Summer has officially begun and we’re getting close to the Independence Day holiday on July 4th! This means plenty of cookouts, a swim in the pool, time with family and friends, and of course, fireworks! Here’s a list of local celebrations happening throughout the area:
Auburn – Thursday, June 30th
Location: Pappas Recreation Complex
With plenty of food, games, and live entertainment, Auburn has something for everyone at their 4th of July celebration! For more info, click here.
Attleboro – Friday, July 1st & Sunday, July 3rd
Location: Hayward Field on North Avenue
Don’t miss fireworks on the 1st followed by a “Kids 4th fun” event on Sunday the 3rd! For more info, click here.
Beverly – Monday, July 4th
Location: West Beach, Beverly
For a full list of events for the weekend and pricing, click here.
Boston – Monday, July 4th
Location: The Hatch Shell & Charles River Esplanade
The Boston Pops are back! Head on down to the Hatch Shell for amazing live music and stay for the spectacular fireworks! For more info, click here.
Braintree – Saturday, June 25th
Location: Various locations
There’s so much to do for the whole family from a parade to food trucks, bands, and fireworks! For more info, click here.
Chelmsford – Saturday, July 2nd – Monday, July 4th
Fitchburg – Sunday, July 3rd
Location: Fireworks are being shot off from Rollstone Hill, with viewing locations throughout the city
Don’t miss Fitchburg’s fireworks display! For more info, click here.
Gloucester – Sunday, July 3rd
Location: The Boulevard
The traditional Horribles parade kicks off the day with live music and family fun, with the fireworks starting at 10 PM. For more info, click here.
Halifax – Saturday, June 25th
Location: Behind HOPS playground
With many family-friendly activities and fireworks in store, you don’t wait to miss the Halifax 4th of July festivities! For more info click here.
Harvard – Saturday, July 2nd and Monday, July 4th
Music, antique cars, a parade, fireworks, and more fill the independence day weekend in Harvard! For more info, click here.
Milford – Saturday, June 25th
Location: Plains Park
Head on down to Plains Park for Milford’s annual fireworks with food provided by the Milford Lion’s Club. For more info, click here!
Sutton – Sunday, June 26th
A parade, fireworks, food trucks and much more encompass Sutton’s 4th of July festivities! Click here for more info.
Walpole – Saturday, July 2nd
Location: Joe Morgan Memorial Field
You don’t want to miss the Walpole, MA fireworks! For more info click here.
Waltham – Friday, July 1st & Saturday, July 2nd
Location: Charles River (near the Moody Street bridge) & Prospect Hill Park
Fireworks begin at dusk on Friday, July 1st, with a festival happening from 10 AM – 2 PM on Saturday, July 2nd with music, games, amusements, and more at Prospect Hill Park! For more info, click here.
Worcester – Thursday, June 30th
Location: East Park (Cristoforo Colombo Park)
The fun starts at 4 PM in Worcester! With live music, delicious food, and fireworks, there’s something for everyone! For more information, click here. Plus, visit Polar Park, home of the WooSox, on Friday nights for their weekly fireworks show!
Hampton Beach, NH – Monday, July 4th
Beginning at 9:30 PM, head to Hampton beach for the fireworks and celebrate with the local community! For more info click here.
Newport, RI – Monday, July 4th
Come see the fireworks in Newport! Popular viewing locations include Perrotti Park, King Park, and Queen Anne Square. For more info, click here.
Ogunquit, ME – Monday, July 4th
Watch the fireworks anywhere from Main Beach to Footbridge beach! For more information, click here.
York Beach, ME – July 2nd & July 3rd
Visit York Harbor Beach, Hartley Mason Park on July 2nd & Short Sands Beach on July 3rd for fireworks starting around 9 PM! For more info click here.
Fort Lauderdale, FL – Monday, July 4th
Location: Fort Lauderdale Beach & Las Olas Oceanside Park
You don’t want to miss this extravaganza! With live bands to the kids zone, and fireworks to end the night, this will be a night to remember! For more info, click here.
Click here for a full list of July 4th fireworks and festivities!
*Dates, times, and locations subject to change