ORANGE COUNTY, N.Y. -- Ready for some pop and patriotism? Check out the following Fourth of July events:
- Great American Weekend: Saturday, July 1 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. and Sunday, July 2 from 10 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Church Park in Goshen. Kick off grand circuit racing season at the world’s oldest active harness racing track. Plus, enjoy over 150 craft vendors, antiques, exhibits, live entertainment, 5K/10K races, children’s rides, food vendors, hat contest, and more. Call 845-294-7741, or visit www.GoshenNYchamber.com.
- New York Air Show: Saturday, July 1 and Sunday, July 2 from 9 a.m. to 5 p.m. at Stewart International Airport. U.S. Navy Blue Angels will headline the event which will also feature a flight performance of the F-35 Lightning II Joint Strike Fighter and the West Point Parachute Team. Purchase tickets by calling 877-766-8158, or visit www.airshowny.com, Facebook: New York Air Show.
- Independence Day Celebration: Tuesday, July 4 from 10 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. at New Windsor Cantonment State Historic Site . A military drill and cannon firing at 2 p.m., followed by a children’s musket drill. At 3 p.m., enjoy a visitor assisted reading of the Declaration of Independence followed by another military demonstration. Call 845-561-1765 ext. 22, or visit www.palisadesparksconservancy.org.
- Independence Day Celebration with the West Point Band: Saturday, July 8, from 7:30 to 9:30 p.m., the West Point Band celebrates our nation’s Independence Day at Trophy Point. The performance will conclude with a fireworks show. In case of inclement weather, the concert will take place on Sunday, July 9 at 7:30 p.m. Call 845-938-2617, or visit Facebook: Independence Day Celebration
Visit Orange County Tourism’s at www.orangetourism.org for details and other events.
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