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.
Tarrytown-Sleepy Hollow Fireworks
Where/When: The Villages of Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow are sponsoring fireworks on July 4th with a rain date of July 5th. At dusk.
Details: The fireworks can be viewed from Scenic Hudson RiverWalk Park, and in Sleepy Hollow along the riverfront. Please note: Pierson Park will not be available for the viewing of the fireworks. Pierson Park now fenced in as a construction zone and is off-limits to visitors.
Sleepy Hollow 4th of July Parade and Picnic
Where/When: Wednesday, July 4th at 10 a.m., Parade starts at Bellwood and Highland in the Philipse Manor neighborhood. Picnic immediately following at Peabody Field.
Details: Event is sponsored by the Sleepy Hollow Manor Association and Philipse Manor Improvement Association and features: hot dogs and sodas; children's games, contests and prizes; live music; pony rides; prizes for best decorated bicycles; cake contest.
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.
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
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.
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 Matthiessen Park in Irvington.
Details: Come enjoy family fun, entertainment, music and food. Park permits are required
Concert and Fireworks at Peekskill’s Riverfront Green Park
When/Where: Wednesday, July 4, 7 p.m., at (Hudson Avenue and Route 9, Peekskill
Details: Blues and funk band Black Dirt will play a concert at before the fireworks are set off.
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.