Top Places in the Capital Region to See Fireworks on the 4th of July

4th of July Fireworks in the Capital RegionIt’s hard to believe it, but the Fourth of July is just around the corner! For many people, July 4th is one of the big highlights of the summer season – and for good reason. There are SO many fun, family-friendly events and activities that go on to celebrate Independence Day throughout the Capital Region.

Not to mention, there are numerous spectacular fireworks displays that have become a signature part of our region’s Fourth of July celebrations.

Looking for a place to enjoy fireworks in Upstate NY’s Capital Region this year? Here are a few locations we recommend checking out:

Best Places to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in the Capital Region

There are fireworks displays galore around the 4th of July in Albany and the surrounding areas. Here are some of our favorite places to enjoy them:

Albany’s Empire State Plaza

Get a front row seat to one of the region’s most spectacular annual fireworks display at the Empire State Plaza! Thousands of people flock to the area to enjoy food and craft vendors, family friendly activities, and entertainment (in addition to fireworks). Admission is free!

Learn more about this year’s Empire State Plaza 4th of July celebration here.

Clifton Park’s Clifton Common

Enjoy a parade, live music, rides, games, food and craft vendors and more at the Clifton Common 4th of July celebration. An impressive fireworks display launches at dark! This is a great local event to check out.

Get more details about fireworks at Clifton Commons here.

Saratoga’s All American Celebration

Saratoga is a great place to spend the 4th of July! Downtown Saratoga Springs comes alive with events and activities, including tours, sales, road races, parades, music and more – not to mention, there’s an awe-inspiring 4th of July fireworks display planned! (Hint: for the best views of the fireworks, make your way to Spring St., Henry St., Putnam St., or the parking deck at Phila St.)

Get the scoop on this year’s 4th of July celebration in Saratoga.

Outside the Capital Region: Lake George 4th of July Fireworks

Thinking of venturing out of the greater Capital Region for this year’s 4th of July festivities? About an hour from Albany, Lake George is a terrific place to spend the 4th. With various fireworks displays and celebratory events throughout the region, there’s not shortage of patriotic fun to be had.

Learn more about Independence Day fireworks in the Lake George Region.

Heading Out to Watch July 4th Fireworks in the Capital Region? Let Us Take You There!

While the fireworks and events in the Capital District on and around July 4th are a blast, getting to and from them is not! Traffic and crowds can make traveling on the 4th of July extra challenging and stressful.

That’s where we come in! At Premiere, we take all the stress and frustration out of getting from point A to point B on the 4th of July! Based in Albany, we know the Capital Region well and we’re familiar with local events and fireworks displays. Our transportation services can make your Independence Day celebration easier and much more enjoyable.

You won’t have to worry about navigating, finding parking, or dealing with traffic. We’ll handle all of that for you as enjoy the ride with your friends and family! Plus, with our extensive fleet of vehicles, we can handle groups of any size.

Take your 4th of July plans to a new level this year with Premiere Transportation. Let us take you to the fireworks! Give us a call at (518) 459-6123 to make your reservation or request a quote online!

Your VIP Concert Experience at SPAC

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Premiere Transportation Is Your Summer Concert Connection!!

Your favorite bands will only come to SPAC once this summer. There’s no better way to see your favorite band than with the Premiere Transportation VIP Concert Package! Included with four VIP tickets is your own private limo transportation and access to VIP areas. When you go to see your favorite band, do it right and call Premiere Transportation! We have limited availability, so call ahead of time if you are interested!

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How To Plan a Wine Tour in Upstate NY

Women enjoying a wine tour in Upstate NYCentral New York’s Finger Lakes region is not the only place where you can enjoy an out-of-this-world NY wine tour.

Wineries have been cropping up throughout the Hudson Valley in Upstate NY, making the greater Capital Region another great New York destination for wine tasting.

Upstate NY Wine Tours

If you live in Albany, Saratoga, Lake George or the surrounding areas, you don’t have to go far to find some great local wineries and tasting rooms to explore. In recent years, the craft beverage and winery scene has grown tremendously in the Hudson Valley, making it a great (and convenient) place to head out on a wine tour.

If you’ve never planned a wine tour before (or you have, but you need a quick refresher), you’ve come to the right place! We’ve put together a step-by-step guide to planning an Upstate NY wine tour so you can get the coordinating out of the way and hit the road to taste some great locally made wines. Continue reading

Up To 25% Off Yankees and Mets Tickets!

Affordable Transportation and 10% – 25% Off Yankees And Mets Tickets

10% Off Yankees and Mets Tickets

Receive 10% – 25% off Yankees and Mets games with a purchase of at least ten Yankees tickets or fifteen Mets tickets. Get your group together and enjoy private transportation, discounted tickets, and a scoreboard greeting. With a large enough group, transportation can be as low as $45.42 per person! Purchase group transportation through us and we’ll automatically provide you with the discounted tickets prices as part of the package! Bypass the hassle of traffic, tolls, and parking and enjoy Yankee Stadium or Citi Field with your family, friends, or co-workers! All you need to do is call Premiere Transportation at 518-459-6123.
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4 Ways Premiere Transportation Can Help With Wedding Day Transportation

Couple on their wedding dayIf you’re in the midst of planning a wedding, you’ve likely realized there are FAR more details to coordinate than you’d ever imagined. The day of your wedding will have a lot of moving parts and if you want it to go smoothly, every one of those parts needs to be carefully thought out.

At Premiere Transportation, we’ve been working with brides and grooms in Upstate NY and the surrounding areas for decades. We know that hiring a transportation company you can completely count on can make a world of difference when it comes to ensuring that your wedding day goes smoothly.

We may not be able to ensure that your guests will follow the dress code, the cake will stay upright, or your crazy uncle will use appropriate moves out on the dance floor – but we can help make sure that all of your transportation needs are met on one of the most important days of your life. Continue reading

St. Patrick’s Day Special – Less Than $15 Per Person!

March group transportation specials, St Patrick's Day

24 Passenger Coach


Additional hours $55/hr

18 Passenger Party Bus


 Additional hours $65/hr

28 Passenger Coach


 Additional hours $65/hr

24 Passenger Limo Coach


 Additional hours $80/hr

35 Passenger Coach


 Additional hours $65/hr

Valid Friday, March 17th to Sunday, March 19th

Celebrate St. Patrick’s Day With Premiere

Gather your friends, co-workers, or family! Premiere Transportation has enough room for all of them! Plus, with our special St. Patrick’s Day luxury coach rates, you’ll be able to make sure everyone can have a safe ride together, with a clean and professional vehicle. You take care of the fun, let Premiere handle the rest!

Based on 4 hours Door to Door

*Pricing does not include sales tax or gratuity. Travel charges may apply outside of the local Albany area. Cannot be combined with any other offer or substituted for package rates including Proms, Funerals and Weddings. Call for Details.

Upstate NY Restaurant Weeks in 2017 You Won’t Want To Miss

Upstate NY Restaurant WeekRestaurant weeks have become incredibly popular over the last few years. In many of our local communities here in Upstate NY, they’ve become annual events that thousands of people look forward to.

Local restaurant weeks provide great opportunities for local residents and out-of-towners alike to explore the area restaurant scene and try out new eateries where they’ve been meaning to grab a table. With discounts and widespread participation, it’s no wonder these events have taken off.

Planning to join in on the restaurant week action in Upstate NY this year? Here are some of the upcoming 2017 Restaurant Weeks you won’t want to miss! Continue reading