The annual Fourth of July Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular will be held on Thursday because of the bad weather expected from Tropical Storm Arthur. Keith Lockhart and the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra welcome special guests the Beach Boys, Megan Hilty, and the Boston Children’s Chorus from 8-11 p.m. (fireworks start at 10:30 p.m. unless weather requires them to be moved to Saturday).
There will be several parking restrictions in place and some local streets will be closed to vehicular traffic because of the festivities.
Thursday, July 3, 8 p.m.
The free concert will take place at the DCR Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade in Boston.
The public is allowed to start entering the checkpoints into the secure area on the Esplanade starting at 5 p.m.
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