Celebrate Independence Day 2015!

In Cold Spring … Saturday, July 4

4:30 p.m. Independence Day Parade on Main Street

Entries gather on Northern Avenue near Tots Park

New entries still welcome: Contact Bruce Campbell at 845-265-3086

Parade ends at the riverfront bandstand

Bike Decorating Contest

“Red, White and Blue” theme

Entrants encouraged to ride in the parade

Judging at the bandstand right after the parade

Cash prizes to top three bikes

GoGo Pops for all participants

Honoring Our Veterans (Bandstand)

Veterans of the Iraq and Afghanistan Wars will be honored at a ceremony immediately after the parade

4 p.m. to Closing: Food, Fun and Refreshments on the Riverfront

For Kids (Dockside Park):

Inflatables, water slide, train rides, slush, cotton candy and popcorn


Cold Spring Lions Club: Cold beer

Haldane Booster Club: Hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage and peppers

Haldane Football Association: water and soda

Cup-o-ccino Café: Ice cream

Live Music featuring four local bands

4 p.m. (bandstand): Tenbrooks Molly

6 p.m. (Dockside Park): The Bar Spies

7 p.m. (Dockside Park): Painted Betty

8 p.m. (Dockside Park): The Slambovian Circus of Dreams

Fireworks (Dockside Park): At dark, sponsored by the PCNR

Rain Date: All events, Sunday, July 5

Parking: Free parking all day at the Metro-North parking lot. After 4 p.m., in other areas below the tracks, parking will be limited to residents and Hudson House guests. Free parking also available at the municipal lot and Mayor’s Park on Fair Street; on the Boulevard, Kemble Avenue south of the Boulevard and on Morris Avenue (Route 9D) near the softball fields.

In Beacon … Saturday, July 4

3 p.m. in Beacon Memorial Park, Fishkill Avenue

Food, fun and live music in the park

Featuring the Costellos and I am Beacon

Fireworks begin at dusk

A joint effort of the City of Beacon and Beacon-Fishkill Kiwanis Club

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