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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 Old Barnstable Road.

The event features live music, a dog show, a moon bounce, an obstacle course, train rides, face painting, local food vendors and a fireworks display at dusk.

Residents are encouraged to bring their own blankets, food, and chairs for a picnic or to buy food from the carnival-style vendors and food trucks.

The celebration starts at 5:00 pm and lasts until the grand finale of the fireworks is finished.

This community event is organized by the Mashpee Special Events Committee. It is sponsored by the Town of Mashpee, Roche Brothers, Mashpee Wampanoag Tribe, Botello Lumber Company, Sea Mist Resort, Dr. Craig Jones, Chapman, Cole & Gleason, Mashpee Dental Associates, Hy-Line Cruises, Asia, Mashpee Family Medicine & Mashpee Congregational Church.

The rain date is July 1.

Here is some more information from the recreation department website.

Pack the kids, lawn chairs & picnic baskets and join us for Mashpee’s Annual Community Picnic and Fireworks on Sunday, July 1st (rain date July 2nd) at 4:00pm at Mashpee High School, 500 Old Barnstable Road, off of Route 151.

The family festivities will begin at 4:00pm with a variety of entertainment. Performances include yo-yo tricks & line dancing with Brett Outchcunis, aka Ooch, K-9 Dog Demo and music by DJ Danny Walsh! Games and activities will include inflatable style carnival games, face painting, obstacle course, Gaga pit, a laser tag dome, toy race car tracks game, train rides & pony rides! There will be plenty of food and refreshments for purchase including BBQ pulled pork, hot dogs, hamburgers, sausage/pepper/onions, pizza, novelty & scooped ice cream, cotton candy, popcorn, fried dough, and Cape Cod Cannolis. The night will conclude at 9:15PM with a spectacular fireworks display by Atlas Fireworks. Free parking is available at the high school, until full. For your convenience, there will be a shuttle bus service from 4:30 – 10:00 PM. Pick-up will be at the KC Coombs School, 152 Old Barnstable Rd. and drop off at Mashpee High School. Handicapped parking will be available. Alcohol, smoking and pets are not allowed on school grounds.

To get updates about the event and to read more about the town, see the town website.

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