Event, Music, Parks
Jun 27, 2011

Independence Celebration (Fireworks!) in Astoria Park

Astoria is special in many ways, but one of the reasons why this is this time of year is the Independence Celebration!  Scheduled a little earlier than July 4, this (…)

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Crowd waiting for the fireworks at Astoria Park

Astoria is special in many ways, but one of the reasons why this is this time of year is the Independence Celebration!  Scheduled a little earlier than July 4, this is a wonderful event with live music and a terrific fireworks display by Grucci. Grab your friends and/or family, bring a picnic, and head to Astoria Park for a lovely evening together under the stars.

Music starts at 7:30 – this year, live music will be provided by the Astoria Symphony Orchestra. This evening also marks the beginning of the 29th Waterfront Concert Series in Astoria Park. All of this is free.

Details:

Astoria Independence Celebration 2011
Thursday, June 30, 7:30 p.m.
Astoria Park Lawn, Shore Blvd. between the Hell Gate Bridge and the Pool (which opens 6/29!)

About Meg Cotner

Meg Cotner was trained as a harpsichordist and now works as a freelance writer and editor. She is the author of "Food Lovers' Guide to Queens," and is a skilled and avid home cook, baker, and preserver.

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