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Find Massachusetts Fireworks Near Me

Find Massachusetts Fireworks on our map, calendar or search box. (Updated July 2, 2017) Map out events near you, see events day by day on the calendar and search for others here. In addition to this, you can check out our geographically oriented features that list all of the events coming up in the next few weeks and throughout the year.

Go2.Guide is committed to publishing in as many different formats as possible, whether it be a list, a calendar, a map, or even a search form. The information has to be easy to find and use because this is our unique service to you.

Find Massachusetts Fireworks on our Map

Our Map features spectacular shows coming up this summer and fall. Most are for the fourth, but some are community celebrations or beach fireworks.

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Find Massachusetts Fireworks on our Calendar

Our Calendar is where you can visualize what’s coming up on each day of the month so that you can plan for your summer trips and great adventures.

Here are some notes about the calendar that we hope you’ll find helpful. We show any day with one event or multiple events in orange so that you can click on the date and look over a list of relevant events for that particular day. On some days, you’ll notice that we’re only showing three events. On those days, you can choose to click on more to get an inclusive list of all of the events for that day. Our calendars should help you find Massachusetts fireworks shows on just about any weekend this summer.

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Find Massachusetts Fireworks with our Search

Our Search helps you find information on events in a different manner. You can also search by keyword, location, activity or interest. Moreover, you can also use the advanced search function to search by keywords and location and dates to get even more relevant results.


Our Other Fireworks Features

Our fireworks features can help you find Massachusetts fireworks displays near you or across the state. These shows are listed by region on each individual page and in order on that list by date.

Best Massachusetts Fireworks
The top shows in the state, our favorites from every region
Northeast Massachusetts Fireworks
Essex, Middlesex and Suffolk County Fireworks
Southeast Massachusetts Fireworks
Norfolk, Plymouth, Bristol, Barnstable, Dukes and Nantucket County Fireworks
Central Massachusetts Fireworks
Worcester County Fireworks
Western Massachusetts Fireworks
Franklin, Hampshire, Hampden and Berkshire County Fireworks

Find Massachusetts Fireworks by Location

This is a list of event locations that may have fireworks shows coming up in the next month.

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Find Massachusetts Fireworks Notes

Most importantly, our fireworks guides are written to help you find the best information in the least amount of time. To make these features work, we have to do a ton of research, organize them logically into geographical and interest-based categories, and most importantly, publish them in a timely matter. Sometimes, unfortunately, we don’t get the information until the very last minute. We’ve known good sized towns to wait until the day before the actual event to publish the information on the location, time, and pertinent details of the fireworks show.

Finally, if all of this isn’t working for you, and you don’t find the Massachusetts fireworks display that you’re looking for, don’t panic. You can always just drop us a line. Tell us what the problem is and how we can make things easier and better for you. We’re here to help and best of all; we don’t bite.

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First Night Massachusetts Guide

Our First Night Massachusetts Guide is new today, December 31, 2016. We are quite late in getting this story published, but we wanted to get the feature out there and established for next year. There are first night celebrations all over the state of Massachusetts from Chatham to Worchester and Boston. Here’s our list for this year.

First Night Boston

Boston’s first night celebration is the oldest one in the state. It premiered in 1976. This celebration features early and late events that are designed to meet the needs of two distinct audiences. The early events run from noon to 4:00 pm and more geared towards families and children. These events lead up to an early fireworks display over Boston Common at 7:00 pm. The Countdown to Copley fireworks and light show take place at midnight. There are concerts and performances at venues all day long and all the events are free. Find out more.

First Night Worchester

Worchester’s first night is celebrating its 35th year. The festivities include folk music, jazz, choral groups, Irish dance groups, rock, bag pipe bands, bluegrass, country music, blues, thetrical performances, puppet shows, dance, ice sculptures, magic shows, bounce houses, acrobats, movies and more. The night comes to a close with a fireworks show at 11:15 pm from the top of Bell Hill. Admission is free with the purchase of a button for $10.00 to $15.00 each. Find out more.

First Night Beverly

Beverly is moving their celebration this year to Friday, December 30, 2016. The festivities this year all carry a Pokemon theme. Highlights from the events include face painting, kid’s arts and crafts, Irish Dancers, teen bands, curious creatures, juggling, party music, a magic show, a grand procession and the kid’s countdown and beach ball drop. There are no fireworks scheduled. Buttons are available for $8.00 each. Find out more.

