2016 Fourth of July Celebrations & Fireworks in Western Massachusetts

4th of July Celebrations & Fireworks in Western MA for 2016

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.

To follow is a preview of events, parades & fireworks happening to celebrate the 4th of July for 2016. 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 weekly update sent to your inbox every Thursday!

Saturday, June 25, 2016

  • 5pm-9pm – FIREWORKS & CARNIVAL: This Northampton Family Fourth celebration with food, music, and family games will take place at Look Park Field. 300 North Main Street. Northampton, MA. (DONATION)
  • 5pm-9:30pm – FIREWORKS: Fireworks will take place at Quarry Hill School as part of Summerfest 2016. 43 Margaret Street. Monson, MA.(Parking <$) [Rain Date: June 26]
  • 7pm-10pm – FIREWORKS: Szot Park will host a fireworks celebration. 413-594-3481. 927 Sgt. Tracy Drive. Chicopee, MA (FREE)

Saturday, July 2, 2016

  • 4pm- 10:30pm FIREWORKS : Greenfield Recreation hosts this fireworks celebration. Rain date: July 3rd. Check the Greenfield Recreation website for music lineup. Beacon Field. 101 Sanderson Street. Greenfield MA (FREE) 
  • 9pm – FIREWORKS: This year’s Fireworks for Freedom celebration will take place at the South Middle School. For more information, call the Mayor’s office at 413-572-6201. 30 West Silver Street. Westfield, MA (FREE)

Sunday, July 3, 2016

  • 8pm – CONCERT: One way to honor American history is through music. This concert at Barrington Stage Company will feature Americana and folk music played by David Lutken and the Seat of the Pants Band. To purchase tickets, call 413 236-8888. 30 Union Street. Pittsfield, MA. ($$)
  • 10pm – FIREWORKS: East Longmeadow’s fireworks celebration will take place at East Longmeadow High School. 180 Maple Street. East Longmeadow, MA. (FREE)

Monday, July 4, 2016

  • 10am – PARADE: The Pittsfield parade. Pittsfield, MA. (FREE)
  • 10am – PARADE: East Longmeadow’s parade will start at the high school at 180 Maple Street, moving through the center onto North Main Street, and finishing at Hanward Hill at the middle school. 413-348-0953. East Longmeadow, MA. (FREE)
  • 10:30 – PARADE: The Chesterfield Fourth of July Parade will begin on the corner of South and Bryant Streets and travel north on South Street Chesterfield, MA. (DONATION)
  • 10am – PARADE As part of the Summerfest 2016 Independence Day celebrations, a parade will take place on Main Street in Monson. The parade route begins at Hillside Cemetery and ends near Cushman Street. Monson, MA. (FREE)
  • 11:30am-1pm – PARADE The Williamstown parade begins on Spring Street. The parade will be followed by a barbeque in the parking lot behind Spring Street. 413-458-9077. Spring Street. Williamstown, MA. (FREE)
  • 5pm – FIREWORKS: The Amherst LSSE is hosting a Fourth of July celebration at UMass with fireworks, food, hot air balloon rides, entertainment, and more! Fireworks start at 9:30pm. 413-259-3065. Stadium Drive. Amherst, MA. (< $ FOR PARKING) [Rain Date: July 5]
  • 7pm-10pm – FIREWORKS: Star Spangled Springfield will take place in Riverfront Park. Springfield, MA. (FREE)
  • 9:30pm-10pm – FIREWORKS: North Adams will hold a fireworks display in Joe Wolfe Field. 310 State Street. North Adams, MA. (FREE)

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