Events INSIDER: July 1-9, 2013

Giveaways & Features
Win: Tickets to Bon Jovi’s tour Because We Can
I’m giving away a pair of tickets to Bon Jovi on July 20 at Gillette Stadium in Foxboro! Email to win. Win: Tickets to Bon Jovi's tour Because We CanGillette Stadium Foxborough, MA, .
Win: Booty Vortex in Rock and Blues Cruise
This is a 12 piece funk extravaganza on a boat! Boarding at 7pm. I have 4 tickets, email me at for a chance to win! Win: Booty Vortex in Rock and Blues CruiseWorld Trade Center Pier Boston, MA, .
Outdoor concerts!
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Johnny’s Picks
Revere’s July 4th Celebration
Festival 10am. BBQ, games and more. Revere's July 4th CelebrationHill Park behind Fire Station, Park Ave Revere, MA, .
Boston Harborfest
Boston Harborfest always offers something interesting. The trick is to ignore the stuff that happens all year (like guided tours, whale watches, and museums) and go for the special stuff. Check out the detailed schedule for a full list of events. Meanwhile, look for highlights here on the blog! Boston HarborfestCity Hall Plaza, One City Hall Plaza Boston, MA, .
USS Constitution Sunset Parade
This is some kind of parade… And tall ships come, too… 6:45pm. USS Constitution Sunset ParadeUSS Constitution Museum, Charlestown Navy Yard Boston, MA, .
African Festival of Boston
African-themed fests are rare. This one brings lots of music, food and fun to everyone. African Festival of BostonBoston City Hall Plaza Boston, MA, .
Civil War Living History Tour
Never been to the Boston Harbor Islands? Here’s a great excuse! An ‘encampment’ is a great way to learn history from re-enactors who camp out all weekend like military men. 12:30pm. Civil War Living History TourGeorges Island Georges Island, MA, .
Heritage Annual Auto Show
See classic automobiles, hotrods and custom cars in excellent original or restored condition. An interesting show, I must admit. 10am. Heritage Annual Auto ShowHeritage Museums & Gardens Sandwich, MA, .
Love Letters: The Intimate Correspondence of John and Abigail Adams
Yeah, reading a few private letters from a former president is always interesting. Find out what John and Abigail Adams used to write to each other when they were apart. 1pm. Repeats on 08/03/2013, 09/07/2013. Love Letters: The Intimate Correspondence of John and Abigail AdamsNorth Bridge Visitor Center Concord, MA, .
Model airplanes – CRRC Hand-Launch Classic
I’ve been to this. Take an empty field, add model airplane enthusiasts, and a lot of action ensues – especially when they smash into each other! Um, the planes, that is, not the enthusiasts. 9am. Model airplanes - CRRC Hand-Launch ClassicDavis Field Sudbury, MA, .
Prescott Park Arts Festival
This festival seems to have it all! There’s a Theatre Camp, live music, social games, food… It lasts a couple months, so you have plenty of time to do it all! Prescott Park Arts Festival Portsmouth, NH, .
Fireflies are nature’s living fireworks. Come enjoy a light show and even craft your own firefly! 7pm. FirefliesPowder Mill Ledges Wildlife Refuge Smithfield, RI, .
Family Nights at Roger Williams Park Zoo
How about staying a bit late at the zoo? Now you can! Repeats on 7/13, 7/20 and 7/27. Family Nights at Roger Williams Park Zoo Providence, RI, .
New Bedford Folk Festival
New Bedford Folk Festival will bring lots of great artists just for you. Enjoy the music! New Bedford Folk FestivalVarious Locations New Bedford, MA, .
Sturbridge, MA (Old Sturbridge Village)
Fireworks 6pm. Sturbridge, MA (Old Sturbridge Village)Old Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA, .
Outdoor Theatre!
I list more outdoor theatre than anyone else in New England! I track 75 performance series. That’s more than 600 shows, some of which are free! To see them, go to Events INSIDER, select your region on the map, and then scroll all the way to the bottom to see them. more
Outdoor movies!
Nobody lists more outdoor movies in New England! I track 97 different series with more than 400 shows, and most of them are free! To see them, go to Events INSIDER, select your region on the map, and then scroll all the way to the bottom. more
Find 16 New England Regions on Twitter
Hey! I’ve split my Twitter feed into 17 regions so that you can REALLY get just the events close to home, or pick what you like. Please check it out and add me to a ‘Twitter list’ too (google it). Find 16 New England Regions on Twitter All Over, , .
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Independence Day: Boston Metro
Lexington Lions Club Carnival & Fireworks
OK, here we have an Independence Day 5-day carnival, with fireworks on July 3rd. Right on! Fireworks 7/3 after sunset. Lexington Lions Club Carnival & FireworksHastings Park, Massachusetts Ave at Worthern Ave Lexington, MA, .
Arlington, MA
10:30pm. Arlington, MARobbins Farm Park Arlington, MA, .
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
7/3 Concert 7:30pm 7/4 concert & Fireworks 7:30pm. Boston Pops Fireworks SpectacularDCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade Boston, MA, .
Boston, MA: Rent a canoe for fireworks
Concert 7:30pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. Boston, MA: Rent a canoe for fireworksTwo places Boston, MA, .
Burlington, MA
10:30am. Burlington, MABurlington Common Burlington, MA, .
Waltham, MA
7/4 10-2pm at Prospect Hill Park there will be a family event featuring free children’s rides, pony rides, animal shows, music and 7/5 5:30 concert followed by fireworks at 9:30pm. Waltham, MAProspect Hill Park Waltham, MA, .
Melrose, MA
Bike & carriage parade 10:30am. Kids activities, Balloon Animals, Magic Tricks. Melrose, MACommon Park Melrose, MA, .
Newton, MA
Parade 10 am, several family events through the day and fireworks 9pm. Newton, MAHalloran Field & Sports Complex, Albemarle Rd. Newton, MA, .
Winthrop, MA
dusk. Winthrop, MAHarbor Winthrop, MA, .
Malden, MA
7/3 Outdoor Movie Night, 7/4 Festivals. Malden, MAVarious Locations Malden, MA, .
Spirited Abolitionists
This walk celebrates some of our Nation’s reformers. 2pm. Spirited AbolitionistsForest Hills Cemetery Boston, MA, .
Independence Day Tour at Gore Place
A special Independence-Day-themed tour. Led by a guide in period dress, you’ll hear tales of America ‘s beginnings while viewing this beautiful 1806 mansion said by many to be the finest Federal period house in New England . Independence Day Tour at Gore PlaceGore Place Waltham, MA, .
Independence Day: Metro West
Bedford, MA
11am No fireworks. Bedford, MASprings Brook Park Bedford, MA, .
Sudbury, MA
Last year parade started at 1pm. Rain or shine. Sudbury, MASudbury Town Hall Sudbury, MA, .
Harvard, MA
Enjoy live music and then stay for the fireworks. 9:15pm. Harvard, MAFruitlands Museum Harvard, MA, .
Sharon, MA
Celebrate The Fourth of July with fireworks. Also, during this festival: Food trucks, dinner by the lake. 9:30pm. Sharon, MALake Massapoag Sharon, MA, .
Franklin 4th of July Celebration
Ok, there won’t be fireworks In Franklin this year, but they will have a float parade! No fireworks this year! Franklin 4th of July CelebrationAll over Franklin, MA, .
Lincoln, MA
Kids parade 10 am. BBQ, concert and fireworks 7pm. Raindate 7/5. Lincoln, MAField behind the Codman Pool Lincoln, MA, .
Milford, MA
Yeah, that’s about it. Fireworks at the park, maybe there will be some food? 10pm. Rain date 7/5. Milford, MAPlains Park Milford, MA, .
Needham, MA
Fireworks 7/3, then road race, parade, festival 7/4! Run by Exchange Club, not town hall. Needham, MAHigh School Needham, MA, .
Stoughton, MA
9pm. Stoughton, MAWest School Complex Stoughton, MA, .
Walpole, MA
Walpole celebrates July 4th with fireworks! Join the fun. 9:30pm. Walpole, MAJoe Morgan Field Walpole, MA, .
July 4Th Fireworks
Family fun Time 3pm. Concert 6:30pm Fireworks at dusk. July 4Th FireworksNARA Park, off Route 27 Acton, MA, .
Canton, MA
Fireworks 5pm-10pm. Canton, MAIrish Cultural Centre Canton, MA, .
Concord, MA, Picnic in the Park
10am Kids parade 11:30am. Concord, MA, Picnic in the ParkEmerson Field, Everett Street Concord, MA, .
Natick, MA
Parade 9am. Natick, MA Natick, MA, .
Norwood, MA
Wellesley College Concert 3pm. Norwood, MAThe Common Norwood, MA, .
Fitchburg Civic Days
Fitchburg celebrates Independence Day for 6 days! There will be a parade, fireworks and much more. Fitchburg Civic DaysSt. Bernard’s Elementary School Fitchburg, MA, .
Independence Day: North Shore
July 4th and Horribles Parade
Beverly celebrates Independence Day for a whole week! There will be a parade, fireworks and even softball games. July 4th and Horribles ParadeWest Beach Beverly, MA, .
Danvers, MA Fireworks
Festival 6pm. Fireworks:10:30pm. Danvers, MA FireworksPlains Park, Holten Richmond Middle School Danvers, MA, .
Danvers, MA Horribles Parade
Parade starts at 9am. Danvers, MA Horribles ParadeSeaboard Products, Beachwood St at Collins St Danvers, MA, .
Salem, MA
Pre concert activities 4pm, concert + fireworks 7:15pm. Salem, MADerby Wharf Salem, MA, .
Salisbury Beach, MA
Campfire sing-along 7pm. Fireworks at 10pm. Salisbury Beach, MASalisbury Beach Salisbury Beach, MA, .
Two Town 4th Celebration – Hamilton / Wenham
Ceremony 12:15pm. Two Town 4th Celebration - Hamilton / WenhamMethodist Church to Patton Park, Rt 1 Wenham, MA, .
Manchester, MA
Parade 7/4 10am. Manchester, MAAll over Manchester, MA, .
Gloucester, MA – July 4 and Horribles Parade
7/3 fireworks 9:30pm, 7/4 parade at 10am and 6pm. Gloucester, MA - July 4 and Horribles ParadeGloucester Harbor Gloucester, MA, .
Lynn Fireworks
fireworks at 9pm. Lynn FireworksRed Rock Park Lynn, MA, .
