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4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations Near Cambridge

4th of July in Cambridge and nearby

4th of July in Cambridge and nearby

If you’re looking for info about 4th of July fireworks in 2012 here’s the newest July 4th fireworks post with info for 2012.

4th of July Fireworks and Celebrations Near Cambridge Yes – those are fireworks you’re hearing even though it’s only July 1st.  Somerville celebrates early and their fireworks are tonight.

Here’s the scoop on firework displays and festivities scheduled for towns and cities within a few miles of Cambridge:

Somerville Fireworks

The fireworks in Somerville are tonight, July 1, 2010 in Trum Field. Trum Field is on Broadway between Magoun Square and Ball Square.  The half hour fireworks display starts at approx. 9:15 pm.

On the 4th of July Prospect Hill Park in Somerville is a great place to view the Boston fireworks.   Prospect Hill Park is at the intersection of Prospect Hill Avenue and Munroe Street in Somerville above Union Square

Lexington Fireworks

You’ve got another early bird special at the Lexington Lions Club Annual Fourth of July Carnival.  The Lexington fireworks are scheduled for Friday, July 2, 2010 at approx. 9:30 pm at Center Field.

The Lexington Carnival is open:

  • Thursday, July 1 – 6 pm to 11 pm
  • Friday, July 2 – 6 pm to 11 pm with fireworks at 9:30
  • Saturday, July 3 – noon to 11 pm
  • Sunday, July 4 – 1 pm to 11 pm
  • Monday, July 5 – 1 pm to 7 pm

Watch the Fireworks from Cambridge

Want to celebrate the 4th in Cambridge? Don’t want to brave the crowds in Boston?  There are plenty of places to see the fireworks from the Cambridge side of the river.  Many taller condo buildings or buildings with roof decks around Cambridge offer prime viewing spots for the Boston fireworks.  If you’re not so lucky to live in one of those buildings or want to be closer to the action, the banks of the Charles River between the Mass Ave Bridge and the Longfellow Bridge provide a front row seat.  The bridges are also popular, but crowded, places to view the fireworks.  There will be food concessions and restrooms along the Charles in Cambridge.

The 37th annual Boston Pops 4th of July concert and fireworks on the Esplanade in Boston begins at 8:30 pm.  The restricted area for seating opens at 9 am on the 4th. The fireworks begin at 10:30 pm and last until 11 pm.  The show is televised on WBZ, Channel 4 from 8 to 11 pm.

4th of July Celebration in Waltham Massachusetts

There’s a family-friendly party in Waltham on the 4th in Prospect Hill Park from 10 am to 2 pm on Sunday.  Free children’s rides, animal shows, food, drink, music and more.  Prospect Hill Park is at 314 Totten Pond Road in Waltham.

That evening, from 5:30 to 9:30 pm on July 4th there will be a concert with Profile at Leary Field off Bacon Street followed by fireworks.  Fireworks are scheduled for 9:30 pm.

4th of July Celebration and Fireworks in Newton

The party in Newton kicks off at the Newton Centre Playground with fun activities for kids from 10 am to noon on Sunday, July 4, 2010.  There’ll be a Pet Parade, a Teddy Bear Parade, a Decorated Doll Carriage Promenade, Foot Races, and best of all – free ice cream!

The party continues at the Russel J. Halloran Field and Sports Complex at 250 Albemarle Road in Newtonville.  From 11 am to 10 pm there’ll be an open air market, amusement rides, crafts for sale, and food concessions.  The Bo Winiker Band comes on at 6 pm for dancing.  The Newton fireworks are scheduled for 9 pm.

Arlington Celebrates the 4th of July

Fourth of July festivities in Arlington MA will be held at Robbins Farm Park (aka Skyline Park) at 1 Eastern Avenue from 7 pm to 11 pm on July 4, 2010.  Enjoy refreshments, musical entertainment by the John Penny Band, and a chance to watch the Boston Pops Concert and fireworks on a giant screen.

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