4th of July Fun & Fireworks on Long Island
From the Hamptons to Manhattan there are fireworks to see and enjoy! For those not a fan of pyrotechnics, there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the 4th of July (Scroll through and look for the 💥 for fire-less ways to celebrate). If you're heading out on the water, remember to boat safely!
*Lead photo credit: Join Oddo
Long Island Fireworks:
7/1 Riverhead- Alive on 25 - summer street festival finished off with fireworks at 9:15
7/2 Southampton- Shinnecock Bay- American Picnic- Fireworks by Grucci - check with vendor and municipality for limitations on viewing
7/3 Orient- Fireworks by Grucci at this North Fork location
7/3 Central Islip- Baseball and post-game fireworks
7/4 Asharoken- Fireworks by Grucci will take place for Asharoken Village Residents Only
7/4 Jones Beach Fireworks- the Jovia Financial Credit Union Fireworks Spectacular will begin at 9:30 p.m. This year, WALK 97.5 FM and KJOY-98.3 FM will simulcast music during the fireworks presentation.
7/4 Stars over Montauk- July 4th Independence Day Celebration
7/3 Port Jefferson- The Waterview Firework's Spectacular. Enjoy live music and a delicious dinner buffet ending with fireworks.
7/16 East Hampton- Clamshell Foundation Fireworks Over 3 Mile Harbor
Across the country- watch from home:
New York- Macy's 4th of July Fireworks
Washington DC- A Capital 4th
Boston- Boston Pops America's Orchestra
Nashville- Let Freedom Sing!
💥More fire-less ideas to celebrate:
Glowsticks- cheap, bright and colorful
Piñatas- blast these apart to unleash prizes
Light Strings & LED Ropes- decorate with lights and schedule a time to light them up... add music too!
Confetti poppers- grab the poppers and send confetti everywhere. Make at home options include confetti eggs and balloons (balloons make quite the pop!) filled with confetti
More 4th Fun!
7/3 Glen Cove- Morgan Park Summer Music Festival- The Nassau Pops Symphony Orchestra
TBD- Old Bethpage- July 4th Armor Parade at Museum of American Armor
7/4- Oyster Bay- North Shore Veterans Memorial Post #21 - 4th of July Parade and Celebration
7/4 - Oyster Bay- Raynham Hall Museum- Free Concert & Vegetable Orchestra
7/7 - Northport- Northport Community Band- Mr. Jack Daniel’s Original Silver Cornet Band, featuring a French Horn ensemble and plenty of patriotic favorites- also live streamed on Facebook
7/12 - Town of Oyster Bay - Salute to American with Grucci fireworks and music by Alex Shillo's Tribute to Bruce Springsteen
Celebrate with History - Virtually Anywhere🇺🇸
You can even take a virtual road trip to Philadelphia!
Make it Sweet 🍭
Get festive with your sweet creations for the weekend and head to Carl's Candies and Sweetie's Candy Cottage for sweets and treats including toys and some deliciously themed pool floats at Carl's!
💥Might we suggest pop rocks for a loud and exploding experience without all the fuss and some gummy sharks for some sweet waterfront fun!
Movie Night 🎥
Looking to add some magic to your backyard this summer- consider a projector, blowup screen or protected space for a tv for outdoor movie viewings- add a fire-pit and you'll have a three-season space!
Festive at the Farmers Market 🍓
Make a trip to the farmers market or farm stand a family affair finding patriotic fruits to make your own fruit salad or add marshmallows for fun fruit kebabs.