Hudson Valley's 4th of July Celebrations!



A county-by-county list of fireworks and fun!

Fireworks, Summer fun
"For the land of the free and the home of the brave !"

Do you need plans for this 4th of July weekend? Well look no further. Here are a list of family friendly parades and festivals that are occurring for this Independence Day weekend in the Hudson Valley. These are great places where you can celebrate our country and enjoy the fireworks!

**Please double check all dates and times before heading out to an event.

Choose your county below: 

ORANGE     DUTCHESS    ULSTER     SULLIVAN

Orange County

Goshen- July 1, 9am-5pm & July 2, 10am-5pm
Annual 2-day event from 9am-5pm. Celebrate the Fourth with over 150 vendors on the village green. Live entertainment, 5K/10K race, food, children’s rides and harness racing at the Historic Track. First Presbyterian Church Park, 33 Park Place, Goshen.

Highland Falls- July 1, 6-8pm, July 2, 3-9pm, July 3, 6-8pm & July 4, 8am-9pm
Family-friendly fun all weekend includes games, races, music, parade and fireworks. Roe Park, Highland Falls.

Middletown- July 1, 4pm-dusk
Free party in the park with DJ, yard games, basketball and Zumba followed by live band and Star’s and Stripes Fireworks Spectacular. Fancher-Davidge Park.

Newburgh- July 2, 9pm
Vendors and artists on the river from 12-9pm followed by music at 7pm and fireworks at 9pm.

Monroe- July 3, 6-9:30pm
Fireworks start approximately 9PM at Millpond Park. Rain date Jul 7.

Cornwall- July 4, 7am-10pm
Come celebrate with a full day of festivities including breakfast, pet show, children's art show, inflatables, games, music, magic, Lobster sale, pie eating contest, shows, and parade ending with fireworks at 9:30pm. Visit the website for locations and details.

Wallkill- July 4, 6pm-dusk
Fireworks will be displayed at dusk at the Town of Wallkill Golf Course. Parking at Circleville Elementary School. No parking at the golf course.

West Point- July 8, 7:30-9pm
No better way to celebrate America’s independence than with the Army’s oldest band. Grab a blanket, bring a picnic and enjoy music concluded by a spectacular fireworks display over the Hudson River.

Greenwood Lake-July 8, 11am-12pm (Parade) & 8-10pm Fireworks
Show your patriotic spirit at the parade and later bring a blanket to enjoy music and fireworks at Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park.

New Windsor- July 4
Two sites will be hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. At Knox’s Headquarters take a house tour and a firing of a small cannon at 1&4pm. At New Windsor Cantonment see a small cannon fired at 2pm followed by a children’s musket drill and at 3pm a reading of the Deleration of Independence and another military demo. Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site.

Dutchess County

Hopewell Junction- July 1, 2-10pm
Fishkill Farms is hosting an independence day bash with live country music, kids crafts, hayrides and food. Fee. 9 Fishkill Farms Rd., Hopewell Junction.

Beacon- July 1, 3-10pm
Live music, food, and fun for kids and adults followed by fireworks at dusk. Memorial Park, Beacon.

Hopewell Junction- June 30,  7pm
Adam and the Newhearts performing all the great rock and roll hits from the 50's and 60's! Music 7-9pm; Fireworks at 9:15pm. Admission: FREE. Rain-date: July 5th. East Fishkill Recreational Center.

Wappingers Falls- July 3, 7pm
It’s American Roadtrip Night at Dutchess Stadium. Watch the Hudson Valley Renegades take on the Aberdeen IronBirds and a postgame fireworks show. Dutchess Stadium.

Fishkill- July 4, 11am
Reading of the Declaration of Independence on the front steps of Village Hall on Main St.

Germantown- July 4, 2-10pm
An old-fashioned Independence Day with 18th century crafts, reenactors, music and entertainment. Enjoy live music, hot food and a view of the Saugerties Fireworks over the Hudson. Clermont State Historic Site

Poughkeepsie- July 4, 7-10pm
4th of July Spectacular fireworks will begin around 9:00 pm and can be viewed from the waterfront, Waryas Park (free), or the Walkway Over the Hudson (tickets required). Donations appreciated. Rain date, 7/7.

Hyde Park- July 4, 10am
Celebrating 100 years of NY state police.Parade will start at 10am at the Roosevelt Movie Theatre and end at the Regina Coeli School. Refreshments will be available.

Ulster County

Accord- June 30, 5:30pm
Satisfy your need for speed and firworks too with a special holiday weekend race at the Accord Speedway's Fireworks Extravaganza and chicken BBQ! 5pm. 299 Whitfield Rd., Accord.

New Paltz-*We are sorry for the wrong date. It seems that despite what is listed on the website, New Paltz had their fireworks 6/30
Bring the family and enjoy the fireworks and music at 5pm in Ulster County Fair Grounds.

Lloyd- July 2, 6-10pm
Celebrations start at 6pm with live music and vendors plus a bounce house for the kids. Fireworks at dark. Town Field, behind the Methodist Church, Lloyd.

Rosendale- July 4, 9:30-10:30am
Hear the words that changed the world forever with a reading of the Declaration of Independence. Rosendale Theater.

Ellenville- July 4, 12-9:30pm
Parade kicks off the celebrations at 12 followed by fireworks at dark. Joseph Y. Resnick Airport, Ellenville.

Kingston- July 4, 6pm
Grab a bite to eat and sit back and enjoy the live music. Fireworks will start at dark, music at 6. T.R. Gallo Park, Downtown Kingston.

Saugerties- July 4, 11am
The parade, organized by the Saugerties Fire Department, starts at 11am at the High School and finishes at Cantine Field. Fireworks will be displayed throughout the parade.

Sullivan County

Roscoe- July 1, 11am
Everyone is welcome to participate in Roscoe’s Fourth of July Parade at 11am. Line up will be at Roscoe Central School parking lot. Rain or Shine!

Bethel-July 4, 9pm
Fireworks will begin at dusk overlooking White Lake! Free parking at 3586 Route 55, Kauneonga Lake.

Liberty, 10:30am-4:30pm
The Liberty festival is a fun filled day with games, food, face painting, vendors, music, entertainment, and much more for the entire family! Classic car show at 10:30am, Music and Parade at noon. Main St. & La Polt Park.

Updated 6/20/2017



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