Fourth of July Weekend Events In Boston

There's more to do than you think!

July 3, 2019

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The Fourth of July is one of the most eventful holidays in Boston!

From fireworks, to concerts, to the reading of the Declaration of Independence, here are the best ways to celebrate around town:

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  • Click here for a list of all local fireworks throughout the long weekend!

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  • MFA Concerts in the Courtyard: ÌFÉ

    • (Wednesday, July 3 from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m.; Museum of Fine Arts, Boston; $24-34; all ages)

  • Reading of the Declaration of Independence

    • (Wednesday, July 4 from 9:45 a.m. to 10:45 a.m.; Old State House, Boston; free; all ages)

  • “Jaws”

    • (Thursday, July 4 at 1 p.m., 4 p.m., and 7 p.m.; Brattle Theatre, Cambridge; $9-12; rated PG)

  • “The Parent Trap”

    • (Friday, July 5 at dusk; Boston Harbor Hotel, Boston; free; rated PG)

  • The Lawn on D’s Summer Block Party 

    • (Saturday, July 6 from noon to 11 p.m. and Sunday, July 7 from noon to 10 p.m.; The Lawn on D, Seaport District; free; all ages)

  • Rolling Stones' "No Filter Tour"

    • (Sunday, July 7 at 7:30 p.m.; Gillette Stadium, Foxborough; $144-495; all ages)