Fourth of July fireworks, parades and celebrations in NH

Find a local fireworks display or Fourth of July parade near you

2019 Fourth of July fireworks dates for New Hampshire towns and cities.

Towns/venues are listed in alpha order. Although this is a comprehensive list of events, it is by no means a complete representation of every event happening this Fourth of July in the Granite State.

Alton Bay, NH Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Fireworks begin at 9:20 p.m. Rain date: Friday, July 5.
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Amherst, NH Fourth of July Celebration: Amherst Celebrates 50 Years!
Wednesday, July 3 and Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fireworks are on July 3 at Souhegan High School with hot air balloon rides, food, face painting and live music held beforehand. The annual classic car show and parade is on July 4 on Main Street in Amherst Village and begins at 10 a.m. with the children’s bicycle parade (followed by puppy parade and float parade).
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Andover, NH Fourth of July Parade and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The annual July 4 parade starts at noon on the Andover Town Green followed by fun festivities all day long. Events kick off at 7 a.m. with a pancake breakfast and include fun things to do such as the Firecracker 5k, live music a children’s parade and much more. At dusk the fireworks are set off from the Proctor Ski Area with the best viewing areas at Corson Field behind AE/MS, Carr Field and the Village Green.
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Ashland, NH Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Fireworks at Ball Field on Main Street on July 3 at dusk and there’s a pancake breakfast which will be followed by a parade on July 4.
Fireworks rain date: July 5.
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Barrington, NH Fourth of July Boat Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Join the 5th Annual Boat Parade on Swains Lake from 5-7 p.m. People are encouraged to decorate their boats and meet at Skier’s Rock for 5 p.m. From the rock, the boats will parade around the lake.
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Big Island Pond (Atkinson, Derry and Hampstead) Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Fireworks will go off at approximately 9:30 p.m. Rain date: Saturday, July 5.
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Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Located at the DCR Hatch Shell on the Esplanade located at 47 David G. Mugar Way in Boston, MA. Concert begins at 8 p.m. and fireworks start at 10:30 p.m. (An official rehearsal will be held on Wednesday, July 3 at 8 p.m. and includes all guests and artists, but no fireworks.)
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​Bradford, NH Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Join the community for a fun-filled afternoon and evening including: parade (at 4 p.m.), bounce house, charity grilling competition, kid train rides, face painting, live music, and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Most events are held at Brown Shattuck Field.
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Bretton Woods Star Spangled Spectacular
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Don’t miss the annual Independence Day celebration at the Bretton Woods Ski Area. A $5 donation per car will be collected for a local charity at the gate. There will be family friendly activities, live entertainment, food and fireworks display. Visitors are encouraged to bring chairs, as tables will be limited. Gates open at 5 p.m. and fireworks are at 9:15 p.m.
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Brentwood, NH Fourth of July Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Parade begins at 10 a.m. at the Swasey Central School.
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Bristol, NH and Newfound, NH Fourth of July Fireworks and Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019 and Saturday, July 6, 2019

The parade is on July 4 and starts at 10 a.m. and fireworks are at dusk on July 6 at Newfound Lake.
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Canobie Lake Park Fourth of July Fireworks
July 4 and 5, 2019 | 9:15 p.m.

After you spend the day on the Yankee Cannonball and Boston Tea Party, make sure you stick around for the fireworks shows.
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Center Harbor, NH 4th of July Footrace, Parade and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Things kick off with the 40th Annual Footrace: the kids’ race starts at 9 a.m. and adult race begins at 10 a.m. The parade is at 2 p.m. and the Center Harbor Town Band performs at 7 p.m. Fireworks will be set off over the harbor at 9:15 p.m.
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Claremont, NH July 4th Celebration and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Music by Last Kid Picked and entertainment begin at 6 p.m. at Monadnock Park in Claremont and fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m.
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Colebrook, NH July 4th Parade, Celebration and Fireworks
Fireworks are scheduled for Wednesday, July 3, 2018. On Thursday, July 4, 2019, at 11 a.m. the Kiwanis Club is hosting a parade, kids fishing contest and BBQ .
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Concord, NH
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Head to Memorial Field in Concord for family-friendly fun and festivities starting at 6 p.m.; the fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. Rain date: Friday, July 5.


