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Dates:Wednesday, June 2, 2021 - Monday, August 23, 2021
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
boston fireworks 2021 where to watch start times by date photoFind out where they'll be shooting fireworks off nearest you in and around Boston, Massachusetts in 2021 - by date. (There are no organized fireworks displays this summer). Stay tuned for updates!

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular live concert is cancelled; a special broadcast, both retrospective and new content, to take place on July 4. Most large fireworks displays will likely be cancelled die to COVID-19 - stay tuned for details. We will update this page as information becomes avialable.

This July 4, the Boston Pops will present A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes to pay tribute to the COVID-19 frontline workers and honor those who have lost their lives during the current health crisis, while also celebrating our diverse nationís founding values of liberty and justice for all. With public gatherings now banned, A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes will be available only on television, radio, and digital media; no live performance will take place.

Featuring newly created content from the Boston Pops and guest artists, as well as traditional Fourth of July favorites and other highlights from recent broadcasts of The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes will air on Bloomberg Television, Bloomberg Radio, and Bostonís WHDH-TV, on Saturday, July 4, 2020 starting at 8 p.m. ET.

========Local Displays TBD=======

Many towns near Boston celebrate on different dates & times - so you are sure to find a display to fit your schedule near you. View the list to see if fireworks displays will be taking place near you tonight.

*Please contact the local authority to confirm dates before you go, as weather and circumstances can change.

Of course, the biggest Boston Fireworks event takes place at the July 4th Boston Fireworks Spectacular which is always preceded by the time-honored patriotic Boston Pops Concert.

For an alphabetical list by town, please refer to our Boston Fireworks Displays by Town page where you can view the info in alpha order by town with links for more information.

Happy Independence Day 2020!

CANCELLED - Usually 7/3

Agawam, Picnic Grove - 1623 Main Street, 9:30 PM
Andover, Andover High School, 80 Shawsheen Road, 9:20 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Attleboro, Hayward Field, 89 North Avenue, 9:20 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Brockton, Brockton Fairgrounds, 10:30 PM
Fitchburg, Fireworks are shot off Rollstone Hill off Pratt Road, 10:00 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)
Foxborough, Gillette Stadium & Patriot Place’s North Marketplace (Free Parking), 9:00 PM (Raindate: N/A)
Freetown, Hathaway Park, Carleys Way, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/13/2019)
Gloucester, Fort Area, Stage Fort Park, 1 Hough Ave., 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)
Harvard, Fruitlands Museum, 102 Prospect Hill Rd. *30 per car or 5 per person walk in. Children 7 and under are free, 9:15 PM (Raindate: 7/8/2019)
Haverhill, Riverside Park 163 Lincoln Avenue, 9:15 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Lawrence, Field across from H.S. - 71 North Parish Road, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Lynn, Barge near Red Rock - 76 Marine Street, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Manchester, No Fireworks 2019
Methuen, 100 Milk Street, 9:30 PM
Milford, Plains Park on Cedar Street, 10:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Needham , Needham HS Parking Lot, 609 Webster Street, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
North Andover , North Andover middle school at 9:15pm
Randolph, Randolph HS baseball field, 70 Memorial Parkway, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Sharon, Barge on Lake Massapoag - 196 Pond Street, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
South Hadley, Michael E. Smith Middle School - 100 Mosier Street, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Stoughton, O'Donnel Middle School on Cushing Street , 10:00 PM
Swampscott, Nahant Bay, Dusk (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Walpole , Joe Morgan Memorial Field - 220 School Street, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Webster, Webster Lake Memorial Beach - Thompson Road, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/4/2019)
Weymouth, Barge off Wessagussett Beach - Wessagussett Road, 9:30 PM (Raindate: N/A)

CANCELLED - Usually 7/4

Acton, Nara Park, 25 Ledge Rock Way, 9:30 PM
Agawam, Picnic Grove - 1623 Main Street, 9:30 PM
Amesbury, Woodsom Farm, 223 Lions Mouth Road , 9:30 PM
Amherst, McGuirk Stadium at UMASS Amherst, 9:30 PM
Barnstable, Aselton Park, Bismore Park, and Veteran’s Park Beach, 9:00 PM
Beverly, West Beach in Beverly Farms - 121 West Road, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Boston, Hatch Shell on the Esplanade, 10:30 PM
Bridgewater, Legion Field - 200 South Street, 9:30 PM
Brockton, Brockton Fairgrounds, 10:30 PM
Canton, Irish Cultural Center, 9:15 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Edgartown, Edgartown Harbor, Oak Bluffs Ave., 9:15 PM
Fall River, Barge in the Taunton River - 1338 Davol Street, 9:30 PM
Falmouth, Falmouth Heights Beach - Gifford Street, 9:15 PM
Hampton Beach, NH, Hampton Beach, 9:30 PM
Hyannis, Lewis Beach (View along Hyannis Harbor & West Yarmouth beaches, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 8/31/2019)
Lincoln, CANCELLED for 2020 [Usually at Codman Field, Ballfield Road, 9:15 PM]
Lowell , CANCELLED for 2020 [Usually at Pedestrian Walkway - Aiken Street, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)]
Marblehead, CANCELLED for 2020 [Usually at Marblehead Harbor (Illunmination / Fireworks), 9:00 / 9:15PM]
Mashpee, Golf Course, 20 Red Brook Road, 9:30 PM
Millbury, Lot behind True Value - Howe Avenue, 9:45 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Nahant, CANCELLED for 2020 [Usually at Bailey's Hill Park, Bass Point Road, 9:00 PM (Raindate: N/A)]
New Bedford, Downtown New Bedford/State Pier, 9:00 PM
Newton, CANCELLED for 2020 [Usually at Albemarle Field / Halloran Sports Complex, 9:30 PM]
North Adams, Joe Wolfe Field, 9:30 PM
Pittsfield, Pittsfield Cemetery Property, 203 Wahconah St., Post Game 9:00pm - 11:00PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Plymouth, at Plymouth Waterfront, 9:15 PM
Provincetown, MacMillan Pier - 24 Macmillan Pier at Provincetown Harbor, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Salem, Barge off Derby Wharf - Winter Island, 9:15 PM
Sandwich, Old Town Cemetary - Grove Street, 10:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Springfield, Track at Blunt Park, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Wakefield, Lake Quannapowitt - End of Beacon Street, 9:15 PM
Waltham, Leary Field, 19 Athletic Field Road, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)
Winthrop, Norcross Point, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/5/2019)


