Massachusetts Events

Our main Massachusetts Events Page features all kinds of events in every region of the state. We also provide separate event listings for Northeast, Southeast, Central and Western Massachusetts. You can also list your event for free.

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Massachusetts Events Listings: Statewide


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Master Artist Exhibit

Mon, Jun 5, 2017 - Sun, Jul 9, 2017: The Cape Cod Art Association presents its Fourth Annual Master Artist Exhibit, an exhibition honoring the creative talent of their Master Artist Members. The show runs from Monday, June 5 to Sunday, July 9, 2017. The reception for the exhibition is on Thursday, June 8, [...]


MA Events July 4th Events

Amesbury Days

Thu, Jun 22, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Amesbury celebrates summer with a twelve-day event that has been a local tradition since 1899. The range of events is wide, and the number of events is quite impressive for such a small community of fewer than twenty-thousand people. The fun begins with a block [...]


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Yarmouth Summer Kickoff

Sat, Jun 24, 2017 - Wed, Jun 28, 2017: Yarmouth welcomes summer with a kickoff celebration that runs for five days. The celebration features a sand castle building contest, nature walks, yoga, baseball, a painting class, a farmers market, free movies on the beach, ballroom dancing, a fishing derby, an ice cream social, a [...]


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Wilmington Fun on the Fourth

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 - Sun, Jul 2, 2017: The Wilmington Fun on the Fourth celebration will run this year from Thursday, June 29 to Sunday, June 2, 2017. The fun includes a carnival, a Rotary Club Dinner, a free movie, games, contests, concerts, a Masonic Lodge Dinner, a doll carriage and bike parade, [...]


Massachusetts July 4th Events

Boston Harborfest

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Boston Harborfest is the nation's biggest July 4th celebration. It opens on Thursday, June 29, 2017. It is a five-day celebration that features historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, live entertainment in Columbus Park, an arts festival, a taste of Harborfest featuring local restaurants, a movie [...]


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Auburn Fireworks

Thu, Jun 29, 2017: Auburn will celebrate the Fourth of July with a community festival on Thursday, June 29, 2017. The event features a patriotic ceremony, a concert, fun for kids, games, fireworks and more. The event will be held at the Pappas Recreation Complex on Pakachoag Street. The [...]


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East Longmeadow Summer Carnival

Thu, Jun 29, 2017 - Mon, Jul 3, 2017: The East Longmeadow Summer Carnival will begin on Thursday, June 29 and it will run to Monday, July 3, 2017. The carnival is managed by the East Longmeadow Rotary Club. The celebration is staged at Veterans Memorial Field. There will be carnival rides, games, and [...]


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Somerville Fireworks

Thu, Jun 29, 2017: Somerville celebrates summer with fireworks at Trum Field on Thursday, June 29, 2017, from 6:30 to 11:00 pm. The fireworks begin at 9:15 pm. There will be live performances by the United States Air Force Heritage of America Band, local disco-funk band Booty Vortex, and [...]


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Dracut Fireworks

Thu, Jun 29, 2017: Dracut will celebrate the Fourth of July with a concert and a fireworks display on Thursday, June 29, 2017, at the Dracut School Complex at the Gazebo on Lakeview Avenue. The fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:00 pm. The concert starts at 7:00 pm and [...]


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Lexington 4th of July Carnival

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Lexington Massachusetts celebrates the season with a Fourth of July Carnival that goes on for five days. The Lions Club Carnival runs from Friday, June 30 to Tuesday, July 4, 2017. Please see our other page on the 4th of July in Lexington for more [...]


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Worcester Fireworks

Fri, Jun 30, 2017: Worcester celebrates the fourth a few days early. The party begins at 3:00 pm on Friday afternoon, June 30, 2017, at Christoforo Columbo Park East Park on Shrewsbury Street with Kids Korner activities and local food vendors. You'll find all American favorites like hamburgers, hot [...]


