Fireworks in Bedford on Thursday, July 2

Submitted by the Town of Bedford

fireworks_map_2015On Thursday, July 2, the Town of Bedford will host an Independence Day Celebration.  The rain date is Friday, July 3.

The fireworks display will be launched from the John Glenn Middle School fields. The John Glenn Middle School field complex will be a safety zone; spectators are not permitted on the JGMS fields.  In addition, Railroad Ave and McMahon Road will be closed for the event.

For a larger version of the map, click fireworks map to download/print

Suggested viewing areas are Bedford High School and Town Hall/Municipal Complex on Mudge Way. Recommended parking and viewing areas may be found on the accompanying map document.

Mark Siegenthaler, Selectmen Chair, said, “Every five years the Town of Bedford is delighted to offer this event to the community. We hope everyone enjoys a great start to a safe and happy Fourth of July weekend.”

A concert featuring the band Brass Connection will entertain from 7:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m. at the Municipal Complex at 12 Mudge Way (behind the playground). Bring a blanket, a folding chair, family and friends; you are in for a treat!

For the safety and enjoyment of all guests:

  • Please note that Town By-Laws prohibit the consumption of alcohol on Town property. The Bedford Police will be present to ensure the safety of all guests.
  • The Town of Bedford has a carry in/carry out policy for trash; please remember to take all of your belongings with you after the event.
  • Because of limited parking, if you live within walking distance of the viewing area, please consider walking to the event. Additionally, if you live near the JGMS/BHS complex, you may be able to see the display from your yards if there are not tall trees blocking views in the direction of the complex.
  • As with all public gatherings, roadways and driveways must be kept open for emergency vehicles. Please be aware and do not block these important access areas.

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