Festival Fever: Fabulous Fourth Festivities @ Empire State Plaza, 7/4/10

Peter Noone
C’mon Get Happy!

That’s the theme of this year’s Fourth of July celebration at the Empire State Plaza in Albany on Sunday.

Once again, Price Chopper is stepping up to sponsor one of the biggest free annual events in the Capital Region – the Fabulous Fourth & Fireworks Festivities, featuring in the biggest and best fireworks display anywhere around Nippertown.

The festivities take place on Sunday, of course, although the rain date for the celebration in Monday. And naturally, admission is free.
Throughout the afternoon there will demonstrations and stunts by the Skyriders Trampoline Show, as well as the Red Bull Aaron Colton Sport Bike/Freestyle Stunt Show.

Here’s the musical schedule for the day:

2pm: The Empire State Plaza grounds open
3pm: Jim Gaudet and the Railroad Boys
4:30pm: Soul Session
6pm: The Happenings
8pm: Herman’s Hermits starring Peter Noone
9:15pm: Fabulous fireworks display

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