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Ok, where did June go? Here we are about to usher it out and welcome in July. Many of us have our 4th of July plans locked up months in advance. Many of us will do the barbeque and head out in search of fireworks.  We’ve got you covered, if you are still in search of the best place near you and a date near the 4th to celebrate our country’s independence day. If you’re wondering where to find July 4th fireworks in Massachusetts, you’ll catch a complete list, as well as some highlighted spots here.

There are plenty of celebrations in and around Boston, including fireworks. And of course, there’s the always popular New England tradition of the Boston Pops Esplinade concert and fireworks. It’s a spectaular event. But whether you choose to pull up a lawn chair and stair into the sky for the explosive and artistic magic of the fireworks in Boston, or a town near you, keep in mind why we celebrate. We celebrate our freedom and our independence. July 4th was marked as a holiday to commenorate the passage of the Declaration of Independence by the Continental Congress, which took place in 1776.

Now, let’s find out where to find July 4th fireworks in Massachusetts, and hopefully near you.

CBS News and Masslive.com have an extensive list of fireworks display locations and dates to celebrate Independance Day here. 

 

  • The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

    A lineup and timeline for Boston’s celebration on the Espinade in included here:

    Everything to know about the 2022 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

    Events For the first time in three years, The 2022 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will once again bring the sounds of the Boston Pops to the Esplanade on July 4. As is typically the case, the 2022 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will feature a number of musical guests accompanying conductor Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Orchestra.

  • Andover

    Andover High School will host fireworks on July 2 starting at 9:20pm. The address is 80 Shawsheen Rd Andover, MA 

    Boston Celebrates Independence Day with Fireworks

    Fireworks explode over the skyline July 4, 2001 in Boston. (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

  • Bridgewater

     Head over to Legion Field in Bridgwater on July 4 for fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m. Legion Field is located at 200 South St.

    Boston Celebrates Independence Day with Fireworks

     (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

  • Cape Cod

    If you are Cape bound for the holiday weekend, catch the fireworks at dusk on July 2 at Oyster Pond, Veterens Field in Chatham at 150 Depot Rd.

    But you will find diplays all over the Cape. Check it out all the towns and dates here.

     

    Boston Celebrates Independence Day with Fireworks

    (Photo by Darren McCollester/Getty Images)

  • Fall River

    You can see the fireworks display in Fall River on July 4th right from the deck of the USS Massachusetts. There is a $10/person fee and more details here. 

    Gates open at 7:30 and the address for the Barge in the Tauton River is 1338 Davol St.

    Fireworks Explode In Boston

    BOSTON, MA – JULY 4: Fireworks explode over the Charles River July 4, 2003 in Boston, Massachusetts. (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Getty Images)

  • Haverhill

    The city of Haverhill will join the celebration on July 1st with a fireworks display at Riverside Park, 163 Lincoln Ave beginning at 9:15

    Boston Celebrates 4th Of July With Annual Fireworks Display

    (Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

  • Lynn

    On July 3, starting at 9:00 head to the barge near Red Rock at 76 Marine St for the fireworks

    Boston Celebrates 4th Of July With Annual Fireworks Display

    BOSTON, MA – JULY 04: Fireworks explode over the Charles River with the city of Cambridge in the background during Boston July 4th celebrations on July 4, 2013 in Boston, Massachusetts.(Photo by Mario Tama/Getty Images)

  • Newton

    Newton celebrates on July 4 at Albemarle Field, Halloran Sports Complex. Start time is 9:30. 

    Fireworks Explode In Boston

     (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Getty Images)

  • Salem

    Fireworks in Salem will take place on July 4 at the barge off Derby Wharf, Winter Island starting at 10:15. More info can be found here. 

    Fireworks Explode In Boston

    Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Getty Images)

  • Webster

    The hometown of Indian Ranch, Webster, MA will host fireworks on July 3 at 10pm at Webster Lake Memorial Beach on Thompson Rd.

    Fireworks Explode In Boston

    (Photo by Jessica Rinaldi/Getty Images)