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Statewide Events & Safety Tips — Find information about events across Massachusetts, as well as safety tips for celebrating the holiday from the Mass.Gov blog.

Celebrations on the Boston Esplanade — Get event information including what items are prohibited as well as when and where Esplanade access points are open.   


MBTA Service Schedule for July 4th

Boston Road Closure and Pedestrian Information for July 2–4 pdf format of Road Closures 2015 Esplanade

  • Fans attending Red Sox games on July 3 and July 4th are advised to seek alternate routes due to closures on Storrow Drive.
  • Firework viewing is not allowed on the Longfellow Bridge due to construction.

Charles River Boating Guidelines for July 3–4 pdf format of Boating

  • Up-river traffic from the New Charles River Dam will be closed between 7:45 p.m. on July 4th and 2 a.m. on July 5.
  • Boats are not allowed to anchor between firework barges and the Mass. Ave. Bridge.

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