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Ticonderoga, NY: Best 4th in the North 2022 Celebration

fireworks show at the best 4th in the northPhoto Credit: Roost ADK
crowd by waterfallPhoto provided
crowd at carnival
kids on carnival train ride
float in parade
panoramic photo of crowd watching parade
When: Friday, Jul 1, 2022 until Monday, Jul 4, 2022
See Below for Dates & Times
Cost: FREE ADMISSION

Save the date for the 2022 Best 4th in the North!

Here's last year's schedule for an idea of what to expect:

2021 Schedule of Events

Thursday, July 1

Food vendors & rides: 4pm to 9:30pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
*Bracelets $25 from 5pm to 9pm
(Limited vendors due to COVID related issues)

Live music with Marty Wendell: 6pm to 9pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
A mix of country and rock-n-roll classics

Friday, July 2

Food vendors & rides: 4pm to 9:30pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
*Bracelets $25 from 5pm to 9pm
(Limited vendors due to COVID related issues)

Live music with Studio 2b: 6pm to 7pm & 8pm to 9pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
Early Beatles tribute band

The King in Concert: 7pm to 8pm
Star Trek Original Series Set Tour parking lot
An evening of Elvis Presley classics

Saturday, July 3

Food vendors & rides: 4pm to 9:30pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
*Bracelets $25 from 5pm to 9pm
(Limited vendors due to COVID related issues)

Live music with Grit n Whiskey: 6pm to 9pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
Traditional and modern country music

Sunday, July 4

Food vendors & rides: 4pm to 10:30pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
(Limited vendors due to COVID related issues)

Bodette's Barbecue Hot Dog Eating Contest: 12:30pm
Bodette's Barbecue
check out the best eaters in the area as they compete to be named the hot dog eating champion. Participant pre-registration is required.

Fourth of July Parade: 2pm
Montcalm Street, Downtown
2021 theme: Best 4th in the North Comeback: America Strong
Grand Marshal: Corinna Woods. Bandstand will be located next to the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. Participant pre-registration required. Prizes awarded for the two most patriotic floats.

The Ultimate Michael Jackson Experience Tribute Show: 7pm to 7:45pm
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
An evening of Michael Jackson classics

Grand Fireworks Display: 9:45pm/dusk 
Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park
Fireworks by Santore World Famous Fireworks
Timing is approximate. The actual time is based on weather and safety conditions. Live stream provided by Adirondack Drone. On the Best 4th in the North Facebook page.

All events are open to the public and donations are appreciated to benefit the fireworks. All events are in Percy Thompson Bicentennial Park in downtown Ticonderoga unless otherwise stated. All times and information are subject to change. Per NYS and CDC unvaccinated individuals should wear a mask if unable to properly social distance.


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Event times and information subject to change and not guaranteed.