The 4th of July Eve: Get Ready For The Big Day

You Gotta Be In It, To Win It: The Annual July 4th Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce Basket Raffle

Hundreds of participants are getting themselves and their floats ready for Schroon Lake’s 58th Annual 4th of July Parade, which kicks off a 6pm.I f previous years are a guide, organizers expect the parade and fireworks to attract a crowd of 20,000.

The first event of the day kicks off with the annual 4th of July Basket raffle to benefit the Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce. Tickets go on sale at 9am at the Chamber office on Main Street and the drawing is at 8pm. There are incredible baskets packed with cool goodies from local merchants and restaurants.

After the jump is your complete guide to the big day. Got special memories of Schroon’s 4th of July Parade and fireworks from the last 58 years? Don’t be shy – share them with our thousands of fans and readers in our comments section.

9 AM - 8 PM - "Adirondack Raffle” @ Schroon Lake Chamber Office. Sponsored by Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce

11 AM till sold out - 33rd Annual Chicken Barbeque @ the Community Church, half chicken dinner. $9.00

11 AM - 9 PM - "Art Bucket" - Air Brush Tattoo; Face Painting and Hair Braiding

11 AM - 9 PM - Lions Club Food Tent @ the beach area

11 AM - 12 PM - "Hot Pursuit" @ Town Park

12 PM - 5:30 PM - "Bounce Around" - Fun activities for children of all ages @ Town Park by the beach area

12 PM - 2:30 PM -"Loose Connection" @ Town Park

3 PM - Annual Fishing Contest Trophies - Awarded by The Schroon Lake Chamber of Commerce @ Chamber Office

3 PM - 5:30 PM - "Gregson Bros." @ Town Park

4 PM - 6 PM - Music on the Porch of The Community Church, Main Street - Sue Tillitson on keyboard and vocal

5:30 PM - 6 PM - Mini-Concert - "Adirondack Pipes & Drums" - next to Fountain on Main Street and Dock Street

6 PM - ANNUAL PARADE - Leaves Hoffman Road, up Route 9, down Fowler Avenue and onto Leland Avenue to Town Park beach area. The parade will be announced by Paul Bubar of Word of Life, on the Community Church Porch on Main Street.

Dusk - Patriotic Music Concert by the Word of Life Collegians and the Seagle Music Colony @ the Town Park

8 PM - Drawing of raffle winners @ the Chamber Office

Dark - Gala Fireworks Display above Schroon Lake