Thousands of people gathered along the Bangor waterfront Saturday night to celebrate Independence Day with a fireworks display.

The July 4 celebration in Bangor started across the river with a pancake breakfast at the Brewer Auditorium, a 3K road race to Downtown Bangor and the annual parade.

Photographer Monty Rand caught this video of the 2015 Bangor fireworks on his quad-copter. It is posted above with permission.