Its not the Fourth of July without fireworks, but with El Paso County banning the sale and use of all fireworks, and Doña Ana County Commissioners having banned aerial and ground audible fireworks what’s a person who wants to celebrate the Fourth with a bang to do?

The next best thing, of course; attend one of the many professional displays around town. Here’s your 2014 guide to where you can “ooh” and “ahh” at the rockets’ red glare this Independence Day:

Music Under the Stars at the Chamizal

Patriotic Concert featuring the El Paso Wind Symphony beginning at 7 p.m. with fireworks show immediately after. More Details - Map

Western Playland

Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. More Details - Map

Wet ‘N Wild

Fireworks at 9 p.m. More Details - Map

Fort Bliss

Patriotic Concert featuring the El Paso Symphony Orchestra and USO Show Troupe beginning at 8 p.m. with fireworks show immediately after. More Details - Map

Harvest Christian Center in West El Paso

Festival in the church parking lot. Fireworks at 9 p.m. More Details - Map

El Paso Country Club

Members only club, but you can park around the area and watch from your car. Fireworks 9 p.m. Map

Las Cruces

Local bands, Beatles tribute band, and legendary singer-songwriter Don McLean will precede the city’s annual fireworks display. More Details

Old Mesilla

An evening of live music will precede the 9 p.m. fireworks show at the historic old Mesilla Plaza. More Details