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Visit Shepard Park All Summer Long for Free Music & Fireworks!

Shepard Park on Canada Street in Lake George Village is a hotspot for free concerts, family-friendly events, and fireworks.

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Note: Thursday night fireworks, Fridays at the Lake, the Community Band Festival, and many other events are free. Some do have a fee, or the fee varies by event, as with the Lake George Music Festival. 

Fireworks are weather dependent and run by the Village of Lake George, who can be reached at 518.668.5771.

Shepard Park Ampitheatre Concerts & Events in Lake George!

2024 Thursday Fireworks

Summer fireworks in Lake George start on July 4, and then follow every Thursday at 9:30pm starting July 11 and ending August 29, 2024.

band performers at amphitheater in front of lake
Photo credit: Amanda Metzger

Visit the Village of Lake George's Facebook page for updates and cancellations, or give them a call at 518.668.5771 to make sure the show's a go. Fireworks are weather dependent, and rain dates are Fridays.

2024 Community Band Thursdays

fridays at the lake concert in lake george

The Lake George Community Band performs on the following Thursdays:

2024 Fridays at the Lake

Fridays at the Lake will take place July 5 through August 30. Here's the lineup: 

2024 Sunday Show

There will be a Sunday performance with Will Kempe's Players at August 25.

2024 Musical Mondays 

Musical Mondays will take place with Susie Q and Matt Donnelly on the following dates:

Rich Ortiz will also perform on certain Mondays:

2024 Tribute Tuesdays

Tribute Tuesdays are back with Jonathan Newell performing on the following dates:

lake george arts project concert by lake george

2024 Lake George Art Project's Concert Series Wednesdays

The Lake George Art Project sponsors a Wednesday evening concert series. These events will take place for 2024 on Thursdays in July and August, plus a special Saturday show on June 29.

lake george community band concert

Here's the lineup:

2024 Special Events

lake george community band festival

Community Band Festival 

July 13, 2024

The Lake George Community Band Festival in Shepard Park typically features performances by concert bands from the northeastern United States and Canada. Admission to the performances is free, and attendees get to hear a variety of musical styles.

Rockin' With Ronald Festival

August 1 - 3, 2024

Stay tuned for more info on Rockin' With Ronald!

Rock the Lake

August 10, 2024

Stay tuned for more details on Rock the Lake!

stage set for a performance on the left, musicians perform on the right

Lake George Music Festival

August 11 - 22, 2024

Experience thrilling performances by world class musicians at Lake George's premier music and arts festival! Lake George Music Festival features nine days of open rehearsals, live concerts, interactive workshops, and outreach events.

Adirondack Independence Music Festival

August 30 - September 1, 2024

Stay tuned for more details on the Adirondack Independence Music Festival!

Lake George Jazz Weekend

September 13 - 15, 2024

Enjoy two days of entertainment by the lake during Lake George's Jazz Weekend in Shepard Park! This is the 40th year for the annual event that features a talented lineup of jazz musicians and groups. All concerts are free, but attendees should plan to bring their own chairs and blankets.

For more information on Lake George summer events, contact the Village of Lake George at (518) 668-5771.

See more events coming up at the events calendar >>

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