July 4th Parades, Festivals, and Fireworks

We’ve gathered the Independence Day Celebration highlights from our packed event calendar. See all the nearest family-friendly events here!

Saturday, June 24

Fireworks Festival – Upton: Inflatable fun park (fee) and live bands, ending with fireworks after sunset. Details here.

Thursday, June 29 – Tuesday, July 4

July 4th Carnival – Franklin Common: Full travelling carnival with different performers each night and a Laser Light Show on Monday night. Details here.

Friday, June 30

Bike Decorating Party & Parade – Wrentham’s Fiske Library: Bring a bike, scooter, doll carriage or wagon to decorate and parade around the library. Details here.

Fireworks Display – Northbridge: Gates open at 6pm, fireworks at 9pm or later. Details here.

Monday, July 3

Laser Light Show – Franklin Common: On this 4th of the 5-day Carnival, a day of rides will be wrapped up with a laser show at 10pm. Details here.

Independence Day Celebration with Fireworks – Sharon: A bike/carriage/costume parade leads into an evening of free how air balloon rides, roaming railroad, carnival games, and live music. At 9:30, fireworks are launched from a barge in the middle of Lake Massapoag. Details here.

Fireworks Display and Family Fun – Needham: Food and family-friendly entertainment leads up to a fireworks display after dark. Details here.

Horribles Parade – Mendon: Evening parade with emergency vehicles and town groups. Details here.

July 4th Parade, Fair, Fireworks Display – Walpole: A fire engine parade is followed by a celebration in the town center, ending in a 9:30 fireworks display that can be viewed throughout central Walpole. Details here.

Fireworks Spectacular, Patriot Place Foxboro: Fireworks are launched at about 9:15 and are visible from many of the Patriot Place parking lots. Details here.

Fireworks in Stoughton: Food and treats for sale, with live music leading up to fireworks at 9:30. Details here.

Fireworks in Milford: A 10pm fireworks display from Plains Park. Details here.

Tuesday, July 4

July 4th Parade and Children’s Games – Needham: A Grand Parade with a large showing of vehicles and groups follows a road race and children’s parade. Later, children’s races, entertainment, and food round out the day’s events. Details here.

4th of July Parade – Norwood: Bike/Trike/Carriage parade in the afternoon and full parade of vehicles, bands, and groups in the early evening. Details here.

Fireworks – Bellingham: A 9pm fireworks display launched from the Bellingham High School Field. Details here.

Saturday, July 8

4th of July Celebration and Fireworks – Uxbridge: Food trucks, inflatables, and live music through the evening leading up to a fireworks display at 9pm

All Summer Long

Our calendar is absolutely packed with fun stuff right here in Franklin and Bellingham plus all the neighboring towns. Subscribe below (free) to hear about the highlights each week!