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4th of July Fireworks over Gloucester Harbor Independence Day Celebrations
July 3, 2016 - July 4, 2016
Gloucester, Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport
Cape Ann, Massachusetts

Cape Ann Celebrates Independence Day with Free Concerts, Fireworks, Parades, Bonfires, and more.

July 3 (Gloucester)

5:00 p.m. - Free Concert on Stacy Boulevard (Stage adjacent to the Blynman Canal and Drawbridge)

6:00 p.m. - Gloucester Horribles Parade begins

7:00 p.m. (approximately, after the Parade passes) - Concert resumes

9:30 pm - Grand Fireworks Display over Gloucester Harbor

July 4 (Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport)

10:00 am - Manchester-by-the-Sea Independence Day Parade

6:00 pm - Rockport Firemen’s Parade

8:00 pm - Rockport Legion Band Concert - Back Beach

9:00 pm - Rockport Bonfire - Back Beach


Gloucester Horribles Parade Route:
Start at Gloucester High School
Leslie O. Johnson Road
Centennial Avenue
Stacy Boulevard (Western Avenue)
Rogers Street
Manuel F. Lewis Street
Main Street
Pleasant Street
Prospect Street
Railroad Avenue
Washington Street
Centennial Avenue
Emerson Avenue
Lincoln Avenue
Blynman Avenue
End at Gloucester High School

Manchester 4th of July Parade Route:
Starts at Manchester/Essex High School
Lincoln Street
Vine Street
School Street
Pleasant Street
Pine Street
Central Street
Union Street
Norwood Avenue
Ends at Coach Field Playground

Rockport Firemen's Parade Route:
Start at Rockport High School
Jerden's Lane
South Street
Mt. Pleasant Street
Dock Square
Main Street
Beach Street
End at Back Beach


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2016
Past Events


Rockport @ Night 2016
Downtown
Rockport
May 27, 2016
Click for details on Rockport @ Night 2016 Every Friday night, from MAY 27 through SEPTEMBER 2 galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and then some!) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more  
Rockport Chamber Music Festival's 35th Season
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
June 3, 2016 - July 22, 2016
Click for details on Rockport Chamber Music Festival's 35th Season A bevy of the world's finest chamber musicians will perform, including ensembles such as the Calder Quartet, soloists like trumpeter Brandon Ridenour and cross-cultural programs like Jordi Savall's intriguing exploration of pan-Latin music. more  
Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Week One
Shalin Liu Performance Center
37 Main Street
Rockport
June 3, 2016 - June 5, 2016
Click for details on Rockport Chamber Music Festival: Week One The Festival kicks off triumphantly with an Opening Night performance by the Parker Quartet and legendary pianist Menahem Pressler. The much-anticipated pairing will deliver a program of Haydn, Bartók and Dvo?ák. more  
Independence Day Celebrations
Gloucester
Manchester-by-the-Sea and Rockport
Cape Ann, Massachusetts
July 3, 2016 - July 4, 2016
Click for details on Independence Day Celebrations Cape Ann Celebrates Independence Day with Free Concerts, Fireworks, Parades, Bonfires, and more. more  
Rockport Fireworks Display
Old Granite Pier
Sandy Bay
16 Wharf Road
dusk
Rockport
August 13, 2016
Click for details on Rockport Fireworks Display As dusk descends on Rockport, settle in at Back Beach and the American Legion Bandstand to watch the fourth annual summertime fireworks display over Sandy Bay. more  
Rockport Rotary Club Lobsterfest
Back Beach at the American Legion Bandstand
3-7 pm
Rockport
August 13, 2016
Rockport Rotarians will host their annual public LobsterFest cookout on scenic Back Beach in Rockport, MA. This year's Lobsterfest will be followed by an evening fireworks display over Sandy Bay from Old Granite Pier.
more  
Rockport @ Night 2016
Downtown
Rockport
September 2, 2016
Click for details on Rockport @ Night 2016 Every Friday night, from MAY 27 through SEPTEMBER 2 galleries and shops will open their doors from 4:00 to 8:00 p.m. (and then some!) for a “Rockport @ Night” event. more  
Annual Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studios Tour
Multiple Locations in Gloucester and Rockport
Cape Ann
October 8, 2016 - October 9, 2016
Click for details on Annual Cape Ann Artisans Fall Open Studios Tour Meet the artists and see their newest work in the places where it is created, along the beautiful Cape Ann coastline in Gloucester and Rockport. Celebrating over thirty years of open studio tours on Cape Ann. more  
Rockport HarvestFest
Downtown Rockport
9 AM - 6 PM
Rockport
October 15, 2016
The annual Rockport HarvestFest celebration features the best of the season in a quintessential coastal New England setting, offering live music, great food, and plenty of activities for families. more  
Santa's Arrival in Rockport and Tree Lighting
T-Wharf on Rockport Harbor
and Dock Square
1 - 5 PM
Rockport
December 3, 2016
Click for details on Santa's Arrival in Rockport and Tree Lighting Santa arrives in Rockport Harbor on a lobster boat, followed by a parade from T-Wharf to Dock Square for the town Tree Lighting festivities. more  
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