Fallon Health and Discover Central Massachusetts announce the return of Worcester’s Independence Day firework

Event will also pay tribute to Worcester’s 300thbirthday

Worcester, Mass., June 3, 2022—Fallon Health, in partnership with Discover Central Massachusetts, today announced the annual Worcester Independence Day fireworks will return this year. The event, which took a two a two-year hiatus due to COVID-19, is set for Thursday, June 30 at Cristoforo Colombo (East) Park with a rain date of July 1. It will also have a special Tercentennial feel.

“The annual Independence Day fireworks are a wonderful Worcester tradition that Fallon is proud to have been part of for more than two decades,” said Richard Burke, President and CEO of Fallon Health. “This year, they take on special meaning as we celebrate the birth of our Nation and of our city. As Fallon Health marks our own milestone—45 years of improving health and inspiring hope in the communities we serve— we are pleased to bring back the show in new, exciting way."

The event lineup includes:

  • Onsite entertainment provided by WXLO 104.5 FM from 6:00 p.m. to 8:00 p.m.
  • A special performance from Grafton native and “The Voice” runner-up Ricky Duran from 8:15 p.m. to 9:15 p.m.
  • A stunning display of patriotic fireworks beginning at 9:30 p.m. with a special synchronized music. 

“We couldn’t be more excited to have the fireworks back this year, especially as the community celebrates its 300th birthday,” said Eric D. Batista, Acting City Manager for Worcester. “We’re also very grateful to Fallon Health for helping to restart this tradition as they continue to be a great partner in this community.”

“We are so excited to be partnering with Fallon to bring back the Worcester Fireworks which has been a signature event in the community for many years. This is an amazing opportunity to showcase our city and all it has to offer to visitors from near and far,” said Monique Messier, Executive Director of Discover Central Mass. 

Discover all Worcester Tercentennial events on the Discover Central MA events calendar. And sign up for a monthly newsletter with updates about new events and details added.

Fallon Health

Melissa Randall
Corporate Communications Manager, Fallon Health

About Fallon Health
Founded in 1977, Fallon Health is a community-focused not-for-profit health care services organization based in Worcester, Massachusetts. Committed to caring for those who need us most, we pride ourselves on providing coordinated, integrated care for older adults and for individuals with complex health needs. We serve as a provider of care through our Program of All-Inclusive Care for the Elderly (PACE). Dedicated to delivering high quality health care, we are continually rated among the nation’s top health plans for member experience and service and clinical quality.