The Rotary Club of Merrimack's 

Media Contact Information

Independence Day Coordinator

Neil Anketell

Merrimack4th Sponsorships 

Chris Christensen

Rotary Club of Merrimack

Ed Hilston, President

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!

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Independence Day Contests on July 4 (continued)

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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.
The 2018 Independence Day Celebration is a day of fun, games, entertainment, and food. The day's schedule has been announced and consists of the following: Sparkler 5K Road Race (Start at Merrimack YMCA) at 8:00 am; Merrimack Rotary Club Pancake Breakfast (Merrimack High School Cafeteria) from 8:00 am - 11:00 am; Parade (Daniel Webster Highway to Baboosic Lake Road ending at the Merrimack High School) starts at 1:00 pm; Merrimack Rotary Independence Day Celebration (Mastricola Elementary School Grass Fields) from 12 noon -  9:00 pm with contests, food vendors, club & service organizations, live stage events, non-profit organizations, children's entertainment, teen entertainment, business vendors, crafts & gifts, specialty vendors, family entertainment, local bands, live demonstrations, and much, much more;  Fireworks (Merrimack High School field) - July 4th begin at dusk.
For more information about the July 4th Independence Day Celebration, the pancake breakfast and/or to volunteer and become a sponsor, go to Become a fan of "Merrimack 4th" on Facebook and Twitter too! If interested in participating and/or to reserve space please contact Neil Anketell at and/or Sharon Hickey at