Capital Region to host variety of 4th of July events

Independence Day is just a few days away.
If you’re looking to celebrate, there are a lot of fun things happening around the Capital Region.

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The city of Amsterdam is hosting its Independence Day Festival.
It will be from 5:30 to 9:30 p.m. at Riverlink Park Monday evening.
There will be food trucks, drinks specials, a water show, live music, and fireworks to cap off the night.

In Schenectady County, there’s a free family-friendly event at Mabee Farm in Rotterdam Junction.
it’s from 5 o’clock until 9.
There is no charge to watch the fireworks.

You are encouraged to bring a blanket to relax on the lawn, and enjoy live music and a fireworks show over the Mohawk River.

Saratoga Springs is hosting an all-American celebration on July 4.
There will be the annual firecracker four road race and a family friendly concert, as well as fireworks to end the night.
The race begins at 9 a.m. at the Saratoga Springs city center.

There will be live music and fireworks at Empire State Plaza on the fourth.
Music starts at 8 p.m.
Fireworks start at 9:15.
There will also be drinks, pony rides and a bounce house for kids.
We asked our viewers where the best place is to see fireworks in the Capital Region.
If you want to see those answers, or join in on the conversation, just head to the NewsChannel 13 Facebook page.