Local 4th of July Activities: Westborough, Shrewsbury and Worcester

Fireworks, Parades, Recipes and More!

By Noelle Monaghan - Worcester Macaroni KID Publisher May 21, 2024

The 4th of July, also known as Independence Day, is a U.S. federal holiday celebrated every year on the 4th of July. This day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776, marking the birth of the United States of America. It's a day filled with patriotic festivities, including parades, fireworks, and various fun activities. There are many ways to celebrate the 4th of July with your children in Worcester, Shrewsbury and Westborough! 

Here are 10 ideas:

Local Fireworks Displays:

  1. 4th of July 2024 City of Worcester Annual Independence Day Celebration, June 28, 2024
  2. Patriotic Pops Concert with Fireworks in Worcester, July 3, 2024
  3. Westborough Annual Block Party, June 28, 2024 from 5:30 pm - 9 pm

Other ways to celebrate the holiday:

  1. Whimsical Workshop - Patriotic Windsocks (July 2nd in Worcester)
  2. Fireworks Burst! Family Chalk Art (July 3rd in Worcester)
  3. How to Make a 4th of July Crown
  4. DIY 4th of July Candle Holders
  5. Celebrate the 4th of July with Red, White & Blue Cupcakes
  6. Kid Craft: How to Turn a Tuna Can Into a July 4th Centerpiece
  7. Desserts & Sides for 4th of July

Hope you all have a happy -- and safe! -- July 4th holiday in Greater Worcester!

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