Independence Day Parades, Festivals, Fireworks and more!

Parades, Festivals, Fireworks and more! Your Guide to July 4th, 2024 in Central MA! Who is ready to celebrate?

Central Mass
Friday, June 28

Auburn Fireworks
Pappas Recreation
June 28: 5pm-9:30 will have live music, family-friendly activities, vendors, food, train rides (Raindate: June 29)
June 28: Fireworks 9:30pm (Raindate 29)
Parking: Free shuttles from Auburn Mall, Senior Center and Pakachoag School

Worcester Fireworks
East Park, Shrewsbury St
June 28: Park opens at 4pm with food and live music.
June 28: Fireworks at 9:30pm (Raindate is June 29)

Rutland Bonfire & Music
The Milk Room at 80 Hillside Rd
June 28: 5-8pm
Bonfire, live music (6pm-9pm), food trucks & snacks

Saturday, June 29

Rutland Bike, Doll and Scooter Parade, Music and more!
Town Center
June 29: 11 am (register online)
June 29: 1 – 3 Rutland Historical Society Lemonade Social
June 29: Lip Sync Contest 2pm-4pm (Registration 1-1:45pm)
June 29: Live Concert 6pm-9pm

Tuesday, July 2

Patriot Place Music, Fireworks & More!
1 Patriot Place, Foxboro
July 2: The fun begins at 5:30 pm.  Fireworks at 9:15 pm.

Live Music Series on the Dean College Stage at Patriot Place

Wednesday, July 3

Webster Fireworks 
Memorial Beach
July 3: 9pm

Rutland’s July 4th Celebration
Memorial Field
July 3: Chicken BBQ and Strawberry Festival begin at 4pm. (BBQ ends at 6pm)
July 3: Live Music 7pm-10:30pm
July 3: Fireworks 9:20pm (July 5th Raindate)

Wednesday July 3 & Thursday July 4

Fitchburg Civic Days
July 3: Block Party 4:30-10pm
July 3: Fireworks at 10pm. Riverfront Park and River Street are two great spots for viewing.
July 4: Parade 10 am – 2 pm


Thursday, July 4

76th Annual Rutland Fourth of July Parade
Main Streets & Route 56 South
July 4: Parade at 2pm

Grafton Parade
Running from North Street Elementary school to Oak St
July 4: 10am

Milford Parade
Main Street
July 4: 10am

Harvard Festivities
Town Common & Liberty Field
July 4: Bike decorating, parade (11am) antique cars and more!

All Weekend

Old Sturbridge Village Independence Day Celebration
Old Sturbridge Village, Sturbridge MA
Online Cost: Adults ($27) Children Under 18 ($12) Under 3 FREE ($3 more at the gate)
Citizens’ parade, cannon and musket demonstrations, and more!

Worth The Trip

Boston Harborfest
July 1-4
Live music, fireworks (July 2 at 9:15pm), boat tours, historical reenactments and more.

Other Dates:
Saturday, July 13

Clinton Fireworks
Veteran’s Athletic Complex (Across from High School)
July 13; 9 pm

Be sure to check our calendar for more events being added daily!

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