Cranmore Mountain’s 4th of July Americana Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Celebrate Independence Day at Cranmore Mountain in North Conway from 11 a.m. to 5 p.m.. Cranmore’s base area will be transformed into the all-American backyard barbeque with live music, beer on tap, lawn games competitions and great food including hot dogs and burgers.
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Derry, NH Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.) brought to you by the Derry Parks & Recreation Department. Recommended viewing areas are Hood Commons, Crystal Avenue and Tsienneto Road.
Rain date: July 5.
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Dover’s Annual Fourth of July Fireworks Display and Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The 39th Army Band performs at 7:30 p.m. at the Rotary Arts Pavilion, and the fireworks will begin at 9:15 p.m. at Henry Law Park and downtown Dover.
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Dublin, NH Fireworks
Friday, July 5, 2019

Fireworks will be set off over Dublin Lake at 9:30 p.m.
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Durham, NH Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

The Rotary Club of Durham, in conjunction with the University of New Hampshire, will hold fireworks will be held at Wildcat Stadium.
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Enfield Shaker Museum’s Patriotic Sing-A-Long and Pie Sale
Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 11 a.m.

Celebrate the 4th of July in the Mary Keane Chapel. Veterans are invited to come in uniform and refreshments will be served. There will also be homemade pies for sale. This event is free to attend.
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Errol, NH 4th of July Fireworks and Parade
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Parade begins at 1 p.m., log rolling contest starts at 2:30 p.m. and fireworks at dusk at the bridge on Route 26.
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Exeter, NH Fireworks
Saturday, July 13, 2019 | 8:45 p.m.

Fireworks are being held  in conjunction with the American Independence Festival at the American Independence Museum.
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Franconia, NH Fourth of July and Old Home Day Celebration and Fireworks
Saturday, July 6, 2019

The parade starts at 1 p.m. the duck race begins after the parade and Beatles tribute band concert begins at 7 p.m. Fireworks will start at dusk.
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Gilmanton, NH Fourth of July Fireworks and Parade
The Fourth of July parade is on Thursday, July 4, 2019. Fireworks are scheduled for Saturday, June 29 at 9:30 p.m. at Crystal Lake Park.
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Gorham, NH Fourth of July Spectacular and Parade and Fireworks
July 3-7, 2019

Check out New Hampshire’s longest running Fourth of July celebration. Festivities include a carnival-style celebration with midway games and rides, classic car parade and show, duck race, kiddie parade, town parade, Tim McGraw tribute band (July 5) and fireworks on the July 4.
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Grafton, NH Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, July 6, 2019

A full day of family-friendly events includes a flea market, parade, pet show, live music and fireworks at dusk.
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Hampstead, NH Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Enjoy a fun afternoon of family-friendly games and entertainment on the Hampstead town green. Fireworks will begin at dusk.
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Hampton Beach, NH Fourth of July Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Watch a fantastic Fourth of July fireworks shoot over the Atlantic Ocean beginning at 9:30 p.m.
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Hancock, NH Fireworks
Saturday, July 6, 2019

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Hanover, NH Annual Old Fashioned Fourth of July
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The parade begins at 10 a.m. from the Dartmouth Green followed by a day of old-fashioned games and fun including pony rides, a pie eating contest, face painting, three-legged races and water balloon toss.
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Harrisville Old Home Days Fireworks Display
Sunday, July 7, 2019

Fireworks and festivities are held in conjunction with the annual Harrisville Old Home Days festivities. Fireworks begin at dusk at the beach.
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Hobo Railroad’s Fourth of July Family Party Train
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The July 4 train will be decorated in patriotic style and you’ll enjoy hot dogs, chips, an ice cream treat and a beverage along with a party favor aboard the train. Family entertainment aboard the train will also be provided. The train departs at 7 p.m.
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Hopkinton, NH July 4th Family Fun Day
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Join the Hopkinton Recreation Department in their 4th of July Celebration, where there will be a kids parade at 11:30 a.m. in downtown Contoocook, the Independence Day Parade at 12 p.m. in downtown Contoocook and enjoy family games and fun starting at 12:30 p.m.
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Jackson, NH Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks
Sunday, June 30, 2019

