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Get Outside: Fourth of July Spotlight & Local Events

Tis the season to get outside, especially as we celebrate the fourth of July this year with family, friends and fireworks. Many of the local events we know and love are back on, with safety recommendations in place. These include fourth of July fireworks shows in Amesbury and Gloucester Mass., as well as Portsmouth and Hampton NH (see image).

Amesbury’s fireworks also close out the 121st Amesbury Days, a multi-day celebration that includes concerts, a yard sale, movie nights, a 5K and more. These events are happening now through July 4th. The fireworks show is held at Woodsom Farm on Sunday, July 4th at 9:30 p.m.

Other shows listed in the image above include:

If you can not make it to one of these fireworks shoots, don’t worry. There will be other opportunities to see these colorful displays, including Wednesdays at 9:30 p.m. in Hampton Beach through a Special Shoot on Saturday, September 11th at the Seafood Festival.

Yankee Homecoming will also take place in and around Newburyport, Mass. from July 30th to August 8th. The celebration includes a parade, road race, movie nights, cornhole tournament, heritage tours and so much more. This includes a fireworks celebration on Saturday, August 7th at 9:15 p.m.

There are many events happening around July 4th and all summer on Salisbury Beach, as well. Check the Salisbury Beach Partnership website for events and information.

There’s so many ways to get outside, celebrate and enjoy this summer! Have fun, and be prepared to follow any rules put in place by event organizers. We recommend checking event websites or town event pages to ensure you have the most up-to-date information and for cancellations.