Wednesday evening, Macy's annual Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza lit up the sky, providing New Yorkers with a show unlike any other.

Skipped town for the holiday? Or maybe you were in the outer boroughs? Check out a slideshow of the very best from Macy's "Ignite the Night" display below.

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  • Fireworks light up the sky during the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display over the Hudson River as seen from New York, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Furticella)

  • Fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show as seen from New York on Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)

  • Spectators watch as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • Spectators watch as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • Spectators watch as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • Spectators watch as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/John Minchillo)

  • Fireworks light up the sky during the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display over the Hudson River as seen from New York, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Furticella)

  • Fireworks light up the sky during the annual Macy's Fourth of July fireworks display over the Hudson River as seen from New York, Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/Jeffrey Furticella)

  • Spectators watch over Hudson Yard in New York as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)

  • The Empire State Building, illuminated with red, white and blue lights, is seen from the Queens borough of New York, backlit by fireworks lighting up the sky over the Hudson River, during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • The Empire State Building, illuminated with red, white and blue lights, is seen from the Queens borough of New York, backlit by fireworks over the Hudson River, during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show, Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • Trains run through Hudson Yard in New York as fireworks light up the sky over the Hudson River during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012. (AP Photo/CX Matiash)

  • The Empire State Building, illuminated with red, white and blue lights, is seen from the Queens borough of New York, backlit by fireworks lighting up the sky over the Hudson River, during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • The Empire State Building, illuminated with red, white and blue lights, is seen from the Queens borough of New York, backlit by fireworks lighting up the sky over the Hudson River, during the Macy's Fourth of July fireworks show Wednesday, July 4, 2012, in New York. (AP Photo/Frank Franklin II)

  • Photo: Ryan McCleery

  • Photo: Ryan McCleery

  • Photo: Ryan McCleery

  • Photo: Ryan McCleery

  • Photo: Ryan McCleery

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