Stoughton's 2012 4th of July Itinerary

Stoughton will be celebrating the Fourth of July this year with a carnival, concert, fireworks show and parade.

As has become tradition, Stoughton will be celebrating the 4th of July in style, starting the evening of July 3 with a carnival, concert and fireworks show, and continuing on July 4th with the annual parade.

The activities are coordinated by the Stoughton Community Events Committee.

A full itinerary is posted below:


  • 4th Annual Carnival, from 5 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the O’Donnell Middle School Parking Lot
  • The Ronnie Lewis Expedition Concert, hosted by About Town's Mark Snyder, runs from 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at the Stoughton High School Football Field
  • The Concession Stand, run by the local AMVETS, will be open and serving delicious food from 5 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the SHS football field.
  • The Fireworks will launch at 9:30 p.m. SHARP from the West Elementary School field. View the fireworks from the SHS football field.
  • Be prepared for heavy traffic getting out of the high school/middle school complex following the fireworks show.


Annual Independence Day Parade

The Parade starts around 2:30 p.m. at the corner of Park St. and Prospect St., continues down Park St., through the downtown, continues on Washington St. and then ends at the DPW on Central St.

There will be a viewing stand set up in Stoughton Center, in front of the old Pacheco Hardware building.

About Town Columnist Mark Snyder will serve as the emcee of the parade.

Click on the map in the media gallery to view the parade route for Monday's July 4th Parade in Stoughton.

Dwight Mac Kerron July 03, 2012 at 05:56 PM
Thanks to the efforts of Joe DeVito, Janet Clough, Evelyn Callanan and Charlie Wade, the Stoughton Historical Society will have a float in the Parade on Wednesday, the 4th at 2:30 pm. Malyke Ross, Benjamin Mallock, Daniel Budel, Brendan Gallagher, Jack Goldberg, David Griffin, David and Brenda Lambert, and Josh and Mikayla Williams will be on the float wearing various military uniforms from the Stoughton Historical Society collection. Richard Jasmine is driving the truck. While you are there, you can check out the sections of trolley tracks, which have been mounted in front of our sign, thanks to the work of Joe Mokrisky Dennis Walsh, Carlene Walsh and Maria Simas. These tracks were found several years ago when parts of the Square were being repaved. We will have a small exhibit with pictures and documents, put together by Dick Fitzpatrick, describing Stoughton when it was a trolley town.
Melissa L. July 05, 2012 at 03:22 AM
Does anyone know where I can contact the Stoughton Community Events Committee? Although it was wonderful to see so many Stoughton families at the parade today, there were a number of issues that compromised the safety of the people marching and participating in the parade that I feel could be addressed by better planning on the part of the town.
Snyder's Stoughton July 05, 2012 at 11:56 AM
You can call SCEC Chair Joe Mokrisky at 781-344-8887. Volunteer to be part of it!.


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