Where you can watch fireworks near Portsmouth

PORTSMOUTH, R.I. — Find out where and when to celebrate the Fourth of July with the following complete local fireworks schedule.

The following Fourth of July events are organized by nearest town, starting with Portsmouth. Firework displays are weather permitting. 

Portsmouth 

Wednesday, July 4
9:30 p.m.
Escobar’s Farm, 133 Middle Road
Free, donations encouraged

Portsmouth celebrates Independence Day, each year, with the annual fireworks display put on by the Escobar family at their Middle Road farm on July 4th. The show starts after dark and hundreds gather at Escobar’s Farm at 133 Middle Road to watch the show, which is both a celebration of our nation’s independence as well as an annual community gathering tradition. Donations are encouraged — since the show does not receive formal town or state funding and is run entirely through donations and volunteers. The show begins around 9:30 p.m.

Sunday, July 1
After sunset (8:23 p.m.)
Carnegie Abbey Country Club, 125 Cory’s Lane
Tickets required for event; free fireworks viewing nearby

Saturday, July 7
After dark (8:21 p.m.) 
Thriving Coffee Shop, 706 Park Ave. 
Free 

If you can wait until the following weekend, check out fireworks, a barbecue and more at the first-ever Park Avenue Picnic. See the flyer below for more info. 

 

Bristol 

Tuesday, July 3
9:30 p.m.
Bristol Harbor
Free

Jamestown 

Wednesday, July 4
9 p.m.
East Ferry Beach
Free 

Sunday, July 1
Music begins at 7:30 p.m. 
East Ferry Beach 

The 2018 Jamestown Rocket ‘Hogs Independence Day annual fireworks event has been scheduled for Sunday July 1st, 2018 at East Ferry Jamestown, RI. Rain date is Friday, July 6th.
Music will begin on Memorial Square at 7:30 by “Next Stop” and the Jamestown Community Band. Please send donation to Rocket ‘Hogs PO BOX 1776 Jamestown, RI 02835

Newport 

Wednesday, July 4
9:15 p.m.
Newport Harbor
Free (Rain date: Thursday, July 5)

Fall River 

Wednesday, July 4
9:30 p.m. 
Battleship Cove, 5 Water St., Fall River, MA
Free 

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