5 Great Places to Watch Fireworks in Western Mass

Light up your Independence Day by watching the fireworks in Western Mass! Watching the explosions of colors dance through the sky is mesmerizing and signifies the beginning of  summer.

Here are 5 great places to watch the fireworks around the region. Pack your blanket and enjoy the show. 

1. At Riverfront Park in Springfield -

The newly renovated Riverfront Park in downtown Springfield makes for a great place to watch the Star Spangled Springfield fireworks show. You can’t ask for a more patriotic experience here with the 9/11 memorial glowing in the summer night and the American flag proudly waving, Grab a spot on the lawn or the patio and enjoy while the sky lights up the city skyline.

2. From the top of the Sky Screamer at Six Flags New England -

The town of Agawam will launch their fireworks on Wednesday, July 3rd at 9:30 p.m. from Six Flags New England. If you’re a thrill seeker, take a ride on the Sky Screamer, the 400ft steel tower that launches you towards the sky. You will have a front row seat to the show!

3. From the bleachers at McGuirk Stadium -

If you prefer a more relaxing experience, Amherst will hold their annual fireworks show on July 4th at 9:30 pm from UMass Amherst. So grab a seat on the bleachers at McGuirk Stadium and enjoy!

4. On the Connecticut River –

On July 3rd,  South Hadley will hold their annual firework show at Michael E. Smith Middle School, 100 Mosier Street (rain date:7/5) from the field behind the school. If you have a boat launch it from Brunelles Marina in South Hadley and watch the show from the river. If not, have dinner and watch the fireworks from The Boathouse restaurant!

5. On the pool deck at MGM Springfield –

Enjoy a dip in the pool and watch the fireworks on the MGM Springfield pool deck. The pool is available to spa and hotel guests so make a day or night of it!  You’ll have a lovely view of Star Spangled Springfield with plenty of other fun options when the show is over.

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