2016 Guide to Fourth of July Fireworks


It wouldn’t be the Fourth of July without fireworks displays.

And they’re not by any means all on July 4. Here’s a list of fireworks events in and around southern Westchester County.

Looking for some early excitement? 

Try the Hudson Valley Renegades and the Rockland Boulders over the June 17 weekend.
In addition to June 17 and 18, the Renegades also have fireworks June 23, 24 and July 1, 2 and 5.

The Boulders also have fireworks June 24, 25 and July 1, 2, 3 and 4.

June 30

The Village of Scarsdale will have a concert followed by fireworks on Thursday, June 30, at the Scarsdale Pool Complex. The doors open at 5 p.m. The Westchester Band will perform starting at 7:30 p.m. and the pyrotechnics will start at 9:15 p.m. There is an entrance fee of $2 for anyone who is not a pool member. The complex is at 311 Mamaroneck Avenue.

July 1

The Cross County Shopping Center will have music and fireworks on Friday, July 1. The center will present that British Invasion Tribute band in a live concert at the Summerfest Stage from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. The fireworks display will be in the north parking lot at 9:30 p.m.

The White Plains Independence Day Celebration will be held Friday, July 1, from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. at White Plains High School. There will be entertainment, including the West Point Concert Band, as well as giant inflatable rides, food and fireworks. Admission is free. The rain date is July 6.

July 2

Caramoor Center for Music and the Arts in Katonah will present “Pops, Patriots, and Fireworks” at 8 p.m. on Saturday, July 2. The Westchester Symphonic Winds will perform works steeped in American heritage, guest vocalist Ryan Silverman will present a Frank Sinatra-themed Sinatra’s 100th birthday, and euphonist John Palatucci provide Sousa-studded fun. IF it rains, the concert will be held as planned, but the fireworks will be held at 9:30 pm Sunday, July 3. Tickets are $30 through $85. For more information, call 914-232-5035.

Pound Ridge will have Independence Day fireworks at dusk on Saturday, July 2 at the Town Park in Pound Ridge.

July 3

The Kensico Dam Music Fest and Fireworks will take place on Sunday, July 3 at the Kensico Dam, Bronx River Plaza in Valhalla. A concert of patriotic music begins at 8 p.m. and will be followed by fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Bring a picnic and chairs. Carpooling is recommended. For more information, call 914-231-4033.

July 4

Tarrytown and Sleepy Hollow will have fireworks Monday, July 4, starting at 9 p.m. It will run for about 30 minutes. The best viewing is from either Pierson Park in Tarrytown or Kingsland Point Park in Sleepy Hollow.

The City of Larchmont will celebrate Independence Day with Fourth of July Races and Music in the Parks, followed by fireworks. The concert in Manor Park begins at 7 p.m. Monday, July 4, and will feature the Dixie Dandies. Americana music and traditional favorites.

Rye Playland will have two evenings of fireworks in honor of Independence Day this year. A fireworks display will be held on Sunday, July 3, and Monday, July 4, at 9:30 p.m. Playland also has fireworks shows every Friday throughout the summer.

Dobbs Ferry will have fireworks for Independence Day on Monday, July 4, at about 9 p.m. at Waterfront Park. The festivities will start with a DJ and music at 3 p.m., playing right up until the pyrotechnics begin. Parking is available only for cars with a resident sticker.

The Village of Irvington will celebrate the Fourth of July with fireworks on Monday, July 4, at sunset at Matthiessen Park. The event is open to village residents only. Park passes will be needed.

The City of New Rochelle will have fireworks in celebration of Independence Day on Monday, July 4, at 9:30 p.m. The pyrotechnics will take place in Hudson Park and the event is open to all.

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Your dream home is waiting for you, we’ll help you find it!

Check out our complete list of recently listed homes for sale/rent North of NYC! For additional pictures, property details – view link in caption of pictures.

Listed: May 2, 2016 – May 8, 2016

See something that sparks your interest? Contact us at (914) 328-8400 or whiteplainsrealestate@houlihanlawrence.com for more information or to schedule a private showing with one of our real estate experts.

