4th of July Fireworks, Parades, and Events in the Buffalo Area
Sterling Renaissance Festival opens July 1!
At Sterling Renaissance Festival, Thrill to the excitement of over 100 stage and street performers, professional actors, comedians and musicians who whimsically recreate an authentic English Renaissance village. Dozens of artisans demonstrate their fine craftsmanship and sell their unique wares. Delicacies like steak-on-a-stake, pita pockets, succulent turkey legs, and more! Open Saturdays & Sundays 10am-7pm, July 1st through August 13th, 2017. Click here to purchase tickets online. Click here for directions.
July 1 - 4
Head to the Village of Lancaster with your families to celebrate the annual Independence Days Festival! Carnival rides, contests, music, delicious food, Cute Baby Parade, 4th of July Parade and FIREWORKS! Follow the link for the complete schedule.
All-new Fourth of July event! July 1-4
Visit Fantasy Island July 1-4 and enjoy all of the following:
- Fireworks each night
- Live music
- Hot dog eating contests
- Flag-raising ceremony
Veterans, active millitary, and first responders get in for half price when you show a valid ID at the gate!
July 1 - 2
Join us for a must-see fireworks display at Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel. Don’t miss the dazzling display of bright colors, guaranteed to light up the night sky! Begins at 9:40 pm. FREE TO THE PUBLIC!
RAIN DATE: JULY 3
July 3 - 4
Families will enjoy a parade, family activities, entertainment, food and FIREWORKS at the Akron Independence Day celebration! Just head to Veteran's Park. Follow the link for the complete schedule.
Fun for all with a parade, entertainment, food (pulled pork, hamburgers, hot dogs, popcorn, pizza, pie slices, cookies, drinks & ice cream), and of course, FIREWORKS!
On Monday, July 3, join us for the 23rd Annual KeyBank Independence Eve Celebration with the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra and Chorus and the Largest Fireworks Show of the Season as the Bisons host the Syracuse Chiefs (6:05 p.m.).
10 p.m. Best viewed from Lake Ontario Shoreline, Krull Park, and Olcott.
The most spectacular fireworks display in Western New York! Boats sail and motor over Lake Ontario, while fireworks burst in amazing color overhead. Free admission. Arrive early for the best view. Sponsored by the Town of Newfane and Olcott Beach Community Associations.
Grab your lawn chairs and head to the Allegany State Park Quaker Beach area to celebrate our nation’s independence! The fun starts at 4:00 p.m. on July 3rd with a chicken barbecue (until sold out) by the Coldspring Volunteer Fire Department. Capping off this fun-filled night will be a spectacular fireworks display over the waters of Quaker Lake! This year, patrons should plan on adjusting their viewing plans as the launch site has been relocated to a field just off ASP 3 at the midpoint of the lake between the Quaker toll booth and the intersection of ASP 3 and Cain Hollow.
The Town of Tonawanda Youth, Parks and Recreation Department will be honoring USA’s birthday with a special concert at Kenney Field on Monday, July 3rd featuring the American Legion Band of the Tonawandas. The concert will begin at 7:30pm and conclude at approximately 9:30pm. At 10:00pm a spectacular fireworks display will be presented by Pyrotecnico.
Enjoy a day full of activities (from 2 - 11 pm) with your family! 10pm Fireworks!
Annual Independence Day Parade from Walden Ave to Cheektowaga Town Park down Harlem Road.
Live music, food vendors, a large open space for people to sit, and a nice view of the lake. Free parking is available on the street and in nearby parking lots. Ending with the best firework display around!
Elma's Fourth of July Fireworks display is at dusk on July 4th at the Boys & Girls Club on Girdle Road. Parking available at the Iroquois School lots.
9 a.m. Annual Dick Bessel Independence Day Run, Kids Run, and Parade along G I Blvd.
Fireworks at Martin's Fantasy Island at dusk after water park closes. Grand Island residents may enter the Park for Fireworks at 9 p.m. with proof of residence. Anyone may purchase discounted admission for the whole day, with special activities, and stay for the fireworks.
Celebrate Independence Day in Lakewood with fun activities along Chatauqua Avenue and Fireworks at Hartley Park!
Annual Fourth of July 10 K race on beautiful Lake Chautauqua. Race starts a day of celebration on the Richard Hartley Park that concludes with a spectacular fireworks display.
The Chautauqua County Celebration - 10 am parade followed by activities, events, food and live music at Lakeside Park. At 10 pm, a huge fireworks display and the annual tradition of flares around the lake.
Shows begin at 10pm, so grab your chair or blanket and head for Niagara Falls State Park - then sit back and enjoy the show!
12:30 p.m., Olcott. This parade is nostalgic, patriotic and fun! Dress up in red, white, and blue, and decorate your bikes and wagons. Meet at Krull Park Main St. by 12 noon and march to Olcott Beach Carousel Park. Free ice cream and ride ticket for participants.
City Set For A BOOMING FOURTH! Bradner Stadium gates open at 5:30 PM. The fireworks are organized by the Olean Professional Firefighters Association, OPFFA. The 2016 Fireworks Celebration will be a fun-filled evening of great music, mouth-watering food, family entertainment and socializing culminating with a spectacular fireworks show at dusk.
Coolers and packages carried into the stadium will be checked for security reasons. In case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be scheduled for the next clear night.