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July 4 Fireworks: New Bedford

July 4 @ 9:00 pm

The City of New Bedford’s Independence Day fireworks display will be staged from a barge off the State Pier in New Bedford Harbor, beginning at 9:00 p.m. on Tuesday, July 4.

Lower Union Street (between N. Water St. and Route 18) will be closed to vehicle traffic and will be one of the best spots in downtown New Bedford to view the fireworks display.

The rain date will be Wednesday, July 5.


State Pier
49 State Pier
New Bedford, MA United States
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