South Shore: List of July 4th Weekend Celebrations!

July 4th


Parade, 9:30-12:30 – from Court Street to Main Street to Water Street
Fireworks, 9pm – at the Historic Plymouth Waterfront


Parade, 2pm, begins at Halls Corner, precedes down Washington St and ends at Duxbury High School
Road Race, cornerstone lodge breakfast 8am, followed by Duxbury education foundation road race at 8:30am


Vintage Baseball Game, 3pm – Derby Academy
Road Race, 7am – Hingham Middle School (register 5:30-6:30am)
Pancake Breakfast, 7:30am – Hingham Lyons Club
Parade, 10am – begins at Hingham High School (Pleasant Street) and ends at station street around 11am


Squantum Parade – 10am – Starting at Huckins Avenue and Bellevue Road

Merrymount Parade – July 4 – 1pm – Starting on Shore Ave

Adams National Historical Park, Beale House Lawn, 181 Adams Street – “Down and Dirty Politics” – 1:30-2pm

“Independence Forever: The Continental Congress,” 3 to 5 p.m., Adams Carriage House. Become a delegate to the Second Continental Congress and re-enact the passage of the Declaration of Independence Light refreshments to follow. Free. Seating is limited.

“Jefferson and Adams: A Revolutionary Dialogue,” 7 to 9 p.m. Adams National Historical Park Beale House Lawn, located at 181 Adams St. A play about the turbulent 50-year friendship of John and Abigail Adams and Thomas Jefferson, told through their letters. Presented in a tent. Audience members are invited to limited seating which is free and open to the public.


July 4 and town’s 375th anniversary: Ceremonies begin at 9:30 a.m., July 4, Cole Parkway, includes speeches by Coast Guard Captain Bob Whitehouse and retired Army General George W. Casey Jr. at 11 a.m.

  • Life boat tour: Noon to 4 p.m. tours of a Coast Guard motor life boat.
  • Civil War encampment: 9 a.m. to about 4 p.m., town common


Road race, 8:15 a.m, Town Park
Field and Family Fun Day, 10 a.m. to 1 p.m.

Happy Fourth of July!

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