Cape Ann Celebrates Independence Day

Cape Ann Celebrates Independence Day with Fireworks, Parades, Bonfires, Concerts, and more.

July 3, 2010
5:00 p.m. – SAFETY – Gloucester’s best 80s band plays FREE at the Boulevard

6:00 p.m. – Gloucester Horribles Parade

7:00 p.m. – Henri Smith Friends & Flavours FREE at the Boulevard

8:30 p.m. – The Runaround – Gloucester’s favorite ska band FREE at the Boulevard

10:00 p.m. – Grand Fireworks Display over Gloucester Harbor

Hurry down to the Boulevard near Blynman drawbridge for a very special surprise immediately after the fireworks! more info here.

July 4, 2010

12 noon – Manchester By the Sea Independence Day Parade

6:00 p.m. – Rockport Firemen’s Parade

8:30 p.m. – Rockport Legion Band Concert on Back Beach

9:00 p.m. – Rockport Bonfire on Back Beach

Gloucester Horribles Parade Route:
Start at Gloucester High School
Leslie O. Johnson Road
Centennial Avenue
Western Blvd.
Rogers Street
Manuel F. Lewis Street
Main Street
Pleasant Street
Prospect Street
Railroad Avenue
Washington Street
Centennial Avenue
Emerson Avenue
Lincoln Avenue
Blynman Avenue
End at Gloucester High School

Rockport Firemen’s Parade Route:
Start at Rockport High School
Jerden’s Lane
South Street
Mt. Pleasant Street
Dock Square
Main Street
Beach Street
End at Back Beach

Manchester 4th of July Parade Route:
Starts at Manchester/Essex High School
Lincoln Street
Vine Street
School Street
Pleasant Street
Pine Street
Central Street
Union Street
Norwood Avenue
Ends at Coach Field Playground