Where to Catch 4th of July Fireworks Around Buffalo, NY

By Drew Brown

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Independence Day is the perfect time of the year to visit Buffalo. With summer’s warmth in town for the Fourth, you can enjoy all the very best that Buffalo has to offer. During the day, explore our revitalized waterfront with the whole family, relax on one of many local beaches or grab a frosty pint at our homegrown breweries.

Once the sun sets, the skies of Erie county will be bursting with the rocket’s red glare. Here’s a list of every town, village and venue hosting their own fireworks displays this weekend!

Special Events

Buffalo Bisons Independence Night with the BPO

Monday, July 3rd at Sahlen Field, 1 James D. Griffin Plaza, Buffalo, NY

Three great American pastimes – Bisons baseball, booming fireworks and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra – come together for a special Independence Day celebration. The Buffalo Bisons host the Worcester Red Sox, followed by a celebration of our nation’s birthday with Maestro Paul Ferington, special guests from the United State Army’s Jazz Ambassadors, and the largest fireworks display of the season! The game begins at 6:05pm with the concert and fireworks beginning around 9:15pm. More information at Buffalo Bisons Independence Night.

Fireworks Over Niagara Falls

July 1st-4th, Niagara Falls State Park, 332 Prospect Street, Niagara Falls, NY

See the burst of colors over the spectacular natural world wonder of Niagara Falls! Best viewed from Prospect Point, Terrapin Point and Luna Island the fireworks begin around 10pm. More information here: Fireworks Over Niagara Falls.

4th of July Carnival at the Great Pumpkin Farm

June 30-July 2nd, Great Pumpkin Farm, 11199 Main Street, Clarence, NY

While the pumpkins are still a few months away, bring the family to the Great Pumpkin Farm’s special 4th of July celebration for live music, carnival rides, face painting, fair food and more! In addition to family fun attractions and activities, fireworks will take place at 9pm on Sunday, July 2nd. More information here: 4th of July Carnival at the Great Pumpkin Farm

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Check out these other spectacular fireworks displays all around Erie County and near Niagara Falls. Note: Most fireworks displays begin shortly after sunset. Specific times are provided where available.

Saturday, July 1st, 2023

• Clarence at Clarence Main Street Town Park, 5400 Goodrich Road, Clarence, NY. Festivities begin at 4pm. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Colden at Walter Kummer Town Park, 8602 Park Street, Colden, NY. Festivities begin at 6pm. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Niagara Falls at Town of Niagara Community Center, Veterans’ Memorial Park, 7000 Lockport Road, Niagara Falls, NY. Fireworks begin at dusk,

Sunday, July 2nd 2022

• Springville at Concord Town Park, 12779 Buffalo Road, Springville, NY. Festivities begin at 7pm. Fireworks begin at 9pm.

Monday, July 3rd, 2023

• Akron at Veterans Park, Buell Street, Akron, NY. Fireworks begin at 9pm. More information here: Akron 4th of July Schedule

• Cheektowaga at Cheektowaga Town Park, 2600 Harlem Road, Cheektowaga, NY. Festivities begin at 5pm. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• East Aurora at Hamlin Park, Prospect Avenue, East Aurora, NY. Festivities begin at 1:30pm. Fireworks begin at 10pm.

• Evans at Castaways Waterfront Bar & Grill, 188 Kennedy Avenue, Evans, NY. Fireworks begin at 9:30pm.

• Newfane/Olcott at Olcott Beach West Pier, 1534 Franklin Street, Olcott, NY. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Niagara Falls at Seneca Niagara Resort & Casino, 310 4th Street, Niagara Falls, NY. Fireworks begin at 9:40pm.

• Tonawanda at Kenney Field, 2000 Colvin Boulevard, Tonawanda, NY. The Independence Celebration event includes live music at 7pm, food trucks with the fireworks beginning around 9:30pm. More information here: Independence Celebration

Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

• Bemus Point at Village Casino, 1 Lakeside Drive, Bemus Point, NY. Fireworks begin at 10pm.

• Boston at Boston Town Park, 8500 Boston State Road, Boston, NY. Festivities begin at 8pm. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Dunkirk at Dunkirk Memorial Park, 59 Lake Shore Drive West, Dunkirk, NY. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Lancaster in Central Business District, Lancaster, NY. Festivities from July 2nd-4th. Fireworks begin at 10pm on July 4th. More information here: 4th of July Celebration

• Lewiston at Academy Park, 170 South 9th Street, Lewiston, NY. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Lockport at Outwater Park, 125 Outwater Drive, Lockport, NY. Festivities begin at 6pm. Fireworks begin at 10pm.

• Niagara Falls at Hyde Park, 3200 Pine Avenue, Niagara Falls, NY. Fireworks begin at dusk.

• Orchard Park at Orchard Park Middle School, 60 South Lincoln Avenue, Orchard Park, NY. Fireworks begin at 9:15pm.

• Wheatfield at Oppenheim County Park, 2713 Niagara Falls Boulevard, Wheatfield, NY. Festivities begin at 5pm. Fireworks begin at dusk.

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Drew Brown

Born in Buffalo's Historic Polonia District, raised in East Aurora, current resident of the West Side, and I'm still discovering new things in Buffalo every day. I'm proud to represent our community as the Director of Media & Content Strategy for Visit Buffalo Niagara. Let's go Buffalo!