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Braintree 4th of July Parade & Fireworks 2017

The 44th  annual Braintree 4th of July celebration will be held on Saturday July 1st! It is a fun filled day for the whole family including a parade, a carnival and fireworks. (check out the whole fireworks schedule)     Braintree 4th of July Parade & Fireworks 2017

The day-long family friendly event kicks off with a Stars and Stripes Parade; followed by a Food Truck Festival, activities and games, pony rides, live entertainment and more, before culminating with one of the biggest fireworks displays south of Boston

The parade begins in the parking lot of the Registry of Motor Vehicles/Bayshore Athletic Club (14 Plain Street), takes a right out of the parking lot onto Plain St and then a quick right onto Hancock St and proceeds north on Hancock St through South Braintree Square, continues straight as Hancock St becomes Washington St and ends at the Hollis School, 482 Washington St, Braintree.

Best views for performances for the various acts will be in front of Braintree Town Hall and The Thayer Public Library located on Washington St.

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A “food truck rodeo” will be held at Braintree High School, 128 Town St, Braintree, during the celebration program beginning at 2 PM after the parade has concluded. Over 25 diverse food trucks from all over New England will be on hand to offer something for everyone’s appetite. Each truck will offer a variety of menu price options with three different levels that can fit into any family’s budget.

Family entertainment  All-ages activities and attractions from pony rides and games, to fortune tellers, are planned throughout the day and evening.

Here’s a schedule of all the other events:

  • 2 p.m. – Event Begins: DJ Ed Kelley MCs the event
  • 2 – 5 p.m. – Pony Rides by Barrett’s Horse Drawn Services and Home Run Derby by Life Community Church
  • 2 – 6 p.m. – Animal Craze Petting Zoo, fun faces with a twist face painting, all hands drumming interactive drum circle, tarot card and palm readings, Macaroni Kid South Shore Boston and The Kindness Rocks Project, and roaming raceway and railroad
  • 2 – 8 p.m. – Fun Zone by Dave & Buster’s, Busy Bee Jumpers Slip and Slides, inflatable obstacle courses, and dunk tank
  • 2 – 10 p.m. – Temporary tattoos, balloon art, do it yourself classic crafts, face gems and hair feathers, Braintree Day T-Shirt Sales, and Boston Circus Guild stilt walkers and jugglers
  • 3:30 – 5 p.m. – Aldous Collins Band
  • 5 – 5:30 p.m. – Official welcome from Braintree Mayor Joe Sullivan
  • 6 – 7:30 p.m. – The Eagles Experience
  • 8 – 9:30 p.m. – Kristen Merlin from NBC the Voice

10:00 PM Fireworks display Sponsored by Liberty Bay Credit Union!  Producing our fireworks display is RS Fireworks.  This will be one of the best fireworks display in the 43 year history of the Braintree July 4th Celebration Committee in honor of the 240th Anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence!

In the event of rain, the fireworks will take place Sunday night at 9 p.m., with a DJ starting the night at 6 p.m.

Braintree After School Program Touch a Truck 2017

Braintree After School program will be holding the 5th annual fun filled Touch-A-Truck event sponsored by on Saturday June 17th from 10-1 at the Bay shore athletic /RMV  parking lot.  Braintree After School Program Touch a Truck 2017

Entrance fee  of $5.00 per person or $20 per family.

There will be a helicopter, face painting, movable rock wall, bungee trampoline, Justin Bieber, Shawn Mendes, and Cold Play concert tickets to raffle off, characters and much much more! Come on out and support Braintree After School Enrichment program while enjoying the day with your family and friends!

Bayshore Athletic

14 Plain St Braintree



Free Outdoor Movies 2017 at Braintree MA

The Town of Braintree will be hosting 3 outdoor family friendly movies during the  2017 summer at French’s Common Park adjacent to Town Hall at 8PM. Pre-movie entertainment provided by Crystal Entertainment Services at 6PM. A BUCK-A-BUY concession stand selling hot dogs, soft drinks, snacks and candy will be on site! Bring a lawn chair, a blanket and bug spray to enjoy the Free Outdoor Movies 2017 at Braintree MAmovie! Kids will love watching some of their favorite movies from the past year outside.

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Thursday   June 29th – “Secret Life of Pets’

Wednesday  July 12th – ‘Rogue One – a Star Wars Story”

July 26th – “Sing”

French’s Common Braintree

1 John F Kennedy Memorial Dr, Braintree, MA 02184

Free Tuesday night summer concerts at Sunset Lake 2017 in Braintree MA

The Sunset Lake Braintree Concert Series are  back for 2017. The free summer concerts will be Tuesday evenings except for July 4th week  at Sunset Lake’s gazebo bandstand. Bring your blanket or lawn chair. Arrive early and be entertained for two free hours. These concerts are sponsored by BELD BROADBAND of Braintree- your electric, cable, internet and phone  supplier!!

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Free Tuesday night summer concerts at Sunset Lake 2017 in Braintree MA

Tuesday, June 20th – 4EverFab

Tuesday, June 27th – The Infractions

Wednesday, July 5th – Ronnie Lewis and The Expedition

Tuesday, July 11th – The Reminisants

Tuesday, July 18th – Java Jive

Tuesday, July 25th – Heritage House Blues Band

Tuesday, August 1st – Curragh’s Fancy

Tuesday, August 8th – The B Street Bombers

Joshua Kaye Foundation Family Day & Touch a Touch 2017 in Braintree MA

The Joshua Kaye Foundation will be hosting a family fun day and touch a truck on Sunday May 21st  from 11am-3pm in the parking lot of former Cardi Furniture Food, Music & Fun for the Whole Family!! Joshua Kaye Foundation Family Day & Touch a Touch 2017 in Braintree MA

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*Meet and interact with police officers & firefighters
*Free carnival games*, live music & performances
2pm- Red Sox World Series Trophy visit!!!
11:30am- Big Joe the Storyteller
***1000 Rubber Dolphin Drop – win $1000!!!***
Vendors, Food Trucks Admission: $3 per person/$15 per family


180 Pearl St, Braintree- formerly Cardi’s Furniture