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Merrimack4th - Frequently Asked Questions (FAQ)

Q. Where will the event take place?

A. It will be in the parking lot area in front of the Merrimack High School.

Q. What if there is rain in the forecast?

A. The Rotary Club of Merrimack's Independence Day Celebration and the parade are both "Rain or Shine" events. In the event of rain. the fireworks would be rescheduled for Thursday, July 5th. The official announcement would be made on the Town Parks and Recreation Department's fireworks page

Q. Is there an admission to enter the Rotary Club of Merrimack's Independence Day Celebration?

A. No. The entertainment and contests are free. Children's rides require admissions tickets for use.

Q. What are the hours of Rotary Club of Merrimack's Independence Day Celebration?

A. The July 4th entertainment runs from 12pm - 9pm. 

Q. Will there be food and beverage vendors at the event?

A. Yes. A variety of vendors will be selling a wide selection for event-goers.

Q. Can I participate in the parade?

A. The parade is arranged by the Town of Merrimack. Questions concerning the parade can be addressed here

Q. What organization runs the Independence Day Celebration?

A. The annual Independence Day Celebration is organized by The Rotary Club of Merrimack.

Q. I would like to sponsor the Rotary Club of Merrimack's Independence Day Celebration. Who should I contact?

A. Please contact Chris Christensen ( or visit our Sponsor page

Q. My community group would like to volunteer at one of the July 4 events. Who should I contact?

A. Please contact Robert Best (, Volunteer Coordiinator. 

Q. Does Merrimack4th participate in social media?

A. Follow us on Facebook and Twitter!

Q. How are the winners determined in the Art and Photography contests? 

A. The winners are selected from a panel of local judges. Interested in participating in this year's judging? Contact Neil Anketell at 603-494-5879. 

Q. My business would like to be a vendor at this year's event. Can I set up a table, tent, or food truck?

A. Yes. Vendor applications are now being accepted. See our vendor page for more information. 

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!