First Night Chatham

First Night Chatham is celebrating their twenty-sixth year on December 31, 2016. The fun begins at noon and continues till dusk when the fireworks go off at Veterans Field. The event celebrates the arts and culture of the region and takes place at locations all over town. Early highlights of the festivities include an annual town photo that is taken at the Chatham Lighthouse, a bubble wrap stomp, and a Carnival Caper costumed road race. There’s also a concert with the Cape Cod Jazz Quartet at the Orpheum Theater, miniature golf at the Community Center Gym, Bradley James at the Congregational Church, Keltic Kids at St. Christopher’s Chapel. You’ll also find Cirque du Jour at the Middle School Large Gym, Chinese Folk Dancers at the Middle School Auditorium, Ryder Martin’s Fabulous Trains at Atwood House Museum, and Horse Drawn Wagon Rides at Town Hall. Later in the day, there is a Noise Parade, early evening, low-level fireworks at Veteran’s field for children that can’t wait till midnight, and finally the Countdown Cod and fireworks on Oyster Pond at midnight.

First Night Chatham Buttons are available for $20.00 each. Children’s buttons are available for $5.00 each for children between the ages of 3 to 11 years old. Find out more.

First Night Sandwich

First Night Sandwich celebrates its fifth year in 2017. The festivities begin at 4:00 pm on Saturday, December 31, 2016. This family-friendly event is a non-alcoholic celebration of the arts. Some of the performances include Mamadou, a five piece African band playing at town hall, The Green Briar Nature Center puppets at 1st Church, and Woodhall/Jackson Folk Music at C.W.’s. You’ll also find the Cape Cod Guitar Ensemble at Sandwich Glass Museum, Vernon Parris Steel Drums at the library, and the Highland Light Scottish Pipe Band at the Masonic Lodge.

There will also be ice sculptures, a children’s ice skating rink, lighted giants in the village and along Route 6A, children’s crafts, a fairy garden, and a Resolution Wall. The Reveler’s Parade starts at 8:00 pm. Lineup begins at 7:00 pm at Wing School. The parade route winds through town and ends up at First Church and Shawme Pond. The night concludes with the fireworks display over the pond. The finale features the lighting of the giant sea creature sculptures, a cannon firing and a fireworks display on Shawme Pond.

First Night Sandwich buttons can be purchased at locations all over town. The buttons grant you admission to all of the night’s events. The cost is $10.00 each for adults and $6.00 each for children, ages 3 to 12 years old. Buttons can also be purchased at Sandwich Town Hall on Saturday beginning at 3:00 pm. Find out more.

First Light Provincetown

First Light in Provincetown is a five-day celebration that includes a polar bear plunge, a winter farmers market, dances, brunches, ice skating, a Sound of Music Sing-Along and fireworks on Sunday, January 1, 2017.

Here’s a quick rundown of the highlights of the events for each day of the festival.

