4th of July Celebration

Breakfast

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Merrimack Rotary Club

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Activities

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Sparkler 5k

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Merrimack High School

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Parade

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Merrimack Parks & Recreation

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Concert

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Fireworks

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Patriotic Concert

Concert Information

Kick off the Independence Day Celebration with an evening of patriotic tunes, marches, and other popular selections performed by the Merrimack Concert Association. The event will be held from 6:30 - 8:00 pm at Abbie Griffin Park which is located behind Merrimack Town Hall, 6 Baboosic Lake Road

In the event of rain, the concert will move to the Cafetorium at Merrimack High School. Weather decisions will be announced on the Town of Merrimack Website, the Parks & Recreation Department Website and theParks & Recreation Department Facebook Page.

For questions please contact Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at (603) 882-1046 or byemail by clicking here. 

4th of July Parade: Spectators

Additional Information

Merrimack's 4th of July Festivities are a public/private collaboration between the Town of Merrimack; the Rotary Club of Merrimack, the Merrimack Road Runners Boosters Club and who are assisted by a number of  other community organizations. The Town coordinates the July 3rd Holiday Concert at Abbie Griffin Park along with the 4th of July Parade and the Annual Fireworks Display. For questions regarding these activities contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 882-1046 or by Emailing Us


The Rotary Club of Merrimack coordinates the Annual Pancake Breakfast and the Annual Family Fun Day. For questions regarding these events, please contact the Rotary Clubby visiting their website. 


The Sparkler 5K Road Race is coordinated by the Merrimack Road Runners Booster Club. For questions pertaining to the race, pleasevisit their websiteor by  Emailing them.  

Volunteers needed: We are looking for a number of volunteers (10 - 20) to assist us in coordinating this years Parade. Volunteers are needed from 11:15 - 1:15 pm to assist with float registration & organization. We typically have more than 70 groups to get organized. If you are interested, please contact the Parks & Recreation Department at 603-882-1046 or email Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at mcasparius@merrimacknh.gov.

4th of July Parade: Participants

Additional Information

The Town of Merrimack's Annual 4th of July Parade is organized by the Parks & Recreation Department and is one of the larger Independence Day Parades in the State of New Hampshire. The 4th of July Parade features a wide range of bands, militia units, clowns, local businesses and much more. We would like to invite you to join us in this year's parade on Wednesday, July 4th.   Participating can be as easy as putting a flag and a sign on your vehicle and just riding along or can be a highly decorated float. It is a great way to show your patriotism and get some free advertising for your business or organization at the same time! We want the parade to be a fun, family friendly event for all to enjoy and the more local groups that participate, the better! Children of all ages are invited to participate in the 4th of July parade by decorating their bicycle, wagon or stroller.  your entry has a patriotic theme to it.There is no cost to participate.    The Parade begins at the Commons Shopping Plaza (Tractor Supply) travels south down Daniel Webster Highway. It then takes a right onto Baboosic Lake Road and travels past Mastricola School and then takes a left onto O'Gara Drive. The parade concludes at Merrimack High School. The entire route is 1.5 miles long. 


2018 PARADE LINE UP 

SECTION 1 Merrimack Police Dept Honor Guard Post 98 , Merrimack American Legion Post 98, Merrimack American Legion Jrs.  Post 8641, Merrimack VFW Auxiliary State Representative Dick Hinch, NH House Majority Leader State Representative Jeanine Notter NH Police Association Pipe & Drum 

SECTION 2 Cub Scout Pack 401 Jen & James Port - Decorated Wagon Merrimack Girl Scouts Blues Brothers The Next Generation  Merrimack Public Library 6th New Hampshire Infantry Company E  Cub Scout Pack 424 Boy Scout Troop 424 Ancient Order of Hibernians  

SECTION 3 Merrimack Middle School Robotics Cub Scout Pack 525 Merrimack Lions Club Bektash Shrine Center - Clown Unit Broadway Bound Performing Arts Center Miss Merrimack Outstanding Teen - Reilly O'Neill & Greater Nashua's Outstanding Teen 2018 Brenae Dubis Movement Christian Church  

SECTION 4 Muchachos Drum & Bugle Corp ServiceMaster Elite Lawrence Decato - Antique Truck Friendly's Restaurant Southern NH Flying Eagles Patriot Brass Ensemble  

SECTION 5 Erica Pombrio Foundation - Erica's Run First Church of Merrimack Spirit of Africa Trash Can Willys Junk Removal Service Victoria Lapointe Bailey's Towing & Auto Body Merrimack Friends & Families  

SECTION 6 Laura's World Fund Bektash High Roller Unit Merrimack Valley Military Vehicle Collectors Lil Iguana's Children's Safety Foundation Merrimack High School First Robotics Merrimack Valley Baptist Church Merrimack Parks & Recreation Spartans Drum & Bugle Corp

SECTION 7 Merrimack Republican Town Committee -Float Merrimack Republican Town Committee - Auto Bruce Crochetiere for Congress Eddie Edwards for Congress State Rep Bob L'Heureux - Float Sanborn For NH John Washburn for State Representative

SECTION 8 Merrimack Town Democratic Committee Paul Cardinal for Congress Shannon Chandley for State Senate Brenda Grady for State Rep Marchand For New Hampshire Mindee Messmer for Congress Terrance O'Rourke for Congress Chris Pappas for Congress Maura Sullivan For Congress

SECTION 9 Merrimack Fire Dept 

Fireworks

Additional Information

Location: Fireworks shot off from behind Merrimack High School


Time: Begins at approximately 9:00 pm

Details: Grab your blanket and find a good spot at the Merrimack High School in time for the show which starts at 9:00pm. We are excited to announce that Atlas PyroVision Productions, Inc. has been contracted this year to put on a SPECTACULAR fireworks display. They are one of the leaders in the industry and put on hundreds of shows annually. It promises to be a first-class display!!

Rain Date Information:
In the event of inclement weather on the 4th, information will be posted on the Town of Merrimack website, theParks & Recreation Department Website and the Police Department will send out a Nixle Alert. If we have to postpone, fireworks would be rescheduled to Wednesday, July 5th.
 
To keep up to date of 4th of July Activities, please follow the Parks & Recreation Department on Facebook; Follow us on Twitter or by subscribing to the Parks & Recreation Department newsletter.

For questions please contact Matt Casparius, Director of Parks & Recreation at (603) 882-1046 or byemail by clicking here.