East End Fireworks Guide for Summer 2012

Fireworks season has hit the Hamptons, and as we all know, one of the many perks of summer on the East End is that it doesn’t have to be the Fourth of July in order to catch a display of pyrotechnics exploding in the sky. All summer long, here’s where you’ll find fireworks from Westhampton to Montauk, Riverhead to Greenport.

Saturday, June 30

Sag Harbor Village: The Sag Harbor Yacht Club will sponsor fireworks that can be seen from Havens BeachMarine ParkLong Wharf or anywhere in the harbor. The show is scheduled to start at 9:30 p.m.

North Sea: A fireworks display will be set off during the 67th annual North Sea Fire Department’s Carnival at the Fireman’s Memorial Field at 10 p.m.

Tuesday, July 3

North Sea: In case you missed the show on June 30, or simply can’t get enough (and who can?), this fireworks display at the 67th annual North Sea Fire Department’s Carnival at the Fireman’s Memorial Field starts at 10 p.m.

Riverhead: Come down to the beautiful Peconic Riverfront to celebrate Independence Day with a great family concert. Show starts at 5:30 p.m. with Who Are Those Guys, followed by Brady Rymer and the Little Band That Could, and then the rock and roll superstars tribute band, Rock & Roll Review. The salute to American Independence ends with a spectacular fireworks show!

Wednesday, July 4

Montauk: Sponsored by the Montauk Chamber of Commerce, this annual event starts at 9 p.m. The fireworks are set off from Umbrella Beach, but the show can be viewed from any of the ocean beaches. Donations are being accepted at the chamber office. Rain date: July 5 UPDATE: FIREWORKS RESCHEDULED FOR THURSDAY, JULY 5 

Westhampton: Look up around 9 p.m. and you can enjoy the fireworks display put on by The Westhampton Country Club. The show can be seen from various locations throughout the village.

Greenport: Fireworks will be part of the carnival in Greenport from July 3 through 7. Fireworks will start at 10 p.m.

Friday, July 6

Southampton: Fireworks by Grucci will be a beautiful and patriotic ending to The Fresh Air Fund’s 25th annual American Picnic at 1030 Meadow Lane. The picnic will begin at 7 p.m. The show is orchestrated to patriotic tunes and is viewable over the Shinnecock Bay. Rain date: July 8.

Saturday, July 7

Amagansett: The Devon Yacht Club show, starting at 9:15 p.m., can be seen from Fresh Pond Beach.

Riverhead: The Riverhead Raceway will have a fireworks display starting at 9 p.m. Rain date: July 14

Greenport: A fireworks show is the perfect way to end the carnival’s run in Greenport, starting at 10 p.m., at the Greenport School.

Saturday, July 14

Shelter Island: The show begins after dark at Crescent Beach. Rain date: July 15

Jamesport: A fireworks show will close out the festivities of the Jamesport Fireman’s Carnival, which will be held at the George Young Community Center.

Saturday, July 21

East Hampton: The Clamshell Foundation’s annual fireworks show over Gardiner’s Bay will also benefit Max for a Cure Foundation to fight pediatric cancer. WCBS News anchor Chris Wragge is the evening’s honorary co-chair, along with Rose and John Franco. The shown can be seen from around the bay.

Saturday, August 25

Riverhead: Before the summer ends, Riverhead Raceway will be having another fireworks show! Show starts at 9 p.m. Rain date: Sept. 1

Saturday, September 1

East Hampton: The East Hampton Fire Department will be putting on a display at Main Beach to close out the summer. Rain date: Sept. 2

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