4th of July
SPirit of sandwich 2023: 2 days of 4th of july festivities!
BAND CONCERT on july 1st
FIREWORKS on July 1st
Spirit of Sandwich 3 mile road race on july 4th
3 Mile "Spirit of Sandwich" Road Race
When: Tuesday, July 4th. Race starts promptly at 8:00 AM!
Where: Parking lot behind the Henry T. Wing School, at 33 Water Street
Get your blood pumping the morning of the 4th with our annual three mile fun run!
RACE DAY REGISTRATION RUNS FROM 6:45-7:45 AM
ADULT REGISTRATION FEE: $15.00 DONATION (14 yrs and up)
YOUTH REGISTRATION FEE: $10.00 DONATION (13 yrs and under)
Spirit of Sandwich race day tee available at event for $15!
You may register online or the day of the race. However we HIGHLY encourage you to avoid the lines and register early.
Pre-registration closes on June 29.
* Runners must be 13 years of age or older, unless accompanied by an adult.
Prizes will be awarded to the first place overall winners in the mens' and womens' categories only.
2023 "Spirit of Sandwich" Race Route
2023 Spirit of sandwich parade on july 4th
This year, the annual Spirit of Sandwich 4th of July Parade will begin at 10:30 AM. Line the streets of downtown Sandwich to spectate, or keep reading to find out how you can join the parade! The parade will start from the Henry T. Wing School at 33 Water Street. This year, keep your eyes out for our Parade Grand Marshal, Robert Thomson!
Everyone is invited to participate in the Spirit of Sandwich Parade!
All who wish to enter a float, group, antique car or walking group may register online or contact the Sandwich Recreation Department at 508-888-4361 to register and receive further information.
All parade entries must be preregistered by June 29th. Unregistered entities will not be allowed to participate.
We will once again be hosting a float contest during the parade. Winners will be recognized at a short awards ceremony immediately after the parade. Judging categories for float contest are:
Best Overall - Most Patriotic - My Hometown - Most Creative
If you plan to participate in the parade, please make sure to abide by our guidelines, listed below.
PICNIC IN THE PARK on July 4th
Our famous egg Toss
During Picnic in the Park on the 4th of July, make sure you join in on our annual, spectacular, Town Egg Toss at 12:30 PM!
Prizes will be awarded to winners. Plus, bragging rights.
The fireman's muster
After the egg toss and other field games, cool down at the annual fireman's muster, sponsored by the Sandwich Fire Department!
Join us at the Henry T. Wing School, 33 Water Street during the field events.
new for 2023- spirit of sandwich shirts!
This year, make sure your show your Sandwich Spirit by grabbing an exclusive Spirit of Sandwich shirt at either Fourth of July event at the Recreation Tent for $15. Check it out!
In the event of unpleasant weather, both the event on July 1st as well as the events on July 4th will be cancelled for public safety. There is no rain date for either event, so keep your fingers crossed for clear skies! To check the status of an event in unpredictable weather conditions, please refer to our Instagram and Facebook pages @sandwichrecreation or check our website: www.sandwichrec.com
With any further questions or concerns, please reach out to the recreation department directly: 508-888-4361 or refer to our Facebook or Instagram @sandwichrec or our website www.sandwichrec.com
We look forward
To seeing you on both July 1st and July 4th! We can't wait to celebrate the Spirit of Sandwich with you at each of these special events.