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181 Hillair Circle, White Plains • $1,599,000

181 Hillair

Welcome into this very special home. A Shangri La in the middle of White Plains. Sophisticated and eclectic yet a warm and inviting home. This house lends itself beautifully for entertaining all year round. In the spring and summer with it’s outdoor spaces including lushly landscaped gardens, an expansive 42×22 foot deck, large patio and pool. In the winter enjoy the great flow and large spaces of the living room, family room, dining room and den. The updated French country kitchen has a large dining area with wrap around windows overlooking the beautiful grounds and a door leading out to the deck. The entire feeling is of an oasis of tranquility only a short drive to everything White Plains offers as well as only 35 minutes from NYC. The oversized master bedroom has generous closet space and a new bath. There are two bedrooms with a new connecting bath and two other family bedrooms and a hall bath. This home has everything you could want.

Listed by Marilyn Richards

Visit http://bit.ly/1Tu2rn7 for more information.


4 Springfield Court, Pleasantville • $1,450,000

4 Springfield Court

Impeccable design and quality built new construction home in cul-de-sac of six lot subdivision in Pleasantville near Metro North railroad. This beautifully crafted home will impress you from the minute you walk through the doors. Currently under construction and near completion there is still time to pick your custom finishes. Every detail in this home has been personally designed by the developer from the grand entry to the double height family room and massive kitchen. Some awesome features of this home include a first floor en suite bedroom which can double as your office/library, an oversized laundry room on the second floor which can accommodate two washers and two dryers, an impressive master suite with adjoining gym/office and a wine cellar. Easy short commute to NYC and close to all major highways. With four homes already spoken for this one will not be on the market very long.

Listed by Imma Carletto

Visit http://bit.ly/1YipZPU for more information.


81 Brook Hills Circle, White Plains • $749,000

81 brook hills

Sought after Ascot model featuring a main floor master bedroom suite. This spacious home features a two car garage with entrance to the kitchen and brilliant eastern exposure. Updated, granite, dine-in kitchen with bay window with beautiful views of the private courtyard with brick pavers. Living room and dining room feature a dramatic and expansive two-story ceiling, skylights, fireplace and French doors to sequestered patio surrounded by lush landscaping which add to everyday enjoyment. Laundry is conveniently located on the main level. The private quarters feature two bedrooms, a bath with skylight, cedar closet and a loft overlooking the living room. The living is easy with a pool, tennis courts and club house all at your fingertips and the snow is removed to your front and garage doors and exterior and roof are maintained for you. Airports, highway, cultural venues and vibrant downtown White Plains are all conveniently located close by. NYC is just 35 minutes away via Metro North!

Listed by Ann Bernstein

Visit http://bit.ly/1QWJZ4u for more information.


216 Church Street, White Plains • $749,000

216 church

Ideal location perfectly blends suburban and urban lifestyles and joins the best of both worlds. Moments from Metro North (35 minutes express to NYC) and exciting downtown White Plains. Surrounded by lush landscaping, this classic and charming Tudor home has been meticulously renovated and is truly move-in ready. Handsome wood floors throughout with improvements and renovations such as: windows 2005, roof 2001, hot water tank 2011, kitchen 2005, deck 2003, and master and family bath 2009. Chef’s kitchen features soap stone counters, stainless appliances, radiant heat, bar sink with beverage refrigerator, sliding glass door to over-sized deck and pantry with door to deck. Lower level boasts 398 square feet of finished space and adds to every day comfort and enjoyment. The walk-up attic is a gem featuring outstanding storage space. All rooms are beautifully proportioned and the upscale materials and finishes are elegant reflecting the style of the architecture. Welcome home.

Listed by Ann Bernstein

Visit http://bit.ly/1WWiaAr for more information.


1 Devonshire Drive, White Plains • $599,000

1 devonshire

Move-in ready gem in sought after Rosedale area of White Plains. The herringbone brick path greets you and together with the lush landscaping and colorful perennial gardens, creates a beautiful entrance to the front door. The open floor plan is perfectly suited to today’s lifestyle and the renovated granite kitchen is fit for a chef. Abundant counter space, stainless appliances and connectivity to the living room with gas fireplace views create a warm environment to for all to enjoy. The French door in the dining area perfectly melds the private rear garden and patio with the home. Enjoy handsome wood floors thought-out. The family bath was renovated and is absolutely stunning. The master suite featuring a new bath provides a serene retreat. White Plains is known for its connection and blending of the suburban and urban lifestyles. Airports, highway, cultural venues and vibrant downtown White Plains are all conveniently close by. NYC is just 35 minutes away via Metro North.

