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Thank you!

We hope you all enjoyed the show! A big thank you to all the donors, boy scouts, businesses in town, Police, Fire, Harbormaster, Park&Rec, and other town departments, yacht clubs, dock masters, civilian barge patrol boats, and all volunteers who helped

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Security zone and barge patrol

The fireworks barge has arrived at the mouth of Marblehead Harbor and the fireworks have been loaded onto the barge. Please observe the safety zone around the fireworks barge, marked by four large orange tetrahedron buoys and patrolled by our

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Lights of the 4th

Happy Fourth of July everyone! Happy Independence Day!! We hope you’ll all have a great day today. Please enjoy the many festivities around town and we’ll see you all tonight for the annual Marblehead Harbor Illumination and Fireworks. Please remember:

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Weather Forecast

Good morning and a Happy Independence Day week to you all! As you make your preparations for the Fourth, here is the latest update of our local event weather forecast that has been provided to the Marblehead Firework Committee by Precision Weather

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Marblehead Fireworks Committee announces details about the July 4th Fireworks

The Marblehead Fireworks Committee is pleased to announce the following details about the July 4th Fireworks and Harbor Illumination 2018: Sunset on July 4th is at 8:25 PM. The Harbor Illumination is scheduled to start at 9:00 PM when flares

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Two If by Sea…

If you are planning to enjoy the fireworks from your boat or if you are planning a boat trip on the Fourth during the day, please remember that the US Coast Guard and the Marblehead Harbormaster have established a safety

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Please leave your drone at home

A special note to owners and operators of recreational or commercial “drones”, or Small Unmanned Aircraft System (sUAS): the safety zone on the water also applies to all sUAS. The FAA has confirmed to us that anyone flying a sUAS

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Marblehead in the Top 14 Spots to Celebrate the Fourth

Coastal Living Magazine awarded Marblehead a prestigious spot among the Top 14 coastal places to celebrate the Fourth of July for several years in a row. Marblehead is in the #5 spot and is still ranked as the best place

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July Fourth Fireworks Barge Patrol

If you are out on your boat on the Fourth and see a vessel flying one of these orange Privileged Vessel flags with flashing red/amber lights on top, please listen to them and follow their instructions, if they call you.

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Online Donations Now Accepted

NEW since 2014: In order to allow for online donations to the Fireworks Fund, we have recently established a separate Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks non-profit organization that is now accepting online donations via PayPal or credit card.

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Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks

In order to allow for online donations to the Fireworks Fund, we have recently established a separate Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks non-profit organization that is now accepting online donations via PayPal or credit card.

Forecast for Marblehead, MA

Partly Cloudy
Wednesday 08/15 10%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. Lows overnight in the low 70s.
Partly Cloudy
Thursday 08/16 10%
Partly Cloudy
Intervals of clouds and sunshine. High 84F. Winds NW at 5 to 10 mph.
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Friday 08/17 40%
Chance of a Thunderstorm
Partly cloudy with afternoon showers or thunderstorms. High 79F. Winds ESE at 5 to 10 mph. Chance of rain 40%.

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