Fort Phoenix July 4th Ceremony

Fort Phoenix Independence Day Ceremony
and Cannon Salute
CANCELLED for 2021
Fort Phoenix, Fort Street, Fairhaven

This patriotic program is held at historical Fort Phoenix to celebrate the founding of our nation.

The ceremony will feature a brief history of Fort Phoenix. There will then be a reading of the Declaration of Independence by a member of the Fairhaven Board of Selectmen. The flag will be raised as the National Anthem is played.

Following the flag raising, the fort’s five 24-pound Seacoast Defense cannons will be fired over the harbor by the Fairhaven Village Militia.

Sponsored by the Town of Fairhaven and the Fairhaven Village Militia. Free. Handicap parking available. For more information, call Veterans Services Officer Brad Fish at 508-979-4023, ext. 114.

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