South Hadley, Independence Day
July 3 @ 6:00 pm EDT
South Hadley fireworks: Michael Smith Middle School, 100 Mosier St, South Hadley, MA 01075, July 3. (Rain date July 5). The event begins at 6 p.m. with food from various community non-profits, games, and music, followed by fireworks at 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.