4th of July Weekend in Westchester: Fireworks, Festivals, and More Things To Do with Kids

Celebrate the 4th of July at West Point's Independence Day Celebration. Photo courtesy of West Point
Celebrate the 4th of July at West Point's Independence Day Celebration. Photo courtesy of West Point

Looking for the best things to do this 4th of July weekend in Westchester and the Hudson Valley? Here are some family-friendly events and activities to add to your list.

In addition to the numerous fireworks shows lighting up the sky throughout Westchester and the Hudson Valley, there are tons of fun things to do this weekend. Consider visiting one of the many family-friendly fairs and festivals, such as the Annual Great American Weekend, Cornwall's Annual 4th of July Celebration, and the Mamaroneck Fireman's Carnival. You can also choose to celebrate Independence Day with America's pastime at the Rockland Boulders 4th of July Celebration or with Fireworks at the Ballpark. For a lesson on the historical significance of the holiday, check out the Independence Day Celebration at New Windsor Cantonment or the July 4th Celebration at Washington's Headquarters.

We've got more picks for seasonal fun on our ultimate summer bucket list and our roundups of the best family-friendly FREE outdoor summer concerts and summer fairs and festivals. Be sure to bookmark our Guide to Summer Fun in Westchester and the Hudson Valley for more seasonal happenings.

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