The Cornwall Independence Day Committee has released the schedule for this year’s day of hometown fun for the entire family. They are also seeking volunteers to help for a few hours.
The full day of activities will begin bright and early on July 4, 2022, with breakfast being served at the Highland Engine Company from 7:00am to 11:00am. A parade will step off on Main Street at 5:00pm. The well-known fireworks show will begin at 9:30pm.
Multiple activities will be held throughout the day, including a pie eating contest, a duck derby, and much more. See the full schedule below.
The celebration cannot happen without volunteers from the community. The committee is seeking help filling short shifts, many of which are only two hours. Volunteers can select the time and task they wish to perform. This is also an opportunity for Cornwall High School students who need volunteer hours. Those interesting in volunteering can sign up at https://cornwall4th.org/volunteer.
The schedule is as follows:
|7-11am||Cornwall Independence Day Breakfast||Highland Engine Co|
|All Day||Children’s Fourth of July Art Show||Ring’s Pond Pavilion|
|All Day||Inflatable Rides||Town Hall Tennis Courts|
|10am-4pm||Artisan Craft Faire||Town Hall Lawn|
|10am-4pm||Community Booths||Town Hall Lawn|
|10am-2pm||Stuff a Toy Animal (Cornwall Lions Club)||Community Booth Area|
|10-11am||Pet Show (registration: 9 a.m.) (Catholic Daughters of the Americas)||By the Main Stage|
|11am-1pm||Sands Ring Homestead Open House||Sands Ring Homestead|
|11am-12pm||Children’s Games||Lawn by Rings Pond|
|12pm- 1pm||Duck Derby||Ring’s Pond|
|1-2pm||Cornwall Independence Day Pie Eating Contest||Main Stage|
|2pm-2:05pm||Let Freedom Ring: Cornwall’s Church Bells||Pause & Listen|
|2-3pm||Music by “In Red”||Main Stage|
|3pm||Macaroni the Clown||Main Stage|
|3pm-3:15||Declaration of Independence:||St. John’s Episcopal Church: 66 Clinton St|
|4-5pm||Music by John Gioia||Main Stage|
|4:30pm||Main Street Mile||Main Street|
|5pm||Cornwall Independence Day Parade||Main Street|
|5:30pm||Main Street Mile Awards Ceremony||Main Stage|
|6pm||Flag Ceremony: Pledge of Allegiance, National Anthem, Invocation||Main Stage|
|6:30pm||Cornwall Independence Day Historical Pageant||Twn Band Stand|
|7:30pm||Music by Hurley Mountain Highway Band||Main Stage|
|9:30pm||Raffle Drawing||Main Stage|
|9:30pm||Cornwall Independence Day Fireworks||Look Up!|