Join the Vigils of Black Lives Matter, Incredible fireworks, The Ceremony of Salute to Our Heroes, and a lot more events this July 4 weekend.
The Best Activities to Do in Massachusetts on this Independence Day
Even though several Fourth of July celebrations have been canceled for vigils honoring George Floyd, and continuing protests against police brutality, yet there is still a lot more to do for you if you are there in Massachusetts this 4th of July. Most of the residents have chosen to stay home due to the coronavirus pandemic, we are offering you a mix of great quality activities to do this weekend.
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Black Lives Matter Vigil
There are still marches, rallies, and vigils inspired by the Black Lives Matter Movements continuing through the holiday weekend. There is a special evening vigil procession against white supremacy at the First Baptist Church in Jamaica Plain. You can join the hour-long march that is going to begin at 5:30 evening.
Join the James Taylor Fenway Park Concert Livestream
This is the second time when James Taylor was set to play Fenway Park this summer but had to postpone the show due to COVID-19 concerns. That’s why today, the longtime Massachusetts citizens are going to Livestream his 2015 Fenway Park concert. The donations they will collect are planned to go to the Crew Nation and Red Sox Foundation.
A new Live Nation campaign to raise funds for venues during the Corona Crisis. The Instagram users can watch the show at 2 p.m., while the FaceBook users can see the singer-songwriter’s at 5 p.m. Just add him on both accounts, and enjoy the live streaming.
Visit ‘A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes’ Show
Unfortunately, Boston’s annual Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular function that was to be held in May was canceled this year due to the coronavirus pandemic, yet the Keith Lockhart and co. are going to present patriotic entertainment with “A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes,”. This is a pre-recorded show airing on July 4 at 8 p.m.
The entity of the program is to pay tribute to frontline workers CoronaVirus, and those who lost their lives during the pandemic with a mix of new performances, “all-time favorite moments” from recent celebrations.
Moreover, there is “a retrospective fireworks extravaganza is also planned. You will be pleased to watch the Boston fireworks spectacular locally on the Bloomberg website, on WHDH-TV, Bloomberg Radio, and nationally on Bloomberg Television.
Macy’s Fireworks, A Great Choice
Obviously, as you don’t have enough choices for July 4 viewing already, you can also switch to NBC Saturday night to watch Macy’s annual fireworks show at 8 p.m. Macy’s has improved the playbook a bit this year because of the corona pandemic.
They are holding unannounced five-minute shows all week before the grand finale hosted by “Today” anchor Craig Melvin on July 4. Musical guests, who are expected to make virtual appearances include Tim McGraw, Black Eyed Peas, The Killers, Brad Paisley, John Legend, and the recently renamed Lady A.
Don’t Forget to Watch “Hamilton” on Disney Plus
Getting a ticket to the original Broadway run of “Hamilton” had always been a challenging task, yet you can now enjoy the show from the comfort of your own home with Disney Plus. This online streaming portal is releasing filming from one of its 2016 shows on July 3.
What could be the best way to celebrate your country’s independence than watching Leslie Odom Jr., Daveed Diggs, Lin Manuel-Miranda, and the rest of the colonial past? You will undoubtedly go with the option, and make your celebration more pleasant and memorable.
There is Still a Lot More to Do
Though we’ve planned the best program to celebrate your Independence Day, yet you can watch “A Capitol Fourth” on PBS, catch a drive-in movie, read Frederick Douglass Speeches, and celebrate the 4th with the National Archives, and many more.