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Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Westchester

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We round up the best places to camp out, look to the skies, and celebrate Independence Day with glorious pyrotechnic displays.

By Alicia Simeone and Dave Zucker
Additional research by Carey Gallagher

Independence Day and all its festivities are just around the corner. However, not all of Westchester is saving their fireworks and celebrations for the Fourth of July. We’ve rounded up all the local celebrations for you to join in on leading up to and including the Fourth of July.

Mamaroneck Fire Department’s Carnival

Join the Mamaroneck Fire Department for its carnival Friday, June 25 through Monday, July 5. The carnival opens at 6:45 p.m. at Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck and closes at 11:30 p.m. The carnival’s annual fireworks display will take place on Sunday, July 4 over the Long Island Sound after sunset around 9:15/9:30. The fire department will additionally hold its Firemen’s Parade on Wednesday, June 30 at 7 p.m., which will travel down Mamaroneck Avenue.
Harbor Island Park
123 Mamaroneck Ave., Mamaroneck

914.777.7784

Mount Vernon Independence Day Celebration

St. Paul’s Church in Mount Vernon hosts a traditional Fourth of July celebration. The event will feature music, speeches, refreshments, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, and a tolling of the historic St. Paul’s church bell. The event will be hosted completely outdoors, and visitors are invited to bring lawn chairs for the ceremony. Festivities will take place between 10:45 a.m. to 12 p.m. for anyone who would like to attend a fun alternative to fireworks this year.
St. Paul’s Church
897 S. Columbus Avenue, Mount Vernon
914.667.4116

Playland Park 4th of July Weekend Fireworks 

Westchester County’s 93-year-old amusement park reopens for the summer with a bang, literally. While there won’t be any July 4 fireworks this year, the park will be hosting fireworks shows every Friday night from July 9 through September 3.
1 Playland Pkwy, Rye
914.813.7010

Port Chester High Fireworks Display

The village fireworks show will be held at Port Chester High School at 9 p.m. July 4, with a rain date of Monday, July 5.
1 Tamarack Rd, Port Chester
914.939.2354

Pound Ridge Independence Day Fireworks

The town’s annual fireworks display and celebration, originally scheduled for 6 p.m. at Pound Ridge Town Park on July 3, has been postponed to August 7.

Sleepy Hollow-Tarrytown Fourth of July Fireworks

The villages’ joint holiday display will be held from at dusk, around 8:15 p.m., until 9:30 p.m. and will be visible from any park in either municipality.

Yonkers

Fireworks will light up the Yonkers waterfront starting around 9 p.m.

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