Fourth of July: Where to watch fireworks, parades & other festivities in Western New York

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News 4 is compiling a list of Fourth of July events in Buffalo for 2021. If you’d like to have your town’s event featured here, please email with “Fourth of July event” as the subject.

Friday, July 2

Town of Tonawanda: Fireworks at Kenney Field are planned for July 2.

Saturday, July 3

Akron: Fireworks will be held at dusk at Veteran’s Memorial Park (Buell Street and Skyline Drive).

Grand Island: The annual Independence Day Parade and Dick Bessel Independence Day Run will take place on July 3.

Sunday, July 4

Akron: The Gala Parade on Main Street starts at 4:30 p.m.

Orchard Park: The OP parade will begin at 11 a.m. this year instead of its usual 8 p.m. start.

Wheatfield: Fireworks at Oppenheim Park begin at dark.

Firework displays canceled due to the pandemic

Amherst: The Town of Amherst will not hold fireworks this year. This includes the popular event UB North Campus.

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