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Bridgewater 4th of July Parade,MusicFest, Carnival and Fireworks 2017

Bridgewater has one of the largest celebrations in the area for the 4th of July. There will be a full day of events including a parade, art & music festival, a family carnival and fireworks to end the day. The Parade kicks off from Bridgewater State University  at 10am  and goes through the center of town. The day ends with fireworks at 9:30 from the Route 18 Legion Field. Bridgewater 4th of July Parade,MusicFest, Carnival and Fireworks 2017

On July 4th, immediately following the parade, on the grounds of BSU, THE BRIDGEWATER ARTS & MUSIC FESTIVAL puts on a festival which includes: art, live music with a focus on original music, dance, great food, children’s events such as face painting, train rides, circle drumming, sand art and entertainment such as puppet shows and more. FOOD on the QUAD, come hungry to the festival and treat yourself to some fried dough, popcorn, snow cones, ice cream, pizza, pasty confections, soda, bottled water, fresh squeezed fruit juices. FOOD on SCHOOL Street, The FIRST PARISH UNITARIAN UNIVERSALIST CHURCH at 50 School Street (across the street) traditionally sells food (best burgers in town), and hosts a book sale during the Arts & Music Festival.


Fun Faces With A Twist – Face painting & More – Balloon Twists – (Prices Vary)

Harry’s Sand Art – Create your own Sand Art – (Prices Vary)

All Hands Drumming Circle – Join a Drumming Circle – FREE!

The Art Experience & Commercial Screen Print – Screen printing – FREE!

Wild Wood Creations, Roaming Puppet Show – FREE!

Animal Affair – Petting Zoo – FREE!

Roaming Railroad – Trackless Train Rides – $3.00

Hill Top Rocks – Rock Climbing Wall – $5.00

Bridgewater 4th of July Carnival 

CARNIVAL at Legion Field (Music, Rides, Food) from 5:30-9:15pm

Fireworks promptly at 9:30pm
Note: Rides will close promptly, shortly after 9pm
The 4th of July Committee will be offering several new options
for Food at this year’s Celebration at Legion Field.
There will be 3 Food Stations (front lot on Route 18,
Back Corner near Williams, and Cottage Street side lot)
Patrons can sample summer favorites, BBQ, Fried Dough,
Kettle Corn, Ice Cream, Grilled Cheese, Fair Food, and more


Sharon July 4th Celebration & Fireworks 2017

The Town of Sharon will be hosting their annual 4th of July Independence Day celebration and fireworks on Monday  July 3rd at Memorial Park Beach with firework at the end of the day at Lake Massapoag.  Rain date  (rain date: Sunday, July 9)

Sharon July 4th Celebration & Fireworks 2017

Monday, July 3, 2017 schedule

4:00 PM – Bicycle and Doll Carriage Parade – the parade will travel on Beach Street to the bandstand. (Line up at Beech Tree Park [corner of Pond St and Beach Street] at 3:45 PM, and admire all the decorations!)

4:00 PM – 6:00 PM – the ReMax balloon will be set up at the high school fields (across the street from the entrance to Memorial Park Beach, with free balloon rides from 4:00PM – 6:00PM!

4:30 PM – 9:30 PM – Lakeside Celebration, including:

4:30PM – Face Painting and craft activities, at the picnic tables on the grass outside the bandstand, organized by the Sharon Recreation Department

4:30 – Performance at the bandstand by Circus Dynamics – enjoy juggling, magic, and stunts…

A variety of food and drinks will be sold by Sharon community organizations.

Sharon’s fifth annual Food Truck Fair – featuring some of the Boston area’s finest food trucks. Plenty of food choices are available to have dinner at the celebration! Scheduled to appear are…

Captain Marden’s “The Cod Squad”, Away Cafe, Teri-Yummy, Moyzilla, Spicy Salaa, Ruby’s Ice Cream and Frozen Lemonade, and more!

– Carnival Games

– Train Rides and slot car racing from Roaming Railroad . The Roaming Railroad is a Sharon Independence Day Celebration tradition!

– 8:30 PM – Pie Eating Contest ($50 first place prize, must be 18 years or older to participate. Sign up at the main gate with a Sharon Independence Day Committee member)

– Live music (6:30 until 9:30), featuring the Dixie Diehards – featuring upbeat traditional New Orleans jazz music

9:30PM – Fireworks!

Weymouth 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 2017

Weymouth will hosting their annual Fourth of July celebration from 5 to 10pm on. Monday , July 3rd at the George Lane Beach parking lot on River Street.

Weymouth 4th of July Celebration & Fireworks 2017
There will be a DJ playing music. Inflatable slides, bounce houses, obstacle courses and games will be available for kids to enjoy. There will be a food court and concessions for sales The July 4th celebration will end with a fireworks display over the Fore River at 930pm.
People can park at the Whipple Senior Center at 182 Green St. and take a shuttle bus to the beach. Buses will begin taking people at 5 p.m., and return trips will begin after the fireworks.

