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Westfield, Independence Day
July 4 @ 10:00 am - 11:30 am EDT
The city will host an Independence Day parade on Monday, July 4, at 10 a.m. The parade begins at the Hampton Ponds Plaza, on Route 202 and ends at the Hampton Ponds Association Hall at the corner of North and Old Stage roads.
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.