Jul
26
Fri
Fireworks Spectacular @ TBD
Jul 26 @ 9:45 pm
Fireworks Spectacular @ TBD

The annual fireworks display is a OISF highlight featuring a rip-roaring display of fireworks over the St. Lawrence River.

Location TBD

Show Time: Please note that there is no specific time that the show will begin. The fireworks display will begin at dusk when the sky is dark enough for viewing. The sun will set around 8:30pm, so go early to get settled in and secure your spot. Be sure to bring blankets, chairs, and bug spray!

NO PETS ALLOWED

Food Vendors: Food trucks and stalls will be setup in the park before and during the show.

Trash Disposal: Receptacles will be available on site – please use them and clean up before you leave to help keep our city beautiful.

Facilities: Portable public bathroom facilities will be available on site.

All-Day Entertainment: Prior to the show, enjoy a full day of live music in the park along with food vendors and souvenirs.

Jul
27
Sat
Seaway Festival Parade @ Ford Street
Jul 27 @ 11:00 am
Seaway Festival Parade @ Ford Street

The annual parade is an OISF highlight featuring an array of entertainment, including marching bands, participant floats, dance performances, and more. Participants have the opportunity to have their performances and floats judged by a panel along the parade route.

Parade Route: The parade starts at the east end of Ford Street at the intersection of Champlain and Ford (near the 7/11) at 11:00am and finishes on the west side, usually lasting for 2-3 hours. Spectators are invited to pull up chairs and watch the parade on the verge. Spectators must respect private property and stay out of the road.

Road Closures: On parade day, expect Ford Street to be closed about 30 minutes before the parade starts until the end of the parade, usually lasting 2-3 hours. During this time, no parking will be permitted either.

Chairs and Seating: Chairs my be out after 5pm on Friday – NO EARLIER. Chairs may be placed on public property only for anyone who does not have a private residence along the parade route.

Trash Disposal: Trash receptacles will be available along the parade route.

Facilities: There are no additional public bathroom facilities provided – so plan ahead!

Parade Entry: There is no cost to enter a float or walk in the parade – though there is a fee for politicians to sign up to walk. Parade Entry Details Here