It was a red, white and blue takeover in Hingham, Massachusetts, on Monday as the whole town and neighboring communities enjoyed the Fourth of July.
"It's really fun. You come out and see all the things going on in the town," Hanover resident Kristen Haskell said.
Even with the sun blazing down on Main Street, kids were still having a great time waving for candy, which was only part of the fun.
"I just like looking at all the old cars and seeing all the teams coming out and marching," Hingham resident Josh Smith said.
Families also say they're grateful to be together on our nation's 240th birthday.
"We've come a bunch of times. They just do a fantastic job. It's great to show our support," Vinnie Maggiulli of Norwell said.