Celebrating Independence Day in the Lake George Area? Here are all the spectacular firework displays, local live music, and other red, white, and blue-themed events to attend during the holiday weekend.


Events w/ Fireworks:

Music on the Mountain – June 29

Join the fun at West Mountain’s Music on the Mountain Summer Concert with Big Sky Country’s tunes from 6 to 10 p.m. You can also expect fireworks, scenic chairlift rides, an outdoor beer garden, arts & crafts projects for kids, and more. Admission tickets must be purchased for entry; children six and under are free. 

Glens Falls Dragons Baseball Home Game – June 30 & July 3

Enjoy America’s pastime during America’s birthday weekend! The Glens Falls Dragons will be hosting the Albany Dutchmen on June 30 and the Amsterdam Mohawks on July 3. The July 3 game will include a 4th of July family-friendly extravaganza featuring live music and a fireworks show. The games are scheduled to start at 7 p.m. Kids, make sure to bring your glove – you might catch a foul ball!

Minne-Ha-Ha Fireworks Cruises – July 2 & 4

Climb aboard one of three iconic Lake George Steamboat Company’s ships for an experience like no other during a Minne-Ha-Ha Fireworks Cruise. Watch fireworks light up the sky over Lake George from on the water this Independence Day weekend. 

Summer Pops Concert – July 3 

The Glens Falls Symphony presents its popular, family-friendly 4th of July celebration at Crandall Park! Summer Pops Concert starts at 7:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9:30 p.m.!

Hague Music in the Park – July 3

A special addition to the Town of Hague’s Music in the Park Concert Series lineup is this Independence Day celebration. Food trucks serving up at 5:30 p.m. and music from the Barkeater Band starts at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks blast off at 9:15 p.m.!

Family Fireworks Cruises on the Horicon & Adirondac – July 4

Watch the show from the best seats in the house aboard the Horicon and the Adirondac during a Family Fireworks Cruise. Lake George Waterfront Cruises offers front row viewing of the excitement from their historic ships throughout the holiday weekend.

July 4th Fireworks in Lake George Village – July 4

Spend the 4th in the Village of Lake George and enjoy the fireworks display over the lake from almost anywhere. You won’t be able to stop oohing and aahing during this impressive show that kicks off at 9:30 p.m.

Coca-Cola July 4th Fest – Date TBA

Enjoy plenty of thrills at the Six Flags Great Escape’s Coca-Cola July 4th Fest. Fireworks will blast off while you enjoy the rides and an ice-cold Coca-Cola in the park. Don’t forget to snap a picture at the Coca-Cola photo wall to remember summer’s biggest party!

Town of Chester SummerFest – Date & Time TBA

Your 4th of July festivities don’t have to end on July 5th. Continue the celebration into the following weekend with the Town of Chester’s fireworks show at the Chester Town Hall. This is one show you won’t want to miss!

Bolton Independence Day Celebration – Date & Time TBA

Head to Bolton Landing for a Independence Day bonanza – an evening of music, magic, and fireworks! Roger’s Memorial Park is the place to be for festivities., including spectacular fireworks!

Johnsburg Independence Day Celebration – Date & Time TBA

Wave your American flag as the floats pass by! Johnsburg’s Independence Day Celebration  starts at 1 p.m. with loads of entertainment and family-friendly fun including a parade, live bands, food vendors, kids’ activities, and pony rides – all concluding with a fireworks show at dusk.


Additional Events:

The Park Theater’s Summer Series Concerts at Crandall Park – June 28

The Park Theater’s Summer Series Concerts kick off the long weekend. Enjoy some tunes at the Crandall Park Bandshell. This series consists of a free concert from local musicians every Friday in July from 7 to 8:30 p.m. 

Stony Creek Music in the Park – July 2 

Round out your 4th of July festivities by rocking out to Randy Rollman City Limits at the Stony Creek Town Park. Music in the Park is a Tuesday night concert series with local bands “taking the stage” at 7 p.m. from July 2 through August 27. This is the perfect opportunity to gather family and friends for an Independence Day cookout with a great live soundtrack. 

Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series – July 3

The Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series presents a diverse mix of musicians on stage at the Shepard Park amphitheater. Come back every Wednesday evening to be entertained by Americana, Blues, Bluegrass, Caribbean Dance Beats, Folk, Jazz, Rock, Reggae, and every genre in between. 

Take A Bite – July 3

Sample the tastes of Hometown USA during the height of summer in the Lake George Area. Take A Bite is a weekly Wednesday night event where participating restaurants along Ridge and Glen Street offer “small plates” to attendees also enjoying the live music scene in downtown Glens Falls. 

Adirondack Bluegrass Festival – Date & Time TBA

The Barn at French Mountain will host this two-day live music festival highlighting old-timey traditional and modern contemporary bluegrass players from upstate New York. The Adirondack Bluegrass Festival will also feature over 100 vendors, food trucks, a cornhole tournament, and more. Single Day passes and Weekend passes are available; children 12 and under are free with a parent/guardian. Check back for the lineup!