2019 local firework display schedule

By: News Staff

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PROVIDENCE, R.I. (WLNE) – Independence Day is fast approaching, and towns and cities across Rhode Island and Massachusetts will be hosting their annual fireworks displays in the coming weeks. 

This page includes information about some of the Fourth of July firework shows that will take place around Rhode Island and Bristol County.

Rhode Island

Monday, July 1

Jamestown –  E Ferry Wharf, 6:30 p.m. – 10:30 p.m.

Tuesday, July 2

Newport – Newport Harbor, 9:00 p.m.

    • Live music begins at 7:30 p.m., fireworks show to begin at dusk

Wednesday, July 3

Block Island – Town Beach Pavilion, 9:00 p.m.

Bristol –  Bristol Harbor, 9:30 p.m.

Cumberland – Tucker Field (2600 Mendon Road), 9:00 p.m.

    • Food Truck Rally: 5:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Music by Kelly Lennon: 6:30 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Rain date: July 5

North Kingstown – North Kingstown Town Beach, 9:00 p.m.

North Providence – Governor John A. Notte Jr. Park, 9:00 p.m.

    • Entertainment 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Food Court 6:00 p.m. – 9:00 p.m.
    • Rain date: July 5

Pawtucket – McCoy Stadium, 6:00 p.m.

Scituate – Hope and Jackson Fire Company, 5:00 p.m.

Thursday, July 4

Coventry – Johnson Pond, 9:30 p.m.

Narragansett – Narragansett Town Beach (39 Boston Neck Road), 9:00 p.m.

    • Festivities start mid-day with activities on the beach
    • Free public concert performed by Brass Force at 5:00 p.m.

Portsmouth – Escobar’s Farm (133 Middle Road), 9:30 p.m.

    • Parking at the Inn is limited to registered guests & their families

Providence – India Point Park (201 India Street), 9:15 p.m.

    • Event starts at 7:00 p.m., featuring family-friendly activities, live entertainment and a fireworks display at dusk

South Kingstown – Old Mountain Field (Kingstown Road) 9:00 p.m.

    • Rain date: July 5

Friday, July 5

East Providence – Pierce Memorial Stadium (201 Mercer Street), 9:00 p.m.

    • Gates open at 6 p.m. for food, concessions
    • Music by Kicking Hole and Crushed Velvet
    • Rain date: July 6

Smithfield – Bryant University (1150 Douglas Avenue Turnpike), 9:00 p.m.

    • Bryant University campus opens to the public at 6 p.m.
    • U.S. Navy Band will perform at 8 p.m 
    • Lawnchairs and blankets are encouraged.
    • No personal fireworks, drones, pets or alcoholic beverages

Saturday, July 6

Glocester – Glocester Memorial Park, 9:00 p.m.

Sunday, July 7

Warwick – Oakland Beach Seawall, 9:00 p.m.


Tuesday July 3

Attleboro –  Hayward Field (89 North Avenue), 9:00 p.m.

  • Rain date: July 5

Foxborough – Gillette Stadium, 9:30 p.m.

  • Families and their picnics. No open flames or grills are allowed. Tents will be permitted
  • Free parking available at Patriot Place

Wednesday July 4

Fall River – Battleship Cove (5 Water Street), 7:30 p.m.

    • Tickets are $10 per person and can be purchased from the gift shop at the museum. Gates open at 7:30 p.m.

New Bedford – State Pier, 9:00 p.m.

    • Spectators planning to watch the display are encouraged to park downtown
    • Lower Union Street (east of Water Street) will be closed to vehicle traffic 

Saturday, July 6

Seekonk – Independence Day Thrill Show, Seekonk Speedway, 5:00 p.m.

  • Fireworks, drag races, enduro races, and more

If you do not plan on attending any of the fireworks displays but are considering putting on your own firework show at home, please be cautious.

Experts say to read all working labels and follow the instructions on fireworks’ packages.

Do not put any type of fireworks or flammables near children. Also, do not light fireworks if you have been consuming alcohol. Never carry fireworks in your pocket. Be sure other people and pets are out of range before lighting fireworks.

For information on what types of fireworks are legal for purchase and use, visit the state Fire Marshal online here.

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