Make sure to mark your calendar this Independence Day and prepare for an exhilarating day of festivities and fireworks throughout Westchester County. Whether you’re watching a parade, enjoying a concert, or eagerly anticipating the light displays after sunset, this year’s events are sure to be a hit. Bring your family, friends, and neighbors along to celebrate America’s independence in style.
Remember, patriotism, community, and fun are at the heart of this incredible celebration. Join us as we come together to honor our nation and create lasting memories. See you there!
Riverfront Green Park, Peekskill
This year’s festivities promise to be filled with excitement, community spirit, and vibrant displays of patriotism. From parades to live performances and breathtaking fireworks, there’s something for everyone to enjoy. Here’s a rundown of the day’s schedule:
Parade Extravaganza: Start your day off right by joining the Peekskill Volunteer Fire Association for a dazzling parade through downtown Peekskill. Mark your calendars for Tuesday, July 4, and be at the heart of the action between 10:30 a.m. and 12:30 p.m. As the streets come alive, witness the vibrant procession as it winds its way through the city.
The parade route will take you on a journey along Crompond Road to South Division Street, then onto First Street and Union Avenue. From Union Avenue, the parade continues to South Street, followed by South Division Street, Main Street, and finally, Broad Street. Feel the rhythm of the marching bands, admire the creative floats, and bask in the cheers of the enthusiastic onlookers. The parade culminates at the Firehouse, where the excitement lingers.
An Evening to Remember: As the sun sets on this memorable day, the festivities continue into the evening. At 7 p.m., head over to the Riverfront for a captivating concert by the incredible Ladies of the 80s. Get ready to dance and sing along to your favorite hits from the era that defined a generation. With their infectious energy and incredible talent, the Ladies of the 80s will transport you back in time for a night of pure nostalgia.
But that’s not all! As the concert comes to a close, prepare to be awestruck by a dazzling fireworks display lighting up the night sky. The fireworks will serve as the grand finale, providing a breathtaking spectacle that will leave you in awe. Find the perfect spot along the Riverfront, and be prepared to witness a symphony of colors, shapes, and patterns that will fill the air with wonder.
When: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Port Chester High School, Port Chester
Join the Village of Port Chester on July 4th this year for another family-friendly celebration of our nation’s birthday!
Thanks to the generosity of their Grand Sponsor, Neri’s Bakery, Port Chester, the Town of Rye, and the Village of Rye Brook have once again coordinated an exciting fireworks celebration for the residents at Port Chester High School.
The gates will open at 7 PM, allowing attendees to find their perfect spot for the evening’s festivities. As the sun begins to set, the anticipation builds for the mesmerizing fireworks display set to begin at dusk, close to 9:00 PM. Get ready to be captivated as the night sky becomes alive with vibrant bursts of light and color, creating a magical atmosphere.
This wonderful event is a true testament to the community spirit of Port Chester. With the support of their dedicated Grand Sponsor, Neri’s Bakery, the village, town, and neighboring village have joined forces to provide a memorable experience for all residents.
So mark your calendars and gather your family for a joyous celebration of America’s independence in Port Chester. Come together on July 4th at Port Chester High School, where the community will unite to honor the nation’s founding. Don’t miss out on this fantastic event!
Dowtown Historic Pier, Yonkers
An Unforgettable Fireworks Show Awaits at Yonkers Downtown Pier!
Mayor Mike Spano, along with the Yonkers IDA, MGM Resorts, and Generation Yonkers, invites you to the best fireworks show in town! Grucci, renowned for their spectacular displays, will light up the sky. At 7 p.m., a DJ will set the celebratory mood, signaling the beginning of this breathtaking fireworks spectacle. Arriving early is key to securing the perfect viewing spot. Join the community at Yonkers Downtown/Waterfront BID for an evening filled with music, lights, and an unforgettable fireworks extravaganza. Don’t miss out on this remarkable event!
Harbor Island Park, Mamaroneck
Join the celebration on July 4 as Harbor Island Park hosts the 49th Annual Blessing of the Fleet’s Parade of Ships. The festivities kick off at noon with a stunning display of ships parading through the waters. Following the parade, at 1 p.m., an awards ceremony will honor the participants’ remarkable contributions.
Before the fireworks light up the sky at 8 p.m., treat yourself to thrilling rides, games, and tasty treats at the Firemen’s Carnival and the immersive sounds of the St. Thomas Orchestra. Join the community in celebrating Independence Day!
Waterfront Parks, New Rochelle
Pierson Park, Tarrytown
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