4th of July Festivities

The 4th of July is quickly approaching! What better way to spend it than in the Finger Lakes? In addition to the usual lakeside fare, there are tons of events happening throughout the region, like races, concerts, fireworks and more! Check out our highlighted events, or go to FingerLakes.com to learn about all the exciting attractions that the Finger Lakes region has to offer!


Time Warner Cable Fireworks Night at Falcon Park

July 4th
Auburn, NY

Watch the Auburn Doubledays take on the Staten Island Yankees on July 4th. There  will be a $1,000 prize drawing for one lucky fan (18 & over) after the 7th inning. When the game is over, stick around for the Time Warner Cable fireworks display.

Camping World Grand Prix at The Glen
July 2nd, 3rd & 4th
Watkins Glen, NY

Check out IndyCar Series auto races including SCCA World Challenge Race, Izod IndyCar Series, Firestone Indy Lights and the F2000 Championship Series. Track-side camping available. Off track events include:

Autograph Session – Get your gear signed by your favorite drivers.

Finger Lakes Wine Experience – Sample local wine and cheese & learn more about the Finger Lakes Wine Festival which will be held July 16th – 18th at The Glen.

Kid’s Zone – Sponsored by McDonald’s, this kid’s area includes inflatable fun houses, games and more.

Red Cat Summer Stage – Check out the sounds of great local bands!

Finger Lakes Chamber Music Festival
July 3rd @ 6:00 pm
Hammondsport, NY

Visit the Glenn H. Cutriss Museum to see special a performance by Natalie Paruz on the saw and classical, pop & folk music by George M. Cohan. Concert tickets $15 adults, students free.

Dinner includes Country-Style Fried Chicken and a range of sides. Dinner cost: $15 adults, $5 children 6-10, under 6 free. Please make reservations by June 25.

Sterling Renaissance Festival
July 3rd – August 15th

Sterling, NY

The Sterling Renaissance Festival kicks off on July 3rd and runs every weekend through mid-August. July 4th weekend enjoy buy-one get-one half off tickets (at the gate only). At the festival you can mingle with costumed characters from 16th century England.¬† Enjoy games, rides, jousting tournaments, wench auctions and so much more. The food, street performances and crafters are superb–don’t miss a minute of the action!


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