Celebrate Independence! Westchester’s 4th of July Guide

The ultimate summer celebration is almost here- Independence Day 2012. Don’t let the fact that it falls on a Wednesday get you down. There is plenty to do around town!  Check out your 2012 Westchester Independence Day Guide below.

White Plains High School Independence Day Celebration
500 North St., White Plains, NY, 10605
June 28th
From 6pm to 10pm, grab some food, enjoy constant entertainment, and watch spectacular fireworks for free!

Great American Concert and Picnic
1601 Route 9D, Garrison, NY, 10524
July 2nd
Start your celebrations early with a picnic and outdoor concert overlooking the Hudson River. Enjoy patriotic tunes with family for just $16 (includes picnic, concert, and parking; children 12 and under free). Festivities begin at 5pm.

Louis Engel Waterfront Park Fireworks
Secor Road & Westerly Road, Ossining, NY, 10562 (next to the Ossining Railroad Station)
July 3rd
Beginning at 7:30pm, bring the whole family for a night of free entertainment and fireworks!

Kensico Dam Music Fest and Fireworks
Bronx River Parkway, Valhalla, NY, 10595
July 3rd
Enjoy a DJ at 6pm, followed by a concert at 8pm, and lastly fireworks at 9:20pm all for free!

Fireworks at Scarsdale Municipal Pool Complex
311 Mamaroneck Road, Scarsdale, NY, 10583
July 3rd
For just $2, be a part of the town’s annual Fourth of July festivities. Perfect for the whole family to enjoy. Fireworks begin at 9:15pm.

Dobbs Ferry Waterfront Park Picnic and Fireworks
Waterfront Dobbs Ferry, Dobbs Ferry, NY, 10522
July 4th
A day full of entertainment beginning at 12:30pm and a night of free fireworks (at dusk) at the Thomas Cullen Park!

Rye Playland Fireworks
Playland Parkway, Rye, NY
July 4th
Come enjoy rides during the day and an exciting fireworks show choreographed to music at 9:30pm. The fireworks will continue every Wednesday and Friday at 9:15pm through August 31st.

John Jay Homestead Independence Day Fair
400 Route 22, Katonah, NY, 10536
July 4th
Set on the 62-acre grounds of John Jay Homestead State Historic Site, enjoy a reading of the Declaration of Independence, hayrides, live music, colonial children’s games, refreshments, and more. The fair is from 11am to 4pm and admission to the grounds and reading are free (food and house tours are available for purchase). The activities will occur rain or shine so don’t miss it!

Harbor Island Park Carnival and Fireworks
Mamaroneck Ave. S. & E. Boston Post Road, Mamaroneck, NY, 10543
July 4th
Fireman’s Carnival at 7pm followed by fantastic fireworks at 9pm!

Parkway Oval Field Fireworks
Bronx Street, Tuckahoe, NY 10707
July 7th
From 4pm to 9:30pm, enjoy food, entertainment, and fireworks!


For more local happenings, check out:

Nassau Happening’s Long Island 4th of July Guide

Ulster Happening’s Ulster County 4th of July Guide

Know of an event that we don’t have listed? Email us at [email protected]!


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