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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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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 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 Forecasting

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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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Flare Pickup for Harbor Illumination

If you are a Marblehead resident on the harbor waterfront we invite you to participate in the traditional harbor illumination prior to the fireworks on July 4th. The harbor illumination is scheduled to start at 8:45 PM and the fireworks

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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 2015: Sunset on July 4th is at 8:24 PM. The Harbor Illumination is scheduled to start at 8:45 PM when flares

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Countdown to the Fourth

Can you believe it? The Fourth of July is only 4 weeks away now. Summer is finally here – at least we got a small taste of it on Memorial Day weekend and last weekend… Your fireworks committee is hard

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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.

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Forecast for Marblehead, MA

Partly Cloudy
Saturday 02/06 0%
Partly Cloudy
Partly cloudy. High around 40F. Winds SW at 10 to 15 mph.
Clear
Sunday 02/07 0%
Clear
Sunny, along with a few afternoon clouds. High 43F. Winds light and variable.
Snow
Monday 02/08 70%
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Windy. Snow during the morning will transition to snow showers during the afternoon. High 31F. Winds NNE at 20 to 30 mph. Chance of snow 70%. 1 to 3 inches of snow expected.

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