Sconset Landing is centrally located to ALL area 4th of July celebrations. Whether you choose to celebrate in your own backyard, on Cape Cod, or in Boston or Rhode Island, there is so much to do including road races, parades, concerts and fireworks.
PLYMOUTH MA: About 15 minutes south on Route 3 in Plymouth, where patriotism is at a high, you can enjoy a 4th of July Parade, Concert and Fireworks or run in the local 4th of July 5K race. The first event is a 5K road race that starts at 8:00 am in Stephens Field, followed by the Parade at 9:30 am starting at Mayflower Business Park. In the evening, right before the 4th of July Fireworks, you can enjoy music courtesy of the Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra in the DCR Pilgrim Memorial Park. Concert starts at 7:30 pm followed by Fireworks around 9:00 – 9:15 pm.
BOSTON, MA: Twenty minutes north of Hanover in Boston, you can be a part of the area’s largest fireworks celebration: the “Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular”. The best vantage point is on the Esplanade with the Boston Pops performing/hosting this event as well as Little Big Town, Demi Lovato, and Nick Jonas, who will ignite the stage. The concert begins at 8:30 pm, the fireworks at 10:30 pm, and the party doesn’t stop until 11:00 pm or later. Don’t miss this incredible event, but be sure to get there early if you want a great spot on the lawn for the show.
CAPE COD, MA: Thirty-five minutes south of Hanover is the start of Cape Cod. Cape Cod fireworks displays include: Friday, July 1st in Mashpee, MA at Mashpee High School. Festivities begin at 5pm with food, rides, games, music and more followed by a large fireworks display around 9:00 pm. On July 2nd, Orleans, MA at Rock Harbor will host a large fireworks display you can see from Brewster and Eastham. On Monday, July 4th, Edgartown, Provincetown, Falmouth, and Hyannis are each having large fireworks extravaganzas starting around 8:45 pm.
BRISTOL, RI. Lastly, if none of the above events work for you and you are located near Bristol, RI, you can stop by Bristol’s Annual 4th of July Celebration. This celebration was first established in 1785 and is the oldest continuous celebration in the United States. This celebration begins at 10:30 am and consists of a large parade, which features floats as well as parade icons dressed in colonial outfits. The parade kicks off at the corner of Chestnut Street and Hope Street; but the roads will be closing off at around 8 am so make sure to get there early. Your children and grandchildren will have a blast while cherishing the heritage of their ancestors. Around 6:30 pm, a concert featuring the Rendition band and Band of Brothers will kick off the evening. Rendition is an acoustic/electric trio who puts their own twist on a wide range of classic songs. Band of Brothers is band comprised of six musicians that play classics from the 60’s era of music.