Start your day with a free children's concert Join Jazzy Ash & the Leaping Lizards in Mid's park at 10:30 a.m. to hear a live ukulele, guitar, banjo, accordion, fiddle, bass, trombone, sax, washboard and drums! Every musician in the band is also a professional music educator. That means kids get to dance and learn all about New Orleans music & culture, all at the same time.
4th of July parade Ending the afternoon every year is Lake Placid's Fourth of July gala parade, starting at 5 p.m. With marching bands and lots of local civic groups, businesses and individuals, the parade has grown into a great crowd pleaser!
Live entertainment in Mid’s Park This year, the Lake Placid Sinfonietta park concert series will be performing a program full of patriotic pieces! Starting at 7 p.m. at the Mid's Park bandshell, you'll hear songs like the Star Spangled Banner, America the Beautiful, the Cole Porter Salte, and many more. Grab your seat early and stick around after the show for the July 4th fireworks.
Fireworks over Mirror Lake Topping off the day is Lake Placid's legendary Fourth of July fireworks extravaganza, Set the Night to Music. The fireworks show, which begins at 9:30 p.m., is choreographed to music broadcast on local radio station 93.3 FM WSLP.
Along with these major Independence Day events, there are lots of other events going on around the area. Come find out why Lake Placid's celebration draws thousands of visitors every year!