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TOP 5 Places to Watch the 4th Fireworks on the South Shore

Ryan Lavery

Growing up on the South Shore, Ryan has always found comfort in the New England scenery and energy...

Growing up on the South Shore, Ryan has always found comfort in the New England scenery and energy...

Jun 28 4 minutes read

As the Fourth of July approaches, there's no better place to immerse yourself in the history than the South Shore! It's honestly kind of hard to believe that the fourth is next week, considering the amount of clouds and rain we've had in June. 

Summer is slipping away, but don't worry! We have gathered a few of our favorite spots on the South Shore for you to check out local festivities and fireworks this year..keep reading to check it out!! 🥳

1. Plymouth Waterfront (Plymouth): To know Plymouth, to live in Plymouth - is to absolutely love it... From the Pilgrim roots and Mayflower connection, is a fantastic place to celebrate Independence Day. The town often hosts a spectacular fireworks display along our charming waterfront. As you find a spot along the harbor in front of the Plymouth Rock, you can take in the stunning views of the boats and the harbor while enjoying the dazzling fireworks show.

We're kind of partial because after all, who doesn't want to watch the fireworks in America's Hometown? 🇺🇸

A day of celebration will begin with the eighth annual 4th of July 5K at Stephens Field at 7:30 a.m. 

The July 4th Parade will begin at 9 a.m. at Cordage Park and proceed onto Route 3A South/Court Street. The route follows Court Street, which becomes Main Street and then Main Street Extension, before turning left onto Water Street and finishing at Pilgrim Memorial State Park. The theme for this year's parade is "Celebrate America." The Rev. Paul Jehle will provide a blessing on the Plymouth waterfront and "America the Beautiful" and the national anthem will be sung. There will be food trucks at Alden Park. The Plymouth Philharmonic Orchestra will perform at 7:30 p.m. at Pilgrim Memorial State Park. 

The fireworks will begin at 9 p.m. at the park.

2. Hull Lifesaving Museum (Hull): For a unique vantage point to watch Fourth of July fireworks, head to the Hull Lifesaving Museum in Hull. Located on a picturesque stretch of the South Shore, this museum offers an ideal spot to enjoy the fireworks display. You can set up your chairs or blankets on the museum grounds or find a comfortable spot along the waterfront. The combination of the historical setting and the fireworks lighting up the night sky creates a truly memorable experience.

3. Nantasket Beach (Hull): Nantasket Beach, located in Hull, is a beloved destination for South Shore residents and visitors alike. On the Fourth of July, it becomes an even more exciting place to be as the night sky comes alive with brilliant bursts of color. Settle down on the shore, feel the cool ocean breeze, and watch as the fireworks illuminate the horizon...it's pretty lively!!

4. Hingham Harbor: We're obsessed with the community of Hingham. Head to Hingham Harbor and find a spot along the waterfront or explore the nearby parks and waterfront restaurants for an ideal vantage point. Grab dinner at the shipyard with the friends and family. As the fireworks light up the sky, you can enjoy the serene beauty of the harbor, dotted with sailboats and lined with charming New England architecture. The combination of the festive atmosphere and the natural coastal setting makes for the perfect evening.

 â­ï¸The Hingham 4th road race starts at 7 a.m

 â­ï¸ Annual Hingham Fourth of July Independence Day Parade will start at Hingham High School at 10a.The parade will march down Middle Street to Main Street, ending at the Station Street parking lot. The theme for this year is “Together for the 4th.” 

5. Scituate Harbor: renowned for its scenic harbor and lively Fourth of July celebrations...make your way to Scituate Harbor and immerse yourself in the festive atmosphere. Find a comfortable spot along the harbor, where you can admire the boats, stroll along the waterfront, or dine at one of the local restaurants, or even grab a glass of wine at Vine bar!

Happy 4th! 🇺🇸

Where will you be watching the fireworks this year? 👇

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