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Matthew Thornton Prime Sponsor:

Independence Day Celebration Contests for All Ages!

Artists and photographers are encouraged to submit art and photography work that is framed and ready to hang with wire. Works should not exceed 24” x 30” with frame.  

Download Entry Form Here

Pieces should be brought to the Arts & Crafts Tent in the parking lot of Merrimack High School any time before 1:00 pm on July 4th. Voting for awards will take place throughout the day by popular vote and awards will be announced after 7pm on July 4th.

In addition to the Adult Art and Photography Competitions, children will have the opportunity to create their own art on the day of the event.

At the arts and crafts event, children will be encouraged to create watercolor paintings which demonstrate their favorite things about the Fourth of July. This event will take place from 2:30 pm-4:30 pm and 5:30-6:30pm. 

After the event concludes, the awards will be decided by popular vote. First prize for each adult and child age group will be a $25 gift certificate. Details will be announced soon! 

​​​Interested in judging this year's art and photography contests?  We're looking for enthusiastic people to help determine Merrimack's "Best of"! Please call Rotarian Neil Anketell at 603-494-5879. 

Merrimack 4th of July Festivities are a private/public collaboration between the Rotary Club of Merrimack and Town of Merrimack.


Thank you to our community sponsors!