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The annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular at the Hatch Shell will begin at 8 p.m., with the fireworks display starting at 10:35.
What time do the fireworks start? Who is preforming? Where can I sit? We've got you covered. Find the compete event schedule, parking info, and more.
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Catch a parade, firework displays, a breakfast, craft events, historic reenactments, and more. Here's our round-up of family fun for the fourth.
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The Boston Pops performances on the Esplanade have become a staple of July Fourth fun.
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Your barbeque guests can only stand so much "glory, glory, hallelujah" before they overthrow your iPod. Here are 10 songs to keep your party patriotic and your integrity intact.
Nothing says summer like sipping white wine and noshing on dinner alfresco. Here's a roundup of the best outdoor dining in the city.