9 Great Places to See Fireworks on the 4th of July



Rounding up the best fireworks displays in the Hudson Valley on the 4th!

Fireworks, Summer fun
These are great places where you can celebrate our country and enjoy the fireworks!

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.

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.

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.

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

Liberty- July 4, 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! Fireworks at dusk. Classic car show at 10:30am, Music and Parade at noon. Main St. & La Polt Park.



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