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Nantucket’s July 4th Festivities


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Independence Day Celebrations With the Town of Nantucket
Tuesday, July 4th, 2023

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Three Great Locations on One Great Day!

On Tuesday, July 4th, 2023, the Town of Nantucket will offer activities in the morning and evening to celebrate the nation’s Independence Day. Locations include the Main Street area, Children’s Beach and finally Jetties Beach with a fireworks show!

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Main Street/Downtown Area

8:30am to 12:30pm – Sustainable Nantucket’s Farmer’s Market, Cambridge Street between Federal and South Water Streets.
8:30am to 12:30pm – Food trucks will be located on Federal Street between Main and India Streets.
9:00am – Reading of the Declaration of Independence at the Unitarian Church, 11 Orange Street.
11:00am – ACKTones group will be performing on Federal Street.
Noon – Water competition between Nantucket Fire Department and Boynton Lane Reserves. This modified water competition will not have public participation. The public is asked to refrain from bringing water balloons, soakers and other ‘water competition’ material. the public should expect to get wet within the “Spray Zone”. The public will only be limited in participating in the handling the fire hoses of both Fire Companies. But not in the fun of getting wet. Both firetrucks will attempt to fill a 55 gallon drum with water first.

Children’s Beach

10:00am – P.J. Moody sings the National Anthem and other patriotic music, Children’s Beach bandstand.
10:30am – Nanpuppets puppet show on the bandstand.
11:00am – P.J. Moody returns to sing on the bandstand.
11:30am – Bike parade around the park.
10:00am to Noon –

Zofia and Co. Photo Booth on the bandstand.

Matt Fee Tea Toss, lawn in front of bandstand.

Cornhole tournament, lawn in front of bandstand.

Linda’s Bubble Ring Toss, lawn near the beach.

5:00pm – Children’s Games on the beach, 3 legged, wheelbarrow and potato sack races ending with the Tug of War!

Jetties Beach

9:00pm – Fireworks. Show lasts approximately 25-27 minutes and shot from a barge just offshore. Patriotic music will be simulcast on 97.7 fm WACK radio.

Starting at 6:00pm, NRTA Wave buses will depart outside the Whaling Museum on Broad Street every 10-15 minutes and will return from Jetties Beach after the fireworks up to 10:30pm.

NOTICE: Activities, locations and times may be subject to change or cancel at the last minute.

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