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Celebrate the Fourth at The House of the Seven Gables

The Fourth of July is popping in Salem! You don’t want to miss out on a day of patriotic activities and fun for the whole family.

Reading of the Declaration of Independence at Salem Common

Join local historians and friends at the Salem Common Gazebo for a reading of the Declaration of Independence at 9:00 a.m.

Salem Willows Horribles Parade

Not for the faint of heart, the Salem Willows Horribles Parade kicks off around this seaside neighborhood at 10:00 a.m.


Celebrate Independence Day with live music and family programming at Salem Maritime National Historic Site and a fireworks extravaganza!

Festivities begin at 5:00 p.m. with a musical act performing on the main stage.  Opening ceremonies begin at 7:15 p.m, and are followed by a two-hour ‘POPS’ concert by the Hillyer Festival Orchestra, a forty-piece ensemble with vocal soloists performing opera to Broadway favorites.  At 9:15 p.m. a magnificent fireworks display is launched from Derby Wharf accompanied by live music from the orchestra.

For more information, log onto or contact Salem City Hall at 978-619-5676.

Fireworks Cruises

Schooner Fame

And, of course, we are hosting our member-exclusive fireworks viewing party at The Gables!



Date: June 27, 2018

Author: sperling

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