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Ticonderoga, NY: Best 4th in the North 2021 Celebration

fireworks show at the best 4th in the northPhoto Credit: Roost ADK
kids and adults enjoying a carnivalPhoto provided
When: Thursday, Jul 1, 2021 until Sunday, Jul 4, 2021
See Below for Dates & Times

The Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce has announced the dates for their 2021 festivals and events, and Best 4th in the North is slated for July 1 - 4. Stay tuned for more information as it becomes available!

See last year's schedule below for an idea of what to expect.


2020 Best 4th in the North Grand Fireworks Diplay - Park & View

**Event organizers need you to be a responsible participant. Wear a face mask. Social distance. Do not gather. We all must do our part to keep our community safe.

Fireworks display will take place at dusk (approximately 9:45pm) over Bicentennial Park. The park and surrounding properties will be closed to participants (no sitting on the lawns). You may park a vehicle where it is safe and legal throughout town to view the show. If you choose to exit your vehicle you must stay next to it, wear a mask, and stay socially distant (six to ten feet) from any other party. There will be no restrooms available.

All participants must follow these guidelines to ensure the fireworks display takes place, as well as future events in 2020. 

For those who wish to stay home, the Grand Fireworks Display will be live streamed on the Best 4th in the North Facebook page courtesy of Adirondack Drone. 

2020 Best 4th in the North Patriotic Solider Selfie Contest

Find a clue on the Best 4th in the North Facebook page where their festive, patriotic soldier is placed. Once you find him, take a selfie with him and post to your Facebook page tagging Best 4th in the North's Facebook page.

All submissions must be received by July 1, 2020 at 9pm. A winner will be randomly selected from all of the entries. The winning submission will receive a $50 gift certificate to Burleigh's Luncheonette.

2020 Best 4th in the North Drive-Thru Chicken BBQ Fundraiser

Thursday, July 2 | 4pm until sold out | Knight of Columbus 

For $12 get a 1/2 chicken, baked potato, roll, coleslaw, and dessert. Pick up behind K of C building. Please do not exit your vehicle. Limited quantities are available and it's first come, first served.

2020 Best 4th in the North Home & Business Decorating Contest

Show your patriotism! Dress up your home or business in stars and stripes and red, white, and blue. To ensure your decor is judged email by July 2 at 4pm. Judging will take place on Friday, July 3.

The winning home and business will each receive $100. Winners will be announced Monday, July 6.

2020 Best 4th in the North LifeNet Helicopter Flyover

Saturday, July 4 | 1:45pm (approximate)

In support of Best 4th in the North celebration LifeNet helicopter will land in Bicentennial Park and fly back across town as a flyover to kick off the Patriotic Travelling Motorcade Parade. 

This event is pending availability. There will be no gathering, and Bicentennial Park will be closed.

2020 Best 4th in the North Patriotic Travelling Motorcade Parade

Saturday, July 4 | 2pm

A parade of first responder vehicles will travel around the Town of Ticonderoga. The route details will be released on the Best 4th in the North Facebook page prior to the event.

There will be no gathering allowed. Please watch the Travelling Motorcade Parade from your own property or from your vehicle. 

Come Out for the Best 4th in the North!

On 4th of July, you won't want to miss the Best 4th in The North - Ticonderoga's ever popular town-wide Independence Day celebration. The celebration typically draws visitors from near and far and usually includes a parade, live music, stunning Adirondack fireworks, and so much more.

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