As a leading Western New York digital marketing agency, BARQAR is proud to be a part of our great nation.
And who doesn’t love fireworks?
So, in honor of our country’s “birthday,” we’re sharing our annual list of Independence Day celebrations in the Buffalo area this 4th of July, as well as a few interesting facts about the holiday:
- July 4: University at Buffalo North Campus – Fireworks at 10 p.m. following live music by the Erie County Wind Ensemble.
- July 4: Canalside – Fireworks display at 10 p.m.
- July 3: KeyBank Independence Eve – Join the Bisons and the Buffalo Philharmonic Orchestra for the largest fireworks show of the season!
- July 4: Liberty Hound 4th of July Celebration – Come aboard the USS Little Rock at the Naval Park for food, drinks, and music. Tickets available now.
- July 4: Enjoy live music and drinks out on the waters of the Outer Harbor before heading onto Lake Erie to take in the Canalside fireworks display during the Annual Casual Cruise. Reserve your spot today.
Chautauqua County, NY
- July 4: Findley Lake is hosting its annual 4th of July Celebration with all-day events including a duck race, boat parade, BBQ, and fireworks.
- July 4: Come out to Lakewood for their Summerfest Annual 4th of July Celebration – rain or shine!
- July 4-6: The Hollowfest 4th of July Festival is perfect for all ages. This three-day celebration includes games, carnival rides, live music, a beer tent and of course … fireworks!
- July 5-7: Enjoy three days of live music followed by a fireworks show at Ellicottville’s Summer Music Festival. Tickets on sale now.
Grand Island, NY
- July 4-7: Declaration Celebration – Martin’s Fantasy Island is hosting their annual 4th of July event. Come out for live music, contests, and fireworks.
- July 3-4: Woodlawn Beach Tiki Bar – This two-day celebration includes some of Buffalo and Toronto’s best club DJs along with Kiss 98.5 and a fireworks display.
- July 1-4: 4th of July Celebration with all-day events in the Village of Lancaster.
Newfane & Olcott Beach
- July 3: Grab a lawn chair and a picnic and enjoy the fireworks show over Lake Ontario at 10 p.m. from Krull Park.
- July 4: Niagara Falls State Park – 10 p.m. fireworks display
- July 6: Seneca Niagara Resort and Casino: Enjoy a free Fireworks Spectacular at 9:40 p.m. sharp … don’t forget your lawn chairs!
- July 4: Come see one of the best fireworks displays in WNY at Orchard Park Middle School.
Finally, a few fun facts about Independence Day:
- Independence Day was first celebrated in Philadelphia on July 8, 1776.
- The word “patriotism” comes from the Latin “patria,” which means “fatherland” or “homeland.”
- In July 1776, our nation had approximately 2.5 million people. This July 4, our population is estimated at nearly 329 million!
- Two presidents, Thomas Jefferson and John Adams, died on Independence Day, July 4, 1826.
From all of us at BARQAR, have a wonderful Independence Day!