Fireworks in Westchester, Rockland, Putnam

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Check out our list of 4th of July events in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam counties. Don’t see your city? Information can be sent to [email protected] and [email protected]

June 30th

West Nyak: The Clarkstown Fireworks at Felix Festa Middle School, 30 Parrott Road, begin at 6:30 p.m. with activities for children. At 8 p.m., the Mighty Spectrum Band will perform. Fireworks will follow the show. A rain date is forecast for July 1. Visit clarkstown.gov/event/fireworks for more information.

July, 1st

Ossining: The first of Ossining’s RiverJam concert series will be followed by a fireworks display at Louis Engel Waterfront Park, 25 Westerly Road. The Pablito y su Latin show will start at 7 p.m. There will be food trucks and drinks for purchase. A rain date is scheduled for July 8 at 5 p.m. Check ossiningriverjam.com for more information.

White Plains: An Independence Day celebration will be held from 6-10 p.m. on the grounds of White Plains High School. Visit cityofwhiteplains.com for more information.

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In this file photo from 2021, onlookers enjoy the town of Kent's Independence Day fireworks display over Lake Carmel.

July 2nd

Playland: The amusement park will host fireworks all holiday weekend, starting July 2. On July 2, 3 and 4, fireworks will light up the sky from 9:15 p.m. The fireworks will continue every Friday for the rest of the summer. Visit playland.com/shows for more information.

Pound Ridge: From 4:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Town Park, 199 Westchester Ave., the city’s fireworks will feature food trucks and music from DJ Dieter. Parking permits are required and must be purchased in advance. They are free for Pound Ridge residents and $30 for non-residents. Visit townofpoundridge.com/livinghere/july-2-fireworks-celebration for more information.

July 3

A look : At the city’s Riverfront Green, fireworks will light up the night sky as night falls. On July 1, there will be a parade through the city beginning at 7 p.m. at the Central Fire Station, Broad Street and Park Street, and ending on Water Street near Central Avenue. A laser light show will follow the parade at Riverfront Green. On July 4, from 7-9 p.m., Gentlemen of Soul will perform at Riverfront Green. Visit cityofpeekskill.com/home/news/fourth-of-july-festivities-in-peekskill for more information.

Pomona: The Rockland Boulders in Palisades Union Park will host two nights of fireworks on Independence Day starting July 3. On July 3, the Boulders will face the Ottawa Titans at 6 p.m. and on July 4 they will pay against the Sussex County Miners at 6:30 p.m. In the July 4 game, there will be a “patriotic cap” giveaway . For more information, visit nyboulders.com/promotions.

In this 2019 file photo, fireworks light up the night sky during the Kensico Dam Fireworks and Music Festival in Westchester County.

Southeast/Brewster: The Town of Southeast Fireworks Extravaganza will take place on Independent Way in Brewster from 7-10 p.m. For more information, see facebook.com/events/1640660116292277.

Valhalla: The fireworks return to Kensico Dam Plaza at 9:15 p.m. Before the fireworks, a DJ will perform starting at 5:00 p.m. and the FDR Drive Band will perform at 7:00 p.m. Admission is free and parking is limited. Those attending the concerts are asked to bring chairs, blankets and a picnic. Visit parks.westchestergov.com/music-fest-and-fireworks for more information.

4th July

Mamaroneck: The fireworks will begin after sunset, somewhere between 9:15 and 9:30 p.m., at Harbor Island Park. A rainy date is set for July 5. Fireworks accompany the annual carnival of the village firefighters. See village.mamaroneck.ny.us for more information. 123 Mamaroneck Avenue

New Rochelle: Spark the Sound will begin at 9 p.m. rain or shine with a waterside fireworks display. For the perfect view, head to Hudson Park, Joe Curtis Five Islands Park, and all the waterfront restaurants. Go to newrochelleny.com for more information.

Fireworks at Palisades Credit Union Park in Pomona on Friday, July 3, 2020.

New York City: The 46th annual Macy’s 4th of July fireworks display in New York will begin at 8 p.m. Five barges will line up along the East River near midtown Manhattan while patriotic music, led by Ray Chew, will serve as the backdrop for the exhibits. The United States Army Field Band and Soldiers’ Chorus and the Young People’s Chorus of New York will also perform.

Observation areas are along FDR Drive at 42nd, 34th, and 23rd Streets, with security points located along 1st Avenue. There are also views of Gantry Plaza State Park, Transmitter Park, Bushwick Inlet Park, and Marsha P. Johnson State Park. Keep in mind though that viewing areas may be closed as they get crowded.

Can’t make it to NYC for the show? Macy’s 4th of July Fireworks will air live on NBC and stream on Peacock. Visit macys.com/social/fireworks for more information.

Nyak: Fireworks will soar skyward at 9:30 p.m. over the river at Memorial Park, 51 Piermont Ave. Visit nyack-ny.gov/events/18567 for more information.

Port Chester: Fireworks will follow a performance by the Westchester Brassmen. Doors open at 7 p.m. and the celebration begins at 9 p.m. at Port Chester Secondary School, 1 Tamarack Road. See facebook.com/portchesterny for more information.

Sleepy Hollow/Tarytown: The fireworks will start at dusk and will be visible from any of the parks in Sleepy Hollow or Tarrytown along the river. Parking is limited. Go to sleepyhollowny.gov/home/events for more information.

Tarryville: Beginning at 7 p.m., Kick-Start Charlie will begin performing at Pierson Park, 238 West Main St. Fireworks will follow. There will be a “food truck lane” in the park’s “E” parking lot, although visitors are encouraged to pack their own picnics. Visit tarrytownny.gov for more information.

More Independence Day celebrations

Pops & Patriots Concert, Katonah, July 2: Caramoor will host the Pops & Patriots Independence Day tribute featuring the Westchester Symphonic Winds starting at 4 p.m. Fireworks will not follow the performance. Ticket prices vary, so for more information and to purchase tickets, visit caramoor.org/event/pops-patriots-summer-2022.

Independence Day Commemoration, Stony Point, July 3: The Stony Point Battlefield State Historic Site, 44 Battlefield Road, will host a reading of the Declaration of Independence as well as an artillery drill and gunnery demonstration from 2:45 p.m. to 3:15 p.m. The reading will begin at 2:45 p.m. and the firing of the cannons from the site will begin at 3 p.m. See parks.ny.gov/historic-sites/8/details.aspx for more information.

Independence Day Celebration, Mount Vernon, 4th of July: St. Paul’s Church will celebrate Independence Day with a reading of the Declaration of Independence by City of Mt. Vernon historian Larry Spruill as well as 13 chimes of the church bell at 10:45 a.m. Go to nps.gov/sapa/sapaprogsched.htm for more information. information.

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