Summer is finally here and our nation's birthday is being honored around the nation and in our towns. Check out the list below for fireworks and fun close to home.
Concert and Fireworks at Peekskill’s Riverfront Green Park
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, 7 p.m. concert, 9:30 p.m. fireworks, at (Hudson Avenue and Route 9, Peekskill), The Peekskill Fire Department parade begins at 10 a.m. It starts at the Intersection of Washington Street and Sherman Avenue, proceeds north on Washington Street to South Street, east on South Street to Division Street, south on Division Street to First Street, west on First Street to Union Ave, south on Union Ave to main entrance of Depew Park.
Details: Blues and funk band Black Dirt will play a concert before the fireworks are set off. Produced by the City of Peekskill Fire Department.
There will also be live entertainment from 1-5:30p.m. at the Riverfront Green courtesy of . The House Band will be playing from 4-5:30p.m. and The Dirty Stay Outs will perform from 1-3 p.m. There will also be food vendors set up throughout the course of the day for the public to enjoy.
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Verplanck Our Lady of Mt. Carmel Italian Festival
When/Where: Sunday, July 15, 10:45 p.m. Festival runs July 6 to 11 p.m. July 11-15, 238 8th Street, Verplanck
Details: Food, rides, games, live entertainment and fireworks. Check here for discount ride bracelets on Wed and Thurs.
Special Italian Mass at 11:30am at St.Patrick’s Church on 11th Street, with procession through the streets to follow immediately afterwards
*ALL ARE WELCOME TO MARCH*
*No Pets Allowed
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Price:Free. Pay for tickets, food, drinks.
Entergy Fireworks Extravaganza at
When/Where: Aug. 3-4, Peekskill Riverfront, Fireworks on Aug. 4 at dusk
Details: The Entergy Fireworks Extravaganza is the largest fireworks display north of the Macy's annual Fourth of July display and is one of the signature activities that makes Celebration unique in the Hudson Valley. The pyrotechnic display is synced with music provided by WHUD 100.7 Radio. Whether from land or on water, the fireworks are an amazing sight to behold.
White Plains High School Independence Day Celebration
When/Where: Thursday, June 28, from 6-10p.m.at , 500 North St., White Plains
Details: A fun filled evening of entertainment, giant inflatable rides, food and fireworks.
When/Where: Saturday June 30, 8 a.m.-9:30 p.m., a full day of events at Reis Park
Details: Day includes the 4rd Annual Lynn Adams Memorial 5k run & 1 mile walk & talk-a-thon, opening ceremonies, famous Lions barbeque, annual Taste of Somers, Wright Reis Homestead Tours, SYSO all-star games, children’s & family games, waterslide, entertainment and music.
Open to Somers residents and their guests only, For further information please contact the Recreation Office at 232-8441
Town of Lewisboro Fireworks Spectacular
When/Where: Saturday, June 30, entertainment begins 7 p.m. at , Fields 3, 4 and 5
Details: It is a family night of entertainment and fireworks with Annie and the Natural Wonder Band and Detour at 8 p.m. At dusk the fireworks begin. Picknicking, blankets, chairs are welcome, and food and drinks will be sold.
Price: $20 per car and designated parking begins at 5 p.m.
Great American Concert and Picnic in Garrison
When/Where: Monday, July 2, 5 p.m. at Boscobel House and Gardens, 1601 Route 9D, Garrison
Details: Celebrate the U.S.A. Pack your picnic, blankets and chairs and get into the patriotic spirit on Boscobel's great lawn overlooking the West Point Military Academy and the Hudson River, one of America’s most historic and inspirational vistas. Start your celebrations early with a picnic and outdoor concert overlooking the Hudson River. Enjoy patriotic tunes with family
Price: $16, Includes picnic, concert, and parking; children 12 and under free.
Fanfare and Fireworks at Kensico Dam Plaza Music Fest
When/Where: Tuesday, July 3, pre-concert entertainment begins at 6 p.m. and The Bensen-Scott Big Band takes the stage at 8 p.m.; fireworks will follow at approximately 9:15 p.m. at the in Valhalla.
Details: Commemorate our country’s Independence Day, with rousing American patriotic music followed by a spectacular fireworks display, presented by Westchester County Parks.
Price: Admission and parking are free. Carpooling is suggested. Concert-goers should bring lawn chairs or blankets for seating.
Louis Engel Waterfront Park Fireworks—Ossining
When/Where: Tuesday, July 3, beginning at 7:30p.m. at , Secor Road & Westerly Road, Ossining
Details: Bring the whole family for a night of entertainment and fireworks
Independence Day Fair at John Jay Homestead
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, from 11 a.m.-4 p.m. at
Details: Join Friends of John Jay Homestead and the Rotary Club of Bedford-Armonk for a celebration of America's founding at the Independence Day Fair. Bring your family for the reading of the Declaration of Independence and sign a copy. Family fun includes sheep herding, bee keeping and blacksmith demonstrations, crafts, hayrides, games, live music, log cutting and plenty of food from the grill. Enter a pie for the apple pie contest!
Price: Admission to grounds and Reading are free; food, house tours and some special activities are available by ticket purchase.
Fireworks at Scarsdale Municipal Pool Complex
When/Where: Tuesday, July 3, fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. at 311 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale
Details: Be part of the town’s annual Fourth of July festivities, bring the whole family.
July Fourth Frenzy Family Fun Day at the Pleasantville Pool
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, 1-4 p.m. at the
Details: For Pleasantville Pool Members & Guests: Enjoy a DJ and kickboard races, Kiddie Pool Treasure Hunt, Limbo Contest, Prizes, Ice Pops and a special snack bar menu.
Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park Picnic and Fireworks
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, beginning at 12:30 p.m. (fireworks begin at dusk) at Thomas Cullen Park.
Details: A day full of entertainment and a night of fireworks
Village of Irvington July 4th Celebration
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, from 5-9 p.m. at Matthieseen Park in Irvington.
Details: Come enjoy family fun, entertainment, music and food. Park permits are required
Rye Playland Fireworks
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, with fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Rye Playland
Details: Come enjoy rides during the day and an exciting fireworks show choreographed to music. The fireworks will continue every Wednesday and Friday at 9:15pm through August 31st.
Price: Fireworks are free
Harbor Island Park Carnival and Fireworks
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4: Carnival at 7 p.m,. followed by fireworks at 9 p.m. at Mamaroneck Ave. S. & E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck
Pops, Patriots & Fireworks
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, at 8:00 PM in the Venetian Theater at
Details: Michael Barrett leads the Orchestra of St. Luke’s in the music of George Gershwin. Some of his greatest works, the Rhapsody in Blue, performed by John Musto, and hit songs sung by Darius DeHaas and Carla Jablonski will complete the patriotic preparations for the pyrotechnic fireworks to follow.
Price: Tickets are $30, $40, $50, $60, and $70. Children under 16 are half price.