The Lake George Area does the Fourth of July right. Its combination of pivotal American history and traditional summertime fun and activities makes the region an American fixture. From tours of a historic fort to a day on a rental boat, the Fourth of July is a blast in the Lake George Area.

The most revered holiday in our country’s long history is a great time to vacation in the Lake George Area. The Fourth of July is a mid-summer extravaganza of fireworks displays, beaches, barbecues, and craft beers. Towns all over the Lake George Area are buzzing with the excitement of America’s birthday. Grab a table at a waterfront restaurant and listen to a set by a local musician on the outdoor deck. Swim at a beach all day long, or rent a boat at a marina and celebrate the Fourth by fishing in Lake George. Go parasailing over the water or shop to your heart’s content at the Factory Outlets. Remember the reason for the day and explore Fort William Henry, a crucial location in the story of American independence. End your Independence Day the classic way, with a Fourth of July fireworks show. Now that’s a Fourth of July tradition worth keeping.


SummerFest and Fireworks

SummerFest is an annual gathering in Chester featuring a full afternoon of summertime family fun. Spend all Saturday enjoying live music, food and summer beverages. Children's activities feature face painting, a bounce house, a rock wall, a dunk tank, an obstacle course, balloon art, human foosball, and much more!

Chestertown, NY