contender in best places to see fireworks in the Capital Region, and we'll tell you why. This is an all-day event, starting at 8 a.m. with some awesome softball league games and more outdoor fun for the family! The fireworks show, which Saratoga.com calls second to none, will begin around 9:45 p.m.

More fireworks displays: 

July 3
  • Amsterdam, Shuttleworth Park
  • Malta, Albany-Saratoga Speedway
  • Piseco Lake
  • Saratoga Lake
July 4 
  • Cobleskill, Schoharie County Fairgrounds
  • Lake George
  • Saratoga Springs, Congress Park
  • Glens Falls, Crandall Park
  • Troy, Joseph L. Bruno Stadium
July 5
  • Amsterdam, Shuttleworth Park
July 10
  • Schenectady, Schenectady County Summer Night Finale
July 11
  • Troy, Pig Out BBQ Festival
July 12
  • Mechanicville, Tallmadge Park

All of the events listed above are totally free to the public. Use this guide to find the right fireworks destination, and have a blast! Happy holidays!