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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 orange tetrahedron buoys and patrolled by our civilian boat

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Weather Forecast

Good morning and a Happy Independence Day weekend 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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Buy a Marblehead Fireworks cap

NEW in 2016: we now have Marblehead Fireworks caps that you can buy online via the Friends of the Marblehead Fireworks for $29 to support the Marblehead Fireworks and Harbor Illumination. We have a limited quantity of 350 caps whose

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2016 Fireworks Information

Happy New Year and welcome to the updated 2016 Marblehead Fireworks and Harbor Illumination Web Site. We hope you will find the site informational and entertaining. We also hope that by starting to think about the summer you will be motivated

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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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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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Fireworks over Little Harbor in Marblehead

A view of tonight’s fireworks over Little Harbor from Wednesdays in MHD Full size (uncompressed) image and more about how the image came to be can be found on his website: http://wednesdaysinmhd.com/2013/07/04/fireworks-over-little-harbor-in-marblehead/

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Sunset

Sunset sky over Marblehead harbor…

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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.

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Forecast for Marblehead, MA

Chance of Rain
Friday 09/30 60%
Chance of Rain
Cloudy this morning with showers during the afternoon. High 59F. Winds ENE at 10 to 20 mph. Chance of rain 60%.
Chance of Rain
Saturday 10/01 70%
Chance of Rain
Overcast with rain showers at times. High 58F. Winds NE at 10 to 15 mph. Chance of rain 70%.
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Sunday 10/02 20%
Overcast
Cloudy. Slight chance of a rain shower. High 59F. Winds NNE at 5 to 10 mph.

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