Events for Jul 4 2018

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Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (All day)

Starting with the City’s Signature Flag Day Celebration on Saturday, June 16, Discover Quincy is partnerting with many local organizations to showcase Quincy’s arts and culture, community, educations, historic and recreational assets. Each day will feature at least one free event, while some events may accept donations and others may have an admission fee. Click here to review the 2018 schedule of events. 

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 (All day)

Celebrate America’s Independence at the home of founding father and 2nd President of the United States, John Adams.

2:00 p.m. - 3:30 p.m. Independence Forever: Re-enactment of the Continental Congress. Become a delegate to the Second Continental Congress and reenact the passage of the Declaration of Independence. Join the "band of brothers" who changed the course of history in 1776 and sign the historic document.

135 Adams Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Free Event
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -
9:00am to 5:00pm

The Adams National Historical Park offers tours of the Presidential Birthplaces and Peace Field daily from April 19 - November 10. During open season, the Visitor Center is open seven days a week from 9:00 a.m. to 5:00 p.m. All Guided Tours begin at the Visitor Center. The first tour starts at 9:15 a.m. and the final tour starts at 3:15 p.m. and leave every hour. Tickets are available on a first come, first served basis. Weekends in particular can be very busy, so the earlier you can be there the better!

 

Visitor Center
1250 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-1177
Price: 
Individual Entrance Fee - $10.00 ~ The entrance fee is for all visitors age 16 and older. Children under 16 are free.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -
9:00am to 1:00pm

Home to the Weymouth Historical Society,the homestead houses a genealogical library with Weymouth records from the 1600’s, a shoe shop which is original to the homestead, a military room with memorabilia from the Revolutionary War through World War I, and a carriage house with antique sleighs, farming and ice harvesting tools. Open Wednesdays 9am - 1pm , excluding holidays or by appointment.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 10:00am

Parade starts at the First Church of Squantum and ends at the Squantum School. 10:00 a.m. The Squantum Parade Committee, founded in 1911, runs Squantum’s longest tradition and one that attracts generations of Quincy families.

Free Event
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -
10:00am to 3:00pm

This guided tour showcases the flora, fauna and environmental issues of the Neponset River waters of Milton, Dorchester and Quincy. This six mile tour is recommended for intermediate paddlers. Participants must know how to swim. Canoes are available for use or participants can bring their own canoe/kayak. To register, call 781-326-0079 or email, and provide name, phone number, and number of participants.

Price: 
$12 donation and advance reservations required.
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -
11:00am to 4:00pm

The Church of the Presidents is the only building in the United States to house the final resting place of two Presidents. President John Adams, First Lady Abigail Adams, their son President John Quincy Adams and Louisa Catherine Adams are interred in the family crypt underneath the front entrance to the building.

1306 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Phone: 617-773-0062
Price: 
Donations accepted.
Free Event
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -
12:00pm to 1:15pm

Fifth annual summertime concert series outside of Stop & Shop Headquarters. Entertainment varies weekly. Live music, reggae, pop, country, folk, dixie land, etc.

Stop and Shop Plaza, 1385 Hancock Street
Quincy, MA 02169
Free Event
Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 1:00pm

Sponsored by the Merrymount Association, this parade engages the whole neighborhood with many streets making their own floats. Parade Route: Merrymount School on Agawam Rd., to Narragansett Rd., to Chickatabot Rd., to Norton Rd., to Sea St., to Samoset Rd. to Longwood Rd., to Moreland Rd., to Waban Rd., to Maypole Rd., to Squanto Rd., to Victoria Rd., and finally to Merrymount Beach.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 - 6:00pm

Discover Quincy presents a series of free concerts on Wednesdays June 20 - August 1 along Wollaston Beach.  Look for us across from Tony's Clam Shop or the Clam Box. 

Sponsored by Save the Harbor, Save the Bay and the Massachusetts Department of Conservation and Recreation.

Wednesday, July 4, 2018 -
9:15pm to 9:45pm

Bay Pointe Waterfront Restaurant, owned and operated by the South Shore’s Hynes Restaurant Group, announced that on July 4, 2018 it will bring a large fireworks display to the City of Quincy and its residents in honor of Independence Day and in conjunction with the restaurant’s 20th anniversary celebration.

Free Event