Looking for a great spot to celebrate America's birthday? Check out one of these Capital Region 4th of July celebrations.

There will be no shortage of 4th of July festivities throughout the Capital Region all week long. From superb fireworks to food to amusements to live music, communities throughout the area will be pulling out all the stops to celebrate our Independence and America's 248th birthday!

How Did The 4th of July Fireworks Tradition Start?

According to History.com, during the first 4th of July celebration in Philadelphia in 1777 13 ship cannons fired a salute in honor of the 13 original United States colonies while fireworks were launched in Boston.

Looking for a great 4th of July celebration near you? Check out one of these great events in the Capital Region.

2024 Capital Region 4th of July Fireworks Guide

Looking for a great fireworks display in or near your hometown to celebrate the 4th of July this year? Here is a full list of Capital Region shows and celebrations to mark America's birthday!

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See The 8 Hottest Days On Record In Albany History

Summer is coming soon and some say it could be a SCORCHER. Will it be hot enough for a few days to join this list? Here are the 8 hottest days on record in Albany history according to the National Weather Service.

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