Looking for places in and around Greater Boston to celebrate the 4th of July 2012? Here’s a list of 10 spots (listed alphabetically) to choose from…some of them have *fireworks*, all of them include *fun*…parades, live music, monster truck rides, all sorts of food, bonfires on the beach and much, much more. Enjoy!!
Acton Celebrates Independence Day at NARA Park, Acton MA, July 4, 2012 from 3:00 pm to 7:00 pm with family fun activities, live music and *fireworks* beginning at 9:30 pm.
Boston Harborfest is way more than just one day, it’s an entire week of celebrating from June 28th – July 4th 2012. Activities include Boston Chowderfest on City Hall Plaza on Saturday July 1, OpSail Boston 2012, Tall Ships, & Bicentennial of the War of 1812 at the Charlestown Navy Yard with the USS Constitution and some of the tallest ships in the world; and, of course, the amazing Boston Pops *Fireworks* Spectacular with this year’s special guest, Jennifer Hudson.
Braintree Independence Celebration, Braintree MA, June 30, 2012 with a parade, games, live music, food and *fireworks* beginning at 10:00 pm.
138th Annual Brockton Fair, Brockton MA, June 28 – July 8, 2012 has lots and lots of entertainment including a petting zoo, horse racing, hot air balloon and monster truck rides, a midway and tons of food vendors and 5 nights of *fireworks*.
Concord Picnic in the Park at Emerson Field, Concord MA on July 4, 2012 from 10:00 am to 4:00 pm will have tethered balloon rides, live music, and field games.
Danvers Family Festival, Danvers MA on July 3 – July 4, 2012 including live music, food, a stunt plane show and *fireworks* on the 4th beginning at 9:30 pm.
Foxborough Fireworks at Patriot Place, Foxborough MA, July 2 – July 3, 2012, celebrate with a road race, live music, touch-a-truck and the first of its kind *fireworks* above Patriot Place beginning at 9:00 pm on July 3.
Harvard Town Fireworks at Fruitlands Museum, Harvard MA, July 3 – July 4, 2012 featuring a parade, live music, field events and *fireworks* on the 3rd beginning at 9:15 pm.
Lowell Fireworks on the Merrimack, Lowell MA, July 4, 2012 will feature live music, storytelling and *fireworks* beginning at 9:00 pm.
Rockport Independence Day Celebration, Rockport MA, July 3, 2012 will include a parade, band concert, bonfire on the beach, sing-a-long and marshmallow roast.
Happy Independence Day!!