The U.S. celebrates a major holiday this weekend. With the 4th of July falling on a Monday this year, there's some variety on when celebrations are scheduled during the three-day weekend.
Independence Day is often met with parades, picnics and marching bands. But, the most popular way to celebrate is by lighting up the night's sky with fireworks.
We've compiled a list of the best places to see free fireworks shows in the tri states region this holiday weekend.
West Central Illinois Fireworks shows: