Massachusetts July 4th Guide

Our Massachusetts July 4th Guide is new today, July 1, 2016. Rain is predicted for the entire state tonight. Any event that you might be interested in today may be cancelled or rescheduled, so make your plans accordingly. Always call and confirm before you travel! Massachusetts Regions - Counties

We’ll cover every region of the state and list every single celebration, whether it be big or small. This feature will give you an overview of the types of celebrations happening across the state, in your region, and in your neighborhood. We’ll feature concerts, patriotic parades, arts festivals, boat parades, small town commemorations, barbecues, picnics and more.

Our 4th of July Fireworks Guide will be a huge feature in its own right and one that we will update all the way through the holiday weekend.

Northeast Massachusetts July 4th Events

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Boston Harborfest

Boston Harborfest is the nation's biggest July 4th celebration. It opens on Thursday, June 28, 2018. It is a six-day celebration that features historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, live entertainment in Columbus Park, an arts festival, a taste of Harborfest … more …

Where: Columbus Park, Boston MA
When: Thu, Jun 28, 2018 - Thu, Jul 5, 2018 from 10:00 am - 11:00 pm
Cost: Free

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Andover 4th of July

Andover celebrates the Fourth of July with two days of events. These events include a pancake breakfast, a Horribles Parade, live music, games, family fun, fireworks and more. The fireworks will begin at dusk at Andover High School on Monday, … more …

Where: The Park, Andover MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 8:00 am - 12:00 pm

Southeast Massachusetts 4th of July Events

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Mashpee Picnic & Fireworks

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 Sunday, July 1, at Mashpee High School on … more …

Where: Mashpee High School, Mashpee MA
When: Sun, Jul 1, 2018 from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: Free

Massachusetts July 4th Events

Randolph Parade & Fireworks

Randolph celebrates the 4th in a slightly different manner. Their Night Before the 4th Annual Parade and Fireworks combines the traditional parade with fireworks all in one night. The event will be staged on July 3. The parade will start … more …

Where: Randolph High School, Randolph MA
When: Tue, Jul 3, 2018 from 7:00 pm - 9:45 pm
Cost: Free

Massachusetts July 4th Events

Bridgewater 4th of July - Arts & Music Festival

Bridgewater celebrates the 4th with a day full of events on Wednesday, July 4, 2018. The long day starts with a parade in the morning and ends with a fireworks display at 9:30 at Legion Field on Bedford Street. The … more …

Where: Legion Field, Bridgewater, MA MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 10:00 am - 10:00 pm
Cost: Free

Central Massachusetts July 4th Events

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Millbury Lions Carnival

Millbury will celebrate the Fourth of July with a carnival, two fireworks displays, and a 4th of July road race. The Millbury Lions Club carnival runs from June 29 to July 4 at Windle Field. The park is located at … more …

Where: Windle, Millbury MA
When: Fri, Jun 29, 2018 - Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 9-5 (all day)

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Auburn Fireworks

Auburn will celebrate the Fourth of July with a community festival on Tuesday, July 1. 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 … more …

Where: Pappas Recreation Complex, Auburn MA
When: Sun, Jul 1, 2018 from 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: Free

Sturbridge Village 4th of July Music

Sturbridge 4th of July

Old Sturbridge Village features an old-fashioned and historic 4th of July celebration every year. The festivities do require admission but there are a lot of activities scheduled throughout the day. The village is open from 9:00 am to 5:00 pm. … more …

Where: Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 9:30 am - 5:00 pm
Cost: 14.00 to 28.00

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Fitchburg 4th of July Parade

Fitchburg celebrates our nation's independence with a wide range of events called Civic Days. The events span an entire week. The Independence Day Parade will be staged on July 4. The celebrating begins with a block party and fireworks. The … more …

Where: Downtown Fitchburg, Fitchburg MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 10:00 am - 12:00 pm
Cost: Free

Western Massachusetts July 4th Events

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Monson Summerfest 4th of July

Monson will celebrate summer and the fourth of July with two days of festivities. The fireworks spectacular will be held on Saturday, June 23, and Summerfest will be held on Wednesday, July 4. Summerfest features a very long day of … more …

Where: Dave Grieve Park, Monson MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 12:00 am
Cost: Free

West Springfield 4th of July

West Springfield celebrates the Fourth of July with a community festival that runs all day long. The day begins at 11:00 am with a chicken dinner served by the West Springfield Unico, an Italian-American Service organization. The chicken dinner will … more …

Where: West Springfield Town Common, West Springfield MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 11:00 am - 9:45 pm

Massachusetts Fireworks: golden burst and falling green tendrils

James Taylor & Fireworks @ Tanglewood

James Taylor returns to Tanglewood for two nights of concerts to celebrate the Fourth of July holiday. The 2018 concerts are sold out at this point. These concerts are part of the Popular Artists Series. Mr. Taylor will be playing … more …

Where: Tanglewood, Lenox MA
When: Wed, Jul 4, 2018 from 8:00 pm - 10:00 pm
Cost: $27-108.00 (sold out)

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North Adams Fireworks

North Adams does not seem to have a fireworks display scheduled for 2018. We looked all over the town site, the Steeplecats site, and others and could not find anything. North Adams will celebrate the Fourth of July with a … more …

Where: Joe Wolf Field, North Adams MA
When: Thu, Jul 4, 2019 from 6:30 pm - 9:30 pm

We will be making updates to the Massachusetts July 4th Guide on a regular basis, all the way to Independence Day. If you know of any events that we’ve missed, just let us know. We are still waiting for many towns to post their information for this year.

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