Nahant, MA
Fireworks 9pm Raindate 7/5. Nahant, MANahant Beach Nahant, MA, .
North Reading, MA
12-10pm. Festival, then fireworks. Run by Committee, not town hall. North Reading, MAIpswich River Park North Reading, MA, .
Rockport Independence Day Celebrations
7/3 Fireworks 9:30pm; 7/4 several events including a bonfire! Rockport Independence Day Celebrations Rockport, MA, .
Rockport Fireman’s Parade
Parade 6pm. Rockport Fireman's ParadeRockport High School Rockport, MA, .
Swampscott, MA
Fireworks at dusk. Swampscott, MA Swampscott, MA, .
Fireworks & Harbor Illumination
Fireworks 8:45pm. Fireworks & Harbor IlluminationMarblehead Marblehead, MA, .
Chief Will’s Day
Cookout 5pm, road race 5:30pm, ‘animal acts’, band, and then fireworks! Chief Will's DayEmily Maher Park Middleton, MA, .
Independence Day: Lowell
Fun On The Fourth
There won’t be a carnival this year, but the rest of the activities are still happening. Fun On The FourthTown Common, Church St. Wilmington, MA, .
Methuen, MA
Celebrate Independence day at Methuen with a musically coordinated fireworks show! That sounds cool! 6pm. Methuen, MANicholson Stadium Methuen, MA, .
Andover, MA
7/3 Fireworks at dusk 7/4 Horribles Parade 10am. Andover, MAAndover High School Andover, MA, .
Tewksbury, MA
At risk, not enough funds yet. Tewksbury, MALivingston Street Recreation Area Tewksbury, MA, .
Lawrence, MA
Festival 6pm. Fireworks right after. Raindate 7/5. Lawrence, MAVeterans Memorial Stadium Lawrence, MA, .
Chelmsford July 4th Parade
Watch fully dressed Minutemen march at this parade. 10am. Chelmsford July 4th ParadeThe Common Chelmsford, MA, .
North Andover, MA
Race at 8am. North Andover, MAMassachusetts Avenue North Andover, MA, .
Lowell Independence Day Celebration
Fireworks 9:30pm. Lowell Independence Day CelebrationLeLacheur Park Lowell, MA, .
Ayer, MA
12-10pm. Parade down Main Street at 2pm, then festival at Pirone Park, 12-9pm. Fireworks at dusk. Ayer, MAPirone Park Ayer, MA, .
Pepperell, MA
Fireworks at 9pm. Pepperell, MAFrom Town Hall Pepperell, MA, .
Groton, MA
Fireworks 9:30pm. Groton, MATown Field Groton, MA, .
Independence Day: South Shore
Brockton Fair
Brockton fair is really impressive. They have 5 nights of fireworks! Also: Demolition derby, petting farm, magic show, motorcycle races, white bengal tiger exhibits and much more. Brockton FairBrockton Fairgrounds, Rt 123 Brockton, MA, .
Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
Parade 9:30am Fireworks 9:30pm. Independence Day Parade & FireworksPlymouth Waterfront! Plymouth, MA, .
Bridgewater, MA Arts & Music Festival
Parade 10am Festival right after. Bridgewater, MA Arts & Music FestivalBridgewater State University Bridgewater, MA, .
Duxbury, MA
Parade 2pm. Duxbury, MAHalls Corner Duxbury, MA, .
Hingham’s Fourth of July
Hingham celebrates the Fourth of July with fireworks, a parade & much more. Stars and Stripes forever! Parade on 6/30. Hingham's Fourth of JulyAll over Hingham, MA, .
Weymouth, MA
Live entertainment 5pm. Fireworks: 9:30pm. Weymouth, MAGeorge Lane Beach Weymouth, MA, .
Independence Day: Southeast Mass
Saturday Night Showdown with Antique racers
5pm Fireworks after car show. Saturday Night Showdown with Antique racersSeekonk Speedway Seekonk, MA, .
Kayak to the Fireworks
Watch the fireworks from a kayak! 7:30pm. Kayak to the FireworksIsland Spirit Kayak, Edgartown Oak Bluffs Road Edgartown, MA, .
New Bedford, MA
Fireworks 9pm. New Bedford, MANew Bedford Harbor New Bedford, MA, .
Foxboro, MA
Fireworks 9pm. Foxboro, MAPatriot Place Foxboro, MA, .
Fairhaven, MA
Parade 9:30am. Fairhaven, MACushman Park Fairhaven, MA, .
Attleboro, MA – Attleboro Kidz 4th Fun!
Kids parade 10am. Festival right after. Attleboro, MA - Attleboro Kidz 4th Fun!Poncin-Hewitt complex Attleboro, MA, .
Middleborough, MA Carnival
Carnival all week. Fireworks 7/4 at dusk. Middleborough, MA CarnivalPierce Park Middleborough, MA, .
Marion, MA
Fireworks at 9pm. Marion, MASilver Shell Beach Marion, MA, .
Independence Day: Worcester
Auburn, MA
Parade 5pm, Concerts 6pm, Fireworks 9pm. Auburn, MAPappas Recreation Complex Auburn, MA, .
Worcester: Independence Day Celebration, Concert & Fireworks
8pm. Worcester: Independence Day Celebration, Concert & FireworksCristoforo Columbo Park, (East Park) Worcester, MA, .
Webster, MA
Festival 12pm. Fireworks 9pm. Webster, MAMemorial Beach Webster, MA, .
Worcester, MA
Park opens 6pm. Flag raising 7:45pm. Concert 8pm. Firworks 9:30pm. Worcester, MAEast Park, Shrewsbury St Worcester, MA, .
Millbury Bicentennial Fireworks
9:30pm. Millbury Bicentennial FireworksWindle Field Millbury, MA, .
Fourth of July Concert & Fireworks
Concert 7pm. Fireworks 9pm. Fourth of July Concert & FireworksHigh School Bellingham, MA, .
Rutland, MA
7/3 Fireworks 9:20pm 7/4 Parade 1pm. Rutland, MAVarious Locations Rutland, MA, .
Shrewsbury, MA
12-1pm. Shrewsbury, MADean Park Shrewsbury, MA, .
Cars of Summer Show
7/3 Fireworks 8pm. Cars of Summer ShowGreen Hill Park Worcester, MA, .
Independence Day: Springfield
Monson Summerfest
Monson Summerfest is packed fun events: Muscle car show, a parade, fireworks displays, and much more. Parade on 6/22. Monson SummerfestQuarry Hill Community School Monson, MA, .
Independence Day Celebration
Festival 6pm Fireworks at dusk. Independence Day CelebrationOld Sturbridge Village Sturbridge, MA, .
Amherst, MA (and Hadley, MA)
5-10pm. Hot air balloon rides, live music, festival events, & fireworks at 9:30pm. Amherst, MA (and Hadley, MA)McGuirk Alumni Stadium, UMass Campus Amherst, MA, .
4th of July Parade
2013 Parade 10am. Three years ago they had fireworks the night before at the high school, but I couldn’t find the listing this year for that. 4th of July ParadeHigh School Athletic Fields East Longmeadow, MA, .
South Hadley, MA
Fireworks 7/3 raindate 7/5 No specific time, but surely at dusk. South Hadley, MAMichael E. Smith Middle School South Hadley, MA, .
The Commodores at Star Spangled Springfield
8pm. The Commodores at Star Spangled SpringfieldRiverfront Park Springfield, MA, .
Westfield, MA
Fireworks at dusk. Westfield, MAStanley Park Westfield, MA, .
Independence Day: Northwest Mass
Greenfield, MA
Festival activities and live music at 4:30pm with fireworks @ 9:35pm. Rain date next day. Greenfield, MABeacon Field & Middle School Field Greenfield, MA, .
Independence Day: Berkshires
Pittsfield, MA
Parade 10am. Pittsfield, MATown-wide Pittsfield, MA, .
North Adams, MA
Fireworks 9:30pm. North Adams, MAJoe Wolfe Field North Adams, MA, .
Fourth of July Celebration – Lenox, MA
BBQ 1-5pm, with outdoor theatre reading of the Declaration of Independence 3pm. Fourth of July Celebration - Lenox, MATina Packer Playhouse Lenox, MA, .
Independence Day: Cape Cod
Nantucket, MA
Fireworks 9pm. Nantucket, MAEnd of Bathing Beach Road Nantucket, MA, .
Edgartown, MA
Parade 5pm. Then 9pm fireworks in the harbor. Edgartown, MAEdgartown Harbor Edgartown, MA, .
Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks
Parade 11 am, Fireworks dusk. Fourth of July Parade and FireworksEast End, Harbor Hotel Provincetown, MA, .
Bourne, MA
10am. Bourne, MAMain Street Bourne, MA, .
Chatham, MA
9:30am. Chatham, MAMain Street Chatham, MA, .
Falmouth, MA
Fireworks at dusk. Falmouth, MAFalmouth Heights Beach Falmouth, MA, .
Mashpee, MA
5pm. Mashpee, MAMashpee High School, 500 Old Barnstable Rd, Mashpee MA Mashpee, MA, .
Provincetown, MA
11am. Provincetown, MACape Inn Provincetown, MA, .
Sandwich, MA
Parade 10am. Sandwich, MAAll over Sandwich, MA, .
Barnstable, MA
Town parade 4 pm Boat parade 1:15pm. Barnstable, MALewis Bay Barnstable, MA, .
Orleans, MA
Parade 10am. Orleans, MAEldredge Park Way Orleans, MA, .
Harwich, MA
BBQ, Live Music, Children’s Activities, and Spectacular Fireworks. 6pm. Harwich, MAWequasset Resort Harwich, MA, .
Walking tour of Falmouth
10am $5. Walking tour of FalmouthFalmouth Museums on the Green Falmouth, MA, .
Chatam Small Boat Parade
Small Boat Parade 2pm. Chatam Small Boat ParadeOyster Pond Beach Chatham, MA, .
Fireworks, Onset Beach & Bay
Fireworks at dusk. Fireworks, Onset Beach & Bay Onset, MA, .
Independence Day: Rhode Island
Jamestown, RI
2013:Fireworks at sundown. Jamestown, RIEast Ferry Beach Jamestown, RI, .
Bristol 4th of July
This is the oldest July 4th celebration in America. There will be a carnival, Drum & Bugle Corps Competition and a Ball. Visit their website for a list of all events. Bristol 4th of JulyBristol Town Common Bristol, RI, .
Bristol Fourth of July Celebration
Every year, Bristol puts together a big festival to celebrate the Fourth of July. There are concerts, fireworks, a parade and much more. You should come to this one! Parade 7/4 10:30am. Bristol Fourth of July CelebrationMt. Hope High School Bristol, RI, .
Warwick, RI
Fireworks 9pm. Warwick, RICity Park Warwick, RI, .
Fourth of July Fireworks
9:30pm. Fourth of July FireworksEscobar’s Farm Portsmouth, RI, .
Bristol Fireworks
9:30pm. Bristol Fireworks Bristol, RI, .
Bristol’s Fourth of July Parade
10:30am. Bristol's Fourth of July ParadeChestnut Street and Hope Street Bristol, RI, .
Independence Day Beach Ball
7pm, $135. Independence Day Beach BallOcean House Watch Hill, RI, .
Independence Day Clambake
6:30pm. Independence Day ClambakeOcean House Watch Hill, RI, .
Independence Day Fireworks
9pm. Independence Day FireworksOakland Beach Seawall Warwick, RI, .
Arnold Mills Parade
Parade 11 am. Arnold Mills Parade Cumberland, RI, .
Block Island, RI (New Shoreham)
9pm. Block Island, RI (New Shoreham)Cresent Beach Block Island, RI, .
Ancient and Horribles Parade
4pm. Ancient and Horribles ParadeMain Street Glocester, RI, .
4th of July Road Races
