Fourth of July Celebration

Event Date: 
Thursday, June 30 6:00 PM - 10:00 PM

Join Mayor Curtatone for the Anniversary of 4th of July Fireworks with live entertainment.

The entertainment lineup for the Fireworks includes performances by the 215th Army Band, local Disco-Funk band Booty Vortex, the USO Metropolitan New York Performers, and the Somerville Sunsetters, leading up to a 30-minute fireworks display beginning at approximately 9:15 p.m.

To ensure public safety and pedestrian access to events, several road closures and bus detours will be in place. Traffic alterations will be as follows:

  • Broadway (in front of Trum Field): No parking 12 p.m. – midnight. Street closed from 5:00 pm – midnight
  •  Cedar Street from Morrison Avenue to the Bridge: No parking on either side from 8 a.m. - midnight.  Traffic restricted to residents only from 4 p.m. – 6 p.m. (from Morrison Ave. only). No access to street after 6:00 pm.
  •  Cedar Street from the Bridge to Broadway:  No parking on either side from 8 a.m. - midnight.  Street will be closed from 4 p.m. - midnight.  Traffic restricted to residents only from 4 p.m. - 6: p.m. (from Morrison Ave. only).  No access to street after 6 p.m.
  • Franey Road: No Parking on either side from 2 p.m. - midnight.  Street will be closed from 3 p.m. - midnight.  Restricted area authorized personnel only.
  • Charles E. Ryan Road:  No parking on street on either side from 8 a.m. - midnight. Access restricted to residents from 4 p.m. - 6 p.m.  No access to street from 6 p.m- midnight.

To ensure public safety and pedestrian access to events, several road closures and bus detours will be in place for both events. Traffic alterations will be as follows:

Broadway (in front of Trum Field: No parking 8 a.m. to 6 p.m.)

Due to the large crowds and loud noise of the Fireworks the City recommends that attendees leave pets at home and not bring unnecessary bags or backpacks.  All bags and backpacks are subject to inspection. For more information, please call 311, or visit www.somervillema.gov.