Fourth of July Fireworks, Parades, and Events in the Buffalo Area
There are so many opportunities to celebrate the 4th of July in our area! Looking for fireworks and other community celebrations? Check out our updated list of local happenings around Buffalo.
2019 List of Independence Day Festivities in the Buffalo Area
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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.
**Details unconfirmed for 2019** 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 Wednesday, July 3, join us for the 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 Lehigh Valley Iron Pigs (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 2 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.
Annual Independence Day Parade from Walden Ave to Cheektowaga Town Park down Harlem Road. Step off is at 12 pm.
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. A 1 1/2-hour, 30-unit parade in honor of Independence Day will follow the Dick Bessel Memorial Run at around 9:00 a.m. down Grand Island Blvd. from Staley Road to Baseline Road. During the event, traffic will be controlled by local law enforcement which will direct motorists to follow a detour route (starting at 8:30 am).
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 2019 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.
July 4 - 7
Celebrate the Fourth of July with four (4) nights of live music, extended hours, and fireworks! The party starts early with daily hotdog eating contests, belly flop competitions, and flag raising ceremonies. Season Pass Holders will enjoy exclusive in-park savings and offers during Declaration Celebration. *Fireworks subject to weather.
July 4 - 6
Independence Day on July 4th kicks off a 3-day street festival … Visit Old Falls Street on THURSDAY, FRIDAY, or SATURDAY as we celebrate Independence Day with live music, great food and free activities for all guests.
Entertainment & Special Guests:
Thursday, July 4
- 12:00-3:00: Skyline Duo
- 3:00-6:00: Steve Balesteri Duo
- 6:00-9:00: Headline Act – Terry Buchwald as ELVIS
- 9:00-10:30+: DJ P-Nasty
Friday, July 5
- 12:00-3:00: Tim Britt
- 3:00-6:00: Tom Bender
- 6:00-9:00: Headline Act – Hintz of Thunder
- 9:00-10:30+: DJ Toro
- 10:15: Special Performance from Elektra the Fire Breather
Sunday, July 6
- 12:00-3:00: Lena P & Justin Rizzo (+ Ben Nicholas)
- 3:00-6:00: Last Call Duo
- 6:00-9:00: Headline Act – Murphy’s Law
- 9:00-10:30+: DJ Chris Baran
Scheduled Food Vendors:
- Coyote Café
- Caribbean Flava Food Truck
- Lugia’s Ice Cream
- The Great Foodini Food Truck
- DiCamillo’s Ice Cream Sandwiches
- Pinelli’s Sweets & Treats
- Formal BBQ
- The Dosa Place
- Totally Edible Food Truck
- Hukilau Shaved Ice
Join us for a Free Fireworks Spectacular at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino on Saturday, July 6 at 9:40PM sharp. Don’t forget your lawn chairs … this view is one you won’t want to miss! Rain date: July 8
RAIN DATE: JULY 3