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Spectacular Fireworks Displays North of Boston: A Guide to 4th of July Celebrations

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I have so many wonderful memories of the 4th of July – a time for family and a time to celebrate our independence.. If you’re in the Boston area, you’re in luck—towns north of the city are known for putting on some truly spectacular shows. This year, with the 4th falling on a Thursday, you can catch festivities both before, during and after the holiday. 


Here’s a list to help you plan your celebrations:

City/townDateTimeLocationRain Date (If Needed)
Wilmington6/29/20249:00 PMWilmington H.S. Field – 159 Church St. 
Wilmington6/30/20249:30 PMWilmington H.S. Field – 159 Church St.07/01/2024
Tewksbury07/02/20249:30 PM286 Livingston St.07/07/2024
Andover07/03/20249:20 PMAndover H.S. – 80 Shawsheen Rd. 
Gloucester7/3/20249:30 PMGloucester, Fort Area, Stage Fort Park, 1 Hough Ave. 
Beverly07/04/20249:15 PMBarge 800’ off West Beach – 121 West St.07/05/2024
Boston07/04/202410:30 PM5 barges in Charles River7/5/2024
Marblehead07/04/20249:15 PMBarge in Marblehead Harbor – Commercial Street Wharf07/05/0202
Nahant7/4/20249:00 PMNahant, Bailey’s Hill Park, Bass Point Road7/7/2024
Salem07/04/20249:15 PMSalem Maritime Nt’l Historic Site – 160 Derby St.8/10/2024
Wakefield7/4/20249:30 PMWakefield, Lake Quannapowitt – End of Beacon Street 
Lexington07/05/20249:30 PMLexington HS Baseball field – Worthen Rd. 


The towns north of Boston offer a variety of fireworks displays that celebrate the 4th of July in style. Whether you prefer a bustling beachside show or a quieter park setting, there’s something for everyone. Mark your calendars and prepare for a week filled with patriotic pride and community spirit as you enjoy the vibrant fireworks lighting up the summer sky.

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Jodi Crowley

I’m Jodi Crowley, lifestyle blogger and Realtor at Lamacchia Realty. I live and work North of Boston and love everything this beautiful area has to offer. If you live North of Boston or are thinking about moving here, you have come to the right place! Stay up to date with North of Boston Events, Restaurants, Outdoors, Real Estate and more!


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