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Chelmsford's 2012 Fourth of July Activities

   Tuesday, June 26th, 2012 - by: Brian Herzog, Head of Reference

American FlagChelmsford is a great place to celebrate Independence Day. The schedule of events for the holiday is listed below, along with a few holiday closings. Additional information is available at ChelmsfordParade.com, and be sure to check the local weather before you go out for the day. Have a great 4th of July!




Tuesday, July 3rd

Time Event; Sponsor Location
4:30 PM Ribbon Cutting; Chelmsford Center for the Arts 1A North Road
5-10 PM Art Festival; Chelmsford Art Society Center for the Arts
5-11 PM Country Fair; Chelmsford Lions Club Center Common
5:30 PM Dance Group; Dance Unlimited Center Common
6-8 PM Kiddies Train Ride; Chelmsford Rotary Club Rear of Center Fire Station
6:30 PM Twirling Group; Chelmsford Suburbanette’s Center Common
7-9 PM Band Concert; Chelmsford Community Band Center Common
9-11 PM Jazz Concert Center Common

Wednesday, July 4th

7-10 AM Coffee Shop; First Parish Universalist Church
8-3 PM Country Fair; Chelmsford Lions Club Center Common
8:30 AM Flag Raising; Police & Fire Honor Guards Center Common Flag Pole
9:30-1 PM Art Festival; Chelmsford Art Society Center for the Arts
9:30 AM Annual John Carson 2 Mile Road Race
10 AM 45th Annual Fourth of July Parade
12 PM Raffle Drawing; Chelmsford Parade Committee Center Common

No Fireworks Display

Thursday, July 5th

8:00 PM The Great American Fourth of July and Other Disasters” film Chelmsford Center for the Arts
In 1981, filmmaker and Chelmsford resident Fred Barzyk produced this film with Jean Shepherd (who also wrote the popular movie, "A Christmas Story"). Here's some little known trivia: the film's music was performed by the 1981 Chelmsford High School Band!


Have a happy and safe Fourth of July!



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