This year, celebrate the fourth of July right by heading to the all-American city of Boston. Boston is one of the most historical cities in the country, making it a great location to celebrate American independence. Discover the rich history of American independence while walking the famed Freedom Trail, and check out these Fourth of July events for some fun from the whole family.
The 37th Annual Boston Harborfest Celebration
Nothing says the holiday is near like the Boston Harborfest, which takes place from June 29th to July 4th. With music, food, and fun, come out to enjoy the harbor with some fellow Americans.
Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular
On July 3rd, come out to Hatch Shell on the Esplanade to enjoy a live orchestra performance and breath-taking fireworks display for free. The orchestra’s performance will also take place on the 4th.
The City of Boston’s Official Independence Day Commemoration
Head to the historic City Hall Plaza at 9 am for a flag raising ceremony to honor fallen patriots and watch the parade to the Old State House. At 10 am at the Old State House, the Declaration of Independence will be read aloud from the balcony, as it was in Boston on July 18, 1776.
Boston POPS Does the Fourth & Fireworks
The Boston Pops will perform once more on July 4th, followed by a slew of other prominent musical artists. The performance will be televised and followed by a fireworks show over the Charles River.
If you need a new ride to get you to these Independence Day celebrations, be sure to visit Empire Hyundai and explore our lineup.
Memorial Day is the perfect holiday to enjoy family and take a moment to remember those who have served our country. If you’re looking for a new way to celebrate this year, there is plenty to do around Fall River.
Massachusetts Memorial Day Salute to the Fallen – Friday, May 25th
This statewide memorial service will take place at the Gold Star Families Memorial. Whether you’re from a Gold Star family or not, it’s a great opportunity to provide your love and support to fellow community members, as well as pay tribute to former service members.
Memorial Day Parade – Monday, May 28th
Every year, the Fall River Veterans’ Council works together with the city to host a Memorial Day Parade. The parade includes marching bands, veterans, and city officials and will kick off at Kennedy Park. The parade’s closing ceremonies will occur at the Government Center Atrium, where the parade will be ending.
Battleship Cove Ceremony – Monday, May 28th
Battleship Cove hosts an official commemoration ceremony for all of those who have given their lives and Gold Star Families who have lost their loved ones. The ceremony is free of charge and open to the public. The flag will be raised at noon from its position at half-staff, and a 21-gun salute will take place.
Battleship Cove Veteran Admission – Saturday, May 26th – Monday, May 28th
Not only is Battleship Cove hosting a commemoration ceremony, but they also have free admission for veterans throughout Memorial Day weekend. Whether you’re a veteran or not, visiting Battleship Cove is a great way to learn about Fall River’s history and naval past.
From the entire Empire Hyundai crew, we hope you have a memorable Memorial Day.