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Amherst, Independence Day

July 4 @ 5:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Fourth of July fireworks: The July 4 celebration at McGuirk Field, UMass. Fireworks are expected to begin at about 9:30 p.m.

The day commemorates the adoption of the Declaration of Independence by the 13 former British colonies on July 4, 1776.

Massachusetts became the first state to recognize the Fourth of July as a statewide holiday in 1781.

Details

Date:
July 4
Time:
5:00 pm - 10:00 pm EDT

Venue

UMass Amherst
300 Massachusetts Ave
Amherst, MA 01003
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Phone:
(413) 545-0306
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