Below is our comprehensive list of events, parades, and fireworks celebrating Independence Day throughout Western MA for 2018. Please take the time to confirm events you wish to attend, including time, place, age appropriateness, location, and costs before attending.
Be sure to check out the Hilltown Families list of Weekly Suggested Events every Thursday for a comprehensive list of family and community events happening in Western MA. Subscribe to our free eNewsletter and have an update sent to your inbox every Thursday!
JUNE 29, 2018
Holyoke – Dusk/9:15 PM Holyoke Community College | 303 Homestead Avenue (Rain Date 6/30/2018)
JUNE 30, 2018
Chicopee – 9:30 PM Szot Park – Front Street (Rain Date 7/1/2018)
Ware – 5:00 pm – 10:00 pm, Greenville Park – Church St. at Walter Dr. – The show will be preceded by a concert that begins at 5:00 pm. The fireworks are scheduled to start at dusk, or about 9:00 pm.
Webster – 9:30pm – Webster Lake
Westfield – 9:15 PM – South Middle School Field – 30 W. Silver St. (Rain Date 7/1/2018)
JULY 2, 2018
Worcester – 9:30 PM – Cristoforo Colombo Park (East Park) on Shrewsbury Street (Rain Date 7/3/2018)
JULY 3, 2018
East Longmeadow – 9:30 PM – East Longmeadow High School
South Hadley – 9:30 PM – 100 Mosier Street
JULY 4, 2018
Agawam – 9:30-10pm PM – Six Flags – All active and retired Military will get in the park for FREE. Just show valid identification and enjoy FREE entry July 2- July 4.
Amherst – 9:30 PM McGuirk Stadium at UMASS Amherst
East Longmeadow – 10 AM – July 4th Parade – It will start at the high school, move through the center onto North Main St, and finish at Hanward Hill at the middle school.
North Adams – 9:30PM – Joe Wolfe Field
Pittsfield – Between 8:45-10:00 PM – Pittsfield Cemetery Property – Wahconah Street (Rain Date 7/14/2018)
JULY 6, 2018
Greenfield – 9:30 PM Beacon Field (Rain Date 7/7/2018)
JULY 7, 2018
Everett - Dusk/9:00 PM Glendale Park
Otis – 9:15 PM Otis Reservoir – 410 Tolland Road (Rain Date 7/14/2018)
Uxbridge – 9:00 PM McCloskey M.S. – 62 Capron Street
[Photo credit: (ccl) James Jordan]
Our list of Weekly Suggested Events is up and there are FIREWORKS to be had! Fourth of July celebrations begin this weekend with a full schedule of fireworks and parades later in the week on Friday, July 4th! Make your summer plans to get out and about in the area. Check out list to discover fun and educational events happening in western Massachusetts, along with announcements, upcoming events, links, resources, the HFVS podcast, and ticket giveaways to Green River Fest and Circus Smirkus!
From the state where the American Revolution began, families can take part in the multitude of Fourth of July celebrations happening in Western MA! Be sure to check out the Hilltown Families list of Weekly Suggested Events for a comprehensive list of family and community events happening in Western MA and make plans!