Ticonderoga, NY - June 2, 2016 - The Best 4th In The North Committee, a subcommittee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership is pleased to announce the schedule for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration in Ticonderoga, NY with the theme "Hometown Pride - Think Local," The 2016 Best 4th In The North Celebration will take place July 1-4, 2016 with a grand fireworks display, parade, the Montcalm Mile, as well as a variety of live music, food, vendors, rides, games, and much more throughout the four day celebration. New food, music, and rides are being added. The Best Fourth in the North Celebration attracts many visitors to the Ticonderoga area every year, which supports many local businesses and the local economy as a whole.

Best 4th In The North Celebration: July 1st - 4th, 2016
Friday, July 1st:
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM: Food, Vendors & Rides In Bicentennial Park *Bracelets $20.00, from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

6:00 - 9:00 PM: Valley of the Guns - Live Music! Alternative Rock Cover Band.

Saturday, July 2nd:
4:00 PM - 10:00 PM - Food, Vendors & Rides In Bicentennial Park *Bracelets $20.00, from at 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

6:00 PM - 9:00 PM: Patriotic Bash - Dance In The Park w/ DJ Cruz! Music by DJ Cruz/Cruz Entertainment.

Sunday, July 3rd:
4:00 PM - 10:30 PM - Food, Vendors & Rides In Bicentennial Park *Bracelets $20.00, from 5:00 PM - 9:00 PM.

4:00 PM: Fire Fighter Competition Area fire fighters come together to compete in the "Fire Fighter Games."

6:00 - 10:00 PM: Willie Playmore Band - Live Music! Classic & Modern Rock.

Monday, July 4th:
10:30 AM - 11:00 PM: Food, Vendors & Rides In Bicentennial Park

1:30 PM: Montcalm Mile/Parade Route To Close Light at Walmart Entrance along Wicker Street and Montcalm Street to Tower Avenue.

1:45 PM: Annual Montcalm Mile - Montcalm Street, Downtown Brought to you by the LaChute Road Runners. Cash Prizes. www.lachute.us.

2:00 PM: Fourth of July Parade - Montcalm Street, Downtown 2016 Theme "Hometown Pride" Grand Marshals: Ticonderoga Sentinels (representation from the entire school) lead by the Ticonderoga Varsity Football Team! Announcers: Angela Brown & Jessica Stoddard. Caron Disbrow will perform the National Anthem & other patriotic music. Sound System & additional patriotic music by DJ Cruz. Bandstand (donated by Dave Woods) will be located next to Rathbun Jewelers.

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM: Loose Connections - Live Music Country & Rock & Roll.

7:30 PM - 11:30 PM: Joe McGinness - Live Music Country, Rock, and Original Music.

9:45 PM/Dusk - Grand Fireworks Display

All events are Open to the public and donations are appreciated to benefit the Fireworks. All events are in Bicentennial Park in Downtown Ticonderoga unless otherwise stated. All times & information are subject to change.

The Theme for the 2016 Parade will be "Hometown Pride - Think Local." The parade will begin at 2:00 PM on July 4th with line up starting near Brannock Properties/Town of Ticonderoga Highway Garage. The bandstand for the parade will be located next to the Rathbun Jewelers building. Prizes and certificates will be awarded for floats in the following categories: Most Patriotic and Most Creative (Theme Related).

The Best 4th In The North Committee is excited and pleased to announce the Grand Marshals for the 2016 Best 4th In The North Parade. In staying with the theme of "Hometown Pride - Think Local" the committee has decided after calculating the votes the Grand Marshals for the 2016 parade will be the Ticonderoga Sentinels (representation from the entire school) lead by the Ticonderoga Varsity Football Team!

Parade applications as well as rules and regulations are available at www.best4thinthenorth.com or at the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce office. Parade applications can be returned to the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 94 Montcalm Street, Suite 1, Ticonderoga NY 12883. Parade applications must be returned by June 30, 2016. All businesses, organizations, committees, and community members are encouraged to participate in the parade (must be family friendly). There is no charge for participation in the parade.

For more information visit www.best4thinthenorth.com, the Best 4th In The North facebook page, www.timainstreet.org, or contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619. The main Best 4th In The North partners include the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership, the Town of Ticonderoga, and the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce. Additional sponsors to be recognized.

Best 4th In The North Committee - The Best 4th In The North Committee is a sub-committee of the Ticonderoga Montcalm Street Partnership dedicated to providing area residents and visitors with the best 4th of July experience in the North Country. For more information visit www.best4thinthenorth.com or "like" the Best 4th In The North facebook page. You can also contact the Ticonderoga Area Chamber of Commerce at 518-585-6619, email chamberinfo@ticonderogany.com or visit www.ticonderogany.com.

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