9am. 4th of July Road RacesChepachet Union Church Glocester, RI, .
Narragansett, RI – Beach Party!
Beach Party starts at noon, then live music 5pm, fireworks 9pm. Narragansett, RI - Beach Party!Town Beach Narragansett, RI, .
North Kingstown, RI
Fireworks 9:15pm. North Kingstown, RITown Beach, Beach St North Kingstown, RI, .
Hope Jackson Block Party – Fireworks
Fireworks at dusk. Hope Jackson Block Party - FireworksHope Park Scituate, RI, .
July 4th Celebration
5pm. July 4th CelebrationOld Mountain Field Wakefield, RI, .
South Kingstown, RI
Family activities 5pm, concert 6 pm and fireworks at dusk. South Kingstown, RIOld Mountain Field South Kingstown, RI, .
Providence, RI
9:15pm. Providence, RIIndia Point Park Providence, RI, .
Newport, RI
Fireworks at dusk (around 9:15 pm). Newport, RINewport Harbor Newport, RI, .
Block Island Fireworks Display
Fireworks at dusk. Block Island Fireworks DisplayOld Town Road Block Island, RI, .
Cape Verdean Independence Day Festival
Festival at 12pm. Cape Verdean Independence Day FestivalIndia Point Park Providence, RI, .
Smithfield, RI
8pm The United States Navy Band performs, 9:30pm fireworks display. Smithfield, RIBryant University Smithfield, RI, .
Independence Day: New Hampshire
Hampstead, NH
Concert 6pm. Hampstead, NHMeetinghouse Park Hampstead, NH, .
Derry, NH
7/3 Games and activities, 7/4 Fireworks. Derry, NHHood Park Derry, NH, .
Gilmanton Fireworks
Live music 6:30pm. Fireworks at dusk. Gilmanton FireworksCrystal Lake Park Gilmanton, NH, .
Independence Day Fireworks
8pm. Independence Day FireworksDublin Lake (off Route 101 & Lake Road) Dublin, NH, .
Gilmanton 4th of July
10am. Gilmanton 4th of JulySouth on Route 107 Gilmanton, NH, .
Old Timers Fair
10am. Old Timers Fair Hanover, NH, .
Lincoln, NH (and Woodstock, NH)
Parade 2pm, Concert 7pm, then Fireworks at dusk. Lincoln, NH (and Woodstock, NH)Kancamagus Recreation Area Lincoln, NH, .
Waterville Valley, NH
Concert 6:30pm Fireworks 9:30pm. Waterville Valley, NHTown Square Waterville Valley, NH, .
Bretton Woods, NH
5 days of historical reenactments, fireworks and more. Bretton Woods, NHMount Washington Hotel Bretton Woods, NH, .
Salem, NH – Canobie Lake Park
Fireworks 9:30pm. Salem, NH - Canobie Lake ParkCanobie Lake Park Salem, NH, .
Keene, NH
game at 6:30pm, followed by fireworks. Keene, NHKeene Swamp Bats Keene, NH, .
Manchester, NH
Entertainment prior to fireworks at 9:00pm. Manchester, NHArms Park Manchester, NH, .
Sanbornton, NH – Steele Hill Resort
BBQ and fireworks at dusk. Sanbornton, NH - Steele Hill ResortSteele Hill Resort Sanbornton, NH, .
Portsmouth, NH – An American Celebration
10-5pm. Portsmouth, NH - An American CelebrationStrawberry Banke Museum Portsmouth, NH, .
Amherst, NH
7/3 Fireworks at dusk, 7/4 parade 10am. Amherst, NHSouthegan High School Amherst, NH, .
Bartlett, NH
11am. Bartlett, NHMain Street Bartlett, NH, .
Concord, NH
Fireworks at dusk. Concord, NHMemorial Field Concord, NH, .
Milton, NH
live music, free strawberry shortcake, tours by costumed guides. 10am. Milton, NHNH Farm Museum Milton, NH, .
Merrimack, NH
Parade 1pm, fireworks 9pm. Merrimack, NHCommons/Merrimack High School Merrimack, NH, .
Lebanon, NH
Fireworks 9:30pm. Lebanon, NHColburn Park/Storrs Hill Ski Area Lebanon, NH, .
Rochester, NH – Journey Church
Warning! This festival is run by a church and the live music is all Christian. Then fireworks in the evening. Rochester, NH - Journey ChurchRochester Fairgrounds Rochester, NH, .
Salem, NH
Entertainment 5 pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. Salem, NHTown Common Salem, NH, .
Ashland, NH
Parade 10am. Ashland, NHL. W. Packard Ballfield, Main Street Ashland, NH, .
Bradford, NH
Celebrations all over the place, no actual times listed. Bradford, NHTown wide Bradford, NH, .
Brentwood, NH
Parade 10am. Brentwood, NHSwasey School Brentwood, NH, .
Moultonborough, NH
Parade 11 am, fireworks at dusk in Center Harbor. Moultonborough, NHBlake Road Moultonborough, NH, .
Claremont, NH
Fireworks at dusk. Claremont, NHMonadnock Park Claremont, NH, .
North Conway, NH
Ceremony 3:45pm Fireworks 9:30pm. North Conway, NHSchouler Park North Conway, NH, .
4th of July Celebration in Schouler Park
3:45pm. 4th of July Celebration in Schouler ParkSchouler Park North Conway, NH, .
Derry, NH
Fireworks 9pm. Derry, NHHood Park Derry, NH, .
Dover, NH
5-10pm festival + fireworks. Dover, NHHenry Law Park Dover, NH, .
Grantham, NH – Old Home Day
Parade 11 am, followed by a festival until 3pm. Grantham, NH - Old Home DayGrantham Recreation Park, Route 10 South Grantham, NH, .
Greenville, NH
Festival 7/3 and float parade, childrens bike parade 7/4 noon. Greenville, NHTown Field Greenville, NH, .
Hampton Beach, NH
Fireworks 9:30pm. Hampton Beach, NHOver the Atlantic Hampton Beach, NH, .
Hanover, NH – Old Fashioned July 4th Parade
Parade 10am. Hanover, NH - Old Fashioned July 4th ParadeTown Green Hanover, NH, .
4th of July Family Party Train
7pm. 4th of July Family Party Train Lincoln, NH, .
Hopkinton, NH
parade at noon, celebrations all day long. Hopkinton, NHHopkinton High School Hopkinton, NH, .
Jefferson, NH
Fireworks at dusk. Jefferson, NHWaumbek Golf Course Jefferson, NH, .
Lincoln Woodstock 4th of July Celebration
10am. Lincoln Woodstock 4th of July Celebration Lincoln, NH, .
Jaffrey, NH
Reading of the Declaration of Independence, Ice Cream Social, Strawberry Shortcake Bazaar, Band Concert & other events held throughout town, no times listed. Jaffrey, NHAll over Jaffrey, NH, .
Manchester, NH
Fireworks 9 p.m., along with the normal festivities in Arms Park prior to the display. Manchester, NHArms Park Manchester, NH, .
Meredith, NH
7/3 fireworks at dusk, 7/4 Meredith American Legion Post 22 Independence Day Chicken Barbeque at Hesky Park from 11:00 am to 2:00 pm, duckie race 4:30pm. Meredith, NHOver Meredith Bay and Center Harbor Bay Meredith, NH, .
Milford, NH
Family Fun Day Festivities begin at 12 p.m., Patriotic Bike Parade and Contest, field activities, face painting,etc. Fireworks at dusk. Milford, NHKeyes Memorial Park Milford, NH, .
Moultonborough, NH
Parade 11am, fireworks at dusk over Center Harbor Beach. Moultonborough, NHBlake Road to Lions Club Moultonborough, NH, .
Whitefield, NH – Mountain View Grand Resort
Parade 10am Carnival 1pm Fireworks at dusk. Whitefield, NH - Mountain View Grand ResortMountain View Grand Resort and Spa Whitefield, NH, .
Nashua, NH – Field Day
10am Children’s Field Day.Carnival games, magicians, caricaturist, face painting, bounce houses and relay races. Live music and entertainment in the afternoon, fireworks at dusk. Nashua, NH - Field DayHolman Stadium Nashua, NH, .
New Boston, NH
10am Award-winning parade through historic downtown New Boston, followed by all day family fun events and Chicken BBQ at the Hillsborough County 4H Youth Center and Fairgrounds. 9:15pm Grand Fireworks Display at the Fairgrounds. New Boston, NHHistoric Downtown New Boston, NH, .
Colebrook, NH
Fireworks at dusk. Colebrook, NHColebrook Ball Field Colebrook, NH, .
Pittsburg, NH
10am flea market, pony rides, fishing derby & basemall, BBQ & music, then fireworks at dusk. Pittsburg, NHMurphy Dam Pittsburg, NH, .
Patriotic Sing-a-long
Creative, but probably the smallest of the July 4th events I’ll list here. 11am. Patriotic Sing-a-longEnfield Shaker Museum Enfield, NH, .
Rye, NH
Concert 7pm, fireworks at dusk. Rye, NHParsons Field Rye, NH, .
Wakefield, NH
4:30-10pm. Petting zoo, live music, fireworks & more. Wakefield, NHBallpark Wakefield, NH, .
Independence Day Parade & Fireworks
concert 6:30pm, fireworks 9:30pm. Independence Day Parade & Fireworks Waterville Valley, NH, .
Laconia, NH
Parade starts at 4:30 p.m. Fireworks at Opechee Park at 10 p.m. Laconia, NHOpechee Park Laconia, NH, .
Old Home Week
7/2 Bradigan, 7/4 Parade & fireworks, 7/6 pow wow, 7/7 Indoor model aviation flying. Old Home WeekVarious Locations Ossipee, NH, .
Gorham, NH
7/3 Carnival, 7/4 Parade 2pm, Fireworks 10pm 7/5 Concerts, 7/6 Concert, 7/7 Classic Car Show. Gorham, NHDublin Street Gorham, NH, .
Andover, NH
7Th annual Firecracker 5K footrace 9am, no info on whether there will be a parade/fireworks or not. Andover, NHBlackwater Park Andover, NH, .
Bristol, NH
7/4 Parade 10am, 7/6 Fireworks at dusk. Bristol, NHDowntown Bristol, NH, .
4th of July Celebration
Festival 3:45pm, MWV Theatre Company 6:15pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. 4th of July CelebrationSchouler Park North Conway, NH, .
New London, NH
fireworks 9pm. New London, NHPleasant Lake New London, NH, .
Sunapee, NH
7/5 Watermelon race, 7/6 80s themed parade, 7/7 Fireworks in Sunapee Harbor at dusk. Sunapee, NHVarious locations Sunapee, NH, .
Brookline, NH
Fireworks at dusk. Brookline, NHLake Potanipo Brookline, NH, .
Franconia, NH – Old Home Day
Festival all day long, fireworks at night. Franconia, NH - Old Home DayAll over Franconia, NH, .
Grafton, NH
Ceremony 10am, Parade 1pm, concert 6:30pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. Grafton, NHGrafton Recreational Field. Grafton, NH, .
Hancock, NH
Ice cream social 6pm, Fireworks at dusk. Hancock, NHNorway Pond Hancock, NH, .
Waterville Valley’s Summer Carnival
Independence Day Carnival 11am. Waterville Valley's Summer CarnivalTown square Waterville Valley, NH, .
Independence Day: Connecticut
Fourth of July Fireworks
Fireworks 8pm. Fourth of July FireworksHoward T. Brown Memorial Park Norwich, CT, .
Nudist 4th of July Parade
Parade at a nudist camp. 3pm. Nudist 4th of July ParadeSolAir Family Nudist Resort Woodstock, CT, .
4th of July Parade
10am. 4th of July ParadeIvoryton Green Essex, CT, .
Westport, CT
