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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8 Pine Brook Drive, White Plains • $815,000

8 pine brook

Fabulous location on a tree-lined street in the Maplemoor section of Southern White Plains. Lovely move-in condition home on over a third of an acre, with beautifully updated dine-in kitchen: high end cabinetry, stainless appliances and granite counter tops. Bright and spacious living room with a vaulted ceiling and a formal dining room with sliders out to the deck overlooking the level yard. Hall and lower level bathrooms are updated. Very large, lower level, wonderful large family room with wood burning fireplace and walkout sliders to the private, level backyard. Mud room contains a washer and dryer and provides additional storage. Two additional bedrooms and a full bath are on the lower level providing amazing space for all. Terrific private, level backyard adds another special feature to this lovely home. New kitchen, windows, boiler, air-conditioning condenser, garage doors, alarm system and driveway has been recently repaved.

Listed by Deborah Altieri

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310 Broadway, Pleasantville • $729,000

310 broadway

Welcome home to this spacious turn of the century Colonial with soaring ceilings on almost an acre of level property close to all. This lovely home has been completely updated with today’s homeowner in mind. Home features newer kitchen with granite counters and table, central air, new bathrooms, a patio with a fenced large, level yard, spacious cedar closet in the attic, finished tiled lower level, new roof (2002) with ice melting coils, two car garage and parking for six more cars, lawn sprinkler system and house alarm. The master bedroom deck can be converted to additional living space, or you can finish the attic. This home is located within minutes to all major highways, Metro North train station, shops and the school bus stop is ideally located on the corner. So many possibilities and a great value in Westchester.

Listed by Imma Carletto

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56 Trailhead Lane, Tarrytown • $695,000

56 trailhead

Welcome to Wyldwood, Tarrytown’s premier community, designed specifically for those who want luxury, sophistication and style. Perfectly situated in one of the best and peaceful locations of the complex, this beautifully renovated four level, two bedroom, two-and-a-half bath home is ready for you to move right in. There’s even has a shuttle to the Metro North (40 min to Grand Central Station). As you enter the two story foyer, picture yourself coming home to this bright and open floor plan – cooking dinner in the modern kitchen with stainless appliances and granite counters, barbequing on the deck, dinner in the dining room or relaxing in the large living room by the fireplace. New first floor powder room. The master suite features eighteen-foot ceilings, private loft with skylights. The third bedroom, boasts a custom walk-in closet and a beautiful new marble bath. The huge, walkout lower level family room features a sliding glass door leading to your private patio. Additional features include nine-foot ceilings, hardwood floors and crown molding. Additionally, there is a private pool, clubhouse, fitness center and playground.

Listed by David Calabrese

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90 Woodland Road, Pleasantville • $500,000

90 woodland

Welcome home! This tranquil Raised Ranch is just what you’ve been looking for. The entry draws you up the stairs to beautiful hardwood floors and recessed lighting. The bright dining room has doors to the deck. Step into the kitchen and onto the tiled floor with modern appliances. The hallway presents a bedroom, full bath, second bedroom and corner Master Bedroom. The lower level is finished and fully carpeted. The back deck is waiting for summer barbeques. All located in Pleasantville.

Listed by Michael LaMorte and Said Faraj

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55 Laurel Place, Yonkers • $379,000

55 laurel

Immaculate light filled home perfectly situated on a quiet tree lined cul de sac. Just unpack your bags and move right in to this beautifully maintained and updated raised ranch. Many wonderful features include central air, a large living room, dining room with glass sliders to a wonderful rear deck, new kitchen with stainless steel appliances and custom cabinets , updated bath and two good sized bedrooms. The multi functional full finished lower level presents terrific additional living space, third bedroom/playroom/recreation room or office. Ideally located on a large level yard great for entertainment, relaxation or play and in close proximity to Metro North, buses, shops, restaurants and major highways. Low taxes do not include the Star deduction of $1,137. Home sweet home.

Listed by Tony Murphy

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1825 Palmer Avenue #2E, Larchmont • $179,000

1825 palmer

Quality Larchmont living. Excellent modern kitchen with stainless steel appliances and a new bathroom. Conveniently located. Close to the Larchmont Village, shops and train station, just thirty-five minutes to New York City.

Listed by Delihla Rivera

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395 Westchester Avenue #LH, Port Chester • $140,000

395 westchester

Welcome to Chester Hill. Truly immaculate and move-in ready. This spacious renovated home features a brand new kitchen with granite countertops, stainless appliance and breakfast bar that is open to the large living room and dining area accented with crown molding. The bathroom has also been completely updated with a beautiful tile, espresso wood vanity and mirrors. Great closet space and hardwood floors throughout. Building amenities include a pool, recreation and club room, parking and a storage room. Great for commuters; less than a half-mile to the Metro North, restaurants, shopping and entertainment. Access to Rye Town Parks and Oakland Beach.

Listed by David Calabrese

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84 Pinewood Road #E2, Hartsdale • $139,999

84 pinewood

Welcome to Pinewood Gardens! This peacefully quite complex is located in the heart of Hartsdale without all the hustle and bustle. Convenient to Hartsdale Metro North Station and Central Avenue. This complex offers barbeque area and playground for outdoor fun and relaxation. This one bed room, one bathroom unit has hardwood floors throughout and a balcony with beautiful views of nature. Parking is unassigned and there is a waitlist for garage parking ($50 per month).

Listed by Michael Locke

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