What’s Open, Closed On The 4th Of July in Belmont And Close-by Fireworks


It’s one of the hottest Fourth of July holiday weeks in history as the current heat wave enters its fourth day of temperatures in the 90s. If you’re looking for a cool place to hang out, there’s coffee shops, a visit to the pool or watching a show at the Cinema.

So go out and celebrate a wonderful Independence Day!

  • Belmont town offices and the public library: Closed today.
  • Underwood pools: Open until 8 p.m.
  • Studio Cinema, 376 Trapelo Rd.: Three screenings of the hit Incredibles 2; 2 pm, 4:30 p.m. and 7 p.m.
  • Trash/recycling pick-up: Don’t put out the garbage Wednesday as curbside collection will be delayed a day because of the 4th.
  • State offices: Closed.
  • Federal offices: Closed.
  • US Postal Service: Post offices closed, no mail delivery.
  • MBTA: Bus service is running on a Sunday schedule, according to the MBTA website. The Red Line subway from Alewife and Harvard will operate a Sunday schedule with rush-hour levels of service beginning at 2 p.m. to accommodate holiday ridership.The Fitchburg commuter rail servicing Belmont Center and Waverley stations will operate on a modified Saturday schedule with the last train leaving North Station at 11:30 p.m. Fares will not be collected after 9:30 p.m.
  • Retail stores: Most of the large national stores such as Star Market and CVS will be open; most smaller retailers will be closed. Starbucks in Belmont Center will be open from 6 a.m. to 5:30 p.m. while it’s a regular day at Dunkin’ Donuts on Trapelo Road at Beech Street and in Waverley Square on Church.
  • Convenience stores: Open.

Nearby fireworks:

Wednesday, July 4th

Boston 10 p.m. Hatch Shell on the Esplanade (along either side of the Charles River down to the BU Bridge)

Newton 9:15 p.m. Albemarle Field, Horace Mann Elementary at the corner of Albemarle Road and Watertown Street.

Waltham 9 p.m. Leary Field at Athletic Field Road and Lexington Street.

Thursday, July 5th

Lexington 9:30 p.m. Lexington High School Baseball Field, Worthen Road.


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