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Fireworks in New Hampshire

The fourth of July is just around the corner and the best way to compliment the cookouts and trips to beach is fireworks of course.  Towns all over New Hampshire have fireworks planned this year.  Along with figuring out where to check out the the lights in the sky her are a few tips and tricks.

  • it will be dark so glow in the dark necklaces and bracelets are a great way to keep track of your kids
  • ear plugs or ear covers for any kids under the age of 3
  • bring snacks, baseball gloves, and balls to keep kids busy while you are waiting for the sun to set
  • long pants and long sleeves along with bug spray will help keep the bites to a minimum

Check below for fireworks near you.

Saturday, JULY 3

Alton - 9:20 p.m., Fireworks will be launched off of the barge in Lake Winnipesaukee.
Ashland: 9:30 p.m.
Bartlett: Annual Helen Hayes Memorial Parade begins at 11 a.m. down Main Street, followed by barbecue at noon and entertainment in Hodgkins Park.
Bristol: Fireworks at the foot of Newfound Lake at dusk (or dark)
Errol: dusk.
Gilmanton: Fireworks at dusk at Crystal Lake Park.
Harrisville: dusk, at Islan Cemetery.
Keene: dusk, fireworks put on by the Swamp Bats at Alumni Field.
Littleton: dusk, Downtown.
Manchester: dusk, Arms Park. The park will close to vehicular traffic at 6 p.m.. Rain date (fireworks only) will be Monday, July 5.
Pelham: Pelham Elementary & Kindergarten School.
Portsmouth: display starts at 9:15 pm. The rain date is Sunday, July 5.
Rochester: - "Night Before the The fireworks should begin at 9:30 p.m. Admission to the event is free, however, we are asking for non-perishable food as donation to the local food pantry.
Salem: Canobie Lake Park, 9:45 p.m.
Strafford: dusk, Bow Lake. Rain Date: July 4.
Sunapee: 9 p.m.
Winchester: Large fireworks display after races at Monadnock Speedway.
Windham: dusk, fireworks will be released from Windham High School.

SUNDAY, JULY 4
Andover: dusk
Brentwood: Annual Fireworks display will again take place at the Rockingham County Nursing Home at dusk. Rain Date: July 5.
Brookline: dusk, Lake Potanipo.
Center Harbor: dusk, over Center Harbor Bay.
Colebrook: dusk.
HaHaverhill: fireworks at 10 p.m.
Jefferson: 10 p.m., fireworks from Waumbek Golf Course.
Laconia: 9:30 p.m., downtown, fireworks from the upper level of the parking garage.
Lebanon: 5-10 p.m., Colburn Park/Storrs Hill Ski Area. Lebanon & the Upper Valley have been enjoying this annual event for over 10 years!
Lincoln/Woodstock: -Free concert at 7 p.m. by the St. Johnsbury Band at Woodstock Common followed by fireworks in Lincoln on Main Street at dusk.
Meredith: dusk, over Meredith Bay
Merrimack: dusk, Merrimack High School.
Milford: fireworks, 9:30 p.m. Rain Date: July 5.?Nashua: 9pm, Holman Stadium.
New Boston Fourth of July - Bonfire at dusk (conditions permitting), fireworks at 9:30 p.m, Schouler Park. Food, beverage and ice cream vendors all day. Admission $5/under 12 free. Ossipee fireworks display in the area at 9:30 p.m. Part of Old Home Week Celebrations.?Pittsburg: dusk, Murphy Dam. ?Rye: dusk, Parson's Field. Weather permitting, no rain date.
Salem: dusk, Salem High School Fields. Rain date: July 5.?Salem: Canobie Lake Park, 9:45 p.m. Two nights of dramatic fireworks displays
Sanbornton: dusk, Steele Hill Resorts.?Waterville Valley fireworks finale lights up Corcoran's Pond at 9:30 p.m.?Weirs Beach: midnight
Wolfeboro: 9:30 p.m., fireworks at dusk over Wolfeboro Bay. Rain date: July 5.

MONDAY, JULY 5
Jackson: 9 p.m., Jackson Village & the surrounding communities come together to celebrate Independence Day.
Peterborough: Dusk, ConVal High School.
SATURDAY, JULY 10
Grafton Celebrates Independence Day: D fireworks at dark.
Chesterfield: 9 p.m., fireworks over Spofford Lake. Parking at Wares Grove and North Shore Beaches.Concord: dusk, Memorial Field. $2 donation collected at gate.
Derry: dusk. Best viewing areas are along Tsienneto Road, Hood Commons, Folsom Road, and Crystal Avenue. Rain date, July 5.
Dixville: dusk, Balsams Resort.
Dover: 9 p.m.
Durham: 9 p.m. the fireworks will begin. This year, the show will be longer than previous years, with more shells "bursting in air."
Franconia: 9:15 p.m., Dow Field
Hampton Beach: 9:30 p.m., a spectacular shoot!
Hancock: dusk, Over Norway Pond. Preceeded e at the Meetinghouse.tricks to make you fireworks night fun for all


Information & Links

1. Visit New Hampshire.com

2. NH Living.com



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