Listed by Ann Bernstein

Visit http://bit.ly/1T7C8FW for more information.


15 Woodside Avenue, West Harrison • $550,000

15 woodside

Welcome to this Charming 1932 two-family home in West Harrison. Great investment property offering two spacious two-bedroom units with refinished hardwood floors, dine-in kitchens with Corian countertops, spacious bedrooms and living rooms. The home also features updated windows, new washers and dryer, a common screened porch, fenced yard, plenty of parking in the two-car garage or new driveway. The basement offers an additional 650 square feet of multipurpose space and the laundry area. Updated electric (Tenants pays electric). Both units are currently rented month to month and tenants would gladly stay if the new owner would like. A few short blocks to the Village of West Harrison – restaurants, shops, Silver Lake Park, Pool, and outdoor summer concerts. Close to all major transportation, downtown White Plains, 35 minutes to GCT on the Metro North.

Listed by David Calabrese

Visit http://bit.ly/1SZykHO for more information.


9 Park Drive, Ossining • $515,000

9 park

Enjoy this spacious and bright four bedroom Ranch style home on 0.68 acres on a cul-de-sac in Ossining. Main level features a large living room with bay window and fireplace, formal dining room, renovated dine-in kitchen, vaulted ceiling family room with skylights and marble fireplace, along with a full bathroom. Four steps up boasts a master bedroom suite with master bath and walk in closet. Three additional bedrooms with a shared bath complete the main level. Hardwood floors underneath carpeting. Lower Level has 700 square feet of finished recreational space, not included in total square footage. Situated on a lovely fenced corner lot, this home offers endless potential. Many updates include stainless steel kitchen appliances, new kitchen flooring, Anderson windows, central vac, 40 year roof (2010), recessed lighting, new boiler (2011), new hot water heater (2011), and 5 zone heating. Taxes listed do not include the STAR exemption of $2,026.

Listed by Kate White

Visit http://bit.ly/1XhJvNS for more information.


332 Carroll Close, Tarrytown • $505,000

332 carroll

This spacious and sun drenched two bedroom Cambridge model has the feel of a home. The open floor plan provides easy living with a dine in kitchen. The formal dining room opens to a gracious living area featuring a fireplace and sliders to a full sized deck with tree top views. The master bedroom has an ensuite bathroom, walk in closet and the second bedroom also has an ensuite bath. The lower level can be utilized beautifully as a family room, office or exercise area. Amenities abounds in the complex including a clubhouse with racquetball court, exercise and party room with kitchen, swimming pool and tennis courts. Carrollwood is conveniently located to several major highways and is about 1.5 miles to bustling downtown Tarrytown as well as the Metro North railroad station which is an express ride to New York City.

Listed by Steven Geiger and Filomena Stern

Visit http://bit.ly/278HI22 for more information.


15 Highclere, Valhalla • $499,000

15 highclere

Absolutely adorable Cape Cod home in one of the most private and desired neighborhoods in Valhalla. Close to school and transportation. The large corner lot has mature shrubs and perennials for added privacy. This home has been meticulously cared for by its current owners for the past fifty years. With such great bones all that is needed is your muscle and imagination to bring this home back to its original beauty. Featuring three bedrooms, one and a half baths, a dine-in kitchen, dining room, partially finished lower level with access out, an oversized garage with attic storage and breezeway. Taxes listed are without star of $1629. Great opportunity to get into the Valhalla school district at such an affordable price.

Listed by Imma Carletto

Visit http://bit.ly/1T1FVSW  for more information.


