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Astorians flocked to Astoria Park on Thursday, June 29, to snag a spot on the Great Lawn for the Central Astoria Local Development Coalition’s 2017 Independence Celebration. The crowd was huge, but it still felt like a tight-knit community coming together for a neighborhood event, with music from the Queens Symphony Orchestra and a gorgeous view of the Hell Gate Bridge.

Then, on the Fourth of July, all of New York City seemed to converge on Gantry Plaza State Park in Long Island City to watch the sky fill with fireworks from the Macy’s show taking place along the East River, with the Empire State Building lit up in red, white and blue in the background.

However you celebrated your Independence Day in western Queens, you were sure to Instagram your experience! Here are some photos of our local celebrations.

Want to share your Fourth of July photos? Tag @boromagazine and @queenscourier in your Instagram pics!

Photo via Instagram/@lhachi

Photo via Instagram/@lhachi

 

Photo via Instagram/@kienquanphotography

Photo via Instagram/@kienquanphotography

 

Photo via Instagram/@jimmyriggs

Photo via Instagram/@jimmyriggs

 

Photo via Instagram/@jackthebodiless

Photo via Instagram/@jackthebodiless

 

Photo courtesy of Nadav Havakook, www.nadavhavakook.com and Instagram/@nadavhavakook

Photo courtesy of Nadav Havakook, www.nadavhavakook.com and Instagram/@nadavhavakook

 

Photo via Instagram/@yohan2688

Photo via Instagram/@yohan2688

 

Photo via Instagram/@valconners

Photo via Instagram/@valconners

 

Photo via Instagram/@therealjasonhuber

Photo via Instagram/@therealjasonhuber

 

Photo via Instagram/@the_veganjoj and @theinverte

Photo via Instagram/@the_veganjoj and @theinvertedvegan

 

Photo via Instagram/@simplydaffy

Photo via Instagram/@simplydaffy

 

Photo via Instagram/@derpjelly

Photo via Instagram/@derpjelly

 

Photo via Instagram/@shreyaambatti

Photo via Instagram/@shreyaambatti

 

Photo via Instagram/@twins5786

Photo via Instagram/@twins5786

 

Photo via Instagram/@shelby_cominroundthemountain

Photo via Instagram/@shelby_cominroundthemountain

 

Photo via Instagram/@nyc_lhundupl

Photo via Instagram/@nyc_lhundupl

 

Photo via Instagram/@chrishjr

Photo via Instagram/@chrishjr

 

Photo via Instagram/psgraham

Photo via Instagram/psgraham

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