Office of the Mayor




Mayor Baldelli-Hunt Announces Colossal Independence Day Celebration

Featuring Live Bands, Food Trucks & Fireworks Display


WOONSOCKET, R.I.: Woonsocket Mayor Lisa Baldelli-Hunt today announced plans for the City’s annual Independence Day Celebration to be held on Sunday, July 3, 2022, at World War II Veterans Memorial Park. This year’s celebration features live bands, food trucks and a spectacular fireworks display.

The festivities will kick off at 4:00 P.M. with live music by local favorites The Noyz, followed at 6:30 P.M. by Witzend, a popular, high-energy, top-rock cover band known throughout Rhode Island. The evening will culminate with a bang after the playing of the National Anthem at 9:00 P.M., with a dazzling, colorful, fireworks display lighting up the sky. The rain date for the event is July 5, 2022.

Mayor Baldelli-Hunt exclaimed "I want to invite the entire local community to join us to celebrate our Nation’s independence. Due to the pandemic, our Nation and community have gone through recent rough times, and this celebration will get family and friends together again in a beautiful outdoor setting to reflect upon our Nation’s freedom and to just have fun. The Mayor added "Please mark your calendar in advance, so you will not forget the date."

Food and Dessert Trucks will be available for residents and visitors to enjoy throughout the event. We encourage attendees to bring chairs and blankets and make a day of it.

A special "thank you" to our Public Works employees, Superintendent of Parks, Elizabeth Kerrigan, Director Linda Plays, Director Steven D’Agostino and Fire Chief Paul Shatraw.

Featured Food Trucks:

Bugg’d Out BBQ

Birds Nest




Renee’s Catering

Supa Dupa

The Ish

The Sausage Guy

Alien Ice Cream and Hot Dog Cart

Atomic Blonde Ice Cream

Black Dog Donuts

Juice Junkie

Nessa’s Snack Shop

In the event of inclement weather Woonsocket residents and visitors should tune to local radio stations WOON and WNRI to find out the status of the Independence Day Celebration. The city will also implement a weather-related postponement of the event through its "Code RED" communications alert system.