Fourth of July 2022: Everything You Need To Know To Celebrate In NH

Fourth of July 2022: Everything You Need To Know To Celebrate In NH
June 30, 2022

There are plenty of options across New Hampshire if you’re looking for ways to celebrate Independence day.  From fireworks displays or festivals, to things you should know before heading to the airport or hitting the road for the Fourth of July and beyond.

Flight cancellations, gas prices and inflation have changed countless holiday and vacations plans this summer.

According to AAA, nearly 48 million Americans plan to travel at least 50 miles from home this holiday weekend. CLICK HERE

Traveling by road?  The Pulse of New Hampshire has the most accurate and convenient way to get to the places you need to go.  On our website and mobile APP you can get real-time details on traffic as you head out.  CLICK HERE

Thousands could face tough journeys as U.S. flights continue to be delayed and canceled.   You can check the up-to-date figures reported by the flight tracking website Flight Aware.  CLICK HERE

The Executive Director of Manchester-Boston Regional Airport says they are 85% back to pre-pandemic levels.   “Passengers are coming back, sometimes it’s cheaper to fly then it is to drive”, Ted Kitchens said.  “You should always check the status of your flight before you head to the airport.   CLICK HERE

Motorists are getting a tiny bit of relief at the gas pump, the cost of filling up is down about 7 cents from a week ago. If you are traveling by road, you can search for the cheapest gas prices where you live.  CLICK HERE

The Fireworks celebrations will abound this weekend in the Granite State! Look for Manchester Fireworks Sunday night at dusk at Arms Park, Concord Fireworks are scheduled for Monday night at Memorial Field, Laconia will hold their Fireworks Sunday evening at Opechee Park, and Portsmouth Fireworks will happen over South Mill Pond Sunday at 9.  For a complete list of Fireworks across the state, click here: CLICK HERE
New Hampshire State Fire Marshal Sean Toomey saying on Good Morning New Hampshire, “If you are going to light off fireworks on your own, go to a license dealer. We want to prevent injuries”.
Keeping everyone safe is the main goal for law enforcement.  “There will be so many gatherings, public safety is number one”, Sergeant Jeff Dade of the NHSP Bomb Squad said. “Our message remains the same, if you see something, say something.  We need their eyes and ears.”