169 Hyatt Avenue, Yonkers • $489,000

169 hyatt

Picture perfect spotless Colonial that’s been tastefully decorated and beautifully maintained and updated. This three bedroom two bathroom home comes complete with an updated eat in kitchen with granite counters and new stainless steel appliances, formal dining room, large living room with gas fireplace and updated luxurious baths. Features include central air, a full finished lower level offering a terrific recreation room and family room, great level yard and patio for entertaining or play plus driveway and one car garage. Presented in total move in condition this immaculate bright and spacious home is sure to impress. Perfectly situated in close proximity to Metro North, buses, shops, school and major highways. Taxes do not include the Star deduction of $1,137.

Listed by Tony Murphy

Visit http://bit.ly/1Y6gLpO for more information.


176 Vredenburgh Avenue, Yonkers • $475,000

176 vredenburgh

Move right into this updated well kept Cape! The hardwood floors gleam throughout the home! The renovated eat in kitchen has a tile floor, new cabinetry and a door to the backyard. There are two bedrooms on the first floor along with a full tiled hall bath. Ascend the staircase to the sanctuary of the master suite. A bedroom along with a full spa-like bathroom and separate den/nursery. The brick walkways sculpt out the backyard and lead to the patio with firepit and brick ovens, perfect for gatherings. Located conveniently to all sources of transportation, shopping & dining! This gem will not last!

Listed by Michael LaMorte and Dmitriy Golodnikov

Visit http://bit.ly/1UPEX0K for more information.


106 Dunwoodie Street, Yonkers • $449,000

106 dunwoodie

Fabulous curb appeal in this charming three bedroom home on a corner lot in the sought after Dunwoodie area of Yonkers. Gorgeous renovated dine-in kitchen with granite counter tops and stainless steel appliances. Hardwood floors throughout, 7 foot ceilings give away to so much natural light. New boiler, blue slate roof. All major renovations were done in 2012 & 2014. Semi-finished lower level with access to the one-car garage. Private back yard with new brick patio. Peaceful tree lined street with no thru traffic. Taxes do not reflect basic star of $1137.

Listed by Michelle Madaffari

Visit http://bit.ly/1Tyo5qf  for more information.


25 Aqueduct Road, Yonkers • $449,000

25 aqueduct

Unique opportunity to own your office with signage visible from Central Avenue. This well located property is suitable for many uses. Zoned Intermediate Business (B-3), the building can be expanded and the parking capacity can be increased. Formerly a single family home but well suited for small office use. House needs interior renovation and updating. Just off Central Park Ave (30,000+ cars daily) and only blocks to I-287, Hutchison River and Bronx River Parkways. Also close to downtown White Plains and Metro-North train station. B3 Zone permits many varied uses including: residential, multi-family, office, retail, restaurant, cafe, bar, house of worship, office-in-residence, and personal service office i.e. real estate office or salon, non-profit business.

Listed by Garry Klein

Visit http://bit.ly/1s8sxGj for more information.


4218 Herkimer Place, Bronx • $439,000

4218 herkimer

This wonderful renovated three bedroom two bathroom bright and spacious home is presented in total move-in condition. Beautifully maintained and updated the home comes complete with a fabulous new kitchen with custom cabinets and stainless steel appliances, two new luxurious bathrooms and three generously sized bedrooms. A terrific rear deck and level yard for relaxing and play plus driveway parking space complete the package. Situated in the highly desirable Woodlawn section and ideally located in close proximity to Metro North (25 minutes to Grand Central), express bus, Van Cortlandt Park, walking trails, dog park, children’s play ground/sprinkler park, shopping, schools, restaurants and so much more. A great house at a great price in a great location!

Listed by Tony Murphy

Visit http://bit.ly/24GU5A8 for more information.


4303 Vireo Avenue, Bronx • $415,000


Best buy in the neighborhood. This terrific bright and spacious three bedroom Colonial offers a living room with fireplace, formal dining room, dine-in kitchen and three generously sized bedrooms. Features include an updated kitchen and bath, newer boiler and great front porch. Situated in the highly desirable Woodlawn section with a terrific yard for entertaining and play. Perfectly situated in close proximity to train, buses, school and shops. This really does make a great place to call home!

Listed by Tony Murphy

Visit http://bit.ly/1T721c5 for more information.


