July 4th Fireworks and Celebrations in Greater Lowell

Local Independence Day fireworks, fairs, parades and festivals in Lowell, Dracut, Chelmsford & More!

By Tessa D'Ippolito, Publisher June 20, 2023

Here's our list of July 4th fireworks and Independence Day celebrations in Greater Lowell in 2023!  

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Thursday June 29

Dracut Public Safety Night & 4th of July Fireworks

The Town will celebrate the 4th of July with a Fireworks display after the Dracut Public Safety Night (5 - 7PM) at approximately 8:30 p.m. at Veteran's Memorial Park.

Saturday July 1

Pepperell Parade and Fireworks

The parade starts at 10 AM at Pepperell Town Hall and follows Main Street east. From 6-10:00 PM, enjoy food, music, games and vendors on the Town Field on Hollis St, followed by fireworks at dusk ~9 PM.

Sunday July 2

Chelmsford Independence Day Celebration Concert

There will be a lively concert on the common on the evening of July 2nd with food available from several vendors! Set up your chairs or your blanket on the green as we celebrate our country's birthday!

Monday July 3


The Annual Country Fair takes place around Chelmsford Common with all kinds of food, craft, and nonprofit vendors. Come by to play games, win prizes, enjoy delicious foods from vendors, learn about Chelmsford's organizations, and meet old and new friends!.


The Town of Tewksbury is planning to hold their annual July 4th celebration on Monday, July 3rd at the Livingston Street Recreation Area. The morning events will begin at 8:30am and will continue throughout the day, concluding with a spectacular firework show scheduled for 9:30pm (weather permitting). Before the fireworks will be the Frankie Rich Fireworks Party with performance by Frankie right and DJ Joe Booch. 

Tuesday July  4


The Town of Chelmsford will be holding its annual July 4th Parade, following the same route from McCarthy Middle School down North Road at 10 AM.  This huge parade features floats, bands, multiple Minutemen groups, drum & bugle corps, bagpipers, mascots and more! 


Lowell's fireworks and celebration will take place at Boarding House Park on Tuesday, July 4th. Rain date will be Friday, July 7th. All are welcome to the free, family-friendly event, featuring live music and entertainment, leading up to a fireworks finale after the sun goes down.

Monday July 17


The Town of Groton will be holding their annual fireworks celebration on Monday, July 17, at the town field (behind the library at 99 Main St). Parking is available along Main Street and at Lawrence Academy.  Live music and food trucks start at 6 PM. Previously scheduled for July 10.

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