Looking for the best spots to catch fireworks this Fourth of July in New York State? Here are five locations you won't want to miss:


Brewerton's Fireworks on the River

Kick off your celebration with a community event at Riverfront Park. Enjoy a kids zone, boat parade on the Oneida River, and food trucks at Bear Creek Restaurant before the fireworks light up the sky.

  • Where: South shoreline of the Oneida River in Brewerton
  • Fireworks Start: At dusk


Irondequoit's 4th of July Festival

Join in a full day of festivities including a 10K and 2K fun run, craft fair, watermelon eating contest, live music, and a parade at 11 a.m. Cap off the day with a spectacular fireworks display.

  • Where: 1280 Titus Ave. in Irondequoit
  • Fireworks Start: Around 9:45 p.m.

Walkway Over the Hudson's July 4th Fireworks Spectacular

Watch the fireworks from Waryas Park or get an unobstructed view from the walkway itself with a ticket purchase. Enjoy the entire evening from 7-10 p.m. at this stunning riverside location.

  • Where: 61 Parker Ave. in Poughkeepsie
  • Fireworks Start: Around 9:20 p.m.

Jones Beach's Fireworks Spectacular

Experience a dazzling 25-minute show inspired by Barbie, Beyoncé, and Taylor Swift. Admission is free with a $10 park fee, making it a fantastic option for a beachside fireworks display.

  • Where: 1 Ocean Pkwy., Wantagh, Long Island
  • Fireworks Start: 9:30 p.m.


Canandaigua's Independence Day Celebration

Don't miss the parade along Main Street and a stunning fireworks display launched from Kershaw Park on the north shore of Canandaigua Lake as night falls.

  • Where: 155 Lakeshore Dr. in Canandaigua
  • Fireworks Start: At dusk

Whether you're in the heart of the city or enjoying the scenic views of lakes and rivers, these locations promise a memorable Independence Day celebration with dazzling fireworks displays. Plan your visit and get ready to enjoy the festivities!