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4th of July Fun on Long Island

Lucky To Live Here Realty

For the love of Real Estate, local businesses and communities of Long Island's North Shore and beyond...

For the love of Real Estate, local businesses and communities of Long Island's North Shore and beyond...

Jun 29 4 minutes read

It's hard to imagine a Long Island without the typical professional fireworks set off in Asharoken, Jones Beach, Montauk or Bald Hill but there are still plenty of ways to enjoy the 4th of July without the pyrotechnics (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

Celebrate with History - Virtually Anywhere🇺🇸

See historical sites with virtual tours of American Museums and historical sites including Smithsonian National Museum of American History, George Washington's Mount Vernon and the Statue of Liberty

See Revolutionary War battle fields sites in 360 with interactive clickable tours

You can even take a virtual road trip to Philadelphia!

Create your own "parade" at home and learn all about the tanks at the Museum of American Armor. The Museum of American Armor is offering a limited number of tickets for their Armor parade. Make your reservations early.

Cool Down 🌊

Town of Huntington has 8 wonderful town beaches including Crab Meadow which also features La Casa Cafe, serving up pizza and ices at their for beach front pickup window.

Had to the North Shore's waterfront state park Sunken Meadow and enjoy a walk on the board walk. 

Pool at home? Shop Einstein's Attic for the coolest floats and water toys including a Giant American Flag Pool Inflatable.

💥 Instead of fireworks, do waterworks! Send streams of water into the air for a festive cool down experience. 

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! 


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.

Check our blog for local suggestions for markets and stands.

Dine On The Water 🧉

Celebrate the summer the way Long Islander's know best- with outdoor dining on the water.
We have your go-to spots for 
North ShoreSouth Shore and the North Fork!



Fireworks 💥🇺🇸 

Watch from home:

New York- Macy's 4th of July Fireworks 

Washington DC- A Capital 4th

Boston- 2020 Boston Pops Fireworks Spectacular Broadcast: A Boston Pops Salute to Our Heroes

Nashville- Let Freedom Sing!

Long Island Fireworks:

Shinnecock Bay, Southampton- American Picnic- July 3rd- Fireworks by Grucci - check with vendor and municipality for limitations on viewing

💥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



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