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Where to see Fourth of July fireworks on Long Island

Spectators watch the TD Bank Celebrate America Fireworks

Spectators watch the TD Bank Celebrate America Fireworks in Eisenhower Park in East Meadow. (July 2, 2011) Credit: Howard Schnapp

The skies are going to be booming. Here are your options for fireworks displays. 




WHEN | WHERE 9:20 p.m., in the village (rain date Thursday)

INFO 631-261-7098,

BEST VIEWING No standing or parking within Asharoken, access to village residents only. Closest public viewing is Crab Meadow Beach, Waterside Avenue, Northport, which is open to Town of Huntington residents only for parking.


East Hills

WHEN | WHERE 9 p.m., The Park at East Hills, 209 Harbor Hill Rd. (rain date July 7)

INFO 516-621-5600,

BEST VIEWING Open to village residents only. Closest public viewing is Glen Cove Road, residential roads are narrow and parking is limited.



WHEN | WHERE 9:30 p.m., Brookhaven Star Spangled Blast Fireworks Show, Pennysaver Amphitheater at Bald Hill, 55 S. Bicycle Path

INFO 631-648-2500,

BEST VIEWING While there is seating in front of the amphitheater, the hill overlooking offers good visibility of the stage and the fireworks.


Glen Cove

WHEN | WHERE 9 p.m., Morgan Park, Germaine Street and Landing Road (rain date July 7)

INFO 516-676-2000,

BEST VIEWING Within the park; limited parking within the park, additional parking at Landing Elementary School, McLoughlin Street, Glen Cove


Great South Bay

WHEN | WHERE 9:30 p.m., "Go 4th on the Bay," fireworks from a barge on the mid-bay waters of the Great South Bay

INFO 631-669-6464,


BEST VIEWING Aboard Captree Fleet boats



WHEN | WHERE Around 10 p.m., part of the Greenport Fire Department Carnival, Polo Grounds, Moores Lane (rain date Thursday)

INFO 631-477-9801,

BEST VIEWING On school grounds



WHEN | WHERE Around 9 p.m. Umbrella Beach, Old Montauk Highway (rain date Thursday)

INFO 631-668-2428,

BEST VIEWING Any ocean beach in the town of Montauk




WHEN | WHERE 9:15 p.m., Fresh Air Home's American Picnic BenefitShinnecock Bay, off Meadow Lane

INFO 631-283-5847,

ADMISSION $250 adults ($100 ages 20 and younger) includes dinner, carnival, dancing

BEST VIEWING Nearby Cooper's Beach offers great view and ample parking.


Wading River

WHEN | WHERE 10:15 p.m. Peconic Bay Medical Center Family Festival, Route 25A

INFO 631-548-6000,

ADMISSION Free, fee for rides and food

BEST VIEWING Inside carnival grounds




WHEN | WHERE 10 p.m., Greenport Fire Department Carnival, Polo Grounds, Moores Lane (rain date July 8)

INFO 631-477-9801,

BEST VIEWING On school grounds



WHEN | WHERE After dark, part of NASCAR racing at Riverhead Raceway, 1797 Old Country Rd.

INFO 631-727-0010,

ADMISSION $30 ($5 ages 6-12)

BEST VIEWING Inside the raceway, no on-street parking available


Rockville Centre

WHEN | WHERE 9:15 p.m., at Centennial Park, Ocean Avenue (rain date July 8)

INFO 516-678-9300,

BEST VIEWING Inside the park

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