Where to watch fireworks and have fun in WNY this July


BUFFALO, N.Y. (WIVB) — Fireworks will be able to be seen across many parts of western New York on Independence Day, the days leading up to it, and the days after.

Here is our list of places you can go to see them and have other kinds of fun. Check back every day for updates on events, locations and times.

July 1-3

July 1-4

  • Grand Island – Fantasy Island Declaration Celebration – Fireworks and live music every night
  • Village of Lancaster – Parade, fireworks, midway, beer garden (Fireworks display starts at 10 p.m. on July 4)

July 1-2

July 1

July 2

July 3

  • Akron – Veterans Park
  • Buffalo – Coca Cola Field Fireworks to follow the Buffalo Bisons game
  • East Aurora – Hamlin Park – Parade at 7 p.m., music at 8 p.m. and fireworks at 10 p.m.
  • Gasport – Independence Day Event at Hartland Town Park – 5 p.m.
  • Hamburg – Woodlawn Beach State Park
  • Newfane – Fireworks over the west pier at dusk
  • Olcott – Fireworks over Lake Ontario – 10 p.m.

July 4

  • Amherst – UB North Campus over LaSalle Lake – 9:30pm
  • Angola – Mickey Rat’s 4th of July concert
  • Batavia – Fireworks to follow Batavia Muckdogs game at Dwyer Stadium
  • Town of Boston – Boston Town Band to perform at 8 p.m., Fireworks to start at 10 p.m.
  • Buffalo – Independence Day Celebration on the U.S.S. Little Rock
  • Cheektowaga – Independence Day Parade – Harlem Road between Walden Ave. and Cheektowaga Town Park – Noon
  • Lakewood – Summerfest at Richard O. Hartley Park – Fireworks at 10 p.m.
  • Village of Lewiston – Academy Park – Music to take place before fireworks at dusk
  • Little Valley – Little Valley Speedway at the Cattaraugus County Fairgrounds – Demolition derby and fireworks – 7:30-10 p.m.
  • Niagara Falls – Hyde Park
  • City of Olean – Fireworks when dark at Bradner Stadium – Gates open at 5:30 p.m.
  • City of Tonawanda – Fireworks at Niawanda Park
  • Town of Wheatfield – Fireworks at Oppenheim Park

July 3-4

  • Buffalo – July 4th Celebration at Canalside and the Outer Harbor – Fireworks at Wilkeson Pointe on July 4 at 10 p.m.
  • Dunkirk Memorial Park – Live Music, Food, Fireworks

July 3-8

  • Niagara Falls – Fireworks over the falls

July 6-8

  • Varysburg – Jam in the Valley – Fireworks on Saturday

July 7

  • Salamanca – Fireworks at Seneca Allegany Resort & Casino – 9:30-10:30 p.m.

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