WARWICK, R.I. — Fireworks in Rhode Island will be hosted celebrating the 2019 Fourth of July holiday throughout the state next week — here are the local details and statewide schedules:
Warwick’s display is set for Sunday night, July 7, and can be viewed from the Oakland Beach seawall or Warwick City Park. So far, the weather forecast is for scattered thunderstorms and temps ranging from 80 to 66 degrees July 7.
The fireworks begin at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.)
In case of inclement weather, residents should call 401-738-2000 for updates on delays or cancellations. The Department of Tourism, Culture and Development’s Facebook and Twitter accounts will also have updates. The rain date is July 12.
Here are some of the other RI municipal fireworks displays scheduled for this weekend. Check the Central RI Chamber’s fireworks page for nearby displays in Massachusetts and following McCoy Stadium games in Pawtucket:
Monday, July 1, 2019:
The 2019 Jamestown Rocket ‘Hogs Independence Day annual fireworks event returns to Jamestown July 1. Music usually begins on Memorial Square at 7:30.
The event is organized by Rocket Hogs, a non-profit organization funded solely by donations. (Please send donation to Rocket ‘Hogs PO BOX 1776 Jamestown, RI 02835)
Tuesday, July 2, 2019:
Wednesday, July 3, 2019:
- WPRO’s Matt Allen, Live: noon – 3 p.m.
- Concert: Changes in Latitudes: 7:45 p.m.
- Food Truck Rally: 5- 9 p.m.
- Music by Kelly Lennon: 6:30 – 9 p.m.
- Entertainment, food court 6 p.m.
Thursday, July 4, 2019:
- Festivities start mid-day with fun-filled activities taking place on the beach, followed by a free public concert performed by Brass Force at 5 p.m.
- Parking at the Inn is limited to registered guests & their families.
- There will be traffic delays in the area. There will also be delays near the Mount Hope Bridge.
- Be courteous and consider finding a different vantage spot if Middle Road is clogged with cars.
The event starts at 7 p.m., featuring family-friendly activities, live entertainment and a fireworks display.
Friday, July 5, 2019:
- Bryant University campus opens to the public at 6 p.m.
- U.S. Navy Band will perform at 8 p.m.
- Lawnchairs and blankets are encouraged. Do not bring personal fireworks, drones, pets or alcoholic beverages.
- Gates open at 6 p.m. for food, concessions
- Music by Kicking Hole and Crushed Velvet.
Saturday, July 6, 2019:
Island Park Preservation Society’s Second Annual Fireworks. Food, beer and wine, craft vendors, face painting, balloon making, games.
Sunday, July 7, 2019:
Rain Date: July 12