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Mashpee Picnic & Fireworks

Fri, Jun 30, 2017: The Mashpee Recreation Department stages their celebration of the Fourth of July a few days early every year to prevent conflicts with other local communities. The community picnic and fireworks are on Saturday, June 30, 2017, at Mashpee High School on Old Barnstable Road. The [...]


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Holyoke Fireworks

Fri, Jun 30, 2017: Holyoke will celebrate the Fourth of July a little early this year. Their annual firework display will be held on Friday, June 30, 2017. The show will be staged on the grounds of the Holyoke Community College on Homestead Avenue. The celebration begins with music, [...]


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Middleborough Carnival

Fri, Jun 30, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Middleborough celebrates the Fourth of July with a five-day carnival and fireworks. The carnival runs from Friday, June 30 to Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The events and special offers for the carnival vary almost every day. On Tuesday, July 4th, the fair opens early. Daytime [...]


Beverly Farms 4th of July

Sat, Jul 1, 2017 - Wed, Jul 5, 2017: Beverly Farms hosts several days of events to celebrate Independence Day. The festivities begin on Saturday, July 1, 2017, with live music and dancing. Here is the schedule of events for Beverly Farms Celebration of the Fourth of July: Saturday, July 1: 8pm-Midnight: Dancing and [...]


MA Events Farmers Markets

Canal District Farmers Market

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: The Worcester Canal District Farmers Market is a year-round market that is open every Saturday from 9:00 am to noon. The market features local produce, locally roasted coffees, microgreens, local wines, juices, smoothies, fresh flowers, CSA shares, fresh herbs, and more. There is also a [...]


Marblehead Festival of the Arts

Marblehead Festival of the Arts

Sat, Jul 1, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Marblehead celebrates Independence Day with a wide range of events. There’s the Marblehead Arts Festival, the Marblehead to Halifax Ocean Race and a harbor illumination and fireworks display. The arts festival celebrates its fifty-second year in 2017. The festival runs from Saturday, July the first [...]


Massachusetts July 4th Events

Rutland 4th of July

Sat, Jul 1, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Rutland will celebrate the Fourth of July with four full days of family fun. The community event features a chicken BBQ, road races, a lip sync competition, a strawberry festival, fireworks, a concert, a pancake breakfast, Junior Olympics, a 4th of July parade, a volleyball [...]


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Braintree 4th of July

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Braintree celebrates the fourth early on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The community has scheduled an entire day chocked full of events for the entire family at Braintree High School. The celebration includes a parade, games and carnival rides, local food vendors, a salute to veterans, [...]


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Halifax Family Fun Day

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Halifax will celebrate the Fourth of July with a full day of activities on Saturday, July 1, 2017. There is a Family Fun Day on the town green at noon and fireworks at the school in the evening. The family event features bounce houses, a [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: red and white bursts

Webster Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Webster will celebrate the fourth with a community celebration and a fireworks display on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The gates will open at noon and the fireworks are scheduled to start at dusk, or about 9:00 pm. The show is staged at Memorial Beach on [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: Patriotic Displays or red, white and blue

Acton Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Acton will host an entire afternoon and night of fun to celebrate the Fourth of July. The date for the event is Saturday, July 1, 2017. The location is NARA Park, located at 25 Ledge Rock Way in Acton. The evening event will start at [...]


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Hingham Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Hingham celebrates the Fourth of July with two days of celebrations. The fireworks are part of a community event hosted by the local Lion's Club. The event begins at 3:00 pm at the Hingham Harbor Gazebo. Children's and family activities include patriotic face painting, a [...]


