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.

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

Fourth of July Parade – Southborough Library: All children and caregivers are invited to march in a mini parade from the library to the Town House. Details here.

Independence Celebration and Fireworks – Worcester: Kids’ Corner activities, orchestra, and fireworks after sunset. Details here.

July 4th Block Party – Westborough: Hay and pony rides, moon bounce, interactive car racing, food vendors and more. Details here.

Fireworks Display – Northbridge: Gates open at 6pm, fireworks at 9pm or later. 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.

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

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 variety of vehicles, bands, and community organizations. Definitely lots of fire trucks. Details here.

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

Horribles Parade – Hopkinton: Small local parade that begins friendly but turns into a water fight by the end. Bring a towel! Details here.

4th of July Parade – Sudbury: Full parade packed with community groups and well over a dozen bands. Not quite as packed with fire trucks as Natick. 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. Details here.

All Summer Long

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

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