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City of Poughkeepsie to host Fourth of July Fireworks Display

The City of Poughkeepsie will host its annual Independence Day Fireworks Display on Thursday, July 4th shortly after dusk (approximately 9:20 pm).  The best places to view the show are from Waryas Park (free), The Mid-Hudson Children’s Museum (tickets required), or the Walkway over the Hudson (tickets required).

The rain date is Friday, July 5. In the case of rain, please check the city’s website (www.cityofpoughkeepsie.com) and Walkway website (www.walkway.org) for any updates.

Parking is free in municipal parking lots beginning at 5 p.m. and in metered spaces after 6 p.m. Handicapped parking will be available at Waryas Park. No Parking zones will be in place along North Water Street and in the lots of Waryas Park. John M. Flowers Circle at Waryas Park will be closed to vehicular traffic.

“We hope everyone has a safe and enjoyable Fourth of July,” said City of Poughkeepsie Mayor Rob Rolison. “There is no better place to celebrate the holiday than on the waterfront in Poughkeepsie. We hope to see you there!”