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Nyack’s 2019 Independence Day Fireworks

 

July 4th fireworks in Nyack. Photo Credit: Arnold Roufa, PhotoMD

July 4th fireworks in Nyack. Credit: Arnold Roufa, PhotoMD


July 5, 2019 — Nyack will celebrate America’s independence  tonight with fireworks over the Hudson River. The Village of Nyack will launch its aerial show from the west bank shortly before 9p.
The Nyack display, which will be launched from Memorial Park, can be seen from any place in the village where there is a clear view of the southeast sky.

Nyack has a long history celebrating Independence Day. Read Nyack People & Places: The 4th of July Parade through Nyack’s Memorial Arch by Mike Hays to catch up on the village’s rich local July 4th history.

There will likely be a big crowd at Memorial Park, so we found a few places to catch the show and celebrate America.

  1. The landing at the top of Hook Mountain for a view from above.
  2. At Nyack Beach State Park you’ll be able to put your feet in the sand and grill up some burgers. (Note that you’ll need to walk into the park because the road down to the river is closed for repairs)
  3. The Nyack Pier at the foot of Main Street adjacent to the Clermont Condos.
  4. A Nyack Boat Charter cruise. Or, that kayak you portaged from Quincy to Nyack to just get away from it all.
  5. The storied view from Gedney Street.
  6. Piermont’s pier, because the town is called Piermont for a reason.
  7. Share the moment with Nyack’s permanent residents at high atop the hill at Oak Hill Cemetery.





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To get you in the mood for the July 4th celebrations, here’s a :70 montage of the 2010 Nyack fireworks, set to Stars And Stripes Forever played by the Orangetown Concert Band on July 3, 2012.
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When the big event is over, you might be wondering what else there is to do in Nyack. We’ve got you covered — seven days a week.

  • Hudson River Sunrise, Clermont, Main St, Nyack, Lens flare. Photo Credit: Dave ZornowEvery Friday, the Nyack Weekender runs down what to do and where to do it in and near the Nyacks. On Monday, The Villages details the week’s municipal and public events. Think you might miss something? We can send you an email reminder.
  • Tuesday’s Nyack Sketch Log with Bill Batson brings you an original drawing and essay on the story behind that illustration. Nyack People & Places with Mike Hays is a picture profile of local and current history and the special people who call Nyack home.
  • And if you think Earth Matters as much as we do, read Sue Hellauer’s weekly environmental journalism series on Nyack News And Views each Wednesday.

Photo Credit: Arnold Roufa
Video Montage: Dave Zornow


Nyack People & Places, a weekly series that features photos and profiles of citizens and scenes near Nyack, NY, is sponsored by Sun River Health.


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