Independence Day Weekend
Saturday and Sunday, July 1 & 2, 2023
Celebrate all things American at Historic Cold Spring Village’s annual Independence Day Celebration, which will be held on Saturday and Sunday, July 1 and 2, from 11:00 am to 4:00 pm.
A variety of patriotic family activities, programs, and music will be taking place and the Village’s restored historic buildings will be open, featuring demonstrations of Early American trades and crafts.
Chat with Ben Franklin and learn about his latest invention in the Spicer-Leaming House.
At 12:00 pm on Saturday and Sunday at the Dennisville Inn, there will be a Militia Muster for children ages 5 to 12. This will be followed by a reading of the Declaration of Independence at 1:30 pm.
On Saturday and Sunday from 2:00 pm to 3:00 pm the John Walter Cape Community Band will perform American heritage tunes at the Friends Pavilion.
On Saturday and Sunday at 3:00 pm learn some of the history of the American Flag at the Village Gazebo.
Kids can also take part in the “Patriot Spy Game,” visiting Village buildings to look for clues using a real Revolutionary War cipher.