Fourth of July Events in Sharon MA - Held on Wednesday, July 3rd!
All of the fireworks and activities for the Fourth of July celebration in Sharon are 100% funded by donations from residents, friends and corporate sponsors. Thank you to those individuals who have helped make this another fun celebration that we can all enjoy!
A special thank you to our corporate sponsors Dunkin' Donuts, Sharon Credit Union and Dedham Savings.
Here is the full schedule of activities planned for the Fourth of July celebration in Sharon MA! The Town of Sharon MA always celebrates on the 3rd of July. The rain date is July 7. Information is posted on www.sharonjuly4.com in case of weather cancellations.
This year's activities begin on Wednesday July 3 starting with the Bicycle and Doll Carriage Parade. The line up starts at 3:45 p.m. at Beech Tree Park on the corner of Pond Street and Beach Street. (Park at the Sharon High School and walk down). The Parade begins at 4:00 p.m. and travels about .1 of a mile along Beach Street to the bandstand at Memorial Beach Park. Children of all ages can decorate their bicycles and doll carriages in the annual tradition! Ice cream will be distributed to all entrants at the Band Stand.
Family activities continue immediately after the Bicycle and Doll Carriage Parade, with DJ Chris Zienko. There will be face painting at tables near the Band Stand, Pony Rides and a Petting Zoo from Sunnyrock 4-H Club.
STAY FOR DINNER: Sharon's First Food Truck Fair!!
There will be 6 Food Trucks at the Lake including:
The Chubby Chickpea -Mediterranean and vegetarian entrees including sandwiches, salads and sides.
Boston's Baddest Burger - Burgers, grilled chicken and deli sandwiches
Captain Marden's Seafoods - Chowders, salads, sandwiches and plates
The Dining Car - Freshly prepared American fare with bread baked right on the truck
The Cookie Monstah - Fresh cookies baked on site.
Carnival Games - games offered on a pay-per-play basis
Rock Climbing Wall
6:00 to 8:00 p.m.
As part of the festivities, the RE/MAX hot air balloon will be giving a limited number of tethered rides at the Sharon High School baseball field. Rides are at the discretion of the pilot and are offered on a first come, first served basis. Children who have to be held cannot
Pie Eating Contest starts near the Band Stand. $50 prize to the First Place finisher! (dare I say, "and a box of Alka Seltzer"?) The blueberry pies are generously donated by Shaws' Sharon. The contest is open to anyone age 18 and over. Register for free starting at 5 p.m. at the Main Gate.
Let the fireworks show begin! New fireworks vendor this year! New Show!!