Here, we’ve created a one-stop guide to all of the dazzling displays alongside a trusty map to sort out the optimal vantage points.
1. North Sea Fire Department Carnival
Fireman’s Field, 149 Noyac Road in North Sea
Wednesday, July 3, and Friday,
July 5, at 10 PM
Pair your fireworks display with a healthy dose of family fun.
2. Westhampton Country Club
35 Potunk Lane
Thursday, July 4, at sundown
While the display is restricted to members of the club, the show can be viewed easily from surrounding areas.
3. “Stars Over Montauk”
Umbrella Beach, Montauk
Thursday, July 4, at 8 PM
For its 22nd year in a row, the Montauk Chamber of Commerce will treat locals and holidaymakers to a fireworks display viewed from either the beach or in town.
4. Southampton Fresh Air Home’s
32nd Annual American Picnic
1030 Meadow Lane
Friday, July 5, from 7 to 11 PM
A celeb-favorite charitable evening raising funds for the Southampton Fresh Air Home special needs summer camp will end with dazzlers over Shinnecock Bay.
5. Devon Yacht Club
Abrahams Landing Road, Amagansett
Saturday, July 6, at 9 PM
Another “members only” display, but we suggest setting up camp at the adjacent Dennistown Bell Park.
6. The Sag Harbor Yacht Club’s
“John A. Ward Independence Day Fireworks”
27 Bay Street, Sag Harbor
Saturday, July 6, at 9:30 PM
Perhaps one of the most anticipated displays that draws a crowd in the thousands, this spectacle shouldn’t be missed.
7. 62nd Annual Shelter Island Fireworks
Crescent Beach, 35 Shore Road
Saturday, July 13, at 9 PM
Launched from a barge off Crescent Beach, this is the oldest fireworks display out East.
8. The Clamshell Foundation’s“Great Bonac” Fireworks Show
Three Mile Harbor, East Hampton
Saturday, July 13, at 9:30 PM
This display, set off from 3 Mile Harbor, is best taken in at Maidstone Park or Sammy’s Beach.