Fireworks at dusk. Rain date 7/5. Westport, CTCompo Beach Westport, CT, .
Meridien, CT
Fireworks at dusk. Meridien, CTHubbard Park Meriden, CT, .
Mystic, CT – Mystic Seaport
Picnic and heatrical performances. 9:00am-5pm. Mystic, CT - Mystic SeaportMystic Seaport Mystic, CT, .
Middlebury, CT
‘3D’ Fireworks just means regular fireworks, but if you want to wear 3D glasses to make it more 1960s, you can. At dusk. Middlebury, CTLake Quassapaug, Rt. 64 (2132 Middlebury Road) Middlebury, CT, .
New Haven, CT
Festival 4pm w/concert, tours, and fireworks 9pm. New Haven, CTEast Rock Park New Haven, CT, .
Stratford, CT
concert 7pm. Fireworks 9pm. Stratford, CTShort Beach Park Stratford, CT, .
Westbrook, CT (Water’s Edge Resort and Spa)
2pm. Westbrook, CT (Water's Edge Resort and Spa)Water’s Edge Resort and Spa Westbrook, CT, .
Fairfield, CT
Festival 5pm. Fireworks 9pm. Fairfield, CTJennings Beach Fairfield, CT, .
Chester, CT
Road race 9am. Chester, CTMain Street Chester, CT, .
Norwalk, CT
Walking Tour 12pm. Norwalk, CTMill Hill Historic Park Norwalk, CT, .
Washington, CT (and Washington Depot, CT)
Picnic 3pm Gates close 8:45pm Fireworks 9:30pm. Washington, CT (and Washington Depot, CT)Shepaug Valley School, South Street Washington, CT, .
Middletown, CT
Concert 6pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. Middletown, CTCity Hall Middletown, CT, .
Shelton, CT
Concert 7pm, then fireworks. Shelton, CTShelton Veterans Riverwalk Park Shelton, CT, .
Kent, CT
Bell Ringing Ceremony 2pm. Kent, CTEric Sloane Museum & Kent Iron Furnace Kent, CT, .
Woodstock, CT – Fourth of July Jamboree
11am. Woodstock, CT - Fourth of July JamboreeEast Woodstock Congregational Church Woodstock, CT, .
Groton, CT
Parade 10am. Groton, CTRoute 1 Groton, CT, .
Dayville, CT (and Killingly, CT, Danielson, CT)
6pm. Dayville, CT (and Killingly, CT, Danielson, CT)Owen Bell Park Dayville, CT, .
Litchfield, CT
Pet Parade 2pm Festival right after. Litchfield, CTThe Green Litchfield, CT, .
Independence Day Celebration
Festival 9am. Independence Day CelebrationVillage Green Mystic, CT, .
Naugatuck, CT
Festival 6pm. Fireworks 9:15pm. Naugatuck, CTMaple Street Naugatuck, CT, .
New Canaan, CT
Festival 5pm. Fireworks at dusk. New Canaan, CTWaverly Park New Canaan, CT, .
Oxford, CT
Couldn’t confirm, but previously Firemen’s carnival, Fireworks. Oxford, CTQuaker Farms School Oxford, CT, .
Rowayton, CT
Fireworks 9:15pm. Rowayton, CTBayley Beach and Pinkney Park Rowayton, CT, .
Vernon, CT (and Rockville, CT)
No time listed on site. Vernon, CT (and Rockville, CT)Henry Park and Downtown Rockville Vernon, CT, .
Weston, CT
Kids race 10am BBQ 5pm. Fireworks 9:20pm. Weston, CTWeston Middle School Weston, CT, .
W.I.L.I. Fourth of July Boom Box Parade
11am. W.I.L.I. Fourth of July Boom Box ParadeJillson Square Willimantic, CT, .
New Britain, CT – The Great American BOOM
Concert 5pm Fireworks 9:15pm. New Britain, CT - The Great American BOOMStanley Quarter Park New Britain, CT, .
Madison, CT
Parade 11am. Madison, CTSuper Stop and Shop Madison, CT, .
Enfield Fourth of July Town Celebration
7/5 Concert, 7/6 Concert 7/7 Fireworks 9:15pm. Enfield Fourth of July Town Celebration Enfield, CT, .
New Milford, CT
Carnival 5pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. New Milford, CTYoung’s Field New Milford, CT, .
Stafford Springs, CT (Stafford Springs Speedway)
Fireworks after race car event. Heat races begin 6:pm. Stafford Springs, CT (Stafford Springs Speedway)Stafford Springs Speedway Stafford Springs, CT, .
Greenwich, CT
Two different fireworks displays at the same time! Live music 7pm, then fireworks. Greenwich, CTBinney Park and Greenwich Point Park Greenwich, CT, .
East Hartford, CT – Riverfest
Fasten your seatbelts! It’s a day enjoying Ultralight Flyers…with lots of friendly people. Open to the public from 7/4-7/7.. East Hartford, CT - RiverfestVarious Locations Hartford, CT, .
Manchester, CT
Festival 4pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. Manchester, CTManchester Community College Manchester, CT, .
Fireworks in Putnam, CT
Fireworks 9:15pm. Fireworks in Putnam, CTRotary Park Putnam, CT, .
Stafford Springs, CT – Summerfest
Fishing Derby and other activities. On previous years they had fireworks. Maybe they will have some this year too! 8am. Stafford Springs, CT - SummerfestHigh School Stafford Springs, CT, .
Old Lyme, CT
Parade 10am. Old Lyme, CTShoreline Community Center Old Lyme, CT, .
Torrington, CT
Festival 4pm, Fireworks 9pm. Torrington, CTTorrington Middle School Torrington, CT, .
Independence Day: Maine
Whatever Family Festival
Enjoy more than 80 different events at Whatever Family Festival. This one will be fun, so don’t be all ‘whatever’. Whatever Family FestivalAll over Augusta, ME, .
Windjammer Days
Fireworks, a boat and land parade, a pirate battle show and other fun events will be happening during Windjammer Days. Sounds like fun! Whale Park 8:30 am, Town events 11:30 am. Windjammer DaysWhale Center and around town Boothbay Harbor, ME, .
July 4th & Canada Day at Ocean Park
Parade 7/4 10am. July 4th & Canada Day at Ocean ParkVarious locations Old Orchard Beach, ME, .
Fireworks in the Square
Fireworks every Thursday evening from 6/20 to 8/22! Special display for Independence Day 7/4 9:45pm. Fireworks in the SquareNext to the pier Old Orchard Beach, ME, .
Point Sebago Resort 4th of July
Point Sebago resort has prepared a bunch of events to enjoy during July 4Th celebrations. Fun at the beach included! Fireworks 7/1, parade 7/4. Point Sebago Resort 4th of JulyPoint Sebago Resort Casco, ME, .
Eastport, ME
This one is probably the largest celebration in the state of Maine. 10 days of fun filled events for everyone. Includes: A parade, fireworks show, steel band performances, and much more. Eastport, MEVarious Locations Eastport, ME, .
Bethel, ME
7/4 Street Dance 7/5 Live Music 7/6 Fireworks. Bethel, MEBethel Inn Resort Bethel, ME, .
Freeport, ME
Pancake Breakfast 7am. 10 race 7:30am. Freeport, MESt. Jude Hall Freeport, ME, .
Ogunquit, ME — Ogunquit Days
Fireworks 9:15pm. Ogunquit, ME -- Ogunquit DaysMain Beach Ogunquit, ME, .
Bar Harbor, ME
6am-10pm. Pancakes 6am, 10am parade, 11am seafood festival, lobster races, 6pm concert, then fireworks 9:15pm. Bar Harbor, MEMDI Rotary Club Bar Harbor, ME, .
Saco, ME – Funtown Splashtown USA
Dusk fireworks at this amusement park. Rain date 7/5. Saco, ME - Funtown Splashtown USAFuntown Splashtown USA Saco, ME, .
Jay, ME (and Livermore Falls)
Fireworks at dusk. Jay, ME (and Livermore Falls)Spruce Mt. Ski Slope Jay, ME, .
L.L. Bean’s Summer in the Park
2013. Concert 7:30pm Fireworks 9:15pm. L.L. Bean's Summer in the ParkDiscovery Park Freeport, ME, .
Portland, ME – Great American Ice Cream Fest
Reading of the Declaration of Independence 12pm. Concert 7:40pm. Fireworks righ after. Portland, ME - Great American Ice Cream FestEastern Promenade Park Portland, ME, .
Rangeley, ME
Celebration 10am, crafts, kids parade, then fireworks at dusk. Rangeley, MELakeside Park Rangeley, ME, .
Independence Day Celebration
10am-10pm. Independence Day CelebrationLakeside Park Rangeley, ME, .
Bath, ME – Bath Heritage Days
7/4 Parade 11:30am. 7/7 Fireworks 9pm. Bath, ME - Bath Heritage Days Bath, ME, .
Brooks, ME – Brooks Hay Days
Breakfast 7am, Parade 10am, Fireworks 10pm. Brooks, ME - Brooks Hay DaysBrooks Community Park Brooks, ME, .
Boothbay Harbor, ME
Fireworks 9:15pm. Rain/fog date 7/5. Boothbay Harbor, MEBoothbay Harbor Boothbay Harbor, ME, .
Damariscotta, ME
Parade and Rubber Duck Race 11am. Damariscotta, MEMasters Machine Damariscotta, ME, .
Jackman/Moose River Family Fun Day
Parade 4pm, concert pm, fireworks at dusk! Jackman/Moose River Family Fun DayJackman Town Hall field Jackman, ME, .
York, ME
A couple races (1K & 4K) 8am. York, MEYork High School York, ME, .
Beaver Brook Campground 4th of July Week
No need to bring your own fireworks. There will be plenty at Beaver Brook Campground. at dusk. Beaver Brook Campground 4th of July WeekBeaver Brook Campground Wayne, ME, .
Scarborough, ME – Beech Ridge Motor Speedway
Fireworks following a car show. Scarborough, ME - Beech Ridge Motor SpeedwayBeech Ridge Motor Speedway Scarborough, ME, .
Belgrade Lakes, ME
Activities TBA. Belgrade Lakes, MERte 27 Penisula Park Long Pond Belgrade Lakes, ME, .
Bethel Historical Society 4th of July Picnic and Concert
11:30am. Bethel Historical Society 4th of July Picnic and ConcertDr. Moses Mason House Bethel, ME, .
Carrabassett Valley, ME
Town pool 12:30pm, Firetruck rides 3pm, Fireworks at dusk. Carrabassett Valley, METown Park Carrabassett Valley, ME, .
Thomaston, ME
Breakfast 7am, Parade 11am, Fireworks 9:15pm. Thomaston, MEMasonic Hall Thomaston, ME, .
Deer Isle, ME (and Stonington)
Fireworks 9pm. Deer Isle, ME (and Stonington)Stonington Harbor Deer Isle, ME, .
New Harbor, ME
Public reading of the Declaration of Independence, 2pm. New Harbor, MEColonial Pemaquid New Harbor, ME, .
Houlton, ME – Houlton Fair
7/4 Parade, 7/5 Kids Day, 7/6 Demolition Derby, 7/7 Pinata Contest. Houlton, ME - Houlton FairCommunity Park Houlton, ME, .
Jackman, ME
Parade 4pm Fireworks at dusk. Jackman, MEField next to municipal bldg Jackman, ME, .
Millinocket, ME
Parade 11am, Concert 7pm, Fireworks at Stearns High School 9pm. Millinocket, MEVeteran’s Memorial Park Millinocket, ME, .
Kennebunk, ME
Fireworks 9pm. Kennebunk, MEKennebunk Beach Kennebunk, ME, .
Independence Day Kite Fly
11am. Independence Day Kite FlyBug Light Park South Portland, ME, .
Liberty Festival 4th of July Celebration
5pm Fireworks 9:30pm. Liberty Festival 4th of July CelebrationVarious locations Lewiston, ME, .
