Celebrate the 4th of July 2013 in Newburgh - Daily Hudson Valley News

Celebrate the 4th of July 2013 in Newburgh

Jun 21st, 2013 | By | Category: Community Happenings

In the City of Newburgh, it wouldn’t be July 4th without fireworks. This year’s celebration will once again be spectacular, thanks to another successful collaboration with the Greater Newburgh Partnership (GNP).  Fireworks will be launched from a barge on the Hudson River on Thursday, July 4 at approximately 9 p.m.

“The community always looks forward to July 4th.  Last year, thanks to the GNP, we had an impressive fireworks display, and we are so pleased that they are sponsoring the 2013 fireworks as well,” said Deputy Mayor Regina Angelo, who has organized the celebration since the 1970’s, and  is co-chairing the 2013 event with Damien Brady, General Manager of Torches on the Hudson.

Events will begin at noon at UNICO Park at the waterfront. Artist/Vendor space is available on a first-come, first served basis for $50. Please contact Ann Kuzmik at 569-7354 or Deputy Mayor Regina Angelo at 565-5429 for an application or information.

The schedule is as follows:
Noon-6 p.m. Art Show on the River

6 p.m.- 9 p.m.- Music by Dr. Magkneetoe

9 p.m. (approximately) Fireworks

Washington’s Headquarters State Historic Site at 84 Liberty Street will celebrate their 163rd birthday on July 4. The Museum and Headquarters will be open from 10 a.m.-5 p.m.  Starting at 10:30 a.m. tours will be given every half-hour, the last one at 4:30 p.m.  Admission for the day is free, courtesy of Deputy Mayor Angelo.

Also, the Headquarters’ great lawn offers a perfect view of the City of Newburgh’s fireworks!  Call 845-562-1195 for directions and further details.

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