2012 Firework details here: http://www.newbedfordguide.com/new-bedford-4th-july-fireworks-2012/2012/06/27
Through the generous support and co-sponsorship of Hawthorn Medical Associates, LLC and DeMoulas Market Basket, fireworks will be launched at 9:15pm on Monday, July 4th from a barge located in New Bedford Harbor.
“I sincerely appreciate Hawthorn Medical and Market Basket co-sponsoring New Bedford’s 4th of July celebration,” said Mayor Scott W. Lang. In addition, Conrad Roy from Tucker-Roy Marine Towing & Salvage will supply the barge from which the fireworks will be launched. “New Bedford families will have a great time celebrating Independence Day and will enjoy Summerfest and all of the Cape Verdean Recognition Week events.”
The public will have a clear view of the fireworks presentation from almost every point around New Bedford Harbor. The rain date is set for Monday, July 11, 2011 at 9:15PM. The fireworks display will coincide with citywide Independence Day celebrations, Cape Verdean Recognition Week events, and Greater New Bedford Summerfest.
As part of the Cape Verdean Recognition Week events, the 39th Annual Cape Verdean Recognition Parade will take place on Saturday, July 2nd, stepping off at 11am from Buttonwood Park (corner of Rockdale Avenue and Union Street). The parade will proceed East on Union Street, South on Acushnet Avenue, West on Grinnell Street, North onto Pleasant Street. For more information visit www.cvrc.org.
Summerfest has gained an outstanding reputation as an international folk music and arts festival in New Bedford’s Downtown Historic District. The event begins will be held on Saturday, July 2, and Sunday, July 3 from 11:00AM through 9:00PM. Visit www.newbedfordsummerfest.com for more details.