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July 4th Celebration 2018

WHEN: Wednesday, July 4: 4:00 p.m. - 10:30 p.m.  |  WHERE: Canalside (Buffalo, NY)

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Don your red, white and blue, and join us for our Free July 4th Celebration 2018!

Food Trucks, Free Live Music, & a dazzling Fireworks show synced to a patriotic soundtrack!

Music Schedule:

The George Scott Big Band:  4:00PM – 5:30PM

DJ Milk: 5:30PM – 6:30PM

Nik and The Nice Guys: 6:30PM – 7:30PM

DJ Milk: 7:30PM – 8:00PM

Nik and The Nice Guys: 8:00PM – 9:45PM

97 Rock DJ Jickster: 9:45PM – 9:47PM

Niagara Falls ARS Honor Guard: 9:47PM – 9:55PM

Buffalo’s Official July 4th Fireworks Display to begin at approximately 10PM

Visitors attending the 4th of July festivities will be subjected to security inspection upon entry beginning at 4PM.  The entrance will be located on Marine Drive and re-entry is allowed.  The following information is designed to assist in expediting the entry process

ITEMS THAT MUST BE PLACED ON THE SECURITY INSPECTION TABLES:

  • ALL METAL
  • Bags (Diaper bags and small purses are permitted – No larger than 12” X 12”)
  • Cell Phones
  • Keys
  • Electronic Devices
  • Chairs
  • Blankets

PROHIBITED ITEMS AT CANALSIDE CONCERTS

  • Any item deemed inappropriate or dangerous by security
  • Air Horns
  • Animals (unless a service animal)
  • Backpacks
  • Bicycles (within the secure perimeter)
  • Weapons of any kind
  • Fireworks
  • Glass containers
  • Illegal drugs/drug paraphernalia
  • Laser pointers
  • Outside food or beverage, including coolers
  • Professional video and photo cameras
  • Recording devices
  • Selfie sticks, Tripods or Monopods
  • Umbrellas

Recommended parking for Canalside is on Perry Street by the KeyBank Center and additional lots and ramps on the East side of Main Street.  As the event concludes, the NFTA-Metro will have buses parked along Washington Street as well as trains ready at the Erie Canal Harbor Station to expedite moving guests out of the area.

**Boaters – Please note that the docks at Canalside will be closed on July 4th**