July 4th Celebration and Fireworks

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7/4/2011 at 7:00 PM to 7/4/2011 at 10:00 PM


Celebrate Independence Day with your family and friends at the City's July 4th Celebration, with music by Jimmie Highsmith, Jr  at 7:30 p.m. on the Main St. Bridge, followed by a performance by the Rochester Philharmonic Orchestra (RPO), Michael Butterman Conductor,  at  9 p.m., and fabulous fireworks over the downtown skies at 10 p.m.!

Recommended fireworks viewing areas:   Main St. Bridge, Broad St. Bridge, Chestnut St. near the Washington Square Garage and streets surrounding those areas.

Attendees are encouraged to bring chairs or blankets for more comfortable viewing of the fireworks show and concert and to refrain from bringing pets for everyone's safety.  


123 E. Main St.map


311 (outside of city limits call 585-428-5990)




Park FREE at:
South Ave., Garage, 39 Stone St.
Court St. Garage, 194 Court St.
Sister Cities Garage, 28 N. Fitzhugh St.
Web Page:


RPO, WBEE 92.5, 98.9 The Buzz, 98 PXY, 96.5WCMF

Street Closures:

Main Street, from St. Paul St. to State St. will be closed from 6 a.m. on Mon., July 4 until
2 a.m. on Tues., July 5.   On Monday (7/4) the Sister Cities Bridge will close to pedestrians, 6 - 11 p.m.;    Woodbury Blvd., from St. Mary's Place to South Ave., will close to pedestrians and vehicles from 9-10:45 p.m.;  South Ave., from Broad St. to Griffith St., will close 9:45-10:45 p.m.;    No stopping will be allowed on Route 490.

Disabled or
Hearing Impaired

Paved sidewalks/streets

Weather Specifics:

Any cancellations due to weather will be broadcast from Entercom radio stations WBEE, The Buzz, 98 PXY and WCMF, or call 311(outside city limits call 585-428-5990).

Food Offerings:

Food and Beverage available for purchase.