4th of July events in your neighborhood

Updated: 07/04/2014 6:26 PM
Created: 07/03/2014 1:13 PM WHEC.com

Are you looking for a family-friendly event filled with fun and fireworks this 4th of July? We have you covered!


  • Chamber of Commerce 5K race starts at 8 a.m. at Brighton High School
  • Pancake breakfast from 8 a.m. to 11 a.m. at the Brighton High School
  • Food, games, entertainment and carnival rides from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. at Meridian Centre Park
  • Skycoasters perform at 8 p.m. at Meridian Centre
  • Fireworks display by Young Explosives at 9:50 p.m. at Meridian Centre


  • Musical entertainment, refreshments, house tours and a children's parade on the lawn of the Morgan-Manning House from 10 a.m. to 3 p.m.
  • Fireworks display at dusk on July 3 at Sweden Clarkson Recreation Center


  • Parade day is July 4. If you are in the parade, line-up at 9 a.m. for step off at 10 a.m.
  • Community picnic at Kershaw Park starts at 3 p.m.
  • Fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. (weather-permitting)


  • 23nd annual Chil-E Festival starts 10 a.m.
  • A day long celebration, including concerts and activities for children. The events will take place on Chili Avenue, between Paul Rd. and Old Chili Scottsville Rd
  • Parade at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m. 


  • Fireworks display at 7 p.m. on July 3; more info


  • 5K race begins at 10:00 a.m. 
  • Children's activities begin at 4:00 p.m.
  • Featured performer, "Orleans" to take main stage at 8:00 p.m
  • Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.


  • Henrietta Senior Center will have annual Craft and Garage Sale from 9 a.m. to 2 p.m.
  • Live bands, children's games, activities and food at Veterans Memorial Park beginning at 4 p.m.
  • Fireworks display at 9:40 p.m.


  • Arts and craft show to be held July 3 and 4 from 11 a.m. to 9 p.m.
  • 4th of July parade to be held at 11 a.m. Route runs Titus Avenue from Cooper Road to Irondequoit Town Hall
  • Fireworks take place at 9:30 p.m. behind Town Hall (weather permitting)


  • Fireworks display at 9:45 p.m. at Mark Tubbs Village Park


  • Genesee County Village and Museum will hold a 19-century style event with parades, pageants, music, performances and fun competitions from 10:00 a.m. to 4:00 p.m.
  • An immigration and naturalization ceremony will be held at 11 a.m.


  • Parade at 10:00 a.m. at Route 250 and Whitney Road followed by Party in the Park in Perinton Park


  • Parade to be held at 2 p.m. Route runs from Penfield High School to Penfield Community Center
  • Evening festivities take place from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at Harris Whalen Park
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m.     


  • Parade at 11:00 a.m. Begins at the United Church of  Christ and ends at the Richmond Town Hall.
  • A free performance of folk music, hosted by the Honeoye Public Library at the Town Gazebo on Main Street from 7 p.m. to 9 p.m. 
  • Fireworks on Saturday at Sandy Bottom Park


  • Festivities begin on the Main Street Bridge, from South Avenue to Exchange. Gather around 7 p.m. to hear Shine and the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra before the fireworks display at 10 p.m. 
  • Click here for street closures and where to park     
  • Rochester Red Wings take on Lehigh Valley at 7:15 p.m.; buy tickets (there will be post-game fireworks too!)

Sodus Point

  • Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. on July 3
  • Sodus Bay Lighthouse 5K run at 7:30 a.m. (July 4)
  • Annual Lighthouse Art & Craft Show & Sale starts at 8 a.m. (July 4)
  • Gap Mangione Big Band takes the stage at 2 p.m. (July 4)

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