Local Fireworks Still on Schedule

03 Jul, 2014

By Loop Staff

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In Mamaroneck and elsewhere, plans have not changed due to weather as of Thursday.


“At this time, on consultation with our Fireworks providers, review with our Parks Department, information from County Emergency Services and discussion with the Mamaroneck Fire Department, our plan remains on schedule to keep the Mamaroneck Independence Day Fireworks scheduled for Friday, July 4th,” writes Village Manager Richard Slingerland.


Normal start time for the fireworks is about 9:35 p.m., once the skies are dark.


Here is a compilation of local activities:


Here’s our list of upcoming Independence Day fireworks in Westchester, Rockland and Putnam. We’ve updated our listings to include cancellations and date changes due to weather, but please check ahead before heading out.


July 3


Cross County Shopping Center’s SummerFest


The concert by the NYC Swing Band on July 3 includes a fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day at 9:30 p.m. Starting at 6 p.m. on “The Green” in the center of the mall, strolling entertainers include stilt walkers, face painters and balloon artists. Guests can also visit the Cross County booth, located near the center stage, for a free hand-held American flag. 8000 Mall Walk, Yonkers. Cancellation announcements:http://crosscountysummerfest.com


Kensico Dam Music Fest and Fireworks


A salute to Independence Day with entertainment and patriotic music followed by a spectacular fireworks display. Carpooling strongly recommended. 5-9:30 p.m. Free admission and parking. Kensico Dam, Bronx River Parkway and North Broadway, Valhalla. 914-864-7275, http://www.parks.westchestergov.com


Scarsdale Firework Spectacular


Scarsdale Firework Spectacular: 9:15 p.m. $2 entrance fee begins at 5 p.m. Scarsdale Pool Complex, 311 Mamaroneck Road., Scarsdale. Announcements:www.scarsdale.com/Recreation


July 4


Larchmont Fourth of July Concert in Manor Park


No fireworks at this concert, but you can see fireworks from neighboring communities all across Long Island Sound while listening to the music of The Dixie Dandies. Picnics are not permitted in the park. This event is held rain or shine. 7:15-9 p.m. Manor Park, 99 Park Ave.


New Rochelle Fireworks


Firework display, produced by Grucci Family of Fireworks, at the New Rochelle waterfront sponsored by New Rochelle Parks and Recreation starting at 9:30 p.m. Optimum viewing locations include Hudson Park, Five Islands Park, and Municipal Marina upper parking deck. No rain date planned. Announcements: 914-654-2087 orNewrochelleny.com.


Fireworks Shows at Playland


See great fireworks accompanied by a musical score every Wednesday and Friday night during July and August. Concert at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Parking and admission fees apply. Special holiday fireworks show accompanied by a patriotic musical score on the pier on July 4. Rye Playland Amusement Park, 100 Playland Parkway, Rye. No rain date planned. Announcements: 914-813-7000 or visithttp://www.RyePlayland.org.


67th Annual Village of Mamaroneck Firemen’s Carnival, Mamaroneck. (See above)


The carnival, which promises food, games and food, takes place 7-10 p.m. through July 5 at Harbor Island Park in Mamaroneck. A fireworks display will take place July 4 at 9 p.m. Rain date: July 5. Announcments: 914-825-8777 orvillage.mamaroneck.ny.us.


The National Weather Service and Accuweather both predict the majority of the storm to blow out to sea after impacting North Carolina and The Outer Banks, although our area in New York will receive rain Thursday into Friday.


The Village will also host the St. Thomas Orchestra who will be playing patriotic and inspiring musical selections from 8 p.m. to about 9 p.m. or 9:15 p.m.


Popular musical selections will be played by DJ during the fireworks.


 


 
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