Independence Day is this Thursday. A lot of people have a four-day weekend being off both Thursday and Friday. There are a bunch of different events happening in the Binghamton area throughout the holiday weekend. Here's just some of the things you can do.


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    Jim Free photo

    Fourth Of July at Highland Park

    The Fourth of July celebration at Highland Park will take place this Thursday from noon until 9:30 p.m. capped off by a huge fireworks show.

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    WNBF News/Roger Neel Photo

    July Fest

    July Fest takes place this weekend in downtown Binghamton Friday through Sunday with crafts, music, food, and more.

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    Jim Free Photo

    Vince Neil

    This Friday the Metal Music and Mayhem party takes place at Tags in Big Flats featuring Vince Neil performing Motley Crue music, Skid Row, and Lita Ford. General admission tickets are $29.75.

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    Jim Free Photo

    Binghamton Rumble Ponies

    The Binghamton Rumble Ponies will host the Akron Rubber Ducks at NYSEG Stadium this weekend. There will be fireworks after the game both Thursday and Friday. Thursday and Saturdays games start at 6:35, Friday's game starts at 7:05, and Sunday's game will start at 2:05.

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    Jamie McCarthy, Getty Images

    Jackson Browne

    Jackson Browne will be playing live at Bethel Woods for the Performing Arts Center this coming Saturday night. Tickets are still available for that show.

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    Gaye Gerard/Getty Images


    Sunday the WWE returns to the Floyd L Maine's Veterans Memorial Arena.

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