Fourth of July in the White Mountains

Fireworks, parades, BBQ’s, or a boat ride on the lake. These are just some of the ways we love to celebrate the Fourth of July. Bring the whole family and come celebrate Independence Day in the White Mountains!

Flag Fireworks in Jackson Village-July 1

Start the 4th of July weekend off with a bang in Jackson for the first fireworks show of the weekend in Jackson Village Park!

Flag New Hampshire’s Longest 4th of July Celebration!-Gorham- June 29-July 4

Patriotic and fun family events begin June 29th until July 4th. Events include: a performance by Recycled Percussion, Carnival Midway, Side Walk Vendors, Classic Car Show, Parades, Chili Cook-off, Red, White, and Blue 4-mile Walk/Run, and Fireworks on the 4th!

Patriotic Celebrations-Lincoln/North Woodstock-July 4

Celebrations begin at 10:00 am and run until Dusk. Enjoy Family Games, a delicious cook-out, the 4th of July parade which begins in North Woodstock and ends in Lincoln, an evening concert of patriotic music, and the night culminates with fireworks in downtown Lincoln.

Parade and Fireworks in Schouler Park-North Conway-July 4

Looking for a quintessential New England 4th of July Celebration? Head to Schouler Park for an afternoon and evening full of fun. The parade begins around 1:30 pm, followed by the singing of the National Anthem. Enjoy live music with the Motor Booty Affair and top the night off with fireworks. The Conway Scenic Railroad will be running their 80-passanger Budd train from Conway to bring people to the fireworks and then return them back to the cars following the show.

Independence Day Parade and BBQ-Bartlett-July 4

Start your 4th of July celebrating in Bartlett Village. Bartlett 4th of July Parade, beginning at 11 AM at Precinct Park, ending at Hodgkins Park with a delicious BBQ.

4th of July Family Fun at Cranmore Mountain

Head to Cranmore for their Americana Celebration where Cranmore’s base area will be transformed into the All-American backyard barbeque! Live music from Shark Martin, brews on tap, lawn games, fresh from the grill burgers & hot dogs, and friendly competition. Admission is free!

Littleton Block Party-Remick Park-July 3 & 4

This 2-day event features live music on July 3rd from 6-9pm with fireworks following, then on the 4th, hang out for food, vendors, music, crafts, and games.

Star Spangled Spectacular at Bretton Woods-July 7

There will be family friendly activities such as a bouncy house, lawn games, face painting, and live entertainment. Enjoy a country-style BBQ with all the fixin’s, then stay around for their famous fireworks display. A $5.00 per car donation will be collected for a local charity.

Independence Day Week at Waterville Valley-July 1-July 8

Waterville Valley will be playing host to many events throughout their Independence Week Celebrations. Live Animal Presentations with the Squam Lakes Science Center, outdoor concerts, a parade, fireworks on the 4th, a Family Carnival, and so much more!

Fireworks in Twin Mountain-July 6

A beautiful fireworks display will go off at Dusk at the field next to St. Patrick’s Church in Twin Mountain.

Family PartyTrain-Hobo Railroad-July 4

All aboard! Join the Hobo Railroad on their annual 4th of July Family Party Train! The train will be decorated in patriotic style and you'll enjoy hot dogs, chips, an ice cream treat and a cold beverage along with a party favor aboard the train. Family entertainment will also be provided. This one hour and twenty-minute excursion takes you along the Pemigewasset River and returns to Hobo Junction along the same route in time to enjoy the Lincoln-Woodstock 4th of July Fireworks display which kicks off at approximately 9:30pm!

Fireworks Party Cruise Aboard the M/S Mount Washington-July 4

Join us for a cruise with dinner and dancing while we find the fireworks around the lake. Live music by Club Soda and Tom Paquette. Must be 21 or over unless accompanied by parent or legal guardian. Boarding in Weirs Beach at 7 PM.

Running of the Bears at Clark’s Trading Post-July 1

BYOB (BRING YOUR OWN BEAR) to the first Running of the Bears 5K road race hosted by Clark's Trading Post. The race will begin and end in the West Side Parking Lot at Clark's Trading Post and will benefit the Linwood Ambulance. Each runner will need to race with their own teddy bear through the entire course. Each registered runner will receive a t-shirt, a one-day ticket to Clark's and other goodies from local businesses.

Events and Happenings at Wildcat Mountain-July 7

Wildcat Mountain is hosting the inaugural Wildcat On Tap event on Saturday, July 7. There will be local brewers, local music, a bounce house, lawn games, and BBQ. Under 21 is free. 21+ is $10, or $15 online and it includes a 12 oz. tasting mug. While you’re there, check out the Disc Golf Tournament that will be held on their brand new 18-hole course. $30 registration includes free disc, admission to Wildcat on Tap.

AKUA Classic Flowdown at Whale’s Tale Waterpark-July 7

The Akua Classic Pro-Am Flowdown® is a first of its kind Flowboarding competition held at the Whale’s Tale Waterpark in Lincoln, NH, featuring Akua Beach, a Pacific Surf Proflow Double sheet wave surf simulator. A fun event to come and watch, or take part in it yourself. The Flowdown® winner will receive the grand prize of, a 5 Night stay and adventure with the Rincon Surf School & Resort in Rincon, Puerto Rico.