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Things to Do on Staten Island for the 4th of July!

Are you looking for things to do in Staten Island on July 4th in 2024? If you are new to Staten Island or considering a move here, we are your trusted real estate resource and we’re excited to share some fantastic ways to celebrate the Independence Day in Staten Island. From family-friendly events to breathtaking fireworks displays, Staten Island offers something for everyone. Let’s dive into the festivities taking place in 2024!


1. Staten Island Ferry Hawks vs Hagerstown (Party in the USA & Fireworks!)

What better way to kick off your Fourth of July celebrations than with America’s favorite pastime? Head over to the Richmond County Bank Ballpark to catch a thrilling game of baseball with the Staten Island Yankees. Enjoy hot dogs, popcorn, and the company of fellow fans as you cheer on our home team. The game starts at 6:30PM and ends with a party and fireworks show! Get your tickets here!


2. 4th of July Block Party at Empire Outlets

Get ready for everyone’s favorite free annual block party at Empire Outlets from 3PM to 9PM! Have a great time dancing to music played by a DJ, watch the Annual Cannoli Eating Contest, enjoy carnival games, a dunk tank, face painting, balloon animals, a photobooth, and the fireworks show at 9PM!


3. Historic Richmond Town Independence Day Celebration

Step back in time and celebrate Independence Day the old-fashioned way at Historic Richmond Town, between 10AM and 4PM. Experience colonial-era demonstrations, patriotic music, and guided tours of historic homes. Don’t miss the highlight of the day: a reading of the Declaration of Independence, where you can get your chance to sign a copy, followed by live music and refreshments. You can also enjoy demonstrations of 19th century fireworks! Just snag the general admission tickets here before they sell out!


4. Staten Island Philharmonic Concert

A photo of a past concert by the Staten Island Philharmonic, at Snug Harbor.

Another great thing to do in Staten Island on July 4th in 2024 is taking place at Snug Harbor. Immerse yourself in the sounds of classical music with the Staten Island Philharmonic Orchestra’s annual Independence Day concert at Snug Harbor Cultural Center. The show starts at 5PM at the South Meadow Lawn at Snug Harbor, so bring your favorite chair or blanket and enjoy the free concert between 5PM and 8PM.


5. Travis 4th of July Parade

Last but not least, learn and celebrate the rich history of Staten Island at the Travis 4th of July Parade. The ceremony starts at 12 PM at Independence Park (Corner of Victory and Glenn Street) and the parade Step off is at 12:30 PM at Showplace Entertainment Center (141 East Service Road). All access roads into Travis including the Victory Blvd exit off Route 440 will be closed at 11:15 AM so plan your travel accordingly.


As you embark on your journey of discovering Staten Island, remember that Team KG Homes at Robert DeFalco Realty is here to help you find the perfect place to call home. With our extensive knowledge of the local market and personalized service, we’ll make your transition to Staten Island smooth and seamless. Contact us today to explore your real estate options in Staten Island!

Whether you’re a long-time resident or new to the area, there’s no shortage of excitement and fun to be had in Staten Island this Fourth of July. From all of us at Staten Island Lifestyle, we wish you a safe and joyous Independence Day celebration!