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 !"

New York is opening up and fireworks and celebrations are coming back to many towns. We updated our list and will do our best to keep up with any changes.

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

Choose your county below: 


Orange County

west point fireworks
West Point Fireworks: Source

MaybrookJune 24th 7-10pm. "Kick of the 4th of July Celebration" Enjoy music, food and fireworks. Frederick Meyers Veteran's Memorial Park.

Goshen- July 3 10am-3pm
Heroes Appreciation Day. 10am starts the 5K run/walk; 12pm – Heroes Parade – Honoring our Veterans’, First Responders and Front-Line Workers; 1pm – Children’s Fun-Run @ the Goshen Historic Track; 11am-3pm – Open-Air Market on the Village Green with Live Music on the Village Green by Strings Attached
. First Presbyterian Church Park, 33 Park Place, Goshen.

Greenwood Lake - July 4, 9pm
Fireworks on beautiful Greenwood Lake at Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park.

Fort MontgomerySun, Jul 4, 12 PM
Independence Day Cannon Firing Program. Celebrate America's birthday with the firing of the fort's artillery. Fort Montgomery State Historic Site. 690 Rte 9W, Fort Montgomery.

Highland Falls - July 4, 8am  
Annual 4th of July Firecracker 5K and Children’s Fun Run. The race is 3.1 miles long and is a relatively flat fast course. The start line is at the Dunkin Donuts, 310 Main Street, Highland Falls and finishes at the corner of Mountain Avenue and Main Street.

Highland Falls - July 4, 5pm
Highland Falls’ 4th of July Old Fashion Celebration, 5 p.m. – 10 p.m.  Parade of Roving International / National / Regional Performers, traditional fair food, local music, children’s games. Event held at 36 Roe Avenue, Highland Falls.

Middletown - July 2, fireworks start at dark
Fireworks at 
Fancher-Davidge Park. The fireworks will start at dark. Fancher-Davidge Park at 130 Lake Avenue, Middletown.

Montgomery - July 17, 4-11:30pm
Thomas Bull Memorial Park in Montgomery. The event will feature live music from Hillbilly Parade and a variety of food trucks. The gates will tentatively open at 4:00 p.m. and the fireworks will begin at dusk. Residents can purchase food and drinks (both alcoholic and non-alcoholic) from vendors throughout the evening.

Monroe - July 2, 4-11pm 
Fireworks start approximately 9PM at Millpond Park. Rain date July 3. 

Cornwall - July 4, 1pm
Cornwall’s annual festivities are back in full swing this year with a parade through the center of town. Community members and families will be able to turn their cars into their very own parade floats and be in the center of the action. The parade starts at 1p.m. in Cornwall-on-Hudson and ends in the Town of Cornwall.

West Point - July 3, 8:30pm 
While West Point will be hosting a fireworks display, the event is closed to the public but the display should be visible from other spots nearby.

New Windsor July 4, 1pm
New Windsor Cantonment & Knox’s Headquarters 4th of July Celebration, 1 p.m. At New Windsor Cantonment, a military drill and cannon firing at 2:00 PM, followed by a children’s musket drill.  At 2:45 PM, visitor assisted reading of the Declaration of Independence followed by another military demonstration Admission is free. 374 Temple Hill Rd., New Windsor.

New Windsor Knox's Headquarters - July 4, 1pm
At Knox’s Headquarters house tours at 1:00 PM, 2:00 PM, 3:00 & 4:00 PM and the firing of a small cannon at 1:30 PM & 3:45 PM

Wallkill - July 4, 10am
Town of Wallkill 4th of July Fireworks Extravaganza. Although 2020 put a damper on things, we are so happy and proud to power the 2021 the Town of Wallkill 4th of July parade for the second time.

Washingtonville - 4th of July Date Night, 6pm
Features a live band and a showing of the movie Footloose after the fireworks display at Vern Allen Park.

Dutchess County

Amenia - July 4, 9:30pm
In celebration of America’s Independence Day, The Silo Ridge Community Foundation, in partnership with the Amenia Fire Company and Amenia-Wassaic Community Organization is pleased to present a free firework display for the community. 

East Fishkill - July 2, 7pm
A concert will take place at Hopewell Recreation Park Pavilion featuring Andy & the Newhearts at 7PM and fireworks 9:15PM. 392 Route 376, Hopewell Junction.

Germantown - July 4, noon to 5pm 
Family-friendly activities throughout the day, including demonstrations of historic sewing, paper cutting, and proper soldiering in the British army. No fireworks this year. Clermont State Historic Site.

Hyde Park - July 3, 10am
The parade will take place on Saturday, July 3rd at 10:00am. The parade runs from Roosevelt Cinemas north on Route 9 and ends at Town Hall and spectators can find a safe spot along the route to enjoy the parade! Join us afterwards at Town Hall for food truck vendors, and the traditional trophy ceremony presentation.

Saugerties - July 4, 1pm
Parade steps off 1 p.m. along Washington Avenue, heading towards the Kiwanis Ice Arena. After the Saugerties Stallions baseball game, there will be a fireworks display at dusk, organized by the Lions Club at dusk. Cantine Field, Pavilion St., Saugerties.

Wappingers Falls - July 3, 6:30pm
Movie Night & Fireworks Extravaganza at Dutchess Stadium. Join the Renegades for this family-friendly fun-filled evening featuring a screening of the movie National Treasure capped off with a spectacular firework show celebrating Independence Day Weekend! Parking is limited to 500 cars at Dutchess Stadium, 1500 Route 9D, Wappinger. 

Ulster County

Accord - July 2, 5pm
Accord Speedway’s Fireworks Extravaganza. Great racing, food, family fun. Spectator gates open 5:30 p.m., racing starts 7:30 p.m. Rain date: July 5. 299 Whitfield Rd., Accord. 

Ellenville - July 4
Ellenville Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks: Arts, crafts and food at Liberty Square. Parade with floats and bands at noon. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Joseph Y. Resnick Airport, Ellenville.

Highland - July 10, 6pm
Highland Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks: Old-fashioned fun, DJ Reg, local food vendors, games, bounce castle. 6-10 p.m. Town field behind Methodist Church, 39 Main Street, Highland.

Modena - July 10, 5:30pm
Red, White & Blue Fireworks Extravaganza: Rain date July 11. Music, food, glow sticks. The Mustangs play from 5:30 till dark when the fireworks display begins! Ulster County Department of Health will be at the fireworks administering the Pfizer vaccine beginning at 5 p.m. Grab a blanket and nestle in for a great community event. 5:30 p.m. Thomas Felten Memorial Park, 11 Patura Road, Modena.

Saugerties - July 4, Parade starts at 1pm
Saugerties Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks: Annual parade of floats, band and marchers. 1 p.m. parade. 10 p.m. fireworks. Cantine Field, 207 Market St., Saugerties.

Town of Plattekill - July 10, 9pm
Red White & Blue FIREWORKS Celebration. Bring the Family and picnic in the park. Fireworks at dark. 
Rain date- Sunday July 11th, 2021

Sullivan County

Liberty - July 4, 9-10pm  
The Town of Liberty will be sponsoring a fireworks display on the Fourth of July at dusk (probably around 9:00). The fireworks will be set off at the St. Peter’s Cemetery just outside the Village so they can be viewed from various locations.

Updated 6/29/2021

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