Six Fun Things to Do This Fourth of July in Schenectady

Looking for ways to fire up your Fourth of July in Schenectady? We've put together a list of hot events and things to do, to keep you entertained! 

1. Jumpin' Jack's Annual Fireworks

Start your Independence Day celebrations early at Jumpin' Jacks annual Fireworks show. Festivities will kick off at 7pm with a ski show from the U.S Water Ski Show Team, followed by live music at Freedom Park Scotia featuring City Beat! The evening will conclude with a spectacular fireworks display at dark brought to you by Jumpin' Jack's Drive-In, Inc!

Fireworks Photo

2. Freedom Park Concert Series

Head to Freedom Park to boogie down with Joey Thomas Big Band! 

Freedom Park - Scotia

3. Schenectady County's Independence Day Celebration 

Catch some fireworks a day early at Schenectady County's Independence Day Celebration at Mabee Farm. Enjoy live music by The Refrigerators and free family friendly activities!

4. Upstate Kayak Rentals

Some say it doesn't feel like summer until you're soaking up the sun next to a body of water. Grab some friends and head to Upstate Kayak Rentals at Mohawk Harbor and kayak your way down the Mohawk River. 

5. Central Park

If Fourth of July has you craving some BBQ food and the good outdoors, we know right where to go. Pack your cooler and head to Central Park for a day full of grilling and fun in the sun. Don't forget to stop by the Rose Garden!

6. 4th of July Celebration

Head to Mohawk Harbor Amphitheater for the annual 4th of July Celebration. Celebrate with an unforgettable night of live music and fireworks! This event is free and open to the public!

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