Proud Sponsor

On March 7, 2017 Eaton Vance proudly became the presenting sponsor for the Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular, partnering with the Boston Pops – America’s Orchestra – to celebrate Independence Day.

Major sponsor and media partner Bloomberg broadcast the 2017 event via its multi-media platform for viewers and listeners in Boston, throughout the U.S., and around the world.

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular: Sponsorship announcement

2017 Celebration

The Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular is one of the country's premier Independence Day celebrations. This iconic event annually draws a crowd of more than 500,000 people to the Charles River Esplanade and has a broadcast viewership of approximately 4.5 million worldwide.

In addition to the Boston Pops Esplanade Orchestra, Leslie Odom, Jr. joined Andy Grammer, Brian Stokes Mitchell, and Melissa Etheridge as guest headliners under the direction of Boston Pops Conductor Keith Lockhart.

Also, Alan Menken and Jack Feldman composed a new work, "The Sum of Us," which received its world premiere at the event.

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular: Highlights video

2018 Celebration

We're looking forward to next year's patriotic extravaganza. Planning is already well underway. Keep checking back for updates on schedules, performers, festivities and more. We hope you'll be able to join us and a half million others as we celebrate our city and country at the Hatch Memorial Shell on the Charles River Esplanade!

Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular: Hometown celebration