4th Of July Fireworks and Parades In Southern Maine! ~ 2012Jun 21st, 2012 | By Steve Brunette | Category: News Archives
Southern Maine 4th Of July Fireworks 2012
“I PLEDGE ALLEGIANCE TO THE FLAG OF THE UNITED STATES OF AMERICA AND TO THE REPUBLIC FOR WHICH IT STANDS, ONE NATION UNDER GOD, INDIVISIBLE, WITH LIBERTY AND JUSTICE FOR ALL.”
Below is a list of fireworks schedules in southern Maine. Please feel free to add any that I may not have here! And please check with the individual towns for more information. I’ve included the websites for those that have them available! I hope everyone has a FUN and SAFE 4th!
Kennebunk, ME: July 4th fireworks on Gooch’s Beach at Sunset.
Kennebunk Old Home Week:Jul 02 thru Jul 07, 2012. The Town of Kennebunk, Maine, is celebrating its past, present, and future by bringing back Old Home Week: July 2 through July 7, but also with the Annual KBIA Day at the Beach Road Race at Lord’s Point on Sunday, July 8, 2012. The community is revitalizing a century old tradition with family events including a local artists and craftsmen show, farmers market, family traditions parade, musical performances, old fashioned lobster bake, local history displays, sporting events, carnival games, petting zoo, church pie contest, Rotary chicken barbeque, antique auto show, variety show, Main Street dance and so much more! For more info contact Brian at (207) 985-6890
Here’s another in Kennebunkport! July 4, 2012 – Nonantum Resort, 95 Ocean Ave Kennebunkport 04046Lobster bake and Live Entertainment Under the Stars. Join us for a delectable Lobster bake featuring Salads, Lobster, Prime Rib, Ribs, Mussels, Corn, Baked Potato and Deleicious Desserts! Enjoy the fireworks from a prime riverside location!
Old Orchard Beach, ME: Old Orchard Beach Parade and 24th Annual Family Sand Castle Sculpture July 3-5, 2012
Old Orchard Beach in southern Maine really excels in getting people of all ages — oldsters, kids, adults — outdoors for active fun at July 4. A family sand sculpture contest is held July 3 from 3-5 p.m. on the beach and everyone is encouraged to jump in with pails and shovels and their own packing and drizzling techniques. All artists are welcome. On July 4, a parade at 10 a.m. is followed by a band concerts with line dancing and square dancing. As with the sand sculpture, dancers of every stripe are welcome to jump the line (or square) and join the heel-kicking. Also on July 4, fireworks will be shot off at dusk on the beach next to the Old Orchard Beach Pier Location: Ocean Park, West Grand Avenue.
More information: Old Orchard Beach website, Activities and Events page or call 207-934-9068
Ogunquit, ME: FIREWORKS! JULY 4! Main Beach, 9:15 pm. Ocean Wedding DJ’s will spin tunes for dancing as we settle in to watch the show FMI visit: http://www.ogunquit.org/
July 4, 2012. The annual 4th of July Festival in Portland is the Stars and Stripes Spectacular. On July 4th bring the family, chairs and blanket for a free Patriotic Pops Concert by the Portland Symphony Orchestra from 7:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. At approximately 9:15 p.m. enjoy a fireworks display over Casco Bay from the East End Promenade. Food vendors on site. For more info phone (207) 233-4339 or email firstname.lastname@example.org.
Saco, ME – Fireworks on Tuesday, July 3, 2012 at Sunset at Funtown/Splashtown USA at 9:30 p.m. (rain date July 5, 2011).
Sanford, ME:2012 Independence Day events in Sanford start on July 2, 2012 with a performance by the Strafford Wind Symphony at Goodall Park at 6:30 p.m. The next day, July 3, features a Maine Attraction Water Ski Show at Number 1 Pond at 6 p.m. followed by Fireworks, also on July 3, 2012 at Number 1 Pond by Riverside and Emery Roads at 9 p.m. (rain date is July 5, 2012). The next day, July 4 itself, there will be a parade starting at 10 a.m. on Main Street in Sanford from Dairy Queen to Gowen Park Drive. For more info contact the Sanford Rec Department at (207) 324-9130.
Waterboro, ME: Waterboro Old Home Days Fri. & Sat., July 6 & 7, 2012 – FMI: http://waterboro-me.net/ohd/
York – Fireworks on July 4, 2012 at around 9:30 p.m. at the Barge by Ellis Park Sand Beach in York (rain date July 5, 2012).
A word to the wise is sufficient: Don’t forget bug spray, blankets, a sweatshirt and to follow all beach rules regarding dogs.
NOTE: While we do our best to provide you with accurate information, please visit your town’s website or call them directly if you have questions.
Please correct us if we’re wrong by commenting below! We wish you all a safe and fun 4th of July weekend!
Steve Brunette and Lorri & Jim Driscoll
The Steve Sells Maine Real Estate Team