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The Best Places to Watch Fireworks in WNY This Fourth of July

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The Fourth of July is on a Wednesday this year, which means we basically celebrate all week (and weekend) long hollaaaaa. But no worries – we’ve compiled a list of all the best places to see fireworks in Buffalo and Western New York over the next two weekends! Here’s our rundown of dates, places, times, and tips for watching the fireworks this year.

Email us to let us know if we’re missing your favorite spot at info@stepoutbuffalo.com.

 

 

Saturday, June 30th

The Town of Collins Park

Collins Town Park

Tip: Fireworks will be held during the Annual Liberty Fest, which starts at 4 pm. Fireworks start at 9:45 pm!

 

The Woods at Bear Creek

3510 Bear Creek Rd., Franklinville, N.Y.

Tip: Celebrate Independence Day with some fishing, zip lining, hiking trails and more! There will also be music by Dave Stayner 1pm-4pm and Steel Rain 5pm-10pm. $10 for day passes.

 

Fireworks at the Falls

Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Fireworks @ 10 pm

Tip: Falls illuminations begin @ 8:45pm

 

Martin’s Fantasy Island

2400 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: After 5 pm, $17.76 admission, Grand Island residents get in free with proof of residency starting at 9 pm.

 

Sunday, July 1st

Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino

310 4th St, Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Tip: Free for everyone! Fireworks start at 9:40 pm. Don’t forget to bring your lawn chairs!

 

Fireworks at the Falls

Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Fireworks @ 10 pm

Tip: Falls illuminations begin @ 8:45 pm

 

2018 Ellicottville Summer Music Festival

Holiday Valley, 6557 Holiday Valley Rd, Ellicottville, NY 14731

Fireworks choreographed to BPO, Need tickets to show ($40) to attend.

 

Hollowfest 2018

Clarence Town Park, 10405 Main Street, Clarence NY 14031

Fireworks @ 10pm, Hollow Fest 2018 festivities from June 29th-July 1st

Tip: Free Admission!

 

Martin’s Fantasy Island

2400 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: After 5 pm, $17.76 admission, Grand Island residents get in free with proof of residency starting at 9 pm.

 

 

Monday, July 2nd

Fireworks at the Falls

Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Fireworks @ 10 pm

Tip: Falls illuminations begin @ 8:45 pm

 

Martin’s Fantasy Island

2400 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: After 5 pm, $17.76 admission, Grand Island residents get in free with proof of residency starting at 9 pm.

 

Tuesday, July 3rd

Hamlin Park in East Aurora

Fireworks @ 10 pm

Rain date: July 4

Tip: Free Admission! Plus, earlier in the day they have a parade, Kids Frothy, foamy fun (1:30 pm) and a parade at 7 pm.

 

Bisons Game @ Coca-Cola Field

Independence Eve Celebration with the BPO

Fireworks begin after the Bisons Game

Tip: $26/ticket, Get tickets here!

 

Veterans Park in Akron

5877 Buell St., Akron, NY 14001

Fireworks @ dusk

Tip: There will be a food stand starting at 5:00 pm. Free admission for fireworks

 

Woodlawn Beach

S-3580 Lakeshore Rd, Blasdell, NY 14219

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: $7 charge per car

 

Kenney Field in Tonawanda

2000 Colvin Blvd (Brighton Rd), Tonawanda, NY 14150

Fireworks @ 10pm. Concert Begins at 7:30pm

Rain Date: July 6th

Tip: Free Admission!

 

Martin’s Fantasy Island

2400 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: After 5 pm, $17.76 admission, Grand Island residents get in free with proof of residency starting at 9 pm.

 

Lockport

Over the canal in Lockport

Fireworks @ dusk

View at:

• Pine Street Bridge
• Canal Street
• Behind YMCA
• Cornerstone Ice Arena
• Pine Street Parking

 

 

Wednesday, July 4th

Niawanda Park – Tonawanda

Niawanda Park, Tonawanda, NY 14150

Fireworks @ dusk, shot from Tonawanda Island

Tip: Free Admission!

 

Canalside

44 Prime St, Buffalo, NY 14202

Fireworks @ 10:00pm (festivities all day)

Tip: Free Admission! No outside food & drink allowed. Food trucks, beer & wine on sight! Folding chairs and blankets are welcome.

 

Village of Lancaster Independence Days

Save-A-Lot Parking Lot – 10 Aurora St, Lancaster, NY 14086

Fireworks @ 10 pm

Tip: Free Admission

 

Memorial Park in Dunkirk

Memorial Park, Lake Shore Drive, Dunkirk, NY

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: Free Admission! Bring money for food vendors. Live music with FALLEN UNION at 3 pm andat BLACK DIAMOND at 6 pm!

 

Martin’s Fantasy Island

2400 Grand Island Blvd, Grand Island, NY 14072

Fireworks @ Dusk

Tip: After 5 pm, $17.76 admission, Grand Island residents get in free with proof of residency starting at 9 pm.

 

Fireworks at the Falls

Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect St Niagara Falls, NY 14303

Fireworks @ 10 pm

Tip: Falls illuminations begin @ 8:45 pm

 

Orchard Park Middle School

Pavilion behind Middle School – 60 S Lincoln Ave, Orchard Park, NY 14127

Fireworks @ 9:30 pm

Rain Date: July 5

Tip: Free Admission! Annual Independence Day parade is from 8-9 pm.

 

Little Valley at Cattauraugus County Fairgrounds

501 Erie Street, Little Valley

Fireworks @ dusk

 

University at Buffalo North Campus

Baird Point, Amherst

Fireworks start at 10 pm

 

Pendleton Town Park

Campbell Blvd

Tip: 4th of July celebration is from 5-10 pm

 

Saturday, July 7th

Town of Niagara

Veteran’s Memorial Community Park, 7000 Lockport Rd.

Tip: Free for all! Bring a blanket.

 

Midway State Park, Bemus Point

4859 Route 430, Bemus Point, NY

Fireworks @ 10:15 pm

Tip: Free Admission

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