Lewiston, ME (and Auburn)
concerts 5pm, Fireworks 9:30pm. Lewiston, ME (and Auburn)Veterans Park Lewiston, ME, .
Camden, ME – Festival of Independence
7/4 Concert & Fireworks, 7/5 Races, 7/6 Tractor Pull, 7/7 Car Show. Camden, ME - Festival of Independence Camden, ME, .
Bridgton, ME
Race 8am. Bridgton, MEDowntown Bridgton Bridgton, ME, .
Old Orchard Beach Parade and Sandcastle Sculpture Competition
Parade 9:30am. Old Orchard Beach Parade and Sandcastle Sculpture CompetitionOcean Park Old Orchard Beach, ME, .
Poland Spring, ME
7/5 Fireworks at dusk. Concerts all weekend. Poland Spring, MEPoland Spring Resort Poland Spring, ME, .
Sanford, ME
TBA. They usually hold a parade and fireworks at dusk. Sanford, MENumber 1 Pond Sanford, ME, .
Searsport, ME
noon til 9pm. Searsport, MEMosman Park Searsport, ME, .
Caribou, ME – Spud Speedway
Fireworks after 7pm race car event. Caribou, ME - Spud SpeedwaySpuds Speedway Caribou, ME, .
Litchfield, ME (Birches Family Campground)
Fest with hayrides, ending 7/4 with parade, fireworks, bonfire, dance. Litchfield, ME (Birches Family Campground) Litchfield, ME, .
Naples, ME
Fireworks at dusk. Naples, MECauseway area Naples, ME, .
Winslow, ME
6/29 Beauty Pageant 7/2 Family Fun Day 7/4 Fireworks at dusk. Winslow, MEWinslow High School Winslow, ME, .
Winthrop, ME
Fireworks 9pm. Winthrop, MENorcross Point Winthrop, ME, .
Frye Island, ME
Race 9am. Frye Island, MECommunity Center Frye Island, ME, .
Wiscasset, ME
Pirate Attack 11:45am, Fireworks 9:15pm. Wiscasset, MEWaterfront Pier and Wiscasset Yacht Club Wiscasset, ME, .
Greenville, ME
Concert 5:30pm Fireworks right after. Greenville, MEDowntown Greenville Greenville, ME, .
Houlton Fair
This agricultural fair includes a parade and fireworks on July 4! Houlton Fair Houlton, ME, .
4th of July Parade
Parade at 10 am. 4th of July ParadeUMF parking lot Farmington, ME, .
Harpswell, ME – Cook’s Lobster House
Fireworks 10pm. Harpswell, ME - Cook's Lobster HouseCook’s Lobster House Harpswell, ME, .
Oxford, ME – Casino Night
Fireworks following a car show. 7:15pm. Oxford, ME - Casino NightOxford Plains Speedway Oxford, ME, .
Unity, ME – Unity Raceway
Fireworks following a car show. 7:30pm. Unity, ME - Unity RacewayUnity Raceway Unity, ME, .
Independence Day: Vermont
Mountain Friends and Freedom Celebration
7/6 Live music, Fireworks. 7/7 Live music and Gondola rides. Mountain Friends and Freedom CelebrationStratton Mountain Ski Resort Stratton, VT, .
Summer Festival
Live music & fest. Then fireworks 7/3. Summer FestivalGrafton Ponds Grafton, VT, .
Stowe, VT – An Old Fashioned 4th of July
Parade 10 am, Old Fashioned Festival 11-3pm, ‘Stowe’s World Shortest Marathon’ at noon, entertainment starting 6 pm and ending with fireworks at dusk. Stowe, VT - An Old Fashioned 4th of July Stowe, VT, .
Milton, VT
Parade 11am, activities and live music through the day followed by fireworks. Milton, VT Milton, VT, .
Montgomery Center, VT
Parade at noon, with a BBQ right after. Montgomery Center, VTMain Street Montgomery Center, VT, .
Cabot, VT
Parade 11am, Chicken BBQ 12pm. Cabot, VTMain Street Cabot, VT, .
Woodstock, VT – Old Vermont 4th
All day long activities, like Presidential silhouettes, firework stencils, and compete in sack races, the egg toss, crank fresh strawberry ice cream, and a wagon ride. Woodstock, VT - Old Vermont 4thBillings Farm and Museum, Route 12 & River Road Woodstock, VT, .
Brattleboro, VT
Parade 10am. Festival & concert & fireworks 5:30pm. Brattleboro, VTTown Common Brattleboro, VT, .
Jeffersonville, VT
Parade 10am, Firemen’s Barbecue 5pm, fireworks 9pm. Jeffersonville, VTTown Green Jeffersonville, VT, .
Colchester, VT
Fun Run 8:15am UMS, Parade 11:00am in the Village, Concert 6:30pm followed by fireworks at dusk over Bayside Beach. Colchester, VTBayside Beach Colchester, VT, .
Burlington, VT
Fireworks 9:30pm. Burlington, VTBurlington Harbor Burlington, VT, .
Stowe’s Old-Fashioned Family 4th of July Parade, Celebration & Fireworks
Festival 11am Fireworks 6:30pm. Stowe's Old-Fashioned Family 4th of July Parade, Celebration & FireworksAll over Stowe, VT, .
Richmond, VT
flea market 9:00am, car show begins 10:00am and the Fun Run starts at 10:30. Parade at 10:45am, events all day + live music and fireworks. This celebration is pretty big. Richmond, VTEast Main Street Richmond, VT, .
Bennington, VT
Fireworks at dusk, not no further info. Bennington, VTWillow Park Bennington, VT, .
4th of July Parade
Parade 10am Fireworks 9:30pm. 4th of July ParadeCanal and Main streets to the town Common Brattleboro, VT, .
East Corinth, VT
Parade 11am, BBQ 11am and bingo and other activities through the day. East Corinth, VTBall Field East Corinth, VT, .
North Danville, VT
Parade 9am. North Danville, VTHartz Avenue and Railroad Avenue North Danville, VT, .
Montpelier, VT
Free tours 10am, Dance Party 7pm, Fireworks 9pm. Montpelier, VTDowntown Montpelier, VT, .
Morristown, VT
Parade 11am, activities start 5pm and end with fireworks and live music. Morristown, VTCorner of Harrel St. and Munson St. Morristown, VT, .
Newport, VT
Games and activities 12pm, Fireworks 9:45pm. Newport, VTGardner Memorial Park Newport, VT, .
Peacham, VT
7/3 contra dance. 7/4 Parade 11:30, BBQ 12pm, Declaration of Independence 3:30pm, Pig roat 5pm. Peacham, VTVarious Locations Peacham, VT, .
Poultney, VT
Time for events not listed on site BUT their celebration’s theme this year is ‘Take me out to the ball game’. There’ll be a parade, a fun run and more but better call them for exact times. Poultney, VTPES Field Poultney, VT, .
Randolph, VT
Street Fest 10am-2pm. Randolph, VTDepot Park Randolph, VT, .
Killington, VT
Parade 10am, pool and BBQ 11am, festival, music 7pm, fireworks 9:30pm. Killington, VTAll over Killington, VT, .
Rutland, VT – Summer Smash
Stoney Roberts Demolition Derby begins at 6:30pm, Rutland Region Chamber of Commerce Fireworks Extravaganza at 9:45pm. Rutland, VT - Summer SmashVermont State Fairgrounds Rutland, VT, .
Williston, VT
7/2 Bike Race, 7/3 Ice-cream social, 7/4 Parade 10am and fireworks at dusk. Williston, VTVarious Locations Williston, VT, .
Fireworks Extravaganza
dusk. Fireworks ExtravaganzaKnight Point State Park North Hero, VT, .
Warren, VT
Parade 10 am, activities through the day. Warren, VTMain Street Warren, VT, .
Brownsville, VT (West Windsor, VT)
Festival 6pm, Fireworks 9pm. Brownsville, VT (West Windsor, VT)Mount Ascutney Brownsville, VT, .
Wardsboro, VT
Street Fair 9am, Parade 10am. Wardsboro, VTMain Street Wardsboro, VT, .
Wilmington, VT (and West Dover, VT)
Fair 6pm, Fireworks 9pm. Wilmington, VT (and West Dover, VT)Baker’s Field Wilmington, VT, .
Brandon, VT
Food Fest and Street Dance at Central Park. Food Vendors open 5pm, Street Dance 6-10pm. Brandon, VTCentral Park Brandon, VT, .
East Burke, VT – Vermont Fourth Festival
BBQ 6pm, Fireworks 9pm. East Burke, VT - Vermont Fourth FestivalBurke Mountain East Burke, VT, .
Island Pond, VT
Parade 7/6 11, fireworks at dusk — events all weekend, like cardboard races, boat parades, live music, etc. Island Pond, VTAll over Island Pond, VT, .
Ludlow, VT
BBQ 5pm, Concert 7pm, Fireworks 9pm. Ludlow, VTWest Hill Recreation Area Ludlow, VT, .
Also Fun
Museum Free Fun Fridays
A number of local museums and destinations offer free admission, thanks to Highland Street! Every Friday in July and August. Museum Free Fun FridaysAll Over All Over, , .
Scavenger Hunt: Where The Boston Tea Party Began
This scavenger hunt is both fun and informative. LEarn more about The Boston Tea Party. 9:30am. Scavenger Hunt: Where The Boston Tea Party BeganOld South Meeting House Boston, MA, .
Benjamin Franklin in Boston: A Walking Tour
What about Benjamin Franklin? Why doesn’t he get a national holiday? It’s his birthday this week and the local Boston walking tour company does a special tour for him during Harborfest. 3pm on both 7/4 and 7/7. Benjamin Franklin in Boston: A Walking TourMeet at School St & Washington St Boston, MA, .
Bill Feeney 5K
10am. Bill Feeney 5KSpence Farm Woburn, MA, .
Folk Dancing by the Fountain
Give Folk dance a chance. They’re fun and easy to pick up. This participatory event is all about having fun. Every Tuesday 7:30-9:30 pm in Harvard Square. Also Tuesdays in Copley Square. Folk Dancing by the FountainCopley Square Boston, MA, .
Sunset Clambake on Spectacle Island
For $80, ride a ferry to the Boston Harbor Islands, enjoy a beautiful sunset and eat tasty dishes prepared right there for you. There are also children’s and vegetarian options, which are cheaper. Thursday and Fridays. Sunset Clambake on Spectacle IslandSpectacle Island Boston, MA, .
The Dark Side of Boston – Walking Tour
Boston has a history that includes murder and death. Be prepared to learn about the creepiest stuff that has happened here. 6pm every Friday, Saturday, Sunday through Halloween. The Dark Side of Boston - Walking TourHanover St at Cross St Boston, MA, .
Boston Chowderfest
You have not been to Boston until you have some Chowder. This is your chance! 11am-6pm. Boston ChowderfestCity Hall Plaza, One City Hall Plaza Boston, MA, .
Mayor Menino’s Summer Fun Festival
HA! They have mini-golf but giant chess and other board games. Cool! 11am-1pm. Mayor Menino's Summer Fun FestivalLong Wharf dock at Christopher Columbus Park Boston, MA, .
Boston Harborfest
Boston Harborfest features all the cool stuff, like the Chowderfest, live music and fireworks! Boston HarborfestVarious Locations Boston, MA, .
HISTORY Cross Country Cookout Tour
This massive food truck can smoke 2,000 pounds of meat and grill 1,000 hotdogs, 500 hamburgers or 200 16-oz. steaks at one time! Don’t miss this one! 11am-6pm. HISTORY Cross Country Cookout TourBoston City Hall Square Boston, MA, .
