NH Fourth of July Events

New Hampshire Fourth of July Fireworks and Celebrations

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Independence Day is on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.
Listed below are Fourth of July celebrations, parades fireworks and parades from around the state. This list was last updated on Monday, July 2, 2018.

Please note: While this list is fairly comprehensive, it is, by no means, a complete representation of every single fireworks display or parade happening in New Hampshire. We do our best to include all the towns we find or are sent information for but we, by nature of these kinds of things, will probably miss some along the way. We are human and can only do our best. Thank you for understanding :)
Town or City Date More info
Alton Bay, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Amherst, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Amherst, NH Fourth of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Andover, NH Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Antrim, NH Independence Day Celebration Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Ashland, NH Independence Day Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Ashland, NH Independence Day Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Atkinson, NH (Big Island Pond) Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Bartlett, NH Hellen Hayes Memorial 4th of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Bradford, NH 5k, Parade and Fireworks Saturday, June 30, 2018 More information
Bretton Woods, NH Salute to Freedom Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Brentwood, NH Fourth of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Bristol, NH Fourth of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Bristol, NH Fourth of July Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Center Harbor 4th of July Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Claremont July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Colebrook, NH July 4th Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Colebrook, NH July 4th Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Concord, NH Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Derry, NH Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Dover, NH Fireworks Wedesday, July 4, 2017 More information
Dublin, NH Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Durham, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Errol, NH 4th of July Fireworks and Parade Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Exeter, NH Fireworks Saturday, July 14, 2018 More information
Franconia, NH Fireworks Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Gilmanton, NH Fourth of July  Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Gorham, NH Fourth of July Spectacular and Parade and Fireworks June 29 through July 4, 2018 More information
Grafton, NH Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Hampstead, NH Fireworks Saturday, June 30, 2018 More information
Hampstead, NH (Big Island Pond) Fireworks Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Hampton Beach, NH Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Hancock, NH Ice Cream Social and Fireworks Sunday, July 1, 20187 More information
Hanover, NH Old Fashioned Fourth of July Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Harrisville, NH Old Home Days Fireworks Friday, July 6, 2018 More information
Hillsborough, NH Fireworks Saturday, July 14, 2018 More information
Hopkinton and Contoocook July 4th Family Fun Day  Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Jackson, NH Independence Day Celebration Sunday, July 1, 2018 More information
Jefferson, NH 4th of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Jefferson, NH 4th of July Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Keene, NH Independence Eve Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Lancaster, NH Fourth of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Laconia, NH Fourth of July Celebration and Fireworks Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Lebanon, NH July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Lincoln, NH Independence Day Celebration Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Littleton, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Littleton, NH Remich Park Block Party Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Manchester, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Meredith, NH July 4th Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Merrimack, NH 4th of July and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Milford, NH July 4th Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Milton Mills, NH Fourth of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Moultonborough, NH 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Nashua, NH Fourth of July Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
New Boston, NH Fourth of July and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
North Conway, NH 4th of July Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Ossipee, NH Fourth of July events and fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Pelham, NH Independence Day Celebration Saturday, June 30, 2018 More information
Pittsburg, NH July 4 Fireworks and Celebration Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Portsmouth, NH Fourth of July fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Raymond, NH Fourth of July Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Raymond, NH Fireworks (part of the Town Fair) Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Rindge, NH Fireworks and Family Fun Night Saturday, June 30, 2018 More information
Rochester, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Rye, NH Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Salem, NH Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Sandwich, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Sunapee Harbor, NH Fourth of July fireworks Saturday, July 7, 2018 More information
Tamworth, NH July 4th Family Day Celebration Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Wakefield, NH Annual Independence Day Celebration Sunday, July 1, 2018 More information
Waterville Valley, NH Independence Day Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Weare, NH Patriotic Celebration and Fireworks Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information
Weirs Beach, NH Fireworks Tuesday, July 3, 2018 More information
Windham, NH Fireworks Wednesday, June 27, 2018 More information
Wolfeboro, NH 4th of July Fireworks and Parade Wednesday, July 4, 2018 More information

Additional details and more Fourth of July events

16th Annual American Celebration at Strawbery Banke in Portsmouth
July 1, 3 and 4, 2018
"An American Celebration" is Strawbery Banke Museum's annual salute to America, Independence Day and the simple joys of summer past. Events include a US Naturalization Ceremony, Strawbery Banke gives multiple generations the opportunity to enjoy the 10-acre living history museum on a day that American history takes the spotlight. Live music and picnic food sales complement the historic houses and costumed role-players. An "Old Fashioned Field Day" activities invite families to participate in ten different historical games, representing a number of different time periods in may different locations across the site. Participants receive ribbons for each game as prizes, and the festivities culminates in the traditional kids' decorated bike/wagon parade at 1:45 p.m. All children under 17 are admitted FREE on the 4th thanks to BAE Systems. As a Blue Star Museum, active duty military and their families are FREE.
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Canobie Lake Park Fireworks
July 3 and 4, 2018
After you spend the day on the Yankee Canonball and Turkish Twist, make sure you stick around for fireworks. Fireworks start at 9:30 p.m. More information


