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Dates:Friday, September 3, 2021 - Friday, September 3, 2021
Hours:Hours Vary see below
Ages:Toddlers, Kids, Teens, Adults
Category:Seasonal Fun
boston labor day fireworks illuminate the harbor 2021 - rain date photoIlluminate the Harbor: Labor Day Fireworks

RAINDATE: Due to the forecasted impacts of Tropical Storm Ida, Illuminate the Harbor fireworks is now set for Friday, September 3rd at 8PM!

Boston Harbor Now in partnership with the Office of Mayor Martin J. Walsh and the City of Boston, Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and the Wharf District Council is proud to announce the return of the Labor Day weekend fireworks over Boston Harbor for the 9th year, Friday September 3, 2021 at dusk (around 8:00 PM).

Recommended Viewing Location:
- Piers Park
- Fan Pier
- Christopher Columbus Waterfront Park

Pre-Fireworks Activities:

Zumix at Piers Park I 6:00 Ė 8:00 pm: Pack a picnic and join Zumix for a final Summer Concert at Piers Park as East Boston celebrates the return of Illuminate the Harbor.

Celebrate the end of summer with a harbor fireworks spectacular brought to you by Boston Harbor Now, the Friends of Christopher Columbus Park and the Wharf District Council!

As part of our organizationís continued mission to make Boston Harbor, the Islands and Waterfront vibrant and accessible world-class destinations, Illuminate the Harbor is a celebration of what we hope will be another successful season of public programming along one of the nationís most beautiful harbors.

Join us as we welcome new residents and students to the city, embrace current neighbors and visitors, support local businesses, and highlight and explore all of the great amenities that make Boston Harbor a fantastic place to live, work, play, eat and shop.

Find more Boston fireworks displays near youthis summer in our handy fireworks guide.

Looking for more things to do in September? Check out our guide to Boston September events for information about lots of summer fun events & activities.

Find out more about some of the most popular Boston festivals & celebrations that take place throughout the year.

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September 2, 2021
Fireworks begin at dusk (~8:00pm)



Christopher Columbus Park, Boston, MA map

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