Governor Andrew M. Cuomo has announced that the New York State Office of General Services and New York State Office of Parks, Recreation and Historic Preservation are joining with partners again to celebrate Independence Day with fireworks and events at Jones Beach State Park beginning at 9:30pm.
"Last year many of our favorite annual events were canceled due to COVID, including the iconic Fourth of July fireworks displays at Jones Beach," Governor Cuomo said. "Thanks to the hard work and dedication of New Yorkers in beating back the virus, we are able to enjoy these summer traditions once again. I encourage all New Yorkers to gather with their loved ones this Independence Day for this spectacular show that celebrate our freedom as a nation, as well as the perseverance we have shown as a state throughout this pandemic."
At Jones Beach State Park, 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. The fireworks are included in the regular price of park admission. This year's program, with lead sponsorship by Jovia Financial Credit Union, is also made possible with support from the Natural Heritage Trust, Foundation for Long Island State Parks Inc., Captree Boatman's Association, Newsday, Connoisseur Media Long Island and J & B Restaurant Partners.
Chief Marketing Officier, Jovia Financial Credit Union, Renu Dalessandro, said, "The Fourth of July is the most decorated holiday in our country. This is a milestone moment for Long Island. Not only are we gathering to celebrate our independence, but with restrictions being lifted, it's also a celebration of gaining back some normalcy and freedom. The Jovia Financial Credit Union Fireworks Spectacular at Jones Beach is symbolic of our perseverance for all we went through during the height of the pandemic, and we are elated to celebrate our healthcare heroes and essential workers as the title sponsor of this explosive and patriotic event on Long Island at Jones Beach."
Market President and COO for Connoisseur Media Long Island, David Bevins, said, "Attending the Fireworks at Jones Beach is a Long Island rite of passage. Our stations feel a strong sense of pride every year we simulcast the soundtrack to America's birthday celebration. This year, working with NY State Parks and our partner Jovia Financial Credit Union, we knew this is the time for an event like this to come back to Long Island to help us heal after one of our hardest years. We look forward to the Jovia Financial Credit Union Fireworks Spectacular at Jones Beach on July 4th."