Don't tempt fate this Fourth of July by attempting to set off your own fireworks display. Instead check out one, or more, of these local displays and have a guaranteed fun and safe experience.

Fireworks displays on this list begin at dusk -- between 9:30 p.m. and 10 p.m. or so -- unless noted.

Saturday, June 22, 2013

West Seneca Community Days

Saturday, June 29, 2013

Clarence Day in the Park
Liberty Fest (Collins, N.Y.)
Kenmore Days

Monday, July 1, 2013

Ft. Erie Friendship Festival
Light Up The Wright
Queen Victoria Park (Niagara Falls, Ontario). There are fireworks displays over the Falls every Friday and Sunday at 10 p.m. this summer -- which you can see from the U.S. side as well -- but you can catch a bonus display on July 4th as well.

Wednesday, July 3, 2013

Allegany State Park (Salamanca, N.Y.).
Cuba Lake (Cuba, N.Y.)
Independence Eve at Coca-Cola Field. Fireworks will be accompanied by a BPO performance after the Bisons game.
Town of Aurora Independence Day Celebration. Rain date is Thursday, July 4.
George Borello Park. Rain date is Friday, July 5. (Silver Creek, N.Y.)
Russell Diethrick Jr. Park (Jamestown, N.Y.)
Fireworks over Lake Ontario (Olcott, N.Y.)
Dwyer Stadium (Batavia, N.Y.). Fireworks begin after the Muckdogs game.

Thursday, July 4, 2012

Riverside Park
Canalside Buffalo
Darien Lake
Memorial Park (Dunkirk, N.Y.)
Red, White and Blue Day at Martin’s Fantasy Island
Summerfest at Hartley Park (Lakewood, N.Y.)
Lancaster Village
Lion's Club American Style 4th of July Celebration (Lyndonville, N.Y.)
Lakeside Park (Mayville, N.Y.)
Bradner Stadium (Olean, N.Y.)
Concord Community Park
Niawanda Park
Mickey Rats / Captain Kidds
Clarence Hollow Fest
Transit Valley Country Club
UB North Campus
Oppenheim Park
Elma Boys & Girls Club
Town Of Orchard Park

Friday, July 5, 2013

Seneca Niagara Casino & Hotel
Little Valley Speedway. Fireworks follow the demolition derby.

Saturday, July 6, 2013

Holiday Valley Summer Festival of the Arts (Ellicottville, N.Y.). Fireworks follow Gretchen Wilson's performance.
Jam In The Valley

Here's a map to help you find the fireworks closest to your home:

Have fun and enjoy the shows!

Contributed by Bridget DeMeis