The 4th of July is fast approaching and Wareham and Fairhaven have many events planned to celebrate the holiday. Onset will be having a spectacular firework display over Onset Beach and Bay, Onset, MA. The fireworks will be set off at dusk on Saturday, July 4th.
The Blessing of the Fleet will take place in Onset at 10 am on Saturday at Onset Pier. This is the second year the Blessing of the Fleet will take place in Onset. The event had been put on hold since the 1990’s. Twenty vessels are expected to take part in the boat parade, many dressed up for the Fourth or any other theme.
At 8am is the 39th Annual Antiques Faire hosted by the Wareham Historical Society. The Antiques Faire will take place on the Village Green on Main Street from 8am to2pm. From 10am to 2pm, Frank McNamee will be giving appraisals for a fee. One item is $5, three items for $10. The Wareham Minutemen and Militia will muster at noon.
There will also be a “Bicycle Pet Doll Carriage Parade” from 1 to 3 pm in Onset Village. Children can decorate their bike or pet or doll carriage for this free event.
End your evening finding a great spot to watch the spectacular Fireworks display at Onset Harbor!
Fairhaven, MA has some great events to celebrate the Fourth of July! The Fourth of July Car Cruise will take place on Saturday. The event takes place at Fairhaven High on Huttleston Ave. The gathering for the Flag Raising starts at 8:30 AM at the school. Classic and antique cars and vehicles will then depart at 9:00AM and cruise through town and stop at Fort Phoenix for the Annual Independence Day Ceremony.
The Fort Phoenix Independence Day Ceremony and Cannon Salute takes place on Saturday at 10 AM. A program at the historical , Revolutionary War era fort will feature a brief history of Fort Phoenix, a reading of the Declaration of Independence, musical performances by The Showstoppers, and the singing of the National Anthem followed by the firing of the fort’s five 25-pound Seacoast Defense cannons. This free event is sponsored by the Town of Fairhaven and the Fairhaven Village Militia.
Fourth of July is looking to be a spectacular day in Wareham and Fairhaven.
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