Head to Jackson Village Park for a Saturday night of fun and celebrating America. There will be food for sale by the Chamber of Commerce and the Jackson Fire Department will be selling glow sticks and t-shirts. Fireworks are scheduled for 9 p.m.
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Jefferson, NH 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The parade starts at 10 a.m. and is followed by a fishing derby, cookout, games and fireworks at dusk.
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Keene, NH Independence Eve Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Fireworks will follow the 6:30 p.m. Keene Swamp Bats vs. Vermont Mountaineers baseball game at Alumni Field.
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Laconia, NH Fourth of July Parade, Celebration and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The parade will begin at 4:30 p.m. at Laconia High School and end at Opechee Park and fireworks will go off at dusk.
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Lancaster, NH July 4th Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019
Parade begins at 10 a.m. at the elementary school.
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Lebanon, NH Independence Day Road Race and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Start your day with a 10k, 5k, or 1-mile fun run along the perfectly picturesque Rail Trail and Mill Road, starting at 9 a.m. Enjoy a concert performance by “The Flames” from 5-7 p.m. at Colburn Park and fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. from Storrs Hill Ski Area.
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Lincoln, NH Independence Day Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Kick off your July 4 celebration in Lincoln-Woodstock at 10 a.m. with family games and a picnic at the Lin-Wood High School. Then head over and check out the annual parade at 2 p.m., beginning at Alpine Village and traveling down Main Street, Woodstock and through the heart of Lincoln, past the Village Shops and ending just past the Town Offices. Stick around for a concert of patriotic music by the St. Johnsbury Band at Soldier’s Park in North Woodstock at 7 p.m., and at dusk the fireworks light up the sky.
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Manchester, NH Independence Day Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Thousands will descend to Arms Park in downtown Manchester on Commercial Street for live entertainment by the 39th Army Band, food vendors and fireworks at dusk. Great fireworks viewing also from Derryfield Park on Bridge Street in Manchester. Manchester’s fireworks are always on July 3.
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Meredith, NH 4th of July Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fireworks will go off at 9:30 p.m. from Meredith Bay.
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Merrimack, NH 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Kick off the holiday on Wednesday, July 3 from 6:30-8 p.m. with a special holiday concert at Abbie Griffin Park. On July 4, the Sparkler 5k road race starts at 8 a.m. and then everyone heads to the Mastricola School Fields for a Family Fun Day from noon until 9 p.m. The parade steps off at 1 p.m. and the fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
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Milford, NH July 4th Family Fun Day and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fourth of July festivities are being held at Keyes Memorial Park and include a patriotic bike parade and contest, field activities, food concessions and fireworks beginning at dusk.
Rain date: July 5.
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Milton Mills, NH Fourth of July Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Parade starts at the Milton Free Public Library at 10 a.m.
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Moultonborough, NH 4th of July Parade, Town BBQ and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The parade starts at 11 a.m. at Blake Road and ends at the Lion’s Club on Old Route 109. There will be a complimentary cookout at the Lion’s Club following the parade at noon. Fireworks begin at dusk at Center Harbor Beach.
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Nashua, NH Fourth of July events and fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Head to Holman Stadium for a free day of Independence Day events and celebrations including a Children’s Field Day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., performance by Symphony NH at 7:15 p.m. and fireworks are scheduled for 9 p.m. or dusk.
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New Boston, NH Fourth of July and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

This award-winning small town Fourth of July celebration has taken place for 89 years on July 4. Events beyond the parade include music, a chicken BBQ, children’s race, fireworks and more.
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New Castle, NH Fourth of July Parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m.
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North Conway, NH 4th of July Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Enjoy family-friendly activities and fireworks at the North Conway Community Center.
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Ossipee, NH Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019 | 9 p.m.

