Mamatoga July 4th Guide

seattle friends(3)Get ready for the long weekend with the 4th Guide! May I suggest some over the top amazing s'mores as well (ps how have I never had peanut butter cup s'mores before?!), click here to see the recipes, and to read the full Summer Issue of Mamatoga Magazine click right here, happy 4th of July everyone! Don't forget on July 3rd The Ballston Spa Business & Professional Association will have their free outdoor family movies series, Movies in the Park held in conjunction with the village’s First Friday events, the screenings start at dusk in Wiswall Park. Bring a chair, blanket and snacks, kick back and catch one of these great family flicks, July 3rd will be Paddington (rain date July 10th).


Saratoga Lake Fireworks 2015 are on Friday, July 3rd. Watching fireworks over Saratoga Lake is not only beautiful but a family tradition for many! Grab a blanket or some chairs, and prepare for a spectacular show!

Greenwich Elks Lodge Fireworks (Elks Lodge, Rte. 40S, Greenwich) 8-10:30pm, Food & Beverages will be available to purchase, no coolers please. On July 4th.

Clifton Common, Clifton Park. The fireworks begin at 9:30 for the July 4th celebration in Clifton Common.

New York State's 4th of July Celebration is from 3pm till Fireworks at dark ( 9:15pm) on Saturday, July 4th presented by Price Chopper at the Empire State Plaza. The festival begins at 3pm with great food, drink and live entertainment to keep you busy before the fireworks start.

The Village of Lake George puts on a July 4th fireworks display that can be viewed all along the waterfront on Saturday, July 4th. Time is approximate (9:30). They will go off immediately following sundown. Lake George also has fireworks at dusk every Thursday during the summer months of July and August.

The Fireworks Spectacular at The Great Escape in Queensbury will celebrate the nation with a sensational fireworks spectacular above Northwoods Picnic Grove! Fireworks on Friday, Saturday and Sunday! Free with admission into the park.

On Friday, Glens Falls Symphony will present a 7:30pm pops concert followed by fireworks at Crandall Park on Upper Glen Street in Glens Falls.

The 8th Annual Saratoga Springs All-American Celebration takes place from Friday, July 3rd to Sunday, July 5th in Downtown Saratoga Springs including children's programs, the parade on Broadway and more. Highlights include: Saturday, July 4, 2015

  • Firecracker4 Road Race on Saturday, July 4th at 9am
  • The All-American Parade & Patriotic Pooches: 11am - 11:30am marching down Broadway from Van Dam Street to Spring Street. The parade, led by the Korean War Veterans Color Guard, includes historical re-enactors, civic groups and City leaders, municipalities from all across Saratoga County, music, fun, and more!  Be sure to see the dozens of adorable Patriotic Pooches that march in the parade every year thanks to our friends at Sloppy Kisses!
  • Family Day in Congress Park: 11:30am - 3:30pm on Saturday, July 4th with live re-enactors, historic kids games, face painting, carousel rides, live music, food, and more! Swing by the carousel from 11:30am - noon to get your picture taken with characters from the parade!
  • Fireworks with Patriotic Music: 9:30pm. Santore's World Famous Fireworks bring you another incredible fireworks display up close and personal set to patriotic music. This year's fireworks will be launched from Congress Park behind the Carousel (same location as First Night.) The best viewing areas will be Spring Street, Henry Street, Maple Ave. and the Phila Street parking deck. Click here for the complete schedule.

How cute are these surprise cupcakes?! Click here for some free printables too...