Celebrate 4th of July in and around the greater Lake George Region all throughout the entire Fourth of July week! Here is a list of area 2013 fireworks displays & Independence Day Celebrations happening in the following areas: Lake George, Bolton Landing, Queensbury, Glens Falls, Saratoga Springs, Clifton Park, Albany, Lake Luzerne, Thurman, Schroon Lake, Salem, Greenwich, Chestertown, Hague, Ticonderoga, and North Creek!
If you’re looking for other fireworks happening throughout the year, find a schedule of other Lake George and Lake George area fireworks. There are also options for taking a fireworks boat cruise on Lake George.
Don’t miss out on great fireworks displays!
2013 Fourth of July schedule below:
Mon. July 1, 2013
Monday night concert in the park, artists, market of local wares & garden items, followed by fireworks display/ 7-9PM. Veterans’ Memorial Field, Athol. (518) 623-9649. thurmannyevents.com
Mon. July 1 - Thurs. July 4, 2013
“Best 4th in the North” – a spectacular 4 day celebration including: amusement rides, food, vendors, entertainment & music in the park, the Montcalm Mile, parade, fireworks, and more/ see websites for full weekend schedule: best4thinthenorth.com ticonderogany.com
Wed. July 3, 2013
• Glens Falls:
Summer Jam 2013 – 26th edition featuring live bands and a large display of fireworks to follow; kids activities and food also available/ Gates open at approx. 4:30PM, Concert at 6:30PM, followed by fireworks later on. Presented by 98.5 WCKM, Hits 95.9, and the City of Glens Falls. At East Field Stadium, Dix Ave. cityofglensfalls.com
Independence Day Celebration festivities – music performance by “Calamity Rock” at 6PM in the Hague Town Park, followed by fireworks after dark off the Town of Hague beach/ Lake Shore Drive. (518) 543-6130. townofhague.org or ticonderogany.com
Thurs. July 4, 2013
New York State’s 4th and Fireworks Presented by Price Chopper – a huge Independence Day celebration for the whole family including bands, entertainment, kids activities, hands-on art projects, face painting, games, food vendors, artisans, crafters, and the best fireworks display in the region/ 2-10PM. Empire State Plaza. ogs.ny.gov/esp/july4th.asp
• Bolton Landing:
4th of July Celebration – fun family evening celebration with fireworks, professional DJ, entertainment, face painting, magician/ juggler, glow stick sales and raffle basket; sponsored by The Bolton Landing Business Association/ 7-10PM. Rogers Memorial Park. (518) 644-3831. boltonchamber.com
• Clifton Park:
July 4th Celebration – small-town America style festivities: live music with Sirsy & City Rhythm, parade, booths, food, games, fireworks display, and much more/ parade starts at 12Noon & festivities continues all day long. Clifton Common. (518) 371-6667. cliftonpark.org
• Fort Ticonderoga:
Independence Day Celebration – Celebrate the 4th at the site of America’s 1st Victory in the American Revolution – listen to patriotic music by Fife & Drum Corp, meet soldiers as they appeared when the Declaration of Independence was signed in 1776, enjoy family programs on the fight for liberty, and more/ 9:30-5PM (and continuing throughout the weekend July 4-7, 2013). Fort Ticonderoga in Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821. fort-ticonderoga.org
• Glens Falls
Glens Falls Symphony “Pops” Orchestra Concert followed by Fireworks; come early & picnic/ 7-10:30PM (fireworks approx. 9:15PM). Crandall Park bandshell (corner of Glen St. & Fire Rd.). cityofglensfalls.com gfso.org
• Lake George:
Enjoy a spectacular display of fireworks over the lake/ 9:30PM. Fireworks can be viewed from Shepard Park on Canada Street or Beach Road in the Village. (518) 668-5755. lakegeorgechamber.com
• Saratoga Springs:
“All-American Celebration” – All American parade, All American BBQ & Dessert Festivals, historical reenactors, live reading of the Declaration of Independence, Firecracker 4 Road Race, Mom & Pop Amateur BBQ competition, family day in the park with historic games, face painting, live music & food, fireworks with patriotic music, and more! Saratoga Springs was Named #5 for “Best 4th of July Small-Town Celebrations” by ABC News. See website for full schedule/ various times & locations on Broadway & around the city of Saratoga Springs & Congress Park/ Festivities begin at 9AM (fireworks at 9:30PM in Congress Park). (518) 290-0874. saratogajuly4th.com
• Saratoga/ Stillwater
Reading of the Declaration of Independence (as it was done in 1776), Citizenship Ceremony, Park Ranger Joe Craig portrays a 1776 town crier with news of American Independence, and toasting the 13 “new” states/ 10AM (Citizenship Ceremony), 1PM and 3PM (Readings of Declaration of Independence). Saratoga National Historical Park’s Battlefield, Stillwater. (518) 644-9821. nps.gov/sara or saratoga.org
• Schroon Lake:
Independence Day Celebration – many festivities including bands & entertainment (11AM), parade (on Main Street at 6PM), patriotic concert at beach, and fireworks display over Schroon Lake (around 9:30PM). (518) 532-7675. schroonlakechamber.org schroonlakeregion.com
Warrensburg Day – A Warren County Bicentennial Celebration event featuring parade with floats, antique cars & trucks (11AM), ceremony (12Noon at the Recreation Field), box lunch raffle (1PM), and Adirondack Reorder Band (1:30-2:30PM), as well as demos, vendors, games & entertainment. (518) 623-5153. warrensburgchamber.com warrensburghistorian.org warrenny200.org
Thurs. July 4 - Sun. July 7, 2013
• Fort Ticonderoga
Independence Day Celebration – celebrate on the ground where soldiers served to secure Independence and where America began to take shape; events all weekend long including demonstrations, family programs & music by the Fife & Drum Corps. Fort Ticonderoga in Ticonderoga. (518) 585-2821. fortticonderoga.org
Sat. July 6, 2013
Summerfest Celebration & Fireworks – vendors, food, face painting, booths, games, family activities, musical entertainment, BBQ dinner, re-dedication of the Veteran’s Memorial, and fireworks; A Warren County Bicentennial Celebration event/ 12Noon-10PM. Fireworks at 9:30PM (Fireworks rain date: July 7). Chester Municipal Center Ballfield, Main Street. (518) 494-2722. northwarren.com
Greenwich Elks 4th of July Celebration – annual holiday party with children’s games, softball and fireworks/ 1-10:30PM, fireworks between 9-10PM. Elks Lodge, Rte. 40S. (518) 692-2061. greenwichchamber.org
• North Creek:
July 4th Celebration – Parade (Main Street at 11AM), food, kids activities, craft, vendors and fireworks (at dusk); A Town of Johnsburg Warren County Bicentennial Celebration/ Main Street & North Creek Ski Bowl. (518) 251-3974. gorechamber.com
* An asterisk indicates any cities/towns not confirmed yet. Please check back soon for any updates, changes & additions.
Have a wonderful Fourth of July!