The Fireworks Display will be held on Friday, July 3rd at 9:00pm on Jetties Beach. Weather date is Sunday, July 5th
The Department of Culture and Tourism will host the traditional Main Street activities on Saturday, July 4th beginning at 10:00am and culminating with the water fight between Town of Nantucket’s Fire Department and the Boynton Lane Reserves at HIGH NOON!
Again this year, the Department of Culture and Tourism and the Town of Nantucket are asking those individuals who would like to participate in the water fight to LEAVE WATER BALLOONS at home. Shards from the water balloons litter the cobblestone streetscape and enter the harbor. Over the last few years, volunteers and DPW staff logged in many hours to clean up balloon shards . Once the shards are in the harbor, they are consumed by aquatic life. Like you, we prefer our Nantucket Bay Scallops without a "side of balloon." Thank you for leaving the water balloons at home.
Children’s Beach games (potato sack races, three legged races, wheel barrow races and tug-of-war) will begin at 5:00pm. At 6:00pm, there will be music on the bandstand.
For more information, please contact the Department of Culture and Tourism at 508-228-0925.
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