Ulster County to salute essential workers during Independence weekend

KINGSTON – Ulster County will be presenting an Independence Weekend Salute to essential workers with a community fireworks show on July 4 in the TechCity parking lot at 300 Enterprise Drive in the Town of Ulster.

The lots will open at 7:30 p.m. and the fireworks presentation will begin at dusk. To abide by social distancing precautions, all attendees will be required to stay near their vehicles and no alcohol will be allowed on the site. The event is free for all residents.

Also, on July 5th, communities throughout Ulster County will recognize essential workers at a motorcade starting at Dietz Stadium at 4 p.m. in Kingston. The motorcade will feature and recognize individuals who have gone above and beyond during the pandemic.

“I am so proud that we are able to not only provide a safe outlet for our residents to celebrate our nation’s independence but to also recognize the hard work of all of those who have stepped up over the last few months,” County Executive Patrick Ryan said.

The law firm of Mainetti & Mainetti will sponsor the fireworks.

for sponsoring our fireworks celebration and I hope that residents will join us to recognize the works of those who selflessly put their own health and safety on the line for our community.”

“The Town of Ulster is very happy to host this year’s Fourth of July fireworks celebration,” Ulster Town Supervisor Jim Quigley said. “After these difficult months, it will be a wonderful and welcome celebration.”



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