If you don’t want to go the George Lane beach, people say you can see

99 restaurant , Lowes, Dunkin Donuts, Hingham shipyard on 3a, pull up park, watch and leave
Stoddar’s Neck Hingham/Weymouth line

4th of July Fireworks and celebrations South Shore Boston 2017

Here are the July 4th fireworks South of Boston and on the South shore for 2017 ! More events will be  added-if you know of fireworks or town celebrations please share them on our facebook page.    Day by Day guide for fireworks 

Check out our Free and cheap guide to summer fun for the kids over the south shore

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Braintree MA 4th of July Celebration Saturday July 1st


The parade begins at the Hollis School, 482 Washington St, continues south down Washington St, turns right onto Washington St at South Braintree Square, turns right onto Franklin St, turns left onto the Braintree High School access road and ends.

A celebration at Braintree High School fields begins at 2pm , featuring food, carnival rides, a drum corps exhibition, and a live music starting at 2 pm. .Fireworks at 10:00pm

Bridgewater MA fireworks 4th of July carnival and celebration

ALL EVENTS ARE HELD On Tuesday  July 4th

PARADE – Downtown – 10:00 AM

Bridgewater State University
On “The Quad” at Boyden Hall
10:00AM-2:00PM (immediately after parade)

FIREWORKS – Legion Field (Rte. 18) – 9:30 PM Rain Date is July 5th!

Brockton Fair fireworks

Fireworks on , Sunday July 3rd and Monday July 4th

Canton’s July 4th Celebration & Fireworks Display

Irish Cultural Centre | 200 New Boston Drive | Canton, MA
6PM Inflatables, Face Painting, and Airbrush Tattoos
7PM Concert featuring Classic Trax
9PM Fireworks
Food and beverages available for purchase at the Irish Cultural Centre Pub

Duxbury 4th of July celebration

The Duxbury 4th of July Parade starts at 2:00 PM in Duxbury’s Halls Corner and travels down Washington Street to the Duxbury High School. Prizes are awarded for community floats. Free Admission.

Hanover Day Fireworks

Hanover will have it Fireworks celebration on Saturday June 24th at 9:15pm at Sylvester Field on Route 139

Halifax Fireworks Family Fun Day

The Halifax Fireworks Family Fun Day will continue in the evening from 6pm to 9pm on Saturday, July 1, featuring food and festivities with fireworks at 9pm.

Hingham MA firework and Independence Day celebrations

Fireworks 9pm at Hingham beach-checkout the whole afternoon of events on Saturday July 1st


Fall River Fireworks Battleship cove

Watch the city’s 4th of July fireworks from the best seat in town – the USS Massachusetts. Tickets are $5.00 per person. There is no smoking, drugs or weapons of any kind allowed Battleship Cove. For security reasons, there will be no coolers or book bags allowed. Purses and diaper bags are subject to search prior to entry. Fireworks are weather dependent. In the event of a cancellation, the city will determine whether to reschedule. Battleship Cove is not responsible for rescheduling or cancellations. No refunds will be issued. Tickets are available in advance at the Battleship Cove Visitor Center and Museum Store

Happy 4th of July from Patriot Place!

Sunday, July 3: 9:00 PM

Celebrate your independence following the Harvard Pilgrim Finish at the 50 5K, 10K and Kids Fun Run with a fireworks spectacular at Patriot Place.

The fireworks show begins at 9:00 PM, lasting more than 20 minutes, and is accompanied by a musical score available on Dean College Radio, Power 88 FM (88.3 FM), or by streaming online at The fireworks can be seen in the shadow of Gillette Stadium throughout Patriot Place’s North Marketplace and parking lots. Parking is free.


No official fireworks but several families have put on fireworks on July 3rd where you can see them from Brant Rock, Rexhame and Green Harbor beaches

Middleboro Carnival & Fireworks  

Sunday, July 2nd Open 6pm-11pm ( FIREWORKS @ 10pm)

Milton Fireworks

Saturday June 24th Hutchinson’s Field on Adam’s St. 9:30 part of the We are Milton Music fest celebration

New Bedford  fireworks

Tuesday   July 4th   9:00 PM Barge in New Bedford Harbor – 7 Fish Island

Plymouth MA firework and 4th of July celebration

4th of July road race 7:30

July 4, 2017 – 9:30 am
Parade Begins at Mayflower Business Park
428-430 Court Street
July 4, 2016
Fireworks will begin @ 9:00-9:15PM
depending on night sky
Plymouth Waterfront!

