Where to Celebrate 4th Of July All Across New York
The 4th of July is coming up again and there will be several places that you will be able to go enjoy all the events and celebrations.
No need to worry about whether or not you’ll be able to make it to one of the celebrations, because they’re happening all over the Capital Region so everyone can have a chance to partake in the festivities.
Out in Albany, there will be a 4th of July celebration at the Empire State Plaza hosted by Price Chopper, which starts at 3pm and goes to 10pm. Over 30,000 people every year go to the Empire State Plaza to enjoy the holiday and all the food, crafts, and activities for the kids. The fireworks here will be starting at 9:15 p.m.!
Down in Windham, they’re having their "A Good Old Fashion 4th of July Celebration," which goes from 2 p.m. to 10 p.m. Before the celebration and parade start up, you can enjoy just walking along Main Street and visiting all the sidewalk sales and live music and entertainment. The parade will start at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will be in the sky at 9 p.m.
If watching a baseball game is more your style on the 4th of July, then try to get to Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy by 7 p.m. The Tri-City ValleyCats are playing against the State College Spikes for an Independence Day game.
If you are closer to Clifton Park, then you can head out the Clifton Commons for a small town 4th of July celebration. Events including a parade, rides, and live music will begin at noon.
Up in Bolton Landing, they will be having a 4th of July celebration in Rogers Memorial Park from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. There will be several forms of entertainment including: DJs, face painting, magicians, and obviously fireworks happening around 9 p.m.
If you’re close to Cooperstown or are more into the history behind Independence Day, then make sure you head to the Farmer’s Museum which will be opening on July 4th and then everyday for the rest of the summer from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. You will be able to watch a militia fire off their muskets and hear a reading of the Declaration of Independence.
Out in East Meredith from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. you can attend a 4th of July celebration at the Hanaford Mills. There will be all sorts of activities and games including crazy things like Frog Jumping contests. There will also be food and live music before the fireworks begin!
Ring in the 4th of July at the 9th Annual All-American Celebration in downtown Saratoga Springs on July 3-4. For more details, click here.