Independence Day fireworks displays will light up the Hamptons skies from Montauk to Westhampton Beach, and the 4th of July and fireworks fun doesn’t end there.
1. The North Sea Fire Department Carnival and Fireworks will take place Thursday, June 29 through Sunday, July 3 at the North Sea Fireman’s Field (149 Noyac Road, Southampton), with fireworks displays on Saturday, July 1 and Monday, July 3 at 10 p.m. The carnival is open from 7 to 11 p.m.
2. Southampton Fresh Air Home’s American Picnic Benefit with Fireworks from Grucci will be held on Friday, June 30 at 1030 Meadow Lane in Southampton. Starting at 7 p.m., attendees will enjoy a carnival with games, stilt walkers and magicians, tasty American picnic fare, music, dancing and an outstanding fireworks display over Shinnecock Bay. Proceeds from the event raises over 40 percent of the funds needed to support the Southampton Fresh Air Home, a summer camp for physically challenged children. For tickets or more information, visit www.sfah.org.
3. The Devon Yacht Club (300 Abrahams Landing Road, Amagansett) will present its annual fireworks display on Saturday, July 1 at 9:15 p.m. For more information, visit www.devonyc.com.
4. Sag Harbor Yacht Club (SHYC) is presenting the “John A. Ward Independence Day Fireworks,” in honor of the beloved club member, on Saturday, July 1 at 9:30 p.m. Recommended spots to view the show include Marine Park, Haven’s Beach, and Sag Harbor’s Long Wharf, or on a boat, if you happen to have access to one. For more information, visit www.sagharboryc.com.
5. If you want to burn off some of the delicious BBQ fare you’ve been enjoy over the holiday weekend, the Southampton Rotary Club Annual Firecracker 8K Run and 3 mile Walk, benefiting the Southampton Rotary Scholarship Fund, will be held on Sunday, July 2 at 8 a.m. The race begins at Agawam Park (25 Pond Lane, Southampton). For more information, visit southamptonrotary.org.
6. Westhampton Country Club (35 Potunk Lane, Westhampton Beach) will host a fireworks display on Sunday, July 2 at 9 p.m. (rain date: Monday, July 3). If you’re not a member of the Club, you can catch the show on Village’s Great Lawn. For more information, visit www.westhamptoncc.org.
7. The Southampton Village 4th of July Parade, the largest 4th of July parade on Long Island, will take place on Tuesday, July 4 at 10 a.m. The parade steps off from Railroad Plaza, and marches down North Main Street, Main Street, Jobs Lane, ending at Monument Square at Agawam Park. For more information, visit southamptonvillage.org.
8. “Stars over Montauk” 4th of July Grucci Fireworks will take place on Tuesday, July 4 at 9 p.m. (rain date: Wednesday, July 5, 9 p.m.). Fireworks are launched from Umbrella Beach, but the views are incredible anywhere close, and this year WELJ (104.7 FM), a Montauk-based radio station, is coordinating patriotic music during the show, so listeners may hear them on digital devices and radios. Additionally, Montauk Chamber of Commerce is inviting you to experience the unbelievable show aboard the Viking Starship during a special July 4th Fireworks Cruise, with a buffet dinner and entertainment from the 3 B’s, from 7 to 11 p.m. Tickets are $100 and attendees must be 21 and over to attend the fundraiser, which supports the fireworks display. For more information, visit www.montaukchamber.com.
9. The 60th Annual Shelter Island Fireworks at Crescent Beach will be held on Saturday, July 8 from
9 to 10 p.m. For more information, visit www.shelterislandchamber.org.
10. The Great Bonac Fireworks Show, a three-decade long tradition staged over Three Mile Harbor in East Hampton, will be held on Saturday, July 15 at 9 p.m. Attendees will find the best views at Maidstone Park and Sammy’s Beach, Gann Road, or any of the beaches off of Hands Creek Road Springy Banks Road and the head of 3 Mile Harbor. For more information, visit clamshellfoundation.org.
11. You’ll have to wait until the end of August to enjoy the East Hampton Fire Department’s 2017 fireworks show, which will take place on Saturday, August 26 (rain date: Sunday, August 27) at Main Beach starting at dusk. For more information, visit www.easthamptonvillage.org.