1.9 min readBy Published On: June 28th, 2022Categories: Features0 Comments

Fourth of July is Monday and celebrations are happening all weekend long! We’ve rounded up everything from fireworks to special events just for you! Happy Birthday America! (Check back as this list may be updated.) 


Having a backyard cookout for the Fourth? Adams Cafe + Butcher Shop can help you with when it comes to the meat you’re grilling. From hot dogs, hamburgers and steak tips and more!

Beer + wine for your July Fourth celebrations

American Provisions will make sure your July Fourth celebration has the perfect selection of wine and beer! AP Dorchester also offers meat + cheese boards and desserts!

Boston Harborfest

Celebrate America’s Independence at Harborfest! From July 1st thru July 4th, enjoy family fun events like boat tours, kids activities, walking tours food, fun and more. Over 200 events are happening in the city and on the harbor. Check out event updates on the Harborfest Facebook Page, on Twitter, or follow the conversation using #BostonHarborfest.

Baby You’re a Firework

On Saturday, July 2, head to the Seaport District to see fireworks along the water via HarborFest around 9:30 p.m. Spots to watch – the Barking CrabEnvoy’s Outlook rooftop or Cisco Brewers Pop Up. For a romantic pick – head to Mastro’s Ocean Club.

Turn it around

The USS Constitution will be making its annual turnaround on July 4th at 12noon! For ultimate viewing of Old Ironsides, Castle Island is the place to be between 11:30am-12pm. While you’re out there you might as well get some lunch or an ice cream at Sullivan’s! The turnaround will commemorate the 246th anniversary of the signing of the Declaration of Independence. 

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular

At 8pm on July 4th, the annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will take place along the Esplanade, with a concert performance at the Hatch Shell. Musical guests include Leslie Odom Jr., Melissa Etheridge, and Andy Grammar. Fireworks display will start at 10:30pm. Heading to the Esplanade?  Read this first! 

Fourth of July Cookie Decorating Kits

Top Shelf Cookies is celebrating the 4th with specialty decorating kits! Kits include a half dozen or a dozen star cookies to decorate with red, white, blue frostings, sprinkles & sugars!  You can place your order online and pick up in shop! You can learn more here. 

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