Below is a list of 4th of July Celebrations on the North Shore for 2017.
- Gloucester - Fish Town Horribles Parade, Concert and Fireworks
Monday July 3, 2017 - Downtown Gloucester
The Fish Town Horribles Parade has been a tradition since some of the first settlers came to Gloucester. Featuring creative costumes, floats and flying candy and spectacular fireworks over Gloucester Harbor. Free concert on Gloucester Boulevard by the Runaround Band starting at 5PM and fireworks at 9:30 PM.
- Ipswich- Independence Day Parade
Tuesday, Jul 4, 2017- Parade starts at Winthrop Elementary School, Proceeds up to High Street, along Water street, ending at Ipswich Town Hall
Winthrop school front lawn: 9am bike decorating
Parade begins: 10 am
Town Hall closing ceremonies and Field Activities: 10:30 am
- Rockport - Rockport Firemen's Parade, Concert and Bonfire
Tuesday July 4, 2017 - Back Beach
Rockport Firemen's Parade at 6pm, followed by a free concert on Rockport's Back Beach by the Rockport Legion Band starting at 8:30pm, concluding with the Rockport Bonfire at 9pm.