The 2017 Schedule of Events - Monday, July 3, 2017:

4:00 PM - Bicycle and Doll Carriage Parade - the parade will travel on Beach Street to the bandstand.  (Line up at Beech Tree Park [corner of Pond St and Beach Street] at 3:45 PM, and admire all the decorations!)  

4:00 PM - 6:00 PM - the ReMax balloon will be set up at the high school fields (across the street from the entrance to Memorial Park Beach, with free balloon rides from 4:00PM - 6:00PM!

4:30 PM - 9:30 PM - Lakeside Celebration, including:

4:30 - Activities, at the picnic tables on the grass outside the bandstand, organized by the Sharon Recreation Department.  Please note that the Sharon Recreation Department typically does not allow swimming at the beach during the Lakeside Celebration.

4:30 - Performance at the bandstand by Circus Dynamics - enjoy juggling, magic, and stunts...

Sharon's fifth annual Food Truck Fair - featuring some of the Boston area's finest food trucks.  Plenty of food choices are available to have dinner at the celebration!  Scheduled to appear are... 

- Carnival Games

- Train Rides and slot car racing from  Roaming Railroad . The Roaming Railroad is a Sharon Independence Day Celebration tradition!

- 8:30 PM - Pie Eating Contest ($50 first place prize, must be 18 years or older to participate.   Sign up at the main gate with a Sharon Independence Day Committee member)

- Live music (6:30 until 9:30), featuring the Dixie Diehards - featuring upbeat traditional New Orleans jazz music

9:30PM -  Fireworks!

Make sure to take lots of pictures for our second annual #Sharon4TheWin Photo Contest!

The Sharon Independence Day Celebration Committee is proud to announce our second  annual photo contest!  It's a great way to share some great photos of this year's celebration and have some fun!  

All you have to do is tweet us a picture taken on July 3, 2017 during the Sharon Independence Day Celebration using Twitter or Instagram to @sharonjuly4 (or to with the hashtag #Sharon4TheWin .  Grand prize of 4 tickets to see the New England Revolution for the 2017 match of your choice, and gift certificates from Marathon Sports for the runners-up!  See our Contest Page for more details.

We are looking for community organizations to sell food, run amusement booths, etc.  If you are interested in this shared fundraising opportunity, please contact us at