Fourth of July festival in Riverside canceled

(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)
(AP Photo/Julio Cortez)

BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) – The 4th of July celebration in Riverside has been canceled.

Councilman Joe Golombek tells News 4 that two ride/concession companies usually contracted for the festival closed down over the winter.

He says the remaining companies in the area have opted to work with more profitable events. provides commenting to allow for constructive discussion on the stories we cover. In order to comment here, you acknowledge you have read and agreed to our Terms of Service. Commenters who violate these terms, including use of vulgar language or racial slurs, will be banned. Please be respectful of the opinions of others. If you see an inappropriate comment, please flag it for our moderators to review. Note: Comments containing links are not allowed.

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