The Murder at the Art Museum Scavenger Hunt
A mystery scavenger hunt that is actually challenging, and fun! Teams of 3 of more people are encouraged. 1pm. The Murder at the Art Museum Scavenger HuntMuseum of fine Arts Boston, MA, .
Boston New Technology Meetup
Find out the lastest mobile strategies, and check out new cool apps for your mobile devices! 6pm. Boston New Technology MeetupMicrosoft NERD Center Cambridge, MA, .
150th Anniversary of Gettysburg
This is a lecture by Michael McNaught, a local historian. 7pm. 150th Anniversary of Gettysburg Falmouth, MA, .
New England Summer Nationals
The downside to this massive car show is that you have to hang out with people who are there to see a Playboy model, but the good news is you get to hang out with people who want to meet Batman and see the batmobile! New England Summer NationalsThompson International Speedway Thompson, CT, .
Free First Wednesdays @ The deCordova
Public Museum tours are free with Museum admission, are led by an experienced Museum guide. 1pm. Free First Wednesdays @ The deCordova Lincoln, MA, .
Happy Birthday USA Family Day
What can you do at a stamp museum? Well, there’s stamp based crafting, and sending letters to friends! 12pm. Happy Birthday USA Family DaySpellman Museum of Stamps & Postal History Weston, MA, .
Artfull Explorations
Artworks that make noise? Yes, find out all about them at deCordova Museum. 1pm. Artfull Explorations Lincoln, MA, .
Ice Cream and…Frogs
Come to Broadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary for some ice-cream, maybe you can share with the frogs that live there! 7:30pm. Ice Cream and...FrogsBroadmoor Wildlife Sanctuary Natick, MA, .
Frost Day
Celebrate Frost Day with poetry. Open to the public. Frost DayThe Frost Place Franconia, NH, .
Danvers Family Festival
Danvers becomes a place full of fun from 6/15 through 7/3. There are a lot of interesting events such as karaoke shows, Danvers Idol and much more. Find them all and enjoy! Danvers Family FestivalVarious Locations Danvers, MA, .
Marblehead Festival of Arts
This arts festival comes with a sand sculpting competition and a film festivall! Marblehead Festival of ArtsAll over Marblehead, MA, .
Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Pow Wow
Experience drumming, dancing, singing and much more at Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Pow Wow. It’s going to be fun! Mashpee Wampanoag Tribal Pow WowBarnstable County Fairgrounds Falmouth, MA, .
Brockton Fair
Brockton sure knows how to throw a party! Find monster truck rides, a demolition derby, carnival and much more! Brockton FairBrockton Fairgrounds Brockton, MA, .
Jacob’s Pillow Dance Festival
This indoor / outdoor festival draws the best dance performances from around the world. This one will stay around all summer so it’s more like a venue’s performance season. Jacob's Pillow Dance Festival Becket, MA, .
Vermont Summer Festival Horse Show
Wow! This is a full six weeks of Top Equestrian Competition! Watch beautiful horses racing and jumping! Vermont Summer Festival Horse ShowGreen Mountains East Dorset, VT, .
President Calvin Coolidge Birthplace Celebration
Wagon rides, live music, a parade and even a BBQ! Tasty, patriotic, and most of the events are free! 2013:. President Calvin Coolidge Birthplace CelebrationPresident Calvin Coolidge State Historic Site Plymouth Notch, VT, .
Alice’s Wonderland: A Most Curious Adventure
Go down the rabbit hole from May 19 through September 1 in this awesome Alice’s Adventures in Wonderland expo. Alice's Wonderland: A Most Curious AdventureEcoTarium Worcester, MA, .
Capitol Steps
This one is really fun! I’ve seen it. It’s a singing, dancing, theatre crew that parodies national and world news. The comedy is excellent! Mo, We. Sat 8pm. Capitol StepsCranwell Resort, Spa & Golf Club Lenox, MA, .
CInderella’s Wedding: North Shore Music Theatre
What happened to Cinderella after the ‘they lived happily ever after?’ This show will let you find out! 10am, 1pm. CInderella's Wedding: North Shore Music TheatreNorth Shore Music Theatre Beverly, MA, .
Midsummer Magick Faire Grand Opening and Fire Festival!
Magic shows, comedy, live combat, and fire dancing! This faire is also donating to charity! Weekends June 22 through July 7. Midsummer Magick Faire Grand Opening and Fire Festival!Warsaw Park Ansonia, CT, .
Sunken Garden Poetry Festival
Donald Hall, the fourteenth United States Poet Laureate, is featured at this outdoor gathering. 5-8:30pm. Sunken Garden Poetry FestivalHill-Stead Museum Farmington, CT, .
July 4th Extravaganza
They claim this is a huge fireworks display, and I believe them! July 4th Extravaganza Norwich, CT, .
Different performances through the day, at two incredible locations. It all ends with fireworks! Concerts 4pm, Fireworks 9pm. RiverfestVarious Locations Hartford, CT, .
Round Hill Highland Games
I love highland games because they’re played with such spirit! Pipes, drums, dancing, climbing wall, tug-of-war, ‘caber toss’, and some non-caber tosses. 8am-6pm. Rain or shine. Round Hill Highland GamesCranbury Park Norwalk, CT, .
Lobsterfest, Chicken Barbecue
Yup, this is basically eating chicken BBQ and lobster. Not that I’m complaining! Lobsterfest, Chicken BarbecueNiantic Town Hall Niantic, CT, .
Ocean Park Sandcastle Competition
1-3pm. Ocean Park Sandcastle CompetitionOn the beach between Randall and Ancona Avenues Old Orchard Beach, ME, .
Kennebunk Old Home Week
Parade, petting zoo, crafts demos, and more… Kennebunk Old Home WeekAll over Kennebunk, ME, .
Bar Harbor Music Festival
Variety is the word that defines this music festival! Find string orchestra, jazz, brass, and even Opera concerts! Bar Harbor Music FestivalVarious locations Bar Harbor, ME, .
Bowdoin International Music Festival
This season has more than 100 concerts ins store for all classical music lovers. visit their website for a list of performances. Bowdoin International Music Festival Brunswick, ME, .
Tommyknockers and More Bus Tours
All reservations must be pre-paid prior to space being confirmed. Tommyknockers and More Bus ToursBangor Waterfront Bangor, ME, .
Fabulous ’50s, Sensational ’60s & Antique Aeroplane Show
I’ve been to this museum of airplanes and vehicles. It’s world-class. More than 400 classic cars will be on display! Fabulous '50s, Sensational '60s & Antique Aeroplane ShowOwls Head Transportation Museum Owls Head, ME, .
Elton John, Tribute Band, Yellow Brick Road
Enjoy an outdoorsy evening concert with someone who looks and sounds like Elton John. 6:30pm. Elton John, Tribute Band, Yellow Brick RoadFort Knox Prospect, ME, .
Atlantic Music Festival
Atlantic Music Festival gathers hundreds of musicians, new and established. This sounds like fun! Atlantic Music FestivalVarious Locations Waterville, ME, .
Yankee Ultralight Flyers Fly-In
Fasten your seatbelt! It’s a day enjoying Ultralight Flyers…with lots of friendly people. Open to the public from 7/4-7/7.. Yankee Ultralight Flyers Fly-InSandersons Field Greenland, NH, .
Watermelon race in Sunapee Harbor
I have to ask: If you put wheels on a watermelon to make it race, who’s going to drive it? 5:30pm. Watermelon race in Sunapee HarborBurkehaven hill Sunapee, NH, .
Fireworks in Sunapee harbor
Fireworks at dusk. Fireworks in Sunapee harborSunapee Harbor Sunapee, NH, .
Loon Mountain Race
Run in Lincoln, and face the the infamous Upper Walking Boss black diamond trail. Registration 7:30am,Race 9am. Loon Mountain Race Lincoln, NH, .
Whale of a Day
Enslave the whales! Wait, I think it was ‘save the whales’. Learn a lot about them by touching their teeth, bones and whatnot. Admission is free! 9am. Whale of a DayAudubon Environmental Education Center Bristol, RI, .
Providence Restaurant Weeks
Taste the best of Providence. It’s another round of Restaurants Week! Providence Restaurant WeeksVarious Locations Providence, RI, .
South County Antique Auto Show
South County Antique Auto Show is back! More than 100 cars are usually on display. 2013:12pm. South County Antique Auto ShowThe Barn on Matunuck Beach Road South Kingstown, RI, .
Neighborhood Performing Arts Initiative
Celebrate Providence, have fun and enjoy the multiple concerts that have been prepared for this year. Neighborhood Performing Arts InitiativeAll over Providence, RI, .
Revolutionary War Battle of Hubbardton Commemoration
This one’s a revolutionary war re-enactment at the original battle site. So it’s pretty accurate and fun. Revolutionary War Battle of Hubbardton CommemorationHubbardton Battlefield State Park Hubbardton, VT, .
Shipwreck Tours
Explore a shipwreck – without getting wet! This tour brings you to a real shipwreck site and they lower a camera into the water for you to see everything. Saturdays at 11am. Shipwreck ToursLake Champlain Maritime Museum Vergennes, VT, .
1777 Constitution Day Celebration
Find re-enactors in this tribute to the American Constitution and learn why they say it ‘all began’ in Vermont, of all places. 11am. 1777 Constitution Day CelebrationOld Constitution House Windsor, VT, .
Middlebury Festival on the Green
They’re claiming this is ‘Vermont’s Favorite Festival’. Could be, it’s free outdoor music! Middlebury Festival on the GreenThe Green Middlebury, VT, .
Great Race & Bay Day
This race also features live music, and fun under the sun! 2013:10am. Great Race & Bay DaySt. Albans Bay St. Albans, VT, , .
Outdoor Theatre
 Outdoor Theatre & More – click map above to set region Mon 7/1 Tue 7/2 Wed 7/3 Thu 7/4 Fri 7/5 Sat 7/6 Sun 7/7 Mon 7/8
Broadway on the BerkshiresLenox, MA

