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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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Please note, the 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!

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Wednesdays: Lake George Arts Project Summer Concert Series

The Summer Concert Series for the Lake George Arts Project will take place July 21 and 28, and August 4, 11, 18, and 25, 2021.

For more information about the Lake George Arts Project Concert Series, contact the Lake George Arts Project at (518) 668-2616.

Thursday Entertainment in Shepard Park

Thursday night fireworks for 2021 will take place on the following dates: July 8 (Canceled), 15, 22, 29, and August 5, 12, 19, 26, and September 2. (There will also be fireworks on Sunday, July 4.)

Enjoy performances from the Lake George Community Band from 8pm to 9:30pm on select Thursdays: July 1, July 8 (Canceled), July 15, July 22, and July 29. (Fireworks conclude each of these shows except for July 1.)

Thank you to Warren County, Lake George Steamboat Company, Rain Out, Fort William Henry, Courtyard by Marriott, Adirondack Trust, Price Chopper/Market 32, Lake George Shoreline Cruises, and an anonymous donor for sponsoring the 2021 Lake George Thursday night fireworks.

Fridays at the Lake Concert Series

Fridays at the Lake will take place at Shepard Park from 6pm to 9:30pm. Here's the lineup:

  • July 2: The Refrigerators With Boomerang
  • July 9: Funk Evolution With Tumblin' Dice (Rolling Stones tribute)
  • July 23: New York Players With Dirt Cheap
  • August 6: Skeeter Creek With The Schmooze
  • August 13: Ten Most Wanted With Better Off Led (Led Zeppelin tribute)
  • August 27: EB Jeb With Bluz House Rockers
  • September 3: Big Sky Country With Stony Creek Band
  • September 25 (Special Edition Saturday): Blue Moon Band & E.B. Jeb

For more information about Fridays at the Lake find Fridays at the Lake on Facebook or visit

Magical Musical Mondays & Tuesday Tributes

Magical Musical Mondays & Tuesday Tributes are always a blast! This year instead of traditional Tuesday Tributes the Jonathan Newell Band will perform on alternate Tuesdays from Bobby Dick (see details under Special Events below).

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

Special Events

Jonathan Newell Band

The Jonathan Newell Band will perform at Shepard Park July 6 and 20, and August 3, 17, and 31 from 7pm to 9pm.

Across the Pond

Across the Pond will perform at Shepard Park July 6 and 20, and August 3, 17, and 31, from 7pm to 9pm.

Bobby Dick

Bobby Dick will perform at Shepard Park July 13 and 27, and August 10 and 14 from 7pm to 9pm.

The Racing City Chorus

Enjoy a performance from The Racing City Chorus on July 16 at Shepard Park.

The North Country Jazz Project

The North Country Jazz Project will perform on July 17 at Shepard Park.

Lake George Music Festival

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

All events are open to the public and are handicapped-accessible. Venues are located throughout Lake George.

Lake George Jazz Weekend

Enjoy two days of entertainment by the lake during Lake George's Jazz Weekend in Shepard Park! The weekend features a talented lineup of jazz musicians and groups. All concerts are free, but attendees should plan to bring their own chairs and blankets.

Community Band Festival (Cancelled for 2021)

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.

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