Summer is almost into full swing, which means that the Fourth of July is well on its way. There’s no better way to celebrate the warm weather than to embrace this popular summer holiday, which includes a plethora of events taking place right here on Long Island. If you like to plan ahead and you’re looking for something to do this coming July 4th, why not take a look at the list our Westbury Toyota staff has put together? It’s got something for people of every age group, so regardless of if you want some family fun or an adult’s night out, we’re sure you’ll find something you like.
This cruise is the perfect event for anyone who’s looking for love and also wants to spend their July 4th partying it up on a fireworks cruise. Running until 11:00 P.M., this cruise departs at 7:00 P.M. on the dot, so don’t be late! You’ll be able to mingle with plenty of other eligible single people while partaking in an impressive buffet. This event is BYOB, so feel free to bring your favorite beverages with you. The fireworks will start shortly after sunset and you’ll be able to watch them as you cruise around Great South Bay. Tickets are $55.00 per person and because this event sells out quickly, it’s a good idea to either prepay or reserve. If there’s inclement weather, a full refund will be issued.
Appreciate our American history and celebrate the spirit of our country by visiting the Parade of American Flags this coming Fourth of July. Taking place from 10:00 A.M. to 4:00 P.M. in Mount Sinai, you and your family and friends can observe one hundred national, state, local and territory flags as a way to recognize those who served in our Armed Forces, as well as pay respects to those who have fallen in defense of our country. This event is free and open to people of any age.
Head on over to Umbrella Beach if you’d like to take in some truly breathtaking fireworks this Independence Day. Montauk’s annual Fourth of July fireworks event gets more popular every year, so be sure to get there early in order to secure a great viewing spot. The fireworks show is free for everyone and will start at 8:00 P.M. on the dot (weather permitting). Recommended viewing spots are anywhere in town, but best viewing will probably be on any of the beaches.
If you want to share your enthusiasm for your local baseball team, why not go to Bethpage Ballpark on July 4th and take in a game? On top of appreciating some of Long Island’s best baseball talent, you can participate in a patriotic jersey auction in order to win a special themed jersey. Because July 4th is a Thursday, there will also be Thirsty Thursday drink specials in the brand new Adult Zone of the ballpark. After the game, be sure to stick around to enjoy the accompanying fireworks show!
This family-friendly dinner cruise allows you to dine in style and later take in some of Long Island’s best Independence Day fireworks shows. Latecomers will be left behind, so be sure to arrive in Freeport no later than 7:30 P.M. as the ship leaves promptly at 8:00 P.M. - no exceptions! This cruise will happen rain or shine and reservations are a must, as there’s a pre-arranged seating plan. Dinner will include a hot buffet with choices between four entrees and two side salads, and wine, beer, and soda are included (there’s also a cash bar for premium liquor). After dinner there will be DJ entertainment, followed by the fireworks finale.
There’s no excuse to sit at home and do nothing this July 4th - as you can see, there’s plenty of events taking place all over Long Island for you to check out! Whether you’re looking for something family friendly or for the twenty-one and up crowd (or both), you’ll be able to enjoy the Fourth of July and everything it entails.