275 South Lexington Avenue, White Plains • $365,000

275 south lexington

Own a single family home for less than the price of a two bedroom Condo; just blocks from downtown White Plains. The home features an open floor plan with hardwood floors throughout, spacious dine-in kitchen and a generously sized living room accented by the brick fireplace. The upstairs offers two bedrooms and tiled bathroom. There is also plenty of room in the full lower level for storage and more. The private level back yard is perfect for barbeques or just relaxing. Don’t forget to check out the garage and driveway located off of Cambridge Avenue.

Listed by David Calabrese

Visit http://bit.ly/1TOQcnV for more information.


1303 Saratoga Lane #1303, Fishskill • $290,000

1303 saratoga

Where Luxury and low-maintenance meet; Welcome to Van Wyck Mews. This two bedroom, two bath Condo feature over 1,300 square feet of living space, a contemporary floor plan, high end finishes and is perfectly suited for that buyer who is looking to simplify their lives without sacrificing lifestyle. Whether you are relaxing by the pool, meeting with friends at the clubhouse or working out in the gym, you will be sure to enjoy all of the amenities that this great complex has to offer. Assigned parking is directly outside of the unit along with ground level access making this unit even more convenient. Located only 1.5 miles from the Village of Fishkill, you are only a three minute car ride from restaurants, shops and services. Let’s not forget close access to Route 9, I-84, TSP and the Newburgh-Beacon Bridge making this home a perfect location for commuters. If you are tired of property maintenance and are seeking more lifestyle in your life, throw away the rakes, donate the mower and start living your life here.

Listed by Randy Fallon and Michael LaMorte

Visit http://bit.ly/1VQUz5k for more information.


62 Parkway Road #2, Bronxville • $4,900/month

62 parkway 2

Newly renovated, bright, spacious and airy three bedroom plus den Duplex unit located in the Bronxville School District. The main level offers an open plan living room, dining room and deluxe kitchen as well as a very large master bedroom and bright and sunny den which could be used as an office or nursery. Upstairs, two large and bright bedrooms as well as a full bath. Additionally, there is laundry and plenty of storage space in lower level, a cedar storage room and space for bikes or a stroller. Small dogs considered at premium rate. Close to everything. Conveniently located 5 minutes to Bronxville School and 2 minutes to Metro North and Village of Bronxville.

Listed by David Cortez

Visit http://bit.ly/1NoElxq for more information.


10 Sunnyside Place, Irvington • $4,450/month

10 sunnyside place

Move right in to this 2,885 square foot Townhouse in desirable Pennybridge Manor. The largest unit in the complex with a bright open floor plan, updated dine-in kitchen with granite counters and stainless appliances, hardwood floors, cathedral ceilings, huge dining room. Huge master bedroom and bath. Two separate large living rooms plus a third room on the lower level could be a den, bedroom, etc. Possible mother/daughter. One-car garage, driveway parking and guest parking, and community pool. Irvington Schools. Close to bus, train, shopping, etc.

Listed by David Calabrese

Visit http://bit.ly/1rDrmxZ for more information.


7 Pondfield Road #203, Bronxville • $4,200/month

7 pondfield

Landmark location in Bronxville village with high visibility and quick access to Metro North. 7 Pondfield Road, once the historic Gramatan Hotel now housing several office, legal and medical tenants, perfect location! Building offers elevator, rear entrance and many street level shops. Truly impressive and functional spaces with higher end build outs.

Listed by David Cortez

Visit http://bit.ly/24HhMs9 for more information.


7 Pondfield Road #201, Bronxville • $2,000/month

7 pondfield

Landmark location in Bronxville village with high visibility and quick access to Metro North. 7 Pondfield Road, once the historic Gramatan Hotel now housing several office, legal and medical tenants, perfect location! Building offers elevator, rear entrance and many street level shops. Truly impressive and functional spaces with higher end build outs.

Listed by David Cortez

Visit http://bit.ly/1UNPOYZ for more information.


7 Pondfield Road #209, Bronxville • $1,400/month

7 pondfield

Landmark location in Bronxville village with high visibility and quick access to Metro North. 7 Pondfield Road, once the historic Gramatan Hotel now housing several office, legal and medical tenants, perfect location! Building offers elevator, rear entrance and many street level shops. Truly impressive and functional spaces with higher end build outs.

Listed by David Cortez

Visit http://bit.ly/23CTcGp for more information.