IDAHO FALLS – It is that time of year picnics and fireworks, The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration is a huge event for East Idaho, thousands of people gather from all over to see this firework show. At you can find out all the details on the show and events leading up to it. You can find information about the event, schedule of events, FAQs, and even an essay contest for students of Bonneville County. Check out this website if you are planning to attend The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration this Independence Day.


The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, now in its eighteenth year, honors the spirit and memory of the more than one million American servicemen and women who made the supreme sacrifice so that our nation might be free.

Melaleuca is privileged to host the event that takes place on the Greenbelt in downtown Idaho Falls. The Celebration consists of a family style buffet dinner along the banks of the Snake River, a performance by members of the Idaho Falls Symphony Orchestra, special observances and addresses by the state’s top elected officials, culminating in the largest fireworks display west of the Mississippi.


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Saturday, July 3rd, 2010

7:00 pm – Doors Open at the Shilo Inn (all guests must present a ticket and receive a wrist band)
7:45 pm – Presentation of Colors, playing of the National Anthem, recitation of the Pledge of Allegiance
8:00-9:00 pm – Buffet Dinner
8:50-9:00 pm – Introductions of Honored Guests
9:00-10:00 pm – Freedom Symphony program
10:00-10:31 pm – Melaleuca Freedom Celebration Fireworks with Musical Accompaniment over KLCE 97.3 FM

Source: The Melaleuca Freedom Celebration