Where to See Fireworks This Fourth of July: the Capital Region and North Country

June 28, 2023

Discover the most spectacular fireworks displays in the Capital Region and North Country this Fourth of July! As the nation prepares to celebrate its independence, what better way to honor the spirit of liberty than by witnessing brilliant bursts of light and color illuminating the night sky? Whether you’re a local resident or planning a visit to this picturesque part of the country, we’ve curated a list of the many awe-inspiring locations where you can experience the magic and grandeur of fireworks nearby. Get ready to mark this Fourth of July with unforgettable memories as we guide you through the best spots to catch these dazzling displays in the Capital Region and North Country of New York.

fireworks, with a crowd watching from the foreground

Capital Region

Albany – NYS’s 4th of July Celebration is held at the Empire State Plaza in Albany. This year, it starts at 5pm on July 4th. Enjoy a full evening of music and events at this Independence Day celebration!

Clifton Park – The Town of Clifton Park July 4th Celebration will also be on July 4th, starting at 12:00pm. This event will be held at 16 Clifton Common Boulevard.

Greenwich – The Fourth of July Fireworks at Washington County Fairgrounds will be held on July 3rd, starting at 4:30pm. Enjoy good food, vendors, a drone show, and more at the Fairgrounds, 392 Old Schuylerville Road.

Queensbury – The July 4th Fest at the Six Flags Great Escape, at 89 Six Flags Drive, is being held from July 2nd-4th. Enjoy a long weekend’s-worth of events at this celebration!

Saratoga Springs – The Saratoga Lake Fireworks Display will be held at 9:15pm at Brown’s Beach on July 2nd. Don’t miss out on the amazing show of lights!

Saratoga Springs – Join Saratoga’s 2023 All-American Celebration, held on July 4th at 9am! From a morning road race to a concert with the Big Sky Country Band, check out everything happening throughout the day, right in downtown Saratoga Springs. Of course, don’t forget about the fireworks, starting at 9pm, as well!

Scotia – Jumpin’ Jacks Fireworks and Water Ski Show is back on June 30th at 7pm! Don’t miss their amazing display at 5 Schonowee Avenue.

Fireworks over trees.

North Country

Bolton Landing – The Bolton’s Independence Day Celebration will be at 7pm on July 4th. Enjoy the bonanza at Rogers Memorial Park, 4928 Lakeshore Drive.

Chestertown – While not held the weekend of July 4th, the Chestertown Summerfest is an annual event with fireworks being held on July 8th, and it is a worthy addition to your Independence Day plans! Join the festivities at the Chester Town Hall, 6307 Route 9.

Lake George – 4th of July Fireworks at Shepard Park will take place at 9:30PM on July 4th. Don’t miss the beautiful fireworks, visible along the waterfront, at sundown!

Schroon Lake – The Schroon Lake 4th of July Celebration is being held at various locations throughout Schroon Lake on July 4th. Check out their arts and crafts expo, raffle, barbeque, and so much more throughout town.

Ticonderoga – Enjoy the Best 4th in the North Celebration from July 1st and 4th! Held at the Bicentennial Park at 137 Montcalm Street, see the fireworks, live music, parade, and more!


With so many wonderful options, where will you spend your Fourth of July weekend? Enjoy a day – or multiple days – of festivities anywhere throughout the NY Capital and North Country regions. They will not disappoint!


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By: Rachel Valerio

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