Bridgewater 4th of July Parade, Carnival and Fireworks 2022

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Bridgewater has one of the largest celebrations in the area for the 4th of July. There will be a full day of events including a parade, art & music festival, a family carnival and fireworks to end the day.


Parade begins promptly at 10am and starts from Bridgewater State University and goes thru the town.

Bridgewater Music & Arts Festival 

The Bridgewater Arts and Music Festival will take place from 10am-3pm at a new location (Bridgewater Middle School

Crafters and artisans will be selling handmade, original wares.Artists will be showing their works, selling and drawing.  Local Writers and Authors will be selling and signing.

Vendors have interesting and unique items for sale too!

Snacks & Ice Cream & Soft Drinks available for purchase.


Roaming Railroad train rides from 10 am-12:30 pm
Sand Art activity 10 am – 2:30 pm
Face painting 10 am – 2:30 pm
Balloon Animals & Shapes 10 am – 2:30 pm
Free games 10 am – 2:30 pm


Music Performance Matt Putnam from 11 am – 12:15 pm. (Free)

Magic show at 12:15 pm by The Great Rolando (Free)

Music Performance – Rene’Ann Band at 1:00 pm (Free)

Family friendly carnival 

Finally, the evening festivities kick off with our Kids/Family Friendly Carnival, starting at 4pm (new early start time) and rides will close promptly at 9:15pm. Please keep this in mind when purchasing tickets and consider the lines and how much time you may have at time of purchase. We are limited to the number of rides we can have, due to the space of the property and distance from Fireworks, etc. We will also have Food and Music.
Fireworks will begin at 9:30pm.