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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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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!

2023 Thursday Fireworks

Summer fireworks in Lake George start on July 4, and then follow every Thursday through August 31. The first Thursday night fireworks for 2023 will be on July 13.

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.

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

2023 Fridays at the Lake Concert Series

Here's the lineup for music on Fridays:

2023 Musical Mondays 

Here's the lineup for music on Mondays:

2023 Tribute Tuesdays

Tribute Tuesdays will take place July 11, 18, and 25; and August 1, 8, 15, 22, and 29 with Jonathan Newell. He'll lead this concert series into paying tribute to different bands and musical styles at Shepard Park. 

2023 Lake George Art Project's Concert Series Wednesdays

The Lake George Art Project sponsors a Wednesday evening concert series, and this year there are also two special Thursday performances:

2023 Special Events

Community Band Festival 

July 15, 2023

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.

Lake George Music Festival

August 6 - 17, 2023

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.

Lake George Jazz Weekend

September 15 - 17, 2023

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.

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

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