Grucci Co. fireworks rain red, white and blue (and many other colors) over the East River.
Damian Rosario, 3, blows bubbles at Astoria Park.
Councilman and borough president candidate Peter Vallone Jr. (D-Astoria), left, enjoying the fireworks show with his father, former Speaker Peter Vallone Sr., his mother, Tena, and Congresswoman Carolyn Maloney (D-Manhattan, Queens).
Dimetry Makris hugs his 4-year-old daughter, Theomi, at Monday night’s pre-Independence Day celebration.
The NYPD took to horseback to patrol the large crowd.
The Queens Symphony Orchestra entertained the crowd with Americana classics as well as some fun numbers from “The Pink Panther” and “Star Wars.”