July 4th Parades, Festivals, and Fireworks

We’ve gathered the Independence Day Celebration highlights from our packed event calendar. See all the nearest family-friendly events here!

Saturday, June 24

Fireworks Festival – Upton: Inflatable fun park (fee) and live bands, ending with fireworks after sunset. Details here.

Music Fest and Fireworks – Milton: Music and a view of the Boston skyline, followed by fireworks after sunset. Details here.

Thursday, June 29 – Tuesday, July 4

July 4th Carnival – Franklin Common: Full travelling carnival with different performers each night and a Laser Light Show on Monday night. Details here.

Friday, June 30

Bike Decorating Party & Parade – Wrentham’s Fiske Library: Bring a bike, scooter, doll carriage or wagon to decorate and parade around the library. Details here.

 

Monday, July 3

Laser Light Show – Franklin Common: On this 4th of the 5-day Carnival, a day of rides will be wrapped up with a laser show at 10pm. Details here.

Independence Day Celebration with Fireworks – Sharon: A bike/carriage/costume parade leads into an evening of free how air balloon rides, roaming railroad, carnival games, and live music. At 9:30, fireworks are launched from a barge in the middle of Lake Massapoag. Details here.

Fireworks Display and Family Fun – Needham: Food and family-friendly entertainment leads up to a fireworks display after dark. Details here.

July 4th Parade, Fair, Fireworks Display – Walpole: A fire engine parade is followed by a celebration in the town center, ending in a 9:30 fireworks display that can be viewed throughout central Walpole. Details here.

Fireworks Spectacular, Patriot Place Foxboro: Fireworks are launched at about 9:15 and are visible from many of the Patriot Place parking lots. Details here.

Fireworks in Stoughton: Food and treats for sale, with live music leading up to fireworks at 9:30. Details here.

Fireworks in Milford: A 10pm fireworks display from Plains Park. Details here.

Tuesday, July 4

4th of July Parade – Natick: One of the region’s premier parades with a large variety of vehicles, bands, and community organizations. Details here.

July 4th Parade and Children’s Games – Needham: A Grand Parade with a large showing of vehicles and groups follows a road race and children’s parade. Later, children’s races, entertainment, and food round out the day’s events. Details here.

July 4th Road Race and Fun Run – Canton: 2-mile fun run and 5-mile road race on the morning of the 4th. Details here.

4th of July Parade – Stoughton: Bands, cars, local teams and more at this morning parade. Details here.

4th of July Bike Parade and Fun Day – Shrewsbury: Bike and doll carriage parade, plus live music and inflatable amusements. Details here.

July 4th Celebration and Fireworks – Newton: Day-long festivities with “Kids Morning” (Pet, Teddy Bear, and Doll Carriage Parades, foot races, free ice cream), and a celebration all afternoon/evening with amusment rides and food trucks, culminating in a fireworks display at 9pm. Details here.

4th of July Parade – Norwood: Bike/Trike/Carriage parade in the afternoon and full parade of vehicles, bands, and groups in the early evening. Details here.

Fireworks Display and Celebration – Canton: Inflatables and other free family fun all evening leading to a 9pm fireworks display. Details here.

Fireworks – Bellingham: A 9pm fireworks display launched from the Bellingham High School Field. Details here.

Saturday, July 8

4th of July Celebration and Fireworks – Uxbridge: Food trucks, inflatables, and live music through the evening leading up to a fireworks display at 9pm

All Summer Long

Our calendar is absolutely packed with fun stuff right here in Walpole, Norfolk, and in all the neighboring towns. Subscribe below (free) to hear about the highlights each week!

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