Just because (1.) Independence Day falls on a Wednesday, and (2.) there's a ban on fireworks in El Paso doesn't mean you can't celebrate the Fourth of July with a bang ... or a few thousand. Let your Uncle Mikey point you in the direction of some great fireworks displays in and around town. The legal ones that won't get fined or arrested:

In the El Paso Area:

Music Under the Stars- Patriotic Concert and Firework Spectacular featuring the El Paso Wind Symphony. 7 - 9 p.m at the Chamizal. Fireworks after the show. More Details

El Paso Diablos Baseball - Diablos vs. Laredo Lemurs. Game time 6:30 p.m. Fireworks after the game. More Details

Ft. Bliss- 'Pop Goes the Fort’ will feature the El Paso Symphony Orchestra performing patriotic and pops music beginning at 7 p.m. at Fort Bliss’s Biggs Park. Fireworks display follows. Admission is free and the public is welcome. More Details

Wet 'N Wild - Fireworks at 9 p.m. More Details

Western Playland - Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. More Details

On TV:

But if you prefer to stay in and watch the rockets red glare from the comfort of your own couch, no worries. The TV networks got you covered ...

"A Capitol Fourth"- Tom Bergeron waltzes away from the "Dancing With the Stars" ballroom to host this patriotic show featuring fireworks, musical performances and more. (7 p.m., PBS/KCOS)

"Macy's Fourth of July Fireworks Spectacular"- Macy's doesn't just celebrate Thanksgiving in a big way. Independence Day gets the treatment too . Scheduled performers include Katy Perry and Kenny Chesney. (8 p.m., NBC/KTSM)

"Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular"-  Michael Chiklis hosts, Jennifer Hudson performs, and fireworks explode accompanied by the booming tones of the "1812 Overture." (8 p.m., CBS/KDBC)