Since a fireworks show draws a crowd from near and far, we're offering this guide to the explosive pyrotechnics set from Montauk to Westhampton all summer long, so you'll have plenty of chances to catch a show.
North Sea: Fireworks during the 67th annual North Sea Fire Department's Carnival at the Fireman's Memorial Field off Noyac Road. See first show on June 30 for more information.
Riverhead: An Independence Day celebration will be held on the Peconic Riverfront, featuring two bands and a fireworks display. The Blues Brotherhood, a tribute to the Blues Brothers, will perform, starting at 7 p.m.
Montauk: The only fireworks show on the Fourth of July in East Hampton Town, the Montauk Chamber of Commerce sponsors this annual event, which starts at 9 p.m. Set off from Umbrella Beach, about one-third west of town, the show can be viewd from any ocean beach. Donations accepted at the chamber office. Raindate: July 5
Westhampton: The Westhampton Country Club puts on a fireworks display, but you don't have to be a member to enjoy the show; they are visible from various locations throughout the village. Showtime: around 9 p.m.
Greenport: The carnival's in town from July 3 through 7 and fireworks are part of the show tonight. The show starts at 10 p.m., at the Greenport School. Repeates July 7.
Southampton: The Fresh Air Fund will hold its 25th annual "American Picnic," at 1030 Meadow Lane, starting at 7 p.m., with fireworks by Grucci later in the evening. The show is orchestrated to patriotic tunes and is viewable over the Shinnecock Bay. Raindate: July 8.
Amagansett: The Devon Yacht Club holds a private show, starting at 9:15 p.m., which non-members can catch from Fresh Pond Beach.
Riverhead: Not just cars at the Riverhead Raceway — fireworks start at 9 p.m. RAIN DATE: July 14
Greenport: A fireworks show will end the carnival's run in Greenport, starting at 10 p.m., at the Greenport School.
Shelter Island: Show begins after dark at Crescent Beach, near Sunset Beach restaurant and hotel. Click here to contribute.
Jamesport: Jamesport Firemen’s Carnival will be held at the George Young Community Center from July 10 to July 14, between 5 p.m. and midnight. A fireworks show will help close out the festivities on July 14.
East Hampton: The Clamshell Foundation's annual Geat Bonac Fireworks Show over Three Mile Harbor benefits the foundation's programs on the East End. Show starts between 9:20 and 9:30 p.m.
Riverhead: More fireworks at the Riverhead Raceway before the summer's over. Show starts at 9 p.m. RAIN DATE: Sept. 1
East Hampton: Main Beach fireworks will close out the summer on Labor Day weekend. The East Hampton Fire Department puts on the display through donations. RAIN DATE: Sept. 2
Correction: The Clamshell Foundation's fireworks are not a benefit for the Max for a Cure Foundation. A seperate benefit is held that same night that does benefit Max for a Cure, which is being held at the Duke residence. WCBS News anchor Chris Wragge is the evening's honorary co-chair, along with Rose and John Franco.