Going to a fireworks show is a classic Independence Day activity, and upstate New York has plenty of options to offer. Here's a rundown of places you can go in the greater Capital Region and Adirondacks to see fireworks around July 4, 2023.
The ValleyCats continue an annual tradition of fireworks following a game. Watch them play the Schaumburg Boomers starting at 6:30 PM first. The game will occur at the Joseph L. Bruno Stadium in Troy.
See the largest fireworks display in the region at the Empire State Plaza in downtown Albany the evening of July 4th. Enjoy music, food, and other activities before the fireworks kick off at dusk.
Clifton Park also puts on an impressive Independence Day fireworks display, and this year is likely not to disappoint. Enjoy a parade starting at noon on July 4, with activities throughout the afternoon leading up to the main event when fireworks launch at dusk.
Watch fireworks over the water from the beach on Sunday, July 2. Note that parking will cost $5 and is limited.
On Monday, July 3, visit this historical farm starting at 5 PM to enjoy history displays, food, and more, and stay for fireworks after dark.
Saratoga's All-American Celebration features the Firecracker 4 race in the morning on July 4 (covering four miles). Enjoy a concert by the City Center at 6 PM, and watch fireworks starting at 9 PM.
Trek to the Washington County Fairgrounds on the evening of July 4 for fireworks!
Watch fireworks reflected over the lake on July 4. Expect and prepare for plenty of traffic coming in and out of the village of Lake George!
Travel to Glens Falls's town park with the family on July 4 and sit back to enjoy an Independence Day concert followed by a fireworks display.
Go to this beachside park on Lake George July 4th for activities and fireworks over the water!
Enjoy food, expos, activities, music, and more on July 4, leading up to fireworks by the lake at the end of the day.
Watch a parade, buy local food, and enjoy family activities, with fireworks closing the day on July 4.
See fireworks over this beautiful central Adirondack Lake on July 4
Watch a parade before enjoying a musical fireworks celebration in the evening of July 4.
Participate in family activities, a cookout, and music, with fireworks on the beach in the evening of July 4.
Watch fireworks over the lake on July 4.
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