Where to Watch Fireworks July 4th Weekend in RI


McCoy Stadium (Pawtucket) – McCoy Stadium is hosting a second patriotic firework display after the Friday 6:15 PM game against the Scranton WB Rail Riders. Purchase tickets ahead of time on the Pawsox website.

Hope Park (Scituate) – Scituate’s family friendly fireworks display at the Hope Jackson Fire Station features food and fun activities for the kids including balloon animals, temporary tattoos, a bounce house, and more! The food and fun starts at 5pm, and the fireworks start at 9pm.

Tucker Field (Cumberland) – Head to in Cumberland’s Tucker Field for food trucks, music, and fireworks starting at 5:30 PM.

Governor John A. Notte Jr. Park (North Providence) Food, fun, and music can be found at the Governor John A. Notte Jr. Park with entertainment by “Reminisce” and a food court from 6-9 PM. Fireworks will begin around 9 PM.

Drum and Bugle Corps Competition (Bristol) – America’s Most Patriotic Town is hosting the Drum and Bugle Corps Competition at the Mount Hope High School at 6 PM. This event is held rain or shine!

Pierce Memorial Stadium (East Providence) – The celebrations start at 6:00 PM with a concert featuring the bands Crushed Velvet and Kicking Hole followed by fireworks at 900 PM. Food and beverage concessions are available at the event.

Oakland Beach Seawall (Warwick) – Warwick’s annual fireworks display will begin at approximately 9 PM. Due to high traffic volume, visitors are recommended to seek alternative routes to the seawall area, or view the fireworks from City Park.

Town Beach Pavilion (Block Island) – Block Island’s firework show kicks off around 9pm and can be viewed from anywhere on the island.

Gloucester Memorial Park (Gloucester) – Part of Gloucester’s Ancients & Horribles celebration, a fireworks display begins at 9pm at Gloucester Memorial Park. There’s also a family carnival in the park from July 3rd-5th.


Arnold Mills (Cumberland) This year’s theme of the Arnold Mills July 4th Parade is “Sweet Land of Liberty” and kicks off with a road race at 9 AM followed by the parade at 11 AM and finishes with a concert at 1 PM.

Hope Street (Bristol) – Bristol‘s famous Fourth of July Parade kicks off its 230th year at 10:30 AM at the intersection of Chestnut Street and Hope Street. The event is popular and parking is minimal so plan ahead!

New Harbor (Block Island) – Enjoy your 4th on the island with the annual Fourth of July Parade. The event starts at 11 AM in New Harbor and ends in Old Harbor.

Main Street (Gloucester) – The infamous Ancients & Horribles Parade begins at 4 PM along Main Street and ends at Acote’s Field.

Narragansett Town Beach (Narragansett) – Spend your 4th at a beach party featuring sandcastle building with Sandtasia and music from Brass Force from 5-7 PM. Fireworks will be displayed at dusk.

Old Mountain Field (South Kingstown) – The largest town sponsored event at Old Mountain Field has food, games, and concerts starting at 5:30 PM. Fireworks begin around 9 PM.

World War II Memorial Park (Woonsocket) – Head down to the park for entertainment at 7 PM and fireworks at 9 PM.

India Point Park (Providence) – The BankRI Independence Day Celebration hosts the RI Philharmonic Pops performing at 7:30 PM before the “state’s most spectacular fireworks display” at 9:15 PM.

Newport Harbor (Newport) – Head to the City by the Sea for fireworks at 9:15 PM. Additional information including best spots to view the display can be found on the event website.

Battleship Cove (Fall River, MA) – Watch the fireworks from the USS Massachusetts at Fall River’s Battleship Cove! Gates open at 7:30 PM and fireworks begin at 9:30 PM.


Bryant University Campus (Smithfield) – The Annual Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks on the Bryant University campus opens at 6 PM and the U.S. Navy Band performs at 8pm. Fireworks begin at 9 PM.

East Perry Beach (Jamestown) – The Rocket ‘hogs put on their fireworks display at East Perry Beach around 9 PM. More information including parking can be found on the event website.

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