If you're going to be spending your 4th of July weekend in the Adirondacks, whether you'll be camping or staying at a cozy bed and breakfast, you might want to head out to a local 4th of July celebration. Here's a list of where to find the party in the Adirondacks for the 4th.

Speculator July 1

  • Parade at 7:00 PM
  • Rides, Games, Food at the Ball Field starting at 5:00
  • "Mountain Roads" band in the Gazebo following the Parade
  • Car Show at the Ball Field after the Parade
  • Fireworks at 9:30 PM

Indian Lake July 1

  • Festivities start at 6:00pm. at Byron Park
  • Parade will start at 7:00pm with route from Town hall to Byron Park with civic organizations, floats, old cars, tractors plus much more
  • Bring a chair and enjoy the fireworks display over Adirondack Lake at dusk 9:30pm

North Creek Ski Bowl July 1

  • Live music starting at 5 p.m.
  • BBQ,
  • kids games
  • Fireworks at dusk

Lake Placid July 4

  • Gala parade at 3 p.m.
  • Live music 7 p.m. - 9 p.m.
  • Fireworks show over Mirror Lake 'Set the night to Music' at 9:30
  • Lots of other events and attractions

Old Forge July 4

  • Live music at the Lakefront throughout the day
  • Fireworks over Old Forge Pond at dusk

Saranac Lake

  • Kid's Parade at 10 a.m. ending at Riverside Park
  • Farmer's Market offers food stands and live music throughout the day
  • Fireworks over Lake Flower at dusk

Long Lake July 4

  • Games and prizes for all ages at the Town Ball Field beginning at 10 a.m.
  • Live music from 'Grit & Grace' beginning at the Town Beach at 6 p.m.
  • Face painting
  • Fireworks at dusk

There you go, if your 4th of July plans are bringing you into the Adirondack Park this year, there's no shortage of fun Independence Day activities for the whole family.