Hingham July 4th Fireworks 2016 - Red, White, Blue and Gold

July 4th Community Celebration

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: The Hingham Lions will host the annual, American classic July 4th Community Celebration on Saturday, July 1 at picturesque Hingham Harbor. Please join us to enjoy an afternoon of family activities, an evening with live music, lots of summer fare and a wonderful fireworks extravaganza. [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: dancing pyrotechnics

Greenfield Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Greenfield celebrates the 4th of July with an entire afternoon of concerts and a spectacular fireworks display just after sundown. In Greenfield, the holiday is celebrated around the fourth, but not usually on the actual date. This year, the events are scheduled to take place [...]


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Halifax Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Halifax will celebrate the Fourth of July with a fireworks display on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The evening's festivities begin at Halifax Elementary School at 6:00 pm. There will be local food vendors and a balloon animal artist before the show starts. The fireworks are [...]


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Chicopee Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Chicopee celebrates our nation's Independence with a fireworks display this year on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The festivities begin at 7:00 pm with a concert and the fireworks follow at dusk, or about 9:30 pm. The event will be held at Szot Park on Tracy [...]


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Salisbury Beachfront Concerts & Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Salisbury celebrates summer with live music and fireworks on the beach for eight weeks. The fun begins on July 1 and runs through September 2, 2017. The concerts will be held on the Salisbury Beach Center Stage. The concerts will start at 7:30 pm and [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: green and white

Ayer Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Ayer celebrates the fourth with a full day of activities on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The concert and fireworks are staged at Pirone Park near Grove Pond. The concerts start at 4:00 pm with "Front and Center" and continue with the Nashoba Valley Orchestra at [...]


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Pepperell Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Pepperell celebrates our country's Independence with a parade, a community celebration called Firefest and fireworks at dusk on Saturday, July 1, 2017. The festivities are staged at Town Field Pepperell and include singing, dancing, local food vendors, artists, crafters and more. Firefest will run from [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: White burst

Westfield Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Westfield is celebrating the Fourth of July with a community celebration and fireworks. This year the fireworks will be staged at South Middle School on West Silver Street on July 1, 2017. The show is scheduled to begin at dusk, or about 9:00 to 9:30 [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: Multicolored shell

Braintree Fireworks

Sat, Jul 1, 2017: Braintree celebrates the fourth early on Saturday, June 25, 2016. The community has scheduled an entire day chocked full of events for the entire family. Events include a parade, games and carnival rides, a Food Truck Festival, a salute to veterans, raffle drawings, and a [...]


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Brewster Historical Society Farmers Market

Sun, Jul 2, 2017: The Brewster Historical Society Farmers Market is a new seasonal Farmer's Market for 2017. The market is open from June 25 to September 24. The hours are every Sunday morning from 9:00 am to 1:00 pm PM at Windmill Village. adjacent to Drummerboy Park). The [...]


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Methuen Fireworks

Sun, Jul 2, 2017: Methuen will celebrate the 4th of July with a fireworks display on Sunday, July 2, 2017. The festivities begin at 7:00 pm with entertainment that runs until the pyrotechnics start at about 9:15 pm. The show will be coordinated with music. The setting for the [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: golden burst and falling green tendrils

Wilmington Fireworks

Sun, Jul 2, 2017: Wilmington celebrates the fourth with four days of festivities and a fireworks display on Family Day, Sunday, July 2, 2017. The larger Wilmington celebration (see our main July 4th in Wilmington page) is called Fun on the Fourth. It features a carnival, a Rotary Club [...]


Boston, MIT & Cambridge Virtual Tour: July 4th Version, Fireworks 2016

Orleans Fireworks

Sun, Jul 2, 2017: Orleans celebrates the 4th of July with a fireworks display on Sunday, July 1, 2017, and a patriotic parade on Tuesday, July 4, 2017. The fireworks program begins at 8:30 pm and runs till 9:30 pm. The show should start around dusk. You can view [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: green and red bursts

Six Flags Fireworks – Agawam

Sun, Jul 2, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Six Flags New England celebrates our nation's independence this year with the Coca-Cola® July 4th Fest. The park will stage three nights of fireworks on Sunday, Monday, and Tuesday, July 2, 3, 4, 2017. It wouldn’t be July 4th without fireworks! You’ll be dazzled by [...]


