Over 40 Fourth of July Celebrations Around the Adirondacks: Fireworks, Parades, Festivals!

Around the Lake Champlain/ Adirondack Coast
June 28- 30: 
58th Annual Rouses Point July 4th Celebration with carnival rides, food, vendors, libation tent, food and games, live music and fireworks at dusk (June 29: 4 pm - midnight, June 30: 8 am - midnight, July 1: noon - 7 pm)
June 29 Rulf’s Orchard Strawberry Festival: 10 am - 1 pm Buy a bracelet to pick strawberries and activities.
June 30- Jul 4: 
Ticonderoga’s Best Fourth in the North:5 days of carnival rides, live music, games, races, Touch a Truck, Montcalm Mile, Fort Ticonderoga events and more 
July 3
Willsboro/Essex: fireworks at dusk in Willsboro (alternates between Essex and Willsboro each year)
July 4 Ticonderoga: fireworks at dusk (9:45 pm) at Bicentennial Park
Willsboro/Essex: July 4: Parade at 11 am (alternates) This year in Willsboro with events to follow at Paine Soccer Field. 
July 4-7 
Plattsburgh: Mayor’s Cup: Champy parade, live music, fun run, kids activities, fireworks
July 5-7

Westport: Friday: Essex County Arts and Crafts Fair, Essex County Fair Grounds, Saturday: Firecracker 5K, parade at 4 pm  starts at the Essex County Fairgrounds, Fireman’s Annual Pig Roast. fireworks overlooking Lake Champlain, Sunday: Theatre and book sale 

Around The High Peaks (Lake Placid, Tupper Lake, Saraanc Lake) 
June 25-July 7Lake Placid Horse Show and I Love NY Horse Show: North Elba Grounds: $2/weekdays, $5/weekends, children (12-under)/free, $1/tours Wed/Thurs/Fri at 11:30 am
Wednesday: July 3 
Tupper Lake: : 6:30 pm Live music with Ben and Jay at the Municipal Pavilion followed by a program of local msicians then fireworks at dusk (9 pm) at the Municipal Park. 
7 pm Saranac Lake Music on the Green: The Barefoot Movement (free)
Thursday: July 4 
Cranberry Lake: 8-10:30 am Cranberry Lake Firecracker Road Race: Fireworks at dusk over lake 
Jay, NY 11 am Craft Fair and Vendor Show at the Fire Department parade at 2 pm,- Live Music, Food and Games, fireworks at 9 pm
Lake Placid: 10 am FREE children’s concert at Mid’s Park, 5 pm parade followed by Lake Placid Sinfonetta (part of the Songs of Mirror Lake Series) at Mid’s Park and fireworks at dusk
Keene Valley: fireworks at the Ausable Club Golf Course lawn at dusk
St. Regis Falls: 11 am parade, St Regis Falls Volunteer Fire Department Fireman Field Day BBQ North River Rd: Dusk: Fireworks over St Regis
Saranac Lake: 9:45 am Kiddie Parade to Riverside Park (Meet at St. Bernard’s Church and children walk through town to Riverside Park Bandshell, 11 am Adirondack Carousel Duck Race, Fireworks: 9:30 pm over Lake Flower
July 5-7
Lake Placid: I Love Barbeque Festival, Oval: www.libbqf.com: music, BBQ, Fri: 11 am - 9 pm, Sat: 11 am-9 pm, Sun: 9 am - 5 pm 
July 7
Lake Placid 11:30 am registration for Doggie Costume Contest at horse show. All participants will receive free admission to the horse show that day.

Around Long Lake to Old Forge
June 28 Old Forge Farmers Market
June 29 Raquette Lake: 11 am -12 pm Strawberry Festival at Fire House
June 30: Northville:  fireworks Over Great Sacandaga (near Sport Island Pub and Restaurant)
July 4 
Inlet: 1 pm Pingpong ball drop, 7:30 live music at Arrowhead Park, fireworks over Fourth Lake at dusk
Long Lake: 10 am July 4th classic games and activities, 6 pm live music at Town Beach, fireworks 9:30 p.m. at Long Lake town Beach
Old Forge: 9 am - 6 pm Forge Festival of Arts and Crafts at Adirondack Bank parking lot, free band concert at 7 pm, lakefront fireworks at dusk over Old Forge Pond.
Raquette Lake: BBQ and live music at the Village Green, fireworks at dusk (9:30 p.m)
July 4-6: 
Northville:  Northville “Doins” celebration will include: -Rides and vendors in Waterfront Park on Main Street in Northville on Friday, June 30th from 3-9pm -Rides and vendors all day Saturday July , 12-9pm. There will be a Saturday parade on Main Street at 1pm  and at dusk there will be fireworks.  Rides and vendors will resume on Sunday July 2nd, 12-5 p.m. 
July 6 
Indian Lake: 8 am FREE Kids’ Fishing Derby, Farmers’ Market, Chicken BBQ, 6 pm festival, 7 pm parade followed by fireworks over Byron Park

Around Lake George
June 29-30 Adirondack Food and Wine Festival, Lake George
June 30: Northville:  fireworks Over Great Sacandaga (near Sport Island Pub and Restaurant)
July 2-4: Lake George: Fireworks at Great Escape, Admission charged, All active and retired Military receive free admission to the park, please present valid identification and enjoy. Go to Coca Cola Fest Area for special games, live DJs and tons of other great entertainment! 
July 3 
Glens Falls: 7:30 pm Glens Falls Symphony Orchestra at Crandall Park, Fireworks at dusk
Hague: Hague Town Beach, fireworks at 9 pm
Warrensburgh: Concert in the Park 7 pm (free)  
July 4 
Bolton Landing: all day festivities include, children activities, face painting, food vendors, games, live music, fireworks at Roger’s Memorial Park at 7 p.m. 
Lake George: 9:30 pm fireworks at Shepard’s Park. (Also fireworks every Thursday July 12-August 23)
Mayfield  fireworks Over Great Sacandaga (near Lanzi’s on the Lake) 9 pm
Schroon Lake: All Day festivities: bounce-around activities, rock climbing wall, food tent, live music and annual parade, fireworks at dusk
Speculator: Farmers Market 2 pm 
July 5 
Chestertown: Farmers Market 10 am - 2 pm at Chester Municipal Center,  Main St  Chestertown
Piseco: July 5: fireworks from Sandy Cove, 9:30 pm
July 6-7
Minerva: parade, art show, fireworks from The Point at dusk  Minerva Day 
July 6 
Chester and North Warren Summer Fest: 9 am - 6 pm, 2 pm music, food, kids activities, entertainment and fireworks (dusk) 
Corinth: 1:30 pm - 9 pm: Festival, food, live music, water ski show,  and fireworks at dusk
North Creek: 5-10 pm music and food followed by fireworks at the Ski Bowl
Speculator Pavilion, 2834 State Route 30 Speculator 5pm: live music, food, vendors, carnival rides, 7 pm: parade, 9 pm: fireworks

© Diane Chase is the author of the Adirondack Family Time™ guidebook series. Adirondack Family Time™guidebooks have easy, short Adirondack family hikes for ADK kids, parents, retired, seniors, dog-owners, Adirondack swimming holes, Lake Placid Olympic activities, Adirondack trivia, Adirondack horseback rides, Adirondack snowshoe family trails and more. Look for the Adirondack family guidebooks online or bookstores/museums/sporting good stores. Diane is currently working on the next Adirondack Family Activities™ guide.

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