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Fourth of July Fireworks explode over Jones Beach

Fourth of July Fireworks explode over Jones Beach State Park on the evening of July 4, 2016. Photo Credit: Newsday/Thomas A. Ferrara

Star-spangled blasts are expected in the skies all over Long Island in the week leading up to and after the Fourth of July. The largest display returns to Jones Beach State Park on Thursday, July 4, but there’s plenty of charm in the colorful shows planned from Point Lookout to Montauk.

SATURDAY, JUNE 29

BEST BET: EISENHOWER PARK, EAST MEADOW

DUSK TD Bank’s annual show runs from 5:30 to 10 p.m. (veterans and TD Bank customers admitted at 4:30 p.m.). A concert ends with fireworks — admission is free but tickets are required; available at bank branches; 516-572-0201, nassaucountyny.gov. Rain date: Sunday, June 30.

POINT LOOKOUT

DUSK Fireworks are part of a 5-11 p.m. beach carnival at Town Park that includes midway rides, fair food, sideshow acts and a concert by That 70's Band; 866-666-3247, dreamlandamusements.com.

EAST NORTHPORT

DUSK Fireworks as part of 6 to 11:30 p.m. St. Anthony’s Family Festival at Trinity Regional School (631-499-6824, newtonshows.com).

MONDAY, JULY 1

SOUTHAMPTON

10 p.m. Fireworks as part of 7-11 p.m. North Sea Fire Department Carnival and Fireworks show at North Sea Firemen’s Memorial Athletic Field (free admission; 631-283-3629)

TUESDAY, JULY 2

CENTRAL ISLIP

POSTGAME The Long Island Ducks hosts fireworks after the end of the 6:35 p.m. game ($13-$15; 631-940-3825, liducks.com). A fireworks display also follows the Wednesday, July 3, game.

WEDNESDAY, JULY 3

BEST BET: OAKDALE

9:15 p.m. Fireworks on the Connetquot River, viewable from the Snapper Inn, Oakdale Yacht, Nicoll’s Point Marina, Vanderbilt’s Wharf, Great River Town Ramp and Timber Point (connetquotriverfireworks.com).

EAST HILLS

9 p.m. View fireworks, choreographed to music, from the village park's lawn following festivities that include a DJ, vendors and live music. Residents can pick up to four free tickets to share with guests at the pool or park office (516-621-5600, villageofeasthills.org). Rain date Thursday, July 4. 

MASSAPEQUA PARK

9 p.m. Residents-only fireworks at Mansfield Memorial Park (516-798-0244, masspk.com).

RIVERHEAD

DUSK The Riverhead Business Improvement District fireworks celebration on the Peconic Riverfront can be viewed at Grangebel Park as part of the Alive on 25 summer street festival in downtown Riverhead (631-209-4244, aliveon25.com).

SOUTHAMPTON

10 p.m. Fireworks as part of 7-11 p.m. North Sea Fire Department Carnival and Fireworks show at North Sea Firemen’s Memorial Athletic Field (free admission; 631-283-3629)

THURSDAY, JULY 4

BEST BET: JONES BEACH, WANTAGH

9:30 p.m. Sterling National Bank’s fireworks show set to a musical array of patriotic songs, Jones Beach State Park. You’ll want to arrive early for a prime seat on the Central Mall beachfront and to avoid traffic ($10 parking 4-9 p.m; 516-785-1600, parks.ny.gov). More on the show, including party boat viewing cruises.

VALLEY STREAM

DARK Fireworks at Fireman’s Field following the festivities that include live music, vendors and entertainment. Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Bring blankets--no alcohol, chairs, strollers or coolers/backpacks ($10 a person at the gate or $8 in advance at Arthur J. Hendrickson Pool, the Valley Stream Community Center, the Village Hall and the Henry Waldinger Memorial Library; 516-825-4200, vsvny.org).

GLEN COVE

9 p.m. Fireworks cap a free 7:30 concert at Morgan Memorial Park Beach (516-676-2004, glencove-li.us). Rain date: Friday, July 5.

BEST BET: FARMINGVILLE

9:15 p.m. Gates open at 5 p.m. for a free-admission concert followed by fireworks, over Long Island Community Hospital Amphitheater at Bald Hill (631-648-2500, licommunityhospitalamp.com).

CENTRAL ISLIP

POSTGAME The Long Island Ducks hosts fireworks after the end of the 6:35 p.m. game; ($13-$15; 631-940-3825, liducks.com).

PORT JEFFERSON

9 p.m. Residents can view fireworks from the newly renovated East Beach, where there will be live music and food, ice cream trucks (631-473-4724, portjeff.com).

WESTHAMPTON

8:30 p.m. The Westhampton Country Club’s members-only show can be seen from the great lawn in the village at the corner of Main Street and Potunk Lane (631-288-3337, westhamptonbeach.org).

MONTAUK

9 p.m. Fireworks over Umbrella Beach, also known as Kirk Park Beach, can be seen from any town location (631-668-2428, montaukchamber.com). Rain date Friday, July 5.

FRIDAY, JULY 5

BEST BET: LONG BEACH

DUSK Music and fireworks follow the arts and crafts festival and can be seen along the boardwalk and beach (516-431-3890, longbeachny.gov/artsandcrafts). Rain date: Saturday, July 6.

SOUTHAMPTON

9:15 p.m. Fireworks over Shinnecock Bay as part of Southampton Fresh Air Home’s annual fundraising picnic, with additional viewing from Coopers Beach (631-283-5847, sfah.org). Rain date: Sunday, July 7.

SATURDAY, JULY 6

CENTRAL ISLIP

POSTGAME The Long Island Ducks hosts fireworks after the end of the 6:35 p.m. game; ($13-$15; 631-940-3825, liducks.com).

SAG HARBOR

9:30 p.m. Sag Harbor Yacht Club’s fireworks are viewable from Marine Park, Havens Beach and the Long Wharf (631-725-0567, sagharborchamber.com).

AMAGANSETT

DUSK The Devon Yacht Club’s fireworks show can be seen from Barnes Landing Beach and Fresh Pond Beach. 631-267-6340.

— Compiled by LaToya Rodriguez, Gina Tabarus and Keri Wall-Treudler

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