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Join Us for the Hamilton 4th of July Celebration!

A day of community, patriotism, and fun.

Roads will close at 10am to traffic, please plan accordingly.

See the route here

About the Celebration

Experience the charm and community spirit of Hamilton, NY at our vibrant Fourth of July parade, a highlight of our annual celebration.

Date & Time

July 4, from 8 am - 1 pm


Village Green, Hamilton, NY

Schedule of Events

Celebrate Independence Day in Hamilton, NY with a day full of festive events and family fun!

Begin your morning browsing unique finds at the market starting bright and early. As the sun climbs, make your way to Wings Way for the lineup before the much-anticipated parade commences, bringing vibrant colors and spirited energy to the heart of our village. After the parade, don’t miss the exciting performance by DownBeat Percussion at the Village Green pavilion, guaranteed to entertain and energize. Following the rhythmic beats, prepare to be amazed by the captivating tricks of Magician Nate the Great. The day concludes as the market winds down, leaving hearts full and community spirits high. Join us for a day to remember—Hamilton’s Fourth of July celebration awaits you!

Time Event
8:00 AM Market Begins
9:30 AM Lineup Begins on Wings Way
10:30 AM Parade BeginsLed by Chuck and Maureen Fox
11:00 AM Parade Hits Middle of Town
12:00 PM Performance by DownBeat Percussionby the pavilion in the Village Green
12:15 PM Magician Nate the Great
1:00 PM Market Concludes
Dusk Fireworks at Colgate UniversityPresented by Colgate University

Vendor Information

You’re invited to be a vendor at the Hamilton 4th of July Celebration!

The market will run from 8 am-1 pm in the Village Green on Thursday, July 4. Please do NOT set up before 7 am. Payment must be received by June 28 so that site assignments can be shared on June 29.

Application Deadline

We have reached capacity and are no longer accepting applications.

Application Information

We have reached capacity and are no longer accepting applications.

Parade Participation

Thursday 7/4, lineup starts at 9:30 am

Enter the lineup on Wings Way via the Airport Road entrance.

The parade will step off at 10:30 to be in the center of town around 11:00 am. The route ends at Hamilton Central School on West Kendrick Ave.

Decorate a vehicle, ride your bike, walk with your team, play music, throw candy or branded merch!

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Parade Route

Join us on July 4th for the Hamilton Fourth of July parade, starting at 9:30 AM on Wings Way, moving through the town center at 11:00 AM, and concluding at Hamilton Central School.

Parade Participation

We have reached capacity and are no longer accepting applications.

Poster Contest

3rd - 5th Graders at Hamilton Central School

Join us at Hamilton Central School to cast your vote in our Fourth of July poster contest! This contest features the artistic talents of 3rd through 5th graders, who have been hard at work in their art classes creating posters that embody the spirit of Independence Day. The winning design will be showcased on flyers throughout our community, promoting our annual celebration.

We invite all community members to visit the District Art Show at Hamilton Central School on May 9th from 5-7pm to support our young artists and participate in selecting the winning poster. The winner will be announced on Nextdoor Hamilton and Facebook. Don’t miss this chance to engage with local talent and contribute to our Fourth of July festivities!

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