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Where to Watch Fourth of July Fireworks in Westchester County


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

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.

When the sun completely sets (about 9 p.m.), the night sky comes to life on the Fourth of July and select summer evenings.

P.S. Did we miss a fireworks show? Email us at edit@westchestermagazine.com so we can add it!

Harbor Island Park


A weeklong fireman’s carnival is the annual preamble to a fireworks’ show with the Sound as a breathtaking backdrop.

Kensico Dam Plaza


A concert kicks things off on July 3 at 6 p.m. and is followed by a spectacular fireworks’ display in front of the sweeping dam.

Pierson Park


It’s an annual tradition at this Hudson-bordered park, as is an appearance by local classic-rock band Kick Start Charlie, starting at 7 p.m.

Rye Playland


Head to Rye Playland for really big fireworks show every summer Friday, and on the big night, too.

Pound Ridge

Pound Ridge

Mark your calendar for live music, food trucks, and fireworks on July 2, beginning at 4:30 p.m.



Spark the Sound

New Rochelle

Spark the Sound is a grand fireworks display set off by the venerable Grucci family, and is watchable all along the waterfront.

Yonkers Historic Pier


Music by a DJ strikes the celebratory opening notes of this fireworks spectacular at 7 p.m. Come early to find the perfect spot to watch.

Related: How to Go Swimming at Westchester’s Public Pools This Summer


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