Enfield Shaker Museum’s Patriotic Sing-A-Long and Pie Sale
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 at 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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Franconia, NH Old Home Day and Fireworks
Saturday, July 7, 2018

Held in conjunction with Franconia's Old Home Day, there will be a pancake breakfast and 5k road race at 8:30, parade at 1 p.m., duck race begins after the parade and Beatles tribute concert begins at 7 p.m. Fireworks start at dusk.
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Gorham, NH July 4th Spectacular
Friday, June 29 through Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Check out New Hampshire's longest running Fourth of July celebration, which takes place over six days. The fun includes an amusement-style carnival and live music and concerts and continues with a duck race, kiddie parade, town parade and fireworks at 10 p.m.
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Hillsborough, NH Fireworks
Saturday, July 14, 2018
These fireworks are held in conjunction with the Annual Hillsborough Balloon Fest and Fair that takes place July 12-15, 2018 at Grimes Field on Preston Street in Hillsborough. Although this isn't technically a Fourth of July display this is an amazing fireworks display and a great family-friendly event.
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Hobo Railroad's Fourth of July Family Party Train
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

The train departs at 7 p.m. The 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 one-hour train ride will also be provided. You'll be back just in time to enjoy the Lincoln-Woodstock fireworks display.
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Hopkinton, NH July 4th Family Fun Day
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

Join the Hopkinton Recreation Department in their 4th of July Celebration, where there will be a pancake breakfast and 5k road race at 8 a.m.,  kiddie parade at 11:30 a.m. in downtown Contoocook, the main Independence Day parade is at noon in downtown Contoocook and from 12 p.m.-3 p.m. enjoy family games on Houston Drive.
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Jackson, NH Independence Day Celebration
Sunday, July 1, 2018
Head to Jackson Village Park for a 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. or dusk.
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Merrimack, NH Fourth of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Kick off the holiday with the Sparkler 5k road race at 8 a.m. then head to the Mastricola School Fields for a Family Fun Day from noon until 9 p.m. The parade kicks off at 1 p.m. and the fireworks begin at 9 p.m.
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Milford, NH July 4th Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Fourth of July festivities are being held at Keyes Memorial Park and include a bike parade and contest, field activities, food concessions and fireworks beginning at dusk. Rain date: July 5.
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M/S Mount Washington Cruise
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
 Lake Winnipesaukee lights up with boats waiting for fireworks. It is a beautiful sight and a very busy place. You can relax and enjoy a cruise with dinner and dancing while we navigate the lake looking for fireworks. Buffet dinner is included in the price. Music on the main deck by the popular band Annie and The Orphans. Cruise leaves Weirs Beach at 7 p.m. and returns to Weirs Beach after the Meredith fireworks around 10 p.m. 
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Nashua, NH July 4th Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Free events at Historical Holman Stadium include a Children's Field Day from 10 a.m. – 1 p.m., American Citizenship Ceremony at 6:30 p.m. and the Spartans Drum & Bugle Corps concert will begin at 8:30 p.m. The impressive Independence Day fireworks show starts at dusk.
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New Boston, NH Fourth of July Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
This award-winning small town Fourth of July celebration has taken place for more than 85 years. Enjoy a parade, live music, chicken BBQ, children’s games and races, mud volleyball, fireworks and more. Admission is $5 for adults and free for kids under 12; free parking.
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NH Fisher Cats Baseball and Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4, 2018

An Atlas Fireworks show will be held after the NH Fisher Cats take on the Fightin Phils.
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Raymond, NH Fourth of July parade
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The annual Independence Day 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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Salem, NH Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Food concessions, music and dancing start at 4 p.m., kids games and family activities (relay races, dunk tank, hot air balloon rides) 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. Fireworks are held at the Salem High School. Rain date: July 5.
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Steele Hill Resorts 4th of July BBQ and Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The celebration at Steele Hill Resorts in Sanbornton will include a BBQ, live music, bounce house and kids activities. Fireworks are set to go off at 9:15 p.m
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Waterville Valley, NH July 4th Celebration
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Enjoy a fun-filled day in Waterville Valley including a parade at 11 a.m., live entertainment, family carnival at the Town Square and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Corcoran Pond.
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Wolfeboro, NH July 4th Parade and Fireworks
Wednesday, July 4, 2018
The day opens with a parade at 10 a.m., starting on North Main Street and heading south. At dusk there will be fireworks over Wolfeboro Bay. Band concert by the lake precedes the fireworks.
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