Independence Day Means Fireworks Abound

Last year's Fourth of July fireworks presentation in Sag Harbor. This year's show will take place on Saturday, July 6. Michael Heller photo

The Stars Over Montauk fireworks display by Grucci will take place on Thursday, July 4, at 9:15 p.m. at Umbrella Beach. They can be viewed from any town ocean beach in Montauk. The rain date is Friday, July 5. For more information, call 631-668-2428.

The Devon Yacht Club will feature fireworks on Saturday, July 6, just after dusk, at approximately 9:15 p.m. The general public will not be admitted on the club grounds, but non-members can watch from Fresh Pond Beach. For more information, call 631-267-6340.

Sag Harbor
The Sag Harbor Yacht Club will sponsor the John A. Ward Independence Day Fireworks on Saturday, July 6, at approximately 9:30 p.m. The show can be watched from Havens Beach, Marine Park, Long Wharf, or from the harbor. For more information, call 631-725-0567.

North Sea
The North Sea Fire Department will set off fireworks on Wednesday, July 3, and Friday, July 5, at approximately 10 p.m. during the department’s annual carnival, which runs from Tuesday, July 2, through Saturday, July 6, 7 to 11 p.m. nightly at Firemen’s Field on Noyac Road. Bracelet nights are July 2, 4 and 6. For more information, call 631-283-3629.

Southampton Fresh Air Home’s 32nd annual American Picnic benefit will launch fireworks by Grucci at dusk over Shinnecock Bay on Friday, July 5. The rain date is Saturday, July 6. The public can watch from Coopers Beach. For more information, call 631-283-5847, or visit

Westhampton Beach
The Westhampton Country Club puts on its annual fire works display on Thursday, July 4, (weather permitting) at sundown. Unless you are a member, there is no access to the club but the display can be seen from all over the surrounding area.