Crews started getting ready for the Lexington fireworks show back on Monday, and with personal fireworks banned in Lexington, the show became the hot ticket.
500 shells exploded in Tuesday's show.
"Well it's pretty exciting to know that there's going to be more people watching," said Annie Hagen, with Zambelli Fireworks.
"Once he hits the proper pin on that pin board, that particular shell will go off."
Hagan says shooting the fireworks off there reduces the risk of a grass fire.
"We had one scheduled for our church tonight and with the ban and everything we had to cancel it, so we came downtown," said Russ Sells, who watched the fireworks downtown.
Others came because their towns don't have a big show.
"For the fireworks, for the atmosphere, for everything going on downtown. We don't have that where we're from," said Adrianna Adams," who came from Lancaster to view the festivities.
But in the end, they all want to see the same thing.
"The fireworks! The big fireworks!"
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