Tina Packer Playhouse more
Tango by MoonlightCambridge, MA

Just as you read it: It’s tango dancing under the beautiful moonlight. 7-11pm.
Weeks Footbridge, 617-699-6246. more
Longfellow House Family SundaysCambridge, MA

Times vary, but they usually start at noon.
Longfellow House, 105 Brattle St, 617-876-4491. more
Sunday Parkland GamesCambridge, MA

The parklands along Memorial Drive near the Weeks Footbridge more
Charles River Conservancy Parkland GamesAllston, MA

Memorial Drive at JFK Street more
Jacob’s Pillow “Inside/Out” PerformancesBecket, MA

Outdoor performances by emerging and established dance companies in an open amphitheatre. 6:15pm.
358 George Carter Rd, 413-243-0745. more
Plays in the Park (for kids)Boston, MA

11:45am and 1:30pm.
Georges Island, 617-223-8666. more more
Free outdoor folk dancingBoston, MA

Copley Square more
Shakespeare on the CommonBoston, MA

This year it will be “The Two Gentlemen of Verona” Times vary, regularly between 7 and 8 pm.
Boston Common more
Plays on the GreenMystic, CT

Dates only, check later.2013.
Summer Evenings at Treworgy PlanetariumMystic, CT

Treworgy Planetarium, 75 Greenmanville Ave more
Summer Theatre Festival at Waveny ParkCanaan, CT

Different plays, all under an open air tent theatre. This year: South Pacific, Grease, The Little Mermaid, The Cat in the Hat and Pinkalicious! Call for exact dates/performances. Outdoors. Mostly 8pm, but some daytimes too.
Waveny Park, 203-966-4634. more
Fireworks In The SquareOld Orchard Beach, ME

Thursdays 9:45pm approx.
The Pier, 2 Old Orchard St more
Shakespeare in the ParkKennebunk, ME

Thursdays-Fridays 7pm, Saturdays 2 and 7pm.
Lafayette Park, Storer St, 646-360-3260. more
Prescott Park Arts FestivalPortsmouth, NH

Thur/Sun 7:00 pm, Fri/SaT 8:00 pm & matinee shows.
Prescot Park, Marcy St at Mechanic St, 603-436-2848. more
Theatre Under the StarsHaverhill, NH

All shows 6pm. Mon: Newbury, VT (Town Common, Chapel St.), Tue: Bethlehem, NH (Town Gazebo, Prospect Rd.), Wed: Manchester (Jewish Federation, 698 Beech St.), Thurs: Plymouth (Amphitheatre: 28 Greene St.), Fri/Sat: Waterville Valley (Gazebo Hill, Town Square), Sun: Littleton, NH (Farmers Market, 60 Riverglen Lane).
Various near Haverhill, NH more
Canobie Lake Park FireworksSalem, NH

4 days, 9:30pm.
Outdoor Movies
 Outdoor Movies – click map above to set region Mon 7/1 Tue 7/2 Wed 7/3 Thu 7/4 Fri 7/5 Sat 7/6 Sun 7/7 Mon 7/8
Summer in the City at the Boston Harbor HotelBoston, MA

70 Rowes Wharf, 617-439-7000. more
Burlington Movies on the CommonBurlington, MA

Magic 106.7 Family Film FestivalBoston, MA

Time TBA.
South garden at the Prudential Center more
Free Movie Mondays @ Museums on the GreenFalmouth, MA

Mondays 7 pm.
Museums on the Green more
Friday Night Movies, Rocky HillRocky Hill, CT

Veterans Memorial Amphitheater (Back of Elm Ridge Park) more
Old Home Week Outdoor MovieKennebunk, ME

, 207-985-5105 or 207-604-1335. more
Movies in Prescott ParkPortsmouth, NH

Prescott Park more
Movies on the GreenNorth Conway, NH

Settlers Green Outlet, Rt 16, 603-356-7031 x10. more more
Monday Night Movies on the BeachHampton Beach, NH

dusk, dates to be confirmed.
near the playground more
Dive-In MovieNashua, NH

Centennial Pool / Crown Hill Pool more
Movies on the Roof DeckNewport, RI

Vanderbilt Grace Hotel, 41 Mary St more
Movies on the BlockProvidence, RI

Thursdays at dusk.
Westminster St at Union St more
Children’s Movie NightNorton, MA

Saturdays 7:30pm.
Winslow Farm, 37 Eddy Street more
Ben & Jerry’s Summer Movie FestivalWaterbury, VT

1281 Waterbury-Stowe Rd, 802-862-9620. more
Outdoor Concerts
 Outdoor Music – click map above to set region Tue 7/2 Wed 7/3 Thu 7/4 Fri 7/5 Sat 7/6 Sun 7/7 Mon 7/8 Tue 7/9
In Tune with MedfordMedford, MA

Tuesday 5:30pm.
City Hall Plaza, (781) 396-5500. more
Summer Music and Movies SeriesJamaica Plain, MA

6pm. except 7/28, 7:30 August location: Allerton Overlook, Olmsted Park, Brookline.
Pinebank, Jamaica Pond more
Heritage Festivals / Dancing in the ParkNewton, MA

Sun 7-8:30pm, Wed 6:15-8pm dancing, music.
Various more
Reading “Touch of Class” Family ConcertsReading, MA

Sun 6:30-8pm except 8/4: 6-7:30pm.
Town Hall Common more
ParkARTS Citywide Neighborhood ConcertsBoston, MA

7pm. except 8/5, 5pm.
Various more
MFA Concerts in the CourtyardBoston, MA

Museum of Fine Arts, 617-369-3189. more
Wright’s Pond Family ConcertsMedford, MA

Tuesdays 5:30pm.
Wright’s Pond more
Summer Sunset Concert SeriesCanton, MA

tues 7-9pm.
The Village Shoppes Canton, 95 Washington St more
Downtown Boston Brass strolling musiciansBoston, MA

Downtown Crossing more
Club Passim Summer Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

47 Palmer St. more
Downtown Crossing Block PartiesBoston, MA

Downtown Crossing more
WODS Summer Concert SeriesBoston, MA

Hatch Shell, Esplanade more
Summer Music Series in Norman Leventhal ParkBoston, MA

Post Office Square, 617-482-2139. more
Kendall Square Concert SeriesCambridge, MA

Thursdays at noon except 7/16, 8/6, 8/27 4:30 p.
300 Athenaeum Street, 617 577-7354. more
Concerts in the Courtyard at Boston Public LibraryBoston, MA

Fridays 12:30pm.
Central Library in Copley Square, 617-536-5400. more
Special Live Concerts at Boston Harbor HotelBoston, MA

Mondays to Thursdays: 6-10pm, Fridays 4:30pm.
Rowes Wharf, Boston Harbor Hotel more
Boston Harbor Islands Jazz SundaysBoston, MA

Sundays 12pm & 1pm.
Spectacle Island more
Berklee Jazz on Spectacle IslandBoston, MA

12pm – 1pm, check schedule.
Spectacle Island, 617-223-8108. more
Burlington Summer ConcertsBurlington, MA

Tuesdays 6:30pm.
Town Common more
Summer Concert Series at DedhamDedham, MA

Endicott Estate Lawn, 781-329-9118. more
Emerald Necklace Conservancy Summer SundaysJamaica Plain, MA

6pm except 7/28 7:30pm.
Wrights Pond Family ConcertsMedford, MA

Tuesdays 5:30pm.
Wrights Pond more
Summer Concert Series at SudburySudbury, MA

Haskell Field, 979-639-2356. more
Music at the Manse Concert SeriesConcord, MA

The Old Manse, 269 Monument Street, 978-369-3909. more
Hopkinton Concerts on the CommonHopkinton, MA

Town Common more
Concerts on the Common, FraminghamFramingham, MA

Village Green at Framingham Center, 508-532-5960 ask for “Building Services”-. more
Summer Concerts on the Common, NorwoodNorwood, MA

Town Common, Washington St & Nahatan St more
Lexington Bicentennial Band Summer Concert SeriesLexington, MA

Hastings Park Bandstand, Worthen Road at Old Mass Ave, 781-862-0500 x707. more
Wellesley’s Free Concert SeriesWellesley, MA

Town Hall Green more
Summer Concerts at WellesleyWellesley, MA

Town Hall Green, 781-235-2370. more
Dover Summer Concert SeriesDover, MA

Dover Town Common more
Summer Concerts on the Common at BillericaBillerica, MA

7pm except 7/4: 10-2:00 hot dogs, music & activities. 8/6: 6pm icecream social.
Town Common, 978-671-0921. more
Summer Band Concerts & Children’s ShowsNorth Andover, MA

Town Common more
Outdoor Concert at the Sampas PavillionLowell, MA

Mondays 7pm.
Sampas Pavilion more
SurfSide Live! with FireworksSalisbury, MA

Salisbury Beach Center, 3 Broadway Street more
Summer Beach ConcertsLynn, MA

6-8pm except 7/3: 7-9pm.
Red Rock Park on the beach at Lynn Shore Drive. more
Topsfield Concerts on the CommonTopsfield, MA

Sundays 4-6pm.
Town Common more
Summer Concert Series at DanversDanvers, MA

Danvers Rotary Pavilion, 978-777-0001 x3094. more
Sunday Concerts in the ShellBeverly, MA

Thursdays 6-8pm.
Lynch Park more
Summer Concert Series, ManchesterManchester, MA

Sundays in Patton ParkHamilton, MA

Patton Park, Rt 1A, 978-468-4818. more
Marblehead Festival of Arts Performing Arts at Crocker ParkMarblehead, MA

Check festival schedule.
Marblehead Harbor, 11 Front Street more
Sundown Concerts at Fruitland MuseumsHarvard, MA

102 Prospect Hill Road, 978-456-3924. more
Berklee Stars at South Shore ConservatoryHingham, MA

Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive more
Evenings Under the StarsHingham, MA

Sat 7pm. Not free.
Carr Amphitheater, One Conservatory Drive more
Concerts on the Plymouth WaterfrontPlymouth, MA

Pilgrim Memorial Park more
East Braintree Summer ConcertsBraintree, MA

Tuesdays 6-8pm. If rain, Wed.
Sunset Lake Gazebo, 781-794-8901. more
Wednesday Night ConcertsPlymouth, MA

Wed 6:30-9:30pm.
Pilgrim Memorial Park, Water Street more
Summer Concert Series at Sunset LakeBraintree, MA

Sunset Lake’s gazebo bandstand more
The Summer of BrewsterPlymouth, MA

Hedge House Lawn more
Summer Concerts at Children’s BeachNantucket, MA

Children’s Beach more
Lakeside Concert SeriesSharon, MA

Wed 7pm, Sun 3pm.
Memorial Park Beach Bandstand, Lake Massapoag, 781-784-1530. more
Norton Public Library Summer Concert SeriesNorton, MA

Norton Library, 68 E. Main St., 508-285-0265. more
Concerts on the Common at MansfieldMansfield, MA

7pm. In case of rain, Town Hall or the Congregational Church on West St.
South Common more
Summer Concert Series at DartmouthDartmouth, MA

6:30-8:30pm. $5.
Apponagansett Park more
Westport Rivers Winery Concert SeriesWestport, MA

