The 2016 Schedule of Events:

Sunday, June 26, 2016:
9:00 AM - Sharon Five Road Race - for more information, go to our Road Race page

Sunday, July 3:

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

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

4:30PM - Face Painting and craft activities, at the picnic tables on the grass outside the bandstand, organized by the Sharon Recreation Department

4:30 - Clown performance at the bandstand by Circus Dynamics

A variety of food and drinks will be sold 

Popcorn, Ice Cream, and other treats

Variety of foods from the Snack Shack at the beachfront

Sharon's fourth annual Food Truck Fair - featuring some of the Boston area's finest food trucks. Scheduled to appear are...

 Captain Marden's, Away Cafe, Chik Chak, Stoked Pizza Co.,  Boston's Baddest Burger and Sandwich Co., Bon Me, Ruby's Ice Cream and Frozen Lemonade, and more!

- Carnival Games

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

- Climbing Wall! (note: participants may wish to bring their own helmets)

- 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 Whole Earth Orchestra!

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, 2016 during the Sharon Independence Day Celebration using Twitter to @sharonjuly4 with the hashtag #Sharon4TheWin .  Grand prize of 4 tickets to see the New England Revolution on July 6, and six additional winners of $25 gift certificates to Marathon Sports!  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