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 !"

The Hudson Valley continues its tradition of fireworks and celebrations for Independence Day. Check out our list below to find an event near you.

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

Choose your county below: 


west point fireworks
Source: West Point Fireworks

Orange County

ChesterJuly 9, 2-10pm. 
Cornhole Tournament, Food Trucks, Live Music, Fireworks at dusk, Musical Performances by Tone Benders, The Hey Nows. View from Maple Ave Fields – Bring your blanket and chairs as we enjoy one of the best fireworks displays in Orange County. Chester Fireworks, Baseball/Softball Fields

Cornwall – July 4, 10am-4pm. Cornwall 4th of July. The celebration is back in ‘22 with the red, white, and YOU! There will be a parade and fireworks. All your hometown 4th favorites will be back. Plus, there will be an Artisan Craft Faire, pageant, and lots of family-friendly festivities. Cornwall Town Hall.

Goshen – July 4, 10am-10pm. Red, White & BOOM! This event will feature the 1st Bricktastic Fourth of July celebration at LEGOLAND® New York Resort! Plus, they will feature a unique fireworks spectacle for all to enjoy and celebrate America’s independence on this special night! All Red, White & BOOM! activities are included in the cost of admission to LEGOLAND New York Resort. LEGOLAND New York Resort.

Goshen – July 2, 9am-5pm & July 3, 10am-5pm. Great American Weekend. Fun for all ages. This two-day event offers over 150 craft vendors, live music, great food, children’s activities and a fantastic family friendly environment. Downtown Goshen.

Greenwood Lake- July 2, 12pm. Independence Day Celebration. Parade 11am down Windermere Ave., then the Waterfront Park beach opens to from residents only 10am to 6pm. At 2pm there will be free concerts at the park, featuring a food truck and beer truck at the park. At dusk a spectacular fireworks display begins! Be sure to bring your own chair or blanket. Thomas P. Morahan Waterfront Park.

Maybrook - June 24, 7pm. “Kick off the 4th of July Celebration”. Enjoy music, food, and fireworks. Maybrook Veterans Memorial Park. 

Middletown – July 2, 6pm. 2022 Stars & Stripes Celebration. Party in the Park kicks off at 6pm with the Middletown New York Recreation & Parks Department. Plus, the Middletown Fire Department will be there selling delicious things to eat! Live Entertainment kicks off at 7pm. Fireworks take place at dusk! Fancher-Davidge Park. 

Middletown – July 3, 6:30pm. 
Town of Wallkill Fireworks at the Orange County Fairgrounds. Free for all, gates open at 6:30pm. 239 Wisner Ave., Middletown.

New Windsor – July 4, 10am-5pm. Independence Day @ Knox’s Head Quarters. Celebrate the 4th at a site hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. House tours at 10am, 11am, 1pm, 2pm, 3pm & 4pm. The firing of a small cannon at 1pm & 4pm. Knox’s Headquarters State Historic Site.

New Windsor – July 4, 10am-5pm. Independence Day @ New Windsor Cantonment. Celebrate the 4th at a site hallowed by the soldiers who won our independence. There will be a military drill and cannon firing at 2pm, followed by a children’s musket drill. At 3pm, visitor-assisted reading of the Declaration of Independence, followed by another military demonstration. New Windsor Cantonment. 

Town of Newburgh Community Day - July 1, 6-10pm
Please come out and enjoy a great evening. Entertainment, Vendors, and Fireworks. 6-10pm. Algonquin Park / Cronomer Park, Powder Mill Rd., Town of Newburgh

Washingtonville - July 1, 6-10pm 
Join us for the annual Washingtonville Fireworks Show! Live Music by the Hillbilly Parade, Fireworks Show, Food Vendors, and an AMAZING SHOW! L Vern Allen Park, Ahern Blvd., Washingtonville

West Point – July 2, 7:30pm. West Point Band Music Under the Stars 2022: Independence Day Celebration. Join them to hear all ensembles take part in the "Independence Day Celebration" performance. Inclement weather date is Sunday, July 3rd. Audience is welcome to bring picnics, explore the beautiful and historic grounds of West Point - the U.S. Military Academy, and enjoy scenic Hudson River views set to a soundtrack of music from across the spectrum of the American experience – classical, jazz, pop, patriotic, and more! Best of all, the concerts is FREE and open to the public.*

Dutchess County

Hopewell Junction – July 1, 7pm. The evening will begin at 7:00PM with the talented ADAM & THE NEWHEARTS singing all the great rock and roll hits from the 50’s and 60’s. The show will be held at Hopewell Recreation Park on Route 376 in Hopewell Junction on Friday, July 1 from 7-9pm. Come out and sing and dance and have fun with ADAM as he sings the great oldies of Dion, Elvis, the Beatles, Sinatra, Motown and many other rock and roll greats. (ADAM’S 34th straight year entertaining the Hopewell crowd). ADMISSION IS FREE

Hyde Park – July 4, 10am. Join Hyde Park Recreation as we celebrate Independence Day the best way we know how - a parade! This year, we are honoring the 50th Anniversary of Hyde Park Visual Environment as our Grand Marshal. Step off is at 10am from the Roosevelt Cinemas and ends at Town Hall.

Poughkeepsie – July 4, 6:30pm. 4th of July Fireworks Over the Hudson River. Don’t miss your chance to see fireworks from eye level with an unobstructed view 212 feet above the Hudson River on the World’s Longest Elevated Pedestrian Bridge. Must purchase tickets. The fireworks are scheduled to launch between 8:15-8:30pm. Walkway Over the Hudson State Historic Park.

Ulster County

Ellenville – July 4, 11- 1pm. 4th of July Parade & Fireworks. The annual 4th of July parade will be held in the village this year. The fireworks will begin at 9:30 pm at the Resnick airport. 

Saugerties – July 4, 12-5pm. JULY 4th AFTER PARADE EVENT. As soon as the parade stops, the music will start with David Thomas, then from 2-4 pm Emily Beck will perform. Reis parking lot & Catskill Mountain Moonshine will be filled with vendors, farm stands, face painting, baked goods, smoked foods, artists, crafters, woodworkers, a Raffle basket to support the Boys and Girls Club and so much more. Reis parking lot.

Saugerties – July 4, 11am. July 4th Fireworks and Parade. As is the case every year, Saugerties will hold its great 4th of July Parade, organized by the Saugerties Fire Department, and there will be fireworks as well. Line-up for the Parade is 10am on Washington Avenue, across from the High School. Step off is at 11am. Parking for parade participants is available in the Ice Arena parking lot. Fireworks at Cantine Field at dusk. Village of Saugerties.

Sullivan County

Glen Spey – July 2, 10am-5pm. Free Summer Fun Fair Festival 4th of July Weekend 2022 in Sullivan Catskills. A free community event for all ages with a full day of fun and games for people of all ages. Live music, kids’ activities, Temple tours, nature trails, rummage sale/antiques, vendor & exhibitor booths, and tasty vegetarian cuisine. Kadampa Meditation Center New York.

Hurleyville - July 3, 2-10pm Fun for kids and adults. Petting zoo, inflatable rides, live music, food & drinks, stiltwalkers, and fireworks. Morningside Park.

Narrowsburg  – July 4, 3-8pm. July 4th Celebration. The Narrowsburg Chamber of Commerce, together with the Tusten Youth Commission, will sponsor a 4th of July Celebration at Fireman's Field in Narrowsburg. There will be children’s activities, live bands, food & drink, local vendors, and more! Head on down to the field after the parade and join in the fun.

Updated 6/29/2022

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