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SPRINGFIELD, Mass. (WWLP) – 22News has the latest updates on when and where the Fourth of July fireworks will be held in Western Massachusetts this year.

Saturday, June 15

  • Ludlow: 9:30 p.m. at Memorial Park – 11 East Street

Saturday, 22 June

  • Florence: 9:30 p.m. at Look Memorial Park – 300 North Main St. Rain Date: 06/23/2024
  • Monson: 9:15 p.m. at Quarry Hill School – 43 Margaret St. Rain Date: 06/23/2024
  • Warren: 9:00 p.m., 284 Old West Brookfield Rd. Rain Date: 06/23/2024

Friday, June 28

  • Holyoke: Dusk at Holyoke Community College Rain Date: 06/30/2024

Saturday, June 29

  • DELAY** Chicopee: Dusk at Szot Park – 927 Sgt. Tracy Dr. Rain Date: 06/30/2024
  • Easthampton: 9:00 p.m., 95 Park Hill Road. Rain date: 06/30/2024.
  • Westfield: 9:15 p.m. at South Middle School Field – 30 W. Silver St.

Tuesday, July 2

  • Amherst: 9:30 p.m. at UMass Amherst – McGuirk Stadium

Wednesday, July 3

  • South Deerfield: 9:00 p.m. at Open Field @ Tree House Brewing – 1 Community Place Rain Date: 07/06/2024
  • South Hadley: 9:30 p.m., 100 Mosier St. Rain Date: 07/05/2024

Thursday, July 4

  • Agawam: 9:30 p.m. at Six Flags
  • Pittsfield: 9:30 p.m. at Pittsfield Cemetery – 203 Wahconah St.
  • Springfield: 9:30 p.m. at Riverfront Park
  • Greenfield: 9:20 p.m. at the Franklin County Fairgrounds – 89 Wisdom Way

Friday, July 5

  • Agawam: 9:30 p.m. at Six Flags

Saturday, July 6

  • Agawam: 9:30 p.m. at Six Flags – 1623 Main St.
  • Greenfield: 9:35 p.m. at Poet’s Seat Tower – Mountain Rd. Rain Date: 07/07/2024

Sunday, July 7

  • Enfield: 9:30pm at Town Green

To add a fireworks event to our list, email [email protected].

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All fireworks are illegal in Massachusetts, including sparklers, firecrackers, and cherry bombs.

In Massachusetts, people who use fireworks must have a certificate of competency to legally work for professional fireworks displays. It is illegal for residents to use, possess, or sell fireworks of any kind. This includes fireworks legally purchased elsewhere and brought into Massachusetts, sparklers, firecrackers, cherry bombs, and other fireworks. Fines range from $10 to $1,000, and some violations can result in a one-year jail sentence.

In Massachusetts, over 500 fires and explosions have occurred in the last five years due to the use of illegal fireworks, and more than 200 people have required medical treatment for burns and other injuries.

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