4th of July Festivities 2019

Kick off summer right with the long weekend surrounding Independence Day. From fireworks to festivals to live music to ice cream socials, there is a little bit of something for everyone happening through the holiday weekend.

Margaretville Field Days
Tuesday, July 2nd through Sunday, July 7th
Hours Vary
Margaretville Village Park behind Freshtown Market

This annual event that always take place around Independence Day offer ups several days of carnival rides, live music, food vendors, local cider tastings, antique cars hows and so much more. And of course, there are fireworks! Thursday, July 4th, fireworks are scheduled for 9:30 pm followed by another round of fireworks scheduled for Saturday, July 6th at 9:30pm.


Independence Day Celebration at Hanford Mills Museum
Thursday, July 4th
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
51 County Highway 12, East Meredith, NY

This family-friendly event includes a kids’ fishing derby, frog-jumping contests, homemade ice cream (chilled with ice cut from the Mill pond at February’s Ice Harvest Festival), steam power demonstrations, Mill tours, field day games, vendors, and music.


Independence Day Party at Wayside Cider
Thursday, July 4th
5:00 pm to 11:00 pm
55 Redden Lane, Andes, NY

Celebrate the 4th on the Wayside Cider. Enjoy the regular Thursday locals night as they tap a keg of  Ball Lighting pilsner and giving it away (first come first serve) to get the party started. The fires of independence will be raging and s’mores will be standard issue for all independently minded people.  Bring your own sparklers.

Walton Farmers Market Ice Cream Social
Friday, July 5th
10:00 am to 2:00 pm
Veterans Plaza, Walton, NY

Kick off the Walton Farmer’s Market with an Ice Cream Social. The market goes from 10 am to 2 pm, the ice cream social starts at 12:30 and Randy Hulse Sr. Bankd of One is playing live from 12:00 pm to 2:00 pm. The market is from 10 am-2 pm every Friday of July, August & September.


Delhi Fair on the Square
Friday, July 5th (and every Friday in July)
5:00 pm to 9:00 pm
Courthouse Square, Delhi, NY

The fair is held every Friday during the month of July from 5:00 pm to 9:00 pm on the Village Square. Their goal is to provide fun-filled evenings for the entire family with games, food, arts & crafts, activities, music and vendors selling locally grown or homemade items.


Dr. Zsa’s Powdered Zydeco Band at Hancock Town Square
Friday, July 5th
7:30 pm to 9:00 pm
Hancock Town Square, Hancock, NY

Dr. Zsa’s Powdered Zydeco Band performs classic Zydeco music, as well as cajun, swamp pop, blues and Americana infused with New Orleans-inspired grooves. See them live and for free at the Hancock Town Square as part of the summer concert series.

Music on the Mountain Show at Plattekill
Saturday, July 6th
4:00 pm to 7:00 pm
Plattekill Mountain
469 Plattekill Rd, Roxbury, NY

Plattekill kicks off the first concert for the summer with the Meeker Hollow String Band. Featuring bluegrass, new grass, and everything in between! Come on out for a day of live music, mountain biking, scenic chairlift rides, BBQ and bar services.


Celebrate Roxbury
Saturday, July 6th
10:00 am to 4:00 pm
Roxbury’s Business & Historic District

The festivities will kick off at 10AM with a Traditional Catskill Mountain Parade, that includes tractors, classic cars, fire trucks, scout troops, school bands, and much more.

Twilight on the Rails at Delaware & Ulster Railroad
Saturday, July 6th.
6:30 pm
43510 State Highway 28, Arkville, NY

A summer evening train ride featuring the Blues Maneuver, listen to their brassy sound as you roll along the rails, passengers welcome to bring a long a picnic an basket of cheer to help enjoy their train ride.


Stagecoach Run Arts Festival
Saturday, July 6th and Sunday, July 7th.
11:00 am to 5:00 pm
Various locations in Treadwell, Franklin and surrounding communities

A free, self-guided tour of artists’ studios and galleries centered in and around Treadwell and Franklin, New York. This event has for more than two decades delivered great art experiences to throngs of spectators and collectors.