Best Places to Watch 4th of July Fireworks in Boston

4th of July Itinerary for Boston 2019

Fireworks 8:00 – 11:00 PM: Tip: Plan to head to your viewing destination EARLY to avoid crowds and reserve space in advance. Bring blankets, snacks and refreshments but avoid big bulky coolers which may not fly with security. Don’t forget to pick up a GoBoston Pass to make the most of your visit and save some money! Use Coupon Code GOAFF10 for 10% off GoBoston Pass and GoCity Pass through June 30, 2019.

Plan A:

Best place to watch the 4th of July Fireworks Festivities is right from the Charles River. I don’t care if you have to rent a paddleboard from Paddle Boston, bribe your way onto an Odyssey cruise, or charter a mega yacht through Boston Charter, if you find yourself on the water for the 4th it’ll be a memory you won’t forget.

Plan B:

Boston Pops at The Hatch Memorial Shell (Hatch Shell) on the Charles River Esplanade – Keith Lockhart leads the illustrious symphony with featured performances from Queen Latifah, Arlo Guthrie, The Texas Tenors and Amanda Mena- the 16 year old hit vocalist. Boston Pops Inside Info on 4th of July Fireworks

Plan C:

MIT and Kendall Square have front row seats just a stone’s throw from the Fireworks Barge

Plan D:

Museum of Science, Harvard, Charles River Bridges, Memorial and Storrow Drive : Snuggle up with a few million of your favorite Bostonians at one of these choice locations. Boston Museum of Science Inside Info on 4th of July Fireworks

Plan E:

Check Local Listings for Times : Stay local and find a 4th of July Fireworks display close to you. Also check out these not-so-secret local “secret spots”.