Gloucester celebrates the 4th of July with a full day of events that culminates in the fireworks display over Gloucester Harbor on Tuesday, July 3, 2018. The fireworks can be watched from Stacy Boulevard, Niles Beach, Stage Fort Park and if you want an exclusive location, from the terrace and lawn of historic Beauport for $12.00 to $20.00 per person.
You can also enjoy a free concert on Gloucester Boulevard with the Runaround Band at 5:00 pm, the Fishtown Horribles Parade at 6:00 pm and the fireworks at the end of the night. See our Other Gloucester 4th of July page for more details on these celebrations.
The fireworks are slated to start at 9:30 pm.
For more information on the fireworks, see the town site.
Visitors to Beauport, the Sleeper-McCann House are invited to bring blankets, chairs and make a family picnic of the event. You can also enjoy a short tour of the house. Age restrictions do apply as children under the age of twelve are not allowed. See the Historic New England site for more information and to buy tickets.