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Rockport Illumination ~ Fireworks over Sandy Bay

August 13, 2022 @ 11:00 am - 9:30 pm

Fireworks are returning to Rockport this summer on Saturday, August 13.

This summer’s fireworks show is scheduled to begin at 9:00 PM from Old Granite Pier. Children’s activities in Harvey Park begin at 11:00 AM and live music begins at 2:00 PM.

Illumination Day Schedule August 13, 2022
11:00 AM – 2:30 PM – Join us for children’s activities in Harvey Park (adjacent to the Baptist Church) to decorate your own lantern. Face painting and storytelling too. Sponsored by Institution for Savings.
Story Readers (Harvey Park)
11:00 AM – Rockport Chief of Police John Horvath
11:20 AM – Senator Bruce Tarr
11:40 AM – Selectman Paul Murphy
Noon – Selectwoman Denise Donnelly
12:30 PM – Emily Souza, Children’s Librarian at Rockport Public Library
1:00 PM – Jean Woodbury, local author of “The Tree in Dock Square”
Music in Dock Square (under the tree)
2:00 – 4:00 PM – Rhiannon Hurst, Steve Lacey, Jace Mason / Jazz Music
4:15 – 6:15 PM – RPS Band / Rhythm/Soul
6:30 – 8:30 PM – Northwest Fox Trio / Alternative Rock
Fireworks 9:00 PM from Old Granite Pier

Anyone interested in donating can send money to: Rockport Illumination Fund Inc. c/o Susan Collins, 16-b South Street, Rockport MA, or you can make an online donation through their Venmo account @Rockport-Fireworks.

Once again this year a Ken Knowles painting is being raffled off to support the Rockport Illumination Fund. Raffle tickets will be on sale at the Rockport Farmers Markets on Saturdays from 9:00 AM to noon leading up to the Rockport Fireworks.

We hope to see you this summer.


August 13, 2022
11:00 am - 9:30 pm
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Rockport Illuminations
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Harvey Park, Dock Square and Old Granite Pier
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