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Middleborough Fireworks

Sun, Jul 2, 2017: Middleborough celebrates the Fourth of July with a five-day carnival and fireworks. The fireworks will be held on Sunday, July 2, 2017, at 10:00 pm. For a full list of activities and a schedule see our Middleborough 4th of July page. http://go2.guide/events/middleborough-carnival The fireworks will [...]


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Harvard 4th of July

Mon, Jul 3, 2017 - Tue, Jul 4, 2017: Harvard celebrates the fourth with two days of events. The fireworks kick things off on Monday night and then on Tuesday, there's a parade in the morning and a full afternoon of old-fashioned field events and a road race. Monday, July 3, 2017, the fun [...]


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Lawrence Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Lawrence celebrates the fourth with a long day of events at Veterans Memorial Stadium. The event begins at 6:00 pm on Monday, July 3, 2017, and ends with a fireworks display at 9:30 pm. Come enjoy the annual Light Up Lawrence Fireworks Show at the [...]


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Fitchburg Block Party & Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Fitchburg celebrates our nation's independence with a wide range of events that span a couple of days. The fun begins with a block party and fireworks on Monday, July 3, 2017. The block party starts at 5:00 pm. It is one of Fitchburg's most popular [...]


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Needham Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Needham celebrates Independence Day with two days of festivities. This year, the events will take place on Monday afternoon, July 3, and all day Monday, July 4, 2017. The festivities are organized and sponsored by the Needham Exchange Club. The event is held at Memorial [...]


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Stoughton Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Stoughton will celebrate Independence day on Monday, July 3, 2017, with music, a carnival, Rock N Roll Racing, and fireworks. The festivities begin at 5:00 pm and the fireworks are scheduled to start at about 9:30 pm. There will be a concert with Ronnie Lewis [...]


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Weymouth Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Weymouth celebrates our nation's heritage with a community celebration and fireworks on Monday, July 3. The event will be held at George Lane Beach in North Weymouth. The festivities begin at 5:00 pm with family entertainment, a food court, inflatables by It's 2 Cool, and [...]


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Harvard Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Harvard celebrates the fourth with three days of events, concerts and fireworks on Monday, July 3, 2017. The fun begins at 5:30 pm with concerts at Fruitlands Museum. The gates open at 5:00 pm. There will be a full night of concerts by local musicians [...]


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Freetown Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Freetown will celebrate the Fourth of July with a community celebration and a fireworks display on Sunday, July 3. The show will be held at Hathaway Park on Water Street in Assonet. The fireworks are scheduled to start at dusk. In the past, there were [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: Yellow and purple

South Hadley Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: South Hadley celebrates the Fourth of July with a community celebration with local food vendors, nonprofit group displays, games for the kids, a disc-jockey, a community band and a fireworks display. The event will be held at Micheal E. Smith Middle School on Monday, July [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: dancing pyrotechnics

Walpole Parade & Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Walpole celebrates Independence Day the night before the fourth. This year the fun begins on Monday, July 3, at 6:00 pm with the Walpole Fire Engine Parade. The parade kicks off at the East Walpole Fire Station, across from St. Mary's Church on Washington Street [...]


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Amesbury Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Amesbury celebrates summer with a twelve-day event that includes a fireworks display on Monday, July 3, 2017, at Woodsom Farms on Lions Mouth Road. There will be music before the show and the fireworks will start at dusk. The range of events is wide, and [...]


Massachusetts Fireworks: red, white and blue

Attleboro Fireworks

Mon, Jul 3, 2017: Attleboro will host a fireworks display on Monday, July 3, at dusk. The event will be held at the Attleboro High School and Brennan Middle School Complex. The rain date will be on Wednesday, July 5. Attleboro will continue celebrating on Tuesday, July 4, with [...]


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