CANCELLED(Usually 7/5)

Agawam, Picnic Grove - 1623 Main Street, 9:30 PM
Greenfield, Beacon Field, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)
Lexington , Lexington H.S. Baseball Field - Worthen Road, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)
Marion, Town Display at Silvershell Beach - Front Street, 9:15 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)
Middleborough, Battis Field / Pierce playground - Jackson Street, 10:00 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)
Nantucket, Barges off Jetties Beach, 9:00 PM
Oakham, Barge on Lake Dean - 203 Beachan Road, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/6/2019)

CANCELLED (Usually 7/6)

Agawam, Picnic Grove - 1623 Main Street, 9:30 PM
Ayer, Pirone Park, 36 Bligh Street, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
East Brookfield, Old Landfill - Connie Mack Drive, 9:15 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
Everett, Glendale Park, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
FranklinUPDATE: 7/7/2019, Franklin High School, 218 Oak Street), 10:00 PM
**Franklin Fireworks will now be on 7/7 due to weather**
Onset, Shell Point Beach parking lot - near 61 South Blvd., 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
**UPDATE - Onset Fireworks moved to 7/7 due to weather
Orleans, Rock Harbor Beach - Dyer Prince Road, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
Pepperell, back field behind Varnum Brook Elementary School, Dusk
Salisbury, Salisbury Beach, 10:15 PM
Uxbridge, McCloskey M.S., 62 Capron Street , 9:00 PM
Wareham, Onset harbor, 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)
**UPDATE - Onset Fireworks moved to 7/7 due to weather
Wilmington, Wilmington High School field - 159 Church Street, 9:30 PM (Raindate: 7/7/2019)

CANCELLED (Usually 7/8)

Groton, Groton Field - Playground Road, 9:15 PM (Raindate: 7/9/2019)

Lynn, CANCELLED [Usually at Fraser Field - 26 Ford Street, After 7:00pm games]
Sandwich, Sandwich High School (Sandwich Town Fair), 9:00 PM (Raindate: 7/13/2019)

CANCELLED (Usually 7/13/2019

Clinton, C.V. Athletic Complex at 75 W Boylston Street, Dusk
Salisbury, Salisbury Beach, 10:15 PM
West Newbury, Fireworks & light show at Pipestave Hill/Mill Pond Rec Area at 9 PM
Pittsfield, Pittsfield Cemetary property - 203 Wahconah Street, Post Game 9:00pm - 11:00PM
Bellingham, Bellingham High School,60 Blackstone Field, 9:00 PM
Salisbury, Salisbury Beach, 10:15 PM
Worcester, Fitton Football Stadium - Fitton Avenue, After 7:00pm game

Lynn, Fraser Field - 26 Ford Street, After 7:00pm game
Salisbury, Salisbury Beach, 10:15 PM
Hinsdale, 134 Maple Street, 9:00 PM

CANCELLED (Usually ~8/10

Rockport, Old Granite Pier, Sandy Bay, Rockport (Lobsterfest), Dusk
Salisbury, Salisbury Beach, 10:15 PM

CANCELLED (Usuall in August for Homecoming Days)

Beverly , Lynch Park and Dane St. Beach (Homecoming Days), 9:00 PM

CANCELLED (Usually for Labor Day)

Boston, Boston Waterfront / Boston Harbor, 8:30 PM

CANCELLED (Usually 8/31

Clinton, CV Athletic Complex, Dusk

CANCELLED (Usually 9/14)

East Harwich, Harwich Community Center fields, 100 Oak Street, 8:15 PM
Harwich, Harwich Community Center fields, 100 Oak Street, 8:15 PM

CANCELLED (Usually ~10/13)

South Yarmouth, Seagull Beach, West Yarmouth, 8:00 PM
Yarmouth, Seagull Beach, South Yarmouth, 8:00 PM

CANCELLED (Usually 10/31 for Halloween

Salem, Fireworks over the North River, 10:15 PM

CANCELLED (Usually ~11/9)

Sunderland, Sunderland's seafront and Cliffe Park, 9:15 PM

CANCELLED 12/31/2020

Boston, First Night over Boston Harbor, 12:00 AM
Boston, Family First Night, Boston Common Ball Fields, 7:00 PM
Chatham, Oyster Pond, 12:00 AM

If you know of a display that is not shown here - let us know!

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The Fireworks, Grade 2 Student
I love the fireworks on the forth of July because they make loud noises and because they are very very very colorful.I LOVE THE FIREWORKS.


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