Several fireworks displays will be taking place in June and July throughout Central New York.


The City of Utica will be holding its annual Independence Day Celebration from 5:00pm to 10:00pm with fireworks beginning at 9:00pm.

This free event takes place at Frederick T. Proctor Park.  Anyone interested in volunteering or becoming a vendor can contact the City of Utica.

Old Forge:

Old Forge will also host a Fourth of July event featuring live music and entertainment that begins at 7:30pm and is capped by fireworks at 9:30pm.  The event is held on the Old Forge Lakefront and is sponsored by the Town of Webb.

Attendees should bring a chair or blanket on which to sit.

Kristine Bellino, WIBX
Kristine Bellino, WIBX


The Rome City Chamber of Commerce will be holding its Honor America Days Celebration on Saturday, July 27, 2013.  This will be the thirtieth annual celebration and will feature a parade, concert, and old-fashioned barbeque.

If you have news of another fireworks celebration this summer please feel free to share it with us:  Be certain to include "Fireworks" in the subject line.

Here is a YouTube video uploaded by "celticm00ns51" from Fort Stanwix of fireworks at Rome's Honor America Days Parade in 2012 :

By: Marc Barraco, WIBX


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