  • Thursday, December 29, 2016 Lunch and dinner at many local restaurants, live entertainment at Tin Pan Alley, Cabaret at Provincetown Theater, and Karaoke at Club Purgatory
  • Friday, December 30, 2016 Friday, you’ll find events like holiday breakfasts, brunches, lunches and dinners at local restaurants, Family Pizza Night at the library, and Edenville in concert at the Sage Inn. Also, there’s a Sound of Music Sing-a-Long with the Sisters of Perpetual Indulgence at Town Hall, Cabaret at Provincetown Theater, live music at Tin Pan Alley and Crown & Anchor. There will also be holiday dances, and a Holiday Market at the Canteen with Hanukkah food and festivities, vendors, artisans and more.
  • Saturday, December 31, 2016 (early) Saturday, you’ll find holiday breakfasts, brunches, lunches and dinners at local restaurants, and the Provincetown Farmers Market at Town Hall. The Holiday Market at Canteen will feature local vendors, artisans, performers, grilled sausages, hot soups, soft pretzels and more. Later you might enjoy New Year’s Drag Bingo at the Crown & Anchor, Wicked Wonderland at the Art House, or a Light Bright Bike Ride at Town Hall (decorated bicycles in a parade competing for prizes). There will also be special New Year’s Eve Dinners at Tin Pan Alley, Jimmy’s Hideaway, Mac’s Fish House, Central House, and Spindler’s.
  • Saturday, December 31, 2016 – PTown New Year’s Eve Dances There will be jubilant dances and celebrations all over town. Strangers and Saints throws a party with dance music, cocktails, light snacks, party favors, a champagne toast and a brunch buffet at midnight. Jim Brousseau plays piano at Tin Pan Alley. VJ Tom Yaz plays the best videos; Bobby Weatherbee plays piano and DJ Chris Racine plays the latest dance hits at the Crown & Anchor. DJ Beth O plays at Sage Inn. DJ Dave plays at Club Purgatory. And finally there’s a New Year’s Eve Party with DJ David LaSalle, Thirsty Burlington, hats, noisemakers and a champagne toast for a $10.00 cover charge at A-House.
  • Sunday, January 1, 2017 New Year’s Day you can enjoy holiday breakfasts, brunches, lunches and dinners at local restaurants or the Provincetown Farmers Market at Town Hall. The Holiday Market at Canteen continues with local vendors, artisans, performers, grilled sausages, hot soups, soft pretzels and more. There will also be a Family Picnic Lunch at the library, a film screening of “All We Had” at Water’s Edge Cinema, and an Art opening at Rosewind Gallery at Sage Inn. Later you can watch the Polar Bear Plunge with cocktails, chili, hot chocolate and coffee at the beach at Johnson Street, or take in the Wicked Winter Wonderland at Provincetown Art House. As the day comes to a close, you’ll find Fireworks Cocktail Parties at Crown & Anchor and Spindler’s. The day comes to a grand finale moment with Provincetown’s First Light Fireworks at MacMillian Pier at dusk (approximately between 5:00 and 6:00 pm)
  • Sunday, January 1, 2017 (after the fireworks) The party continues in PTown after the fireworks with cocktails, buffets and dinner at local restaurants and bars, and the Rat Pack Gala at Provincetown Theater. There’s also the John Thomas & Paul Bisaccia Piano Concert at UU Meeting House, Zoe Lewis on piano at Tin Pan Alley, and dancing at A-House. Finally, there’s Suede’s Annual New Year’s Concert at Crown & Anchor.
  • Monday, January 2, 2017 Monday the festivities continue with more breakfasts, brunches, and lunches at local restaurants, The Holiday Market continues for one last day at Canteen with local vendors, artisans, performers, grilled sausages, hot soups, soft pretzels and more. The final event of the festival is the Tin Pan Alley Closing Party with live entertainment.

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First Night Northampton

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New Bedford New Year’s Eve

New Bedford celebrates the coming of the New Year with a full evening of family friendly activities that are all free. This First Night New Bedford type event features stilt walkers, live music, ice sculptures, local food vendors, fire eaters, and a fireworks display at 8:30 pm at State Pier. The events start at 5:00 pm near Custom House Square. The fireworks are best seen from lower Union Street from Route 18 to North Water Street.

Find out more.

There is also a special New Year’s Eve Bash at the New Bedford Whaling Museum presented by the Zeiterion Performing Arts Center. The Bash features live music by the Becky Chase Band and Dori Rubbicco, food by Russell Morin Caterers, a champagne toast, cash bar, roaming performers, a fortune teller and children’s entertainment. Visitors will also have an incredible front row view of the fireworks along the waterfront. The event runs from 7:00 pm to 10:00 pm. Tickets are $50.00 each for adults and $15.00 each for children under the age of 12.

Find out more.

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Cars of Summer Car Photos

Cars of Summer is a huge car show held every Fourth of July weekend in Worcester, Massachusetts. The setting for the show is the 480-acre Green Hill Park that features ponds, rolling hills, a golf course, and a zoo. See the 2016 winner’s list below.

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The current show management team took over in 2013. That team’s attention to detail, friendliness, and organization impressed us from the first time we contacted them to the moment we arrived at the park. There’s a virtual army of volunteers that make this show work.

The car show goes to great lengths to put on a good show for the entire family. Cars of Summer is not just a car show. Other activities this year included bounce houses, food trucks, a petting zoo, an auction, concerts, costumed characters, a flea market, knockerball (inflatable balls that you crawl inside of to play a soccer like game), paintball, a kid’s zone, monster truck rides and a Saturday night cruise through downtown Worcester.

Some of our favorite cars this year were the yellow 1954 Ford Truck, Mike’s green and white 47 Ford Truck, the showstopping, modern and odd design of the creamy butter yellow 1954 Kaiser Darrin, and the 1940’s Jupiter Fire Department Ambulance. We also loved the sleek black McLaren 570S, the red convertible GTO, the purple streetrod, and the 1929 Ford Model A Woody Station Wagon with a pull-out canopy and camping rig.

We only had a few hours to check out the show this year on one day. We’re looking forward to going back next year and spending a lot more time there. This show is an outstanding event in a great location with lots of friendly and knowledgeable people.

