2017 Cape Cod 4th of July Fireworks and Parade Schedule

FireworksWhere in the world would you rather be on the 4th of July than a sandy beach, watching fireworks burst along the sky over a beautiful ocean? That’s right, Cape Cod is THE place to be when celebrating our nation’s birthday. In the year 1781, Massachusetts was the first state to recognize Independence Day as a holiday. Some places even launch cannons, along with hosting bonfires and sailboat races. What more do you need for your Cape Cod 4th of July?

Every year, there are numerous forms of entertainment commemorating the day all over the Cape, and this year is no exception.

CapeCod.com has all the information you need to know about how Cape Cod is celebrating Uncle Sam’s birthday.

Check out the list of 4thof July firework festivities taking place across the Cape.

Other fireworks and parades TBA. More will be added to the page over time as their schedules are announced.


June 30

Rain Date: July 1
Time: 5-10pm (Fireworks at 9:15, community picnic before)
Place: Mashpee High School

July 2nd

Rain date July 6th
Time: Dusk
Place: Rock Harbor

July 3rd
Nantucket Fireworks
Time: Dusk
Place: Jettie’s Beach

July 4th

Time: Dusk
Place: Off the Lighthouse

Time: Dusk
Place: Falmouth Heights Beach

Rain date September 2, 2017
Time: Dusk
Place: Lewis Bay

Time: Dusk
Place: MacMillan Wharf


July 4th

2:00pm – Inner Harbor Boat Parade
4pm – Parade

Time: 10am
Begins at Centerville Elementary School

Time: 10am

Time: Antique Cars at 9:30am – Float Parade at 10am
Location: Start at the Town Pier

Sandwich Boat Parade
Time: 9pm
Location: Shawme Pond

July 8th

Chatham Boat Parade
Location: Start and end at Stage Harbor, turning around at Oyster Pond Beach

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