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Watch Fourth of July fireworks shows from past years

Fireworks exploded over the Charles River and Esplanade, pictured from the roof of Boston University at 33 Harry Agganis Way on the Fourth of July in 2015.
Fireworks exploded over the Charles River and Esplanade, pictured from the roof of Boston University at 33 Harry Agganis Way on the Fourth of July in 2015.Matthew J. Lee

There will be no fireworks over the Charles River this year, so here are shows from the years before to enjoy from the safety of your own home.

The 2019 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

The 2019 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular — at 10x speed
An estimated half-million people flocked to the banks of the Charles River on the Fourth of July for the fireworks show. (Photo: Matthew J. Lee / Globe Staff, Video: Mark Gartsbeyn / Globe Correspondent)

The 2017 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Fourth of July fireworks in Boston
Fourth of July fireworks in Boston

The 2016 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

Fourth of July fireworks in Boston
Video shows time-lapse of the 2016 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular for the Fourth of July.