It’s almost that time to deck out in red, white, and blue, set up a few chairs outside, and keep your eyes on the sky to enjoy the Fourth of July festivities on the SouthCoast. This holiday always brings me so much joy as friends and families get together to enjoy the spectacle of the night sky lighting up every which way you turn.

But the question is, where can we find the best display of fireworks this year? We have compiled the ultimate list of fireworks displays in the area, so pick your favorite town and call your friends. It’s almost time for the big show!

Keep checking back in, this list will continue to be updated as the holiday gets closer.

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Date: Saturday, July 1st (Rain date will be Friday, July 7th)

Time: Dusk, guests are asked to arrive no later than 7 pm

Address: Silvershell Beach, 1-21 Front St, Marion, MA 02738

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: For those located west of Front Street, guests parking on side streets are asked to park facing Converse Road. For those located east of Front Street, guests parking on side streets are asked to park facing Water Street. The exception is for vehicles on Vine Street, which are asked to face west toward Front Street.
No parking will be allowed on the south side of Lewis Street between Front Street and Converse Road.


Date: Sunday, July 2nd

Time: Concert starts at 6 pm, with Fireworks at 9 pm

Address: India Point Park, 201 India Street, Providence, RI 02903

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: Open to the public, there will be food trucks, live music by Beck Bass and Friends, and a fireworks show over the bay to cap off the evening.


Date: Monday, July 3rd

Time: 9:30 pm

Address: Bristol Harbor, Bristol

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: Visit their site online to stay up to date on information


Date: Monday, July 3rd

Time: Dusk

Address: 1 Columbus Ave, Pawtucket, RI

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: There will be food trucks on site from 3 pm to 9 pm. The first 3,000 fans will be allowed onto the field for the fireworks display. Wristbands can be obtained on a first-come, first-serve basis. Anyone coming to the event from 3-9 PM for food trucks, entertainment & activities will not need a ticket. Find more details on the City of Pawtucket's website.


Fall River

Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: Gates open at 7:30 pm, and fireworks begin around 9 pm.

Address: The Historic Battleship Massachusetts in Battleship Cove, Fall River

Admission Price: $15 per person, available online

Important Details: bags, backpacks, weapons, alcoholic beverages, and coolers are not allowed. All guests must proceed through a security checkpoint prior to entry. Visit Battleship Cove online for more details.

Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: Around 9 pm

Address: Over the Taunton River in Fall River

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: Fireworks will be preceded by music and food trucks at the City Pier, Heritage State, and Bicentennial Parks. More details are available online.

New Bedford

Date: Tuesday, July 4th (Rain date will be Wednesday, July 5th)

Time: 9 pm

Address: Lower Union Street (between N. Water St. and Route 18) will be closed to vehicle traffic and will be one of the best spots in downtown New Bedford to view the fireworks display.

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: Updates on information available online.


Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: 9 pm

Address: DCR Pilgrim Memorial State Park, 79 Water Street, Plymouth, MA 02360

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: For more details on the 8th annual 4th of July 5K, the Plymouth 4th of July Parade, and events on the Plymouth waterfront, find the schedule of events online.


Date: Tuesday, July 4th

Time: 9:15 pm

Address: For best viewing, find a westward-facing spot along Newport Harbor.

Admission Price: Free

Important Details: Popular viewing locations include Perrotti Park, King Park, and Queen Anne Square.



Date: Saturday, July 8th

Time: Gates open at 2:30 for advanced ticket holders with a 5 pm start time

Address: Seekonk Speedway, 1782 Fall River Ave, Seekonk, MA 02771

Admission Price: Adult tickets $25 presale online / $28 day of, kids 6-12 $12 presale online / $15 day of, kids 5 and under are free

Important Details: A day of racing followed by some MEGA fireworks. Find more details online.

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