Welcome to Official Website of Bristol Rhode Island's Fourth of July Celebration

General Chairman – Fran O’Donnell

Welcome to the official web site of the oldest Fourth of July Celebration in the nation and the home of the Bristol Fourth of July Committee.

This year marks the 233rd annual observance of the Fourth of July Celebration in Bristol, Rhode Island.

Our Committee of approximately 120 volunteers works diligently 365 days a year to plan and carry out the traditions of the Fourth of July Celebration in Bristol.

The Celebration begins on June 14th with Flag Day ceremonies and will culminate on July 4th with Patriotic Exercises, a 2-1/2 mile Military, Civic and Firemen’s Parade. Check our calendar for specific dates of events and fundraisers. Feel free to travel around our web site.

In the Spirit of the Fourth,
Fran O’Donnell
General Chairman


Become a Major Sponsor

If you would like to become a Sponsor for the Celebration please visit our Sponsorship Page.

Become a Member of the Committee

If you would like to join the Committee either as a Full Member, Associate Member (Resident), Associate Member (Non-Resident) or to simply Volunteer, fill out the application and send it to:

Bristol Fourth of July Committee
Attn: Membership
P.O. Box 561
Bristol, Rhode Island 02809

Please make sure the application is complete and signed.

Member Application