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Fun Family Activities for the Fourth of July!

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The Fourth of July is one of our favorite holidays to celebrate as a family. Here is a roundup of local family-friendly activities in your area! 

July 1

Acton • Family fun, concert, and fireworks • 3–10 p.m. • Behind Nara Park
Ayer • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Pirone Park
Chicopee • Concert and fireworks • 6:30–10 p.m. • Szot Park
Greenfield • Live music, food, vendors, and fireworks • 4:30–10:30 p.m. • Beacon Field
Halifax • Family fun day from 11 a.m.–3 p.m. • Fireworks and evening events from 6–9 p.m. • Halifax Elementary School Field
Onset • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Onset Beach and Bay
Pepperell • Parade, food trucks, music, games, and fireworks • 11 a.m.–9:30 p.m. • Nissitissit Middle School

July 2 

Marion • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Silvershell Beach
Mashpee • Festivities and fireworks • 5 p.m. • Mashpee High School
Methuen • Entertainment begins at 7 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. • Barge on Merrimack River 
Orleans • Fireworks at dusk • Rock Harbor

July 3 

Agawam • Fireworks at dusk • Six Flags 
Amesbury • Entertainment and fireworks • 7 p.m. • Woodsom Farm 
Andover • Fireworks • Dusk • Andover High School 
Attleboro • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Attleboro High School
Fitchburg • Fireworks • 10 p.m. • Rollstone Hill 
Freetown • Festivities and fireworks • 6 p.m. • Hathaway Park 
Gloucester • Parade, concert, and fireworks • 5–8:30 p.m. • Fort Area – Stage Fort Park
Haverhill • Fireworks • 9:15 p.m. • Riverside Park 
Harvard • Live music and fireworks • 5:30–9:15 p.m. • Fruitlands Museum 
Lexington • Fireworks • 9:30 p.m. • Center Field
Lynn • Concert at 7 p.m. • Fireworks at 9 p.m. • Red Rock Park
Needham • Food and entertainment at 5 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. • Admiral Gracy Drive 
North Andover • Fireworks • 9:30 p.m. • Hayes Stadium, 495 Main Street
Randolph • Fireworks • 9:30 p.m. • Randolph H.S. Baseball Field 
Sandwich • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Ridge Country Club 
Sharon • Parade and activities at 4 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. • Lake Massapoag 
South Hadley • Fireworks • 9:30 p.m. • Michael E. Smith Middle School
Walpole • Parade at 6 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. • Launched from center pool area on School Street

July 4

Agawam • Fireworks • 9:15 p.m. • Town Common
Bellingham • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Bellingham H.S. 
Boston • Concert at 8:30 p.m. • Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. • Hatch Shell on the Esplanade
Braintree • Parade at 11:45 a.m. • Fireworks at 10 p.m. • Braintree High School
Burlington • Parade at 11:00 a.m. • Fireworks at 9 p.m. • Burlington Town Common or Simonds Park
East Harwich • Fireworks at dusk • Wequassett Inn, On Pleasant Bay
Edgartown • Parade at 5 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. • Edgartown Harbor 
Falmouth • Fireworks at dusk • Falmouth Heights Beach
Harvard • Parade and field events • 9 a.m.–3 p.m. • Library field 
Hyannis • Parade at 4 p.m. • Live music 5–9 p.m. • Fireworks at 9 p.m. • Lewis Beach 
Lincoln • Road race at 8 a.m. • Parade at 10 a.m. • Concert at 7 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. • Codman Field 
Lowell • Fireworks • 9 p.m. • Edward A. LeLacheur Park
Mashpee • Food, rides, games, and more at 5 p.m. • Fireworks at dusk • Mashpee High School
Nahant • Road race at 8 a.m. • Fireworks at 9 p.m. • Bailey’s Hill Park
New Bedford • Fireworks at 9 p.m. • State Pier
Needham • Charles River YMCA Road Race, flag raising, and parade • 8:30 a.m. • Town Common
North Andover • Road race with kids run, 5K, and 10K • 7 a.m. • On the Common
Orleans • Parade • 10 a.m. 
Pittsfield • Parade at 10 a.m. • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. • Pittsfield Cemetery Property 
Provincetown • Parade at 11 a.m. • Fireworks at 9 p.m. • MacMillan Pier 
Salisbury • Concert at 7:30 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. • Salisbury Beach
Sandwich • Spirit of Sandwich parade • 10 a.m. • Henry T. Wing School
Sandwich • Boat parade • 9 p.m. • Shawme Pond 
Sandwich • Fireworks • 9:30 p.m. • Town Fair 
Waltham • Family event from 10 a.m.–2 p.m. • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. • Leary Field 

Happy birthday, America! Let us know if we missed any of your favorite Fourth of July activities. Enjoy celebrating! 

 

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One Response to Fun Family Activities for the Fourth of July!

  1. Ellen Parlee June 28, 2017 at 3:41 pm #

    We’re in peak strawberry season here in the Boston area, too – so a pick your own trip is also a great idea 🙂

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