Advertisement Home//Local CoveragePhotos: Boston's Fourth Of July CelebrationJuly 04, 2013WBUR NewsroomTwitterfacebookEmailThis article is more than 9 years old.The Esplanade crowd was in good spirits, despite the heat. Organizers and Boston Pops conductor Keith Lockhart predict big numbers as sun goes down. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)People enjoy the breeze on the Esplanade. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)The line at security at the Esplanade. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)Pictured here are people being "wanded" at a Hatch Shell security checkpoint. One woman had plastic silverware confiscated. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)People start to gather at the Hatch Shell in the morning. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)Event staff at the Hatch Shell perform security checks and inspect the bags of spectators. (Lynn Jolicoeur/WBUR)This program aired on July 4, 2013. The audio for this program is not available.