Where to see the fireworks

july 4th fireworks 2009

Yep, there's gonna be fireworks!

And with the 4th coming on a Monday this year, you'll be able to see them all weekend
long. After the jump, you'll find a list of some of the places you can go to ooooh and ahhh.


+ Freedom Park in Scotia - Dusk


+ Sand Lake Kiwanis Summer Fest has fireworks on Saturday and Sunday at dusk in Butler Park.


+ Saratoga Casino and Raceway. Fireworks start at 9:15. Admission is free that night, but you can also line up with all the other cars along the fence and get a great view. Fireworks start at about 9:15.

+ Sand Lake Kiwanis Summer Fest has fireworks on Saturday and Sunday at dusk in Butler Park.

Monday, July 4th

+ Price Chopper's annual 4th of July Festival - Empire State Plaza - Dusk

+ Saratoga has a weekend-long Independence Day celebration that wraps up with fireworks on Monday night in Congress Park - Dusk

+ Joe Bruno Stadium in Troy will have a fireworks display after the Valley Cats game on Monday.

+ Clifton Park has a 4th of July Celebration at Clifton Commons starting at noon on Monday. Fireworks at dusk.

Know of another good local display? Tell us about it.

Dusk will be at about 9:15

Earlier on AOA: Ask AOA: Where to watch July 4th fireworks with kids?

photo: Sebastien B


There will be fireworks Saturday to close out the Steamboat Festival in Waterford. Fireworks are very viewable from the Waterford quay, the river, and Peebles Island State Park.

Fireworks + steamboat whistles = awesome

Chezjake, you took the words right out of my mouth!

Don't forget all the Steamboats, vendors, music, food, and boat rides available all day long. It's the total package kind of day!

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