Ossipee’s Old Home Week ends with a bang on the Fourth that includes a parade, community festivities at Constitution Park and fireworks at dusk.
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Pelham, NH Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, June 29, 2019

The celebration starts at 6 p.m. at the Pelham Elementary School. There will be music, food, games and more.
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Pittsburg, NH July 4 Celebration and Fireworks
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Festivities are held at Murphy Dam beginning at 11 a.m. The day’s events include a flea market, crafters, antique car show, petting zoo, and vintage tractor display. Burgers, hot dogs, cold drinks, popcorn, fried dough for sale, A kids fishing derby will be held from 1 to 2 p.m. and the chicken barbecue is at 6 p.m. Fireworks will go off at dusk.
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Portsmouth, NH Fourth of July fireworks
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Fireworks will begin from Leary Field on Junkins Avenue at 9:15 p.m. (or dusk).
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Raymond, NH Fourth of July parade
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The Annual 4th of July parade begins at 9:30 a.m. The parade route is from Route 27 Epping Street down to the Raymond Town Common, onto Old Manchester Road and to Wight Street. Following the parade at 11:00 a.m. is a celebration featuring patriotic ceremony, floats, horses, bands, antique cars, tractors, costumes, parade awards, music as well as a free lunch and snacks for the entire family.
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Raymond, NH Fireworks
Saturday, July 6, 2019

The Raymond Town Fair is an old-fashioned street fair, held in downtown Raymond beside the common, and includes games, music, amusements and food. Fireworks will be held on Saturday evening.
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Rochester, NH The Night Before the Fourth
Wednesday, July 3, 2019
Spaulding High School will play host to live music, delicious food, children’s games, arts and crafts from 5-9 p.m.
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Rye, NH Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fireworks begin at dusk from Parsons Field.
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Salem, NH Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Fireworks will be shot off behind the Salem High School.  Concessions will start to vend food at 5 p.m., music and games will start at 6 p.m. and the fireworks display will start at 9:30 p.m. Events and activities will take place on the Salem High School and Woodbury Middle School Ball Fields.
Rain date: July 5.
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Strawbery Banke Museum’s An American Celebration
June 29 and July 3-4, 2019

At Strawbery Banke, the 17th Annual An American Celebration extends the festivities all weekend long.  Offering something for everyone, from maritime art to a 1940s-style swing dance, each day’s events add something new to Independence Day traditions. Admission on the Fourth is free, courtesy of Wilcox Industries.
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Sunapee Harbor, NH Fourth of July
Saturday, July 6, 2019

Watch the annual Sunapee Fourth of July Parade as it travels down Central Street to Sunapee Harbor. Fireworks will begin at 9:20 p.m. and are sponsored by Sunapee Recreation Dept.
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Tamworth, NH July Fourth Family Celebration
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Families are invite to a fun-filled celebration including a road race, parade, car show, games and live music. Fireworks will go off at 9:30 p.m.
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Wakefield, NH Annual Independence Day Celebration
Saturday, June 29, 2019

Head to the ballpark on July 1 at 6 p.m. for fun, games, a petting zoo, local food and entertainment. Fireworks will begin at dusk.
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Waterville Valley, NH Independence Day Celebration, Parade and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

Head to Waterville Valley for a fun-filled day including a parade at 11 a.m., live entertainment, family carnival at the Town Square at fireworks over Corcoran Pond at 9:30 p.m.
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Weare, NH Patriotic Celebration
Saturday, June 22, 2019

The annual parade kicks off the festivities at Brownie’s Sand & Gravel Pit and ends at the Centerwoods Elementary School. Following the parade, the afternoon will be filled with amusements, food, games and fireworks at dusk.
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Weirs Beach, NH Independence Day Show
Wednesday, July 3, 2019

Head to the Weirs boardwalk at 11:59 p.m. for an unforgettable fireworks show.
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Windham, NH Fireworks
Wednesday, June 26, 2019

Music starts at 7:15 p.m. and fireworks start at dusk at Windham High School. Food vendors will also be available.
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Wolfeboro, NH 4th of July Parade and Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019

The parade kicks of at 10 a.m. along Main Street and then everyone is invited to watch the fireworks starting at 9:30 p.m. over beautiful Wolfeboro Bay.
Rain date: July 5.
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