4th of July Weekend Information

1:30 PM BOAT PARADE - at the foot of Newfound Lake - prizes! Rain date is July 3. Participating boats line up at 1:00 PM.

DUSK - FIREWORKS! at the foot of the lake.

    • July 2 - (Rain Date–July 3)
    • Shore Drive will be closed to ALL vehicular traffic and parking beginning at 4:30 pm with the following exceptions: Limited parking access for staff for the event – one vehicle only
    • Shore Drive will be open to pedestrian access
    • Additional portable restrooms will be set up along Shore Drive 
    • Parking / Viewing of Fireworks will also be allowed at Cummings Beach
    • Hobart Road will be closed to traffic entering from the North Main Street end of the road
    • Fireworks are set to begin at dark from a barge on the Lake and it is expected to be an intense show with the Class B and Class C fireworks combined

FIRECRACKER 5K ROAD RACE - 8:00 AM registration; 8:30 AM start time—info at www.newfoundfitnessnh.com

PARADE - Start time 10:00 AM. Theme: "Celebrate Country Living"
$100 PRIZE AWARD to the top entry in the following categories:

  • Best Representation of Theme
  • Most Creative Entry
  • Judges Award

Registration required. Registration forms and details available at TTCC, Town Office, Minot-Sleeper Library and via the link below:

Bristol July 4 2022 Rules, Regulations, and Registration form