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Boston Harborfest
Jul 01st, 2019 to Jul 04th, 2019
Boston, MA

Boston Harborfest is a 37-year-old tradition celebrating Boston’s harbor and history. With hundreds of activities over a 4-day period at Boston’s best landmarks, this family-friendly event is the country’s largest Fourth of July festival. Activities include the annual opening ceremony at Faneuil Hall, historical reenactments, Freedom Trail walks, Duck Boat Tours, live entertainment and much more!

An American Celebration
Jul 03rd, 2019 to Jul 04th, 2019
Porstmouth, NH

A real old-fashioned fabulous 4th of July! Complete with a children’s bike & wagon parade, giant kite fly, potato sack races, kids liberty treasure hunt, garden crafts, live music, historic garden tours, costumed role players, colonial hearth cooking, basket weaving, hand-thrown pottery, food and fun for all. Tour a Gundalow River Boat and meet Abe Lincoln.

Newport Music Festival
Jul 04th, 2019 to Jul 28th, 2019
newport, RI

Newport Music Festival continues the tradition of presenting over sixty classical concerts featuring unique chamber music, programs, American debuts, world-class artists and special events held in Gilded Age mansions and other venues throughout Newport and Bristol County.

 

Old Sturbridge Independence Day
Jul 04th, 2019
Sturbridge, MA

Old Sturbridge Village is the largest outdoor history museum in the northeast and portrays life in a New England village in the 1830s. Step back to a time when America was new, and veterans of the fight for freedom still lived. Join in the fun as the martial band leads the citizen’s procession as they march through the streets. Cheer and huzzah during a rousing patriotic reading of the Declaration of Independence and sign a giant reproduction of the document. Make your own tri-cornered hat to wear as you learn to drill with the Sturbridge Militia. Learn dances done by 19th-century Americans and play a game of “base ball.”

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
Jul 04th, 2019
Boston, MA

America’s premier Independence Day celebration, this annual event is a Boston holiday tradition which is televised across the U.S. Hundreds of thousands of visitors come from around the world to celebrate America’s birthday on the banks of the Charles River. The Boston Pops Orchestra leads the celebration, including a famous rendition of Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” which features real cannons and the live ringing of area church bells. The entire event ends with a spectacular fireworks show in the skies above Boston. Take public transportation, bring some picnic food and drink, and arrive before noon to find a good seat!

Bristol 4th of July Parade
Jul 04th, 2019
Hope Street
Bristol, RI

Join us for the Bristol Fourth of July Parade! The Fourth of July will step-off at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hope Street at 10:30 a.m.