417 Hixbridge Rd, 508-636-3423. more
Musical Mondays at FeatherstoneMartha’s Vinyard, MA

Featherstone more
Sharon Bands Summer Concert SeriesSharon, MA

Various Locations more
ABMI Concerts on the GrassBellingham, MA

2013:7-9pm. 7/31, 8/7, 8/13 at Mendon Town Beach.
Bellingham Town Common more
ABMI Concerts on the GrassMendon, MA

Wed 7pm, 7/31-8/14 6:30pm at Mendon town beach.
Bellingham town common more
Out to Lunch Summer Concert Series & Farmers MarketWorcester, MA

Thursdays 11-2pm.
Worcester Common, 508-799-1400 x3. more
Family Night at the BandstandMilford, MA

Milford Town Park, Congress St at Walnut Street, 508-478-5924. more
Sterling Summer ConcertsSterling, MA

Mon&Wed 6-8pm.
Memorial Park more
MA Symphony Orchestra Summer Family ConcertWorcester, MA

Various evening times.
Various Locations more
Musical Moments In Amelia’s GardenWestfield, MA

Tuesdays 6:30pm.
21 South Broad Street more
Easthampton Arts in the ParkEasthampton, MA

Fridays 6:30-8pm.
Millside Park, 2 Ferry St more
Summer Band Concerts at ChicopeeChicopee, MA

6:30 or 7pm.
Aldenville Commons or Szot tennis court, 413-594-3481. more
Great Barrington BandstandGreat Barrington, MA

Fridays 5:30-7pm.And 8/31: 10am and 2pm.
Concerts at the ClarkWilliamstown, MA

Various times.
225 South St., 413-458-2303. more
Concerts at Windsor LakeNorth Adams, MA

6:30pm.Rain cancells.
Windsor Lake, 413-664-6180. more
Look Park ConcertsFlorence, MA

Tuesdays kids performances at 10am.
Pines Theater, Look Park, 413-584-5457. more
TDBank Summer Concerts – SandwichSandwich, MA

Heritage Museum and Gardens more
TDBank Summer Concerts- YarmouthWest Yarmouth, MA

Bandstand at Parkers River Beach on South Shore Drive, 508-778-1008. more
TDBank Summer Concerts – HyannisHyannis, MA

Tue 6-7:30pm.
Aselton Park more
TDBank Summer Concerts – ChathamChatham, MA

Wed 6-7:30pm.
Kate Gould Park more
Concerts in the Park at Buzzards BayBuzzards Bay, MA

Buzzards Bay Park at the Gazebo more
TDBank Summer Concerts – MashpeeMashpee, MA

Thu 6-7:30pm.
Mashpee Commons more
TDBank Summer Concerts – FalmouthFalmouth, MA

Fri 6-7:30pm.
Peg Noonan Park, Main St, 508-362-0066. more more
Summer of Love ConcertsOnset, MA

Wednesdays 6:30pm.
Onset Bandshell more
Concerts on the Lawn at the LibraryBourne, MA

19 Sandwich Rd, 508-759-0644. more
Summer Concert Series – OstervilleOsterville, MA

Between 6 and 7pm.
Library Lawn more
TDBank Summer Concerts – DennisDennis, MA

Village Green more
TDBank Summer Concerts – HarwichHarwich, MA

Brooks Park Band Stand, Harwich Center, Oak St, 508-432-3622. more more
Levitt PavilionWestport, CT

40 Jesup Road more
Hamden Summer Concert SeriesHamden, CT

Torn Center Park more
Summer SoundsMiddletown, CT

7:00 pm.
Union Park, South Green, 860-343-6620. more
Woodbridge Summer Concert SeriesWoodbridge, CT

Gazebo, 4 Meetinghouse Lane more
Summer Concerts in the Park at Simsbury, CTSimsbury, CT

July 4 ice cream social & concert 6pm. Otherwise 7:30pm.
Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center on Ironhorse Boulevard more
Summer Concert Series at Southbury, CTSouthbury, CT

begin between 5 and 7pm.
Various more
Tuesday Concert SeriesMontville, CT

Tuesdays, 6pm.
Camp Oakdale Pavilion, 860-848-3030 x322. more
Twilight Lawn Concerts at Roseland CottageWoodstock, CT

Roseland Cottage more
Ocean Beach Park Music SeriesNew London, CT

Variety of cruise nights, magic, live music.
Ocean Beach Park more
Music on the GreenSouthington, CT

Downtown Southington more
Summer Concerts at the Sherman Green GazeboFairfield, CT

Opening 3:00pm – July/Aug 7pm – Aug15-Aug29 6:30pm.
Sherman Green Gazebo more
Music Under the StarsShelton, CT

No times on the website, whadya know.
Gazebo, Huntington Green, 203-331-4120. more
Bloomfield Summer Concerts on the GreenBloomfield, CT

Thursdays 7pm.
Bloomfield Town Hall Green, 860-243-2923. more
West Haven Summer ConcertsWest Haven, CT

Fridays 7-9pm.
Old Grove Park / West Haven Green more
Manchster Bandshell SeriesManchester, CT

Music Under the StarsNorth Haven, CT

Town Green more
Summer Concerts at TrumbullTrumbull, CT

Town Hall Gazebo more
Summer Concert Series at TorringtonTorrington, CT

Coe Memorial Park, Civic Center, 860-489-2274. more
Summer SoundWaves Concert SeriesGroton, CT

Esker Point Beach more
Summer Nights by Harbor Lights Concert SeriesMilford, CT

Rotary Pavilion at Fowler Field, 203-878-0681. more
Summer Concert Series at ThomastonThomaston, CT

Seth Thomas Park, South Main St more
Norwalk Parks Concert ScheduleNorwalk, CT

Varios times, check schedule.
Calf Pasture Beach, 203-854-7806. more
Watertown’s Music at the Park Summer ConcertsWatertown, CT

Veterans’ Memorial Park, 570 Nova Scotia Hill Road more
Branford Jazz on the Green SeriesBranford, CT

Branford Town Green more
Summer Music FestivalNew Britain, CT

Walnut Hill Park, Darius Miller Memorial Band Shell more
Summer Concert Series at BristolBristol, CT

Rockwell Park more
Hamden Art Commission Free Summer Concert SeriesHamden, CT

Fridays 7:30pm.
Town Center Park at Meadowbrook, 2761 Dixwell Ave, 203-287-2546. more
Concerts on the GreenMadison, CT

Various times.
Summer Music SundaysMystic, CT

Sundays 5pm.
Poland Spring Annual Summer Concert SeriesPoland Spring, ME

37 Preservation Way more
York Beach Concert SeriesYork, ME

Ellis Park, York Beach, 207-363-1040. more
Mill Creek Park Summer ConcertsSouth Portland, ME

Mill Creek Park, 207-767-7650. more
Outdoor Market and ConcertBangor, ME

Pickering Square more
Kennebunk Weekly Concerts in the ParkKennebunk, ME

Lafayette Park, Storer St. more
Summer Concerts at Norcross PointWinthrop, ME

Off Bowdoin/Memorial more
Summer Concert Series at Wells Harbor ParkWells, ME

Wells Harbor Park more
Sea Shell Stage at Hampton BeachHampton Beach, NH

7-9:30pm.Concerts and live entertainment every day at 7pm.
Town of Woodstock Free Concert SeriesNorth Woodstock, NH

6:30-8:30pm,except 7/4, 7-8:30pm, and 7/13: 5-7:00pm and 8-11:00pm.
Soldier’s Park, 603-745-8752. more
Sounds on the Souhegan Summer Concert SeriesMilford, NH

7-8:30pm. If rain, Town Hall.
Emerson Park more
Mondays on Lebanon CommonLebanon, NH

Thu 7:30pm. Rain location: Lebanon Senior Center.
Colburn Park more
Savina Hartwell Memorial Free Summer ConcertTilton, NH

Tilton lsland Park, 603-286-3000. more
Concert on the Common Summer Music SeriesRochester, NH

Tue 7pm.
Rochester Common, 603-332-4120. more
Sundays in Riverway ParkContoocook, NH

Sundays 3pm.
Lewellen Bandstand in Riverway Park more
Keene Music FestivalKeene, NH

Various times.
Concert SeriesWaterville Valley, NH

Various times.
Various more
Merrimack Concert AssociationMerrimack, NH

Abbie Griffin Park Bandstand more
Haddad Bandstand Concerts on Sargent CommonNew London, NH

No time listed.
, 603-526-4821. more
Concert Series on the GreenAmherst, NH

Village Green more
Gorham Summer Concert SeriesGorham, NH

Gorham Common more
Henniker Summer Concert SeriesHenniker, NH

Bandstand, Community Park, Main St. more
Saint-Gaudens Summer Concert SeriesCornish, NH

2pm (Except 6/22 at 6:30pm).
Little Studio, Saint-Gaudens National Historic Site more
Summer in the Street – PortsmouthPortsmouth, NH

Pleasant Street more
Summer Concerts at Concord, NHConcord, NH

Various more more
Bandstand ConcertsHampton Falls, NH

Town Common more
Saturday Night Concerts in Alton BayAlton, NH

Saturdays 7pm (except 7/3).
Alton Bay Bandstand more
Sunapee Harbor Concert SeriesSunapee, NH

Saturdays 5pm.
Flanders Stage, 603-763-4940. more
Newport Town Common Concert SeriesNewport, NH

Sundays 6pm.
Town Common, 603-863-1510. more more
River House Restaurant Concert SeriesPortsmouth, NH

Prescot Park, Marcy St at Mechanic St, 603-436-2848. more
Friends of Stark Park Concert SeriesManchester, NH

Various times, Sundays 2-4pm.
Summer Concerts at the GazeboNarragansett, RI

Fridays at 6pm.
Gazebo more
Summer Concert SeriesJamestown, RI

Memorial Square, 401-423-7260. more
Conventry Summer Night Concert SeriesCoventry, RI

Paine Field, 1277 Main St more
Family Night Concert SeriesNewport, RI

Easton’s Beach, 401-845-5810. more
City Hall Concert SeriesPawtucket, RI

City Hall Ampitheatre more
Monday Night Summer Concerts at Marina ParkSouth Kingstown, RI

6:30 Times and dates subject to change.
Marina Park more
Friday Night Concert SeriesProvidence, RI

Waterplace Park more
North Kingstown Concert SeriesNorth Kingstown, RI

Tuesdays 7pm, Thursdays 6:30pm.
Various more
July 4th Concert SeriesBristol, RI

Independence Park more
Watch Hill Summer Concert SeriesWesterly, RI

Tuesdays 6pm (8/27 rain date).
Village Green, 401-596-7909. more
Free Sunday Summer Concert SeriesCentral Falls, RI

1pm-3pm with more dates TBA.
Various Locations, 401-727-7490. more
Blues on the Beach & Monday Night JamsWesterly, RI

Westerly Town Beach, 365 Atlantic Avenue more more
Island Pond’s Friday Night LiveIsland Pond, VT

Brown Bag Concert SeriesWoodstock, VT

Woodstock Village Green (except 7/18 at Woodstock Town Hall Theatre) more
Saturdays Under the Stars – Summer Concert SeriesStratton, VT

Stratton Mountain Ski Resort, 802-297-4FUN. more
Sunday Concerts on the Green, DanvilleDanville, VT

Sundays 7pm.
Gazebo Concerts & Music in the MeadowStowe, VT