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Celebrate 4th of July with a Snap, Crackle and Pop: 2015 Firework Displays on Long Island!

Written by Chelsea Triola  |  19. June 2015

4th of July is right around the corner and falls on a Saturday this year, which means a ton of celebrations all weekend long! Long Islanders honor the holiday in a bunch of different ways, including barbecues, parades, commemoration ceremonies, picnics and of course, fireworks! 
 
For those who enjoy watching a firework display each year, there are a bunch happening this year all across the Island! It’s a great way to enjoy the holiday with friends and family, all while letting the professionals handle the fireworks! Take a look here to find a firework display near your neighborhood! 
 
Fireworks and Concert at Pennysaver Amphitheater - FREE
1 Ski Run Lane, Farmingville, NY  11738
631-648-2500
Saturday, July 4th at 5:00 PM
Free event
Enjoy a fireworks display and concert! Fireworks will begin at dusk.
 
Stars Over Montauk - Fireworks at Umbrella Beach - FREE
Old Montauk Highway, Montauk, NY 11954
631-668-2428
Saturday, July 4th 
Free event
Celebrate 4th of July at any Town Beach for Stars Over Montauk! This event is sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce.
 
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Jones Beach
1000 Ocean Parkway, Wantagh, NY 11793
Saturday, July 4th at 9:30 PM
General admission
Don’t miss out on this colorful fireworks display by Garden State Fireworks! This year, WALK 97.5 FM and WHLI AM will simulcast music during the fireworks presentation.
 
Sag Harbor Yacht Club’s Annual Independence Day Celebration
27 Bay Street, Sag Harbor, NY 11963
631-725-0567
Saturday, July 4th at 9:30 PM
Please call for pricing
This year, the event will honor John A. Ward, one of the club’s most beloved members. Enjoy a spectacular fireworks display, created by the Grucci’s!
 
Go 4th On The Bay at Captree State Park
3500 Ocean Parkway, Babylon, NY 11702
631-669-0449
Saturday, July 4th at 7:00 PM
Pricing varies depending on boat chosen
Enjoy a scenic cruise to view Grucci’s Fireworks Spectacular on the Great South Bay! Each boat is US Coast Guard inspected & certified and carries anywhere from 40 to 175 passengers.  
 
Port Jefferson 4th of July Fireworks Display at West Beach - FREE
121 W. Broadway, Port Jefferson, NY 11777
Saturday, July 4th 9:30 - 10:30 PM
631-473-1414
Free event
Enjoy a fireworks display at West Beach with the Port Jefferson community! For Port Jefferson residents. 
 
Macy’s Fourth of July Fireworks Boat Ride at One World's Fair Marina
1 World's Fair Marina, Flushing, NY 11368
516-623-5823
Saturday, July 4th 6:00 PM - 12:00 AM
$125 per person
Board the boat in flushing and take a boat ride down the Hudson to see the Macy’s Fireworks Show front and center aboard the Starstream VIII.
 
Annual Concert in the Park with Grucci Fireworks at Heckscher State Park - FREE
Eastern End of Southern State Parkway, East Islip, NY 11730
631-224-5420
Saturday, July 11th at 8:00 PM
Free event
Honor our Hometown Heroes by enjoying a  concert by the Long Island Philharmonic and a firework display by Grucci Fireworks!
 
Annual Fireworks Celebration and Concert at Mill River Park - FREE
Rockville Centre, NY 11570
Saturday, July 11th at 6:00 PM
Free event
Enjoy food, entertainment, a performance by The South Shore Symphony and a fireworks display by Grucci Fireworks at 9:15 PM.
 
Be aware: setting off your own fireworks is illegal in New York State and, if you are caught in possession of or setting them off, you will be fined. It is not only the fine one should worry about, but also the danger of fire, burns, and fatalities. Be a spectator this 4th of July and leave the fireworks to the professionals. 
 
 
Which of these 4th of July firework displays will you be attending? Let us know by commenting below!
 
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