Independence Day (United States) is just around the corner and it’s the time to enjoy the holiday with the zest and zeal of patriotism and love for the nation. July 4th is the national holiday which is celebrated to commemorate the Declaration of Independence from the Kingdome of Great Britain, on July 4th, 1776. The event is celebrated by the people with much excitement and passion and traditionally different amazing events are organized to enjoy the festivity of the day. In Long Island the holiday of the Fourth July, Independence Day is celebrated in the form of various interesting events such as fireworks, barbecues, picnics, carnivals, concerts and baseball matches organized by the public and many organizations. The political events, speeches and official ceremonies are also held as a sign of patriotic zeal to celebrate the day.  Parades and games are usually held at the day time while the night events are made distinctive and amazing with the exclusive fireworks. Here we share a guide to the major and must-see events in the Long Island to enjoy the day fully.

East Hills:

The annual 4th July Parade, Festival and firework display at night in The Park at East Hill (209 Harbor Hill Rd.) is a great and exciting event which you must not miss if you want to enjoy the day fully. The great thing about the event is that your kids can also have a fun day with the comedy and juggling show and you can relish a delicious barbecue feast too before the fireworks at 9 PM.

Sag Harbor:

The exclusive Independence Day Firework Show by Grucci Show at Sag Harbor Yacht Club (27 Bay St.) will be great fun. Enjoy the peaceful waters and the reflection of stunning firework on the harbor is a must-have sight to have fun on the Independence Day holiday. You can have opportunity to watch another show at Marine Park and have a great time.

Central Islip:

Great fan of Baseball game! Have fun day at Bethpage Ballpark-Long Island Ducks(3Courthouse DR.) You can have opportunity to relish the tasty barbecue treat, exciting baseball game and Grucci Fireworks. Have a spectacular time on Sunday July 2nd and enjoy till the night firework show.


Looking for the best family entertainment! Don’t miss the firework on River Independence Day celebration at Peconic Riverfront (40 Peconic Ave.) on Monday July 3rd.  There will be face painting, balloon artists and a wide range of fun and entertainment for kids.