Randolph 4th of July fireworks

Monday  July 3rd 2017 parade: Great Moments in American History will be filled with floats, bands and patriotism. The parade kicks off at 7pm. and fireworks follow from behind Randolph High School approximately 9:30pm

Sharon MA fireworks and Fourth of July celebrations

July  3rd   9pm

Stoughton 4th of July fireworks and parade

Stoughton’s Annual 3rd of July Fireworks! Featuring the carnival, Rock N Roll Racing and of course music from Ronnie Lewis and the Expedition!

Weymouth 4th of July fireworks and family celebration

July 3rd

The annual Weymouth Fourth of July event will be held on Sunday July 3rd at the George Lane Beach in North Weymouth. Attracting a record crowd each year, the event will feature musical groups, novelty vendors, moon walk structures for children and concession stands featuring a wide array of food choices. The highlight of the event is the fireworks display conducted over Weymouth’s waterfront at approximately 9:30pm.

There will be a free shuttle service from the McCulloch Building/Whipple Senior Center, 182 Green Street, starting at 5:00p.m. Returning trips will start after the fireworks display.

Secret Spots to watch Boston POPs Esplande Fireworks on July 4th

Arnold Arboretum — Over in Jamaica Plain, grab a blanket and head to the top of Peter’s Hill in the Arboretum to peep the fireworks show far away from the Esplanade crowds.

Castle Island — Venture out to Castle Island. The park overlooks the Boston Harbor, and if its a clear night, you’ll be able to see other towns’ fireworks along with Boston’s own show on the Esplanade.

Great Prospect Hill in Weymouth

Hutchinson Field in Milton has an ok view

Faulkner Hospital roof top


2017 Mother’s Day Brunches and Dinners South Shore Boston

Mother’s Day brunch is wonderful time to celebrate family and love. Here are some of the restaurants and hotels  that will be offering Mother’s day  brunch or dinner on Sunday May 14th  Most of them do require reservations.   We will be adding more as restaurants update their websites. 2017 Mother's Day Brunches and Dinners South Shore Boston

Mother’s Day Flowers and Gifts from (Up to 50% Off).

Mother’s Day Brunch Plimoth Plantation

Celebrate Mother’s Day with us with a special brunch. Perfect for the entire family

Raffaels at the South Shore Country Club in Hingham

Join us on Sunday, May 14, 2017 for our Mother’s Day Brunch!
Seatings at 10am | 12pm | 2pm
Call 781-749-1720 for reservations!

Inn at Bay Pointe, Quincy MA

Join us for Mother’s day brunch

Port 305 Quincy  Mothers day brunch 

Mother’s Day is only a couple of weeks away! Treat Mom to a brunch buffet with delicious food, drinks, and beautiful views. Make this year the Mother’s Day that she’ll never forget 11-3pm

Jaime’s Whitman

Sunday Brunch 9:30-2pm

Our brunch offers a carving station serving succulent Prime Rib, our fresh baked ham, as well as other hot dinner entrees.

Visit our made to order omelet station and choose from our wide selection of fillings including cheese, ham, onions, peppers, mushrooms, broccoli and more!

Eggs benedict, Texas style French toast, Belgian waffles w/hot fruit toppings, fresh scrambled eggs, home fried potatoes, hickory smoked bacon, sausage links and hot dishes such as stuffed shells or beef stroganoff await you.

Granite Links  Ball Room/Tavern in Quincy 

Mother’s Day Buffet in the Grande Ballroom
Ballroom Seatings for Parties of 6 or More. Advance Reservations Required.
Email reservation requests to
Or call 617-689-1900 x3
Please specify your desired time of 10am or 1pm
$42 per person, $21 for children under 10

Alden Park Colony Place Plymouth 

Sunday May 14. Enjoy our fabulous Mother’s Day Brunch Buffet or Dinner Buffet with the family at Alden Park. Take a look at our special menu that has something for everyone to enjoy. We have 3 seatings for this brunch buffet – 10 AM, 12 PM and 2 PM. We will also have a single seating for our dinner buffet – 5 PM. Call to make your reservations now. Cost (not inclusive of tax and gratuity) of buffet is $36/person, $15 for kids ages 4-12, and free for kids 4 and under (tax and 20% gratuity will be added to every bill). We will also be offering a mimosa bar as well as a bloody mary bar for our guests in addition to the buffet. These reservations fill up and we will be sold out. Don’t miss this great day with the family at Alden Park. Parties over 6 will require a credit card number to be held at time of reservation (no charge unless a cancellation within 24 hours of event).

Sky  Norwood

Sunday brunch buffet back. Our brunch is a bounty of breakfast and lunch favorites as well as many seasonal chef specialties.

One bistro  Norwood

Make your reservations online for Mother’s Day Sunday brunch

Abby Park Milton

Check out our Mother’s Day Brunch Menu Seatings available at 10 am and 2 pm. Limited availability at 12 pm.

Mockingbird East Bridgewater

Now taking Mothers day reservations. Please call 508-378-4911 10, 12, 2pm and 4pm seatings