Annual city event is Fri., June 28, at HCC
Holyoke Community College will host the city's annual July 4th Fireworks Celebration on Fri., June 28, with a rain date of Sat., June 29.
The event begins at 6:00 p.m. on the grounds of the main campus at 303 Homesetead Ave., with the fireworks display scheduled to start at dusk.
"This is always a great, family-friendly event that allows the entire community to celebrate the Fourth of July," said Mayor Alex Morse. "As always, I would like to thank the dedicated staff of the Parks and Recreation Department, Holyoke Gas & Electric, and the other city employees and volunteers whose planning ensures that this event runs smoothly year after year."
The City of Holyoke fireworks are sponsored each year by Holyoke Gas & Electric, and the event is hosted by Holyoke Community College. Mayor Morse encourages everyone to come early to enjoy the music and food. There will also be many activities for children.
Vendors interested in taking part in the event should contact the Parks & Recreation Department to obtain a permit application at 413.322.5620. The permit fee is $150.00.
No alcoholic beverages or bottles are allowed on the premises. Only vendors permitted in advance will be allowed on site.
For additional information contact the Parks and Recreation at 413.322.5620 or the Mayor's office at 413.322.5510.