The City of Worcester's Independence Day celebration will take place on Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at East Park on Shrewsbury Street in Worcester. The park opens at 6:00 PM with Kids Korner activities and food vendors. A ceremonial flag raising will begin the festivities at 7:45 PM followed by a performance by the acclaimed Massachusetts Symphony Orchestra as part of their Summer Concert Series at 8:00 PM. A dazzling fireworks display at 9:30 PM will light up the sky with a brilliant show. Rain date is Friday, July 5, 2013.