We have endeavored to correctly identify all of our cars and trucks for this article and for the photo galleries. If we have made a mistake, please write us and let us know. We want to correctly tag all of these masterpieces of car design and automotive history. You can help us and your fellow readers by helping us get things right.

Cars of Summer Photo Sampler

2016 Car of Summer Car Show Winners List

2016 Best of Show Winner: Jim and Cheri Drew – 1955 Nash Ambassador

Cars of Summer Show Car Represent @ Super Wheels Show, Boston MA

Gary & Laurie Labonte – 1941 Willys Coupe
Ron Perkins – 1932 Rockne Model 65

Cars of Summer Top 50 Winners:

Frank Iaconi – 71 Pontiac GTO
Ed Parady – 33 Dodge
Joe Safron – 32 Ford Roadster
Jon Lightbody – 72 Chevy Monte Carlo
Laura Shepherd – 68 Olds Cutlass 442
Greg Crisson – 71 Chevelle SS
Doato Fraoili – 70 Pontiac GTO Judge
Herb & Susan Peterson – 67 Plymouth Belvedere GTX
Don & Mary Oleski – 37 Pontiac Coupe
Dave Gozdor – 69 Nova SS
Wally McQuiston – 64 Nova SS
Michael Camosse – 47 Ford Pickup
Nick Walls – 65 427 Super Cobra
Steve Colacchio – 81 Pontiac Trans Am
Bill Boland – 70 Plymouth Roadrunner
Jim & Lisa Nicholson – 65 Chevy Malibu
Paul Brealt – 65 Mustang Fastback
Rome & Pat Desrosier – 67 Chevy Nova
Richard Rivera – 55 Chevy Bel Air
Brian Haganey – 59 Ford F100
K Weigold – 32 Ford Model B
Fran Banfill – 74 Chevy El Camino
Scott Rosen – 83 Blazer
George Baffoni – 66 Pontiac GTO
Vincent Hemmeter- 1929 Ford A Camper
Richard Bulcafine – 34 Ford Roadster
Richard Smith – 32 Hupp mobile
Charlie Adams – 66 Cobra
Ron Latourneau – 63 Ford TBird
Anthony Merolla – 70 Buick Skylark Convertible
Karen & Mark Blanchard – 64 Buick Electra 225
Karen & Mark Blanchard – 55 Jaguar XK140
Andrew Huppe – 73 Charger
Marie King – 46 Chevy Pick up
Johnny Parsekian – 28 Ford 2dr Sedan
Dominic Masiello – 30 Ford A
Don M – 55 Chevy Bel Air
John Burton – 29 Ford Tudor
Jorge Rodriquez – 51 Chevy Styleline
Charley Camosse – 39 Cadillac Imperial
John Fields – 55 Chevy Bel Air
Rich Vitello – 82 Camaro Pace Car
Andrew Borden – 02 Pontiac Firebird WS6
Tia Testa – 2014 Tonka Truck
David – 94 Pontiac Trans Am
Robert Bourn – 70 Charger
Nick Mascia – 76 Ford Bronco
Sherm Wetherbee – 1914 Ford
Frank Rano – 32 Ford Coupe

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Massachusetts Labor Day Weekend

Our Massachusetts Labor Day Weekend Guide is new today, September 5, 2016. Our listings are scattered all over the state, in Western, Central, Northeast, and Southeast Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Labor Day Weekend Events:

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You’ll find great events here of every type from small-town parades to fireworks to tattoo conventions.

If you know of any Massachusetts Labor Day Weekend Events that we’ve missed, please feel free to tell us about them or if you are hosting an event that weekend, go ahead and list the event yourself for free.

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Massachusetts Farmers Markets Guide

Our Massachusetts Farmers Markets Guide is new today, July 17, 2016. It’s a work in progress that’s growing as we find more markets in Western, Central, Northeast, and Southeast Massachusetts.

Massachusetts Farmers Markets:

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You’ll find great markets here in big and little towns. Some of the markets are weekly events and others twice a week. Some markets only operate during the summer, while others are open year-round.

If you know of any Massachusetts Farmers Markets that we’ve missed, please feel free to list it free!

Massachusetts Farmers Markets: Photo Gallery

We love taking photos at farmers markets. There’s an explosion of color, great smells, incredible food, and honest, warm people. We will add to this collection as we go along. The photos in this collection are from New Jersey, Pennsylvania, and Massachusetts. We also love taking studio shots of our delicious finds.

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Massachusetts July 4th Guide

[dropcap]O[/dropcap]ur 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!

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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Southeast Massachusetts 4th of July Events

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Central Massachusetts July 4th Events

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Western Massachusetts July 4th Events

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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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