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Firework Displays in Rhode Island 2021

Nick Slocum, SRS, ABR, ePRO, RENE, CIC

Nick Slocum is a third generation real estate broker and Vice President at The Slocum Agency, a real estate brokerage and insurance agency in Warwick,...

Nick Slocum is a third generation real estate broker and Vice President at The Slocum Agency, a real estate brokerage and insurance agency in Warwick,...

Jun 28 5 minutes read

There’s no shortage of fun activities to do on July 4th. From neighborhood parades to backyard cookouts with friends and family, Independence Day gives us more fun options than there are hours in the day. For those of us who want to celebrate the holiday with a bang, there’s no bigger bang than a firework show that goes all-out. We’ve rounded up some of the most jaw-dropping displays across Rhode Island that will blow you away.

Block Island

July 2, 2021

Time: 9:15 PM

1 Water Street

Block Island 4th of July Parade & Fireworks!

Parade begins in the New Harbor and ends in the Old Harbor - in town, starting at 11:00am. Admission is free but there is a capacity limit of 15,000 people so make sure you're one of the first to arrive! In addition, there is handicapped access available. Fireworks are followed by later at night starting at 9:15am!

  • Address: 1 Water Street, Block Island, Rhode Island 02807

  • Time 9:15pm - 9:45pm

  • Contact Information: (401) 466-2982


July 3, 2021

Time: 4:00 PM

World War II Veterans Memorial State Park

Social St

Rain Date: 7/5/2021 @ 4:00 PM

Woonsock, RI Independence Day Celebration! 

Come join us as we celebrate Independence Day with Live Music, Food and Fun at World War II Veterans Memorial State Park on Saturday July 3rd, 2021! 

The fun starts at 4pm and our annual spectacular FIREWORKS Show starts at 9pm. 

You won't want to miss this!


The city’s annual fireworks display to celebrate Independence Day on Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at dusk.

Fireworks will begin at dusk (approximately 9 p.m.)

In case of inclement weather, residents should call 738-2014 for updates on delays or cancellations. The Department of Tourism, Culture and Development’s Facebook and Twitter accounts ( and will also have updates.

Parking restrictions will be strictly enforced.

Due to the volume of traffic expected at the seawall, residents are also advised to expect heavy delays on Oakland Beach Avenue and to seek alternate routes to the seawall area, such as Sea View Drive or Pequot Avenue.

Residents are advised that the fireworks can also be viewed from City Park, which offers fantastic, unobstructed views of the display along the shoreline. 


July 3, 2021

Time: 9:00 PM

Tucker Field Athletic Complex

2600 Mendon Road

Rain Date: 7/5/2021 @ 9:00 PM

 The Town of Cumberland Recreation Department will once again hold it's Annual Fireworks Display!

Located at Tucket Field, across from Cumberland High School. Food truck rally begins at 5:30pm-9:00pm. Oldies music is performed by Kings Row at 6:30pm and fireworks begin at approximately 9:00pm.

Food Truck Rally: 5-9:00 p.m.

Kings Row: 6:30 p.m


July 4, 2021

Time: 5:00 PM

Narragansett Town Beach

39 Boston Neck Road

Rain Date: 7/5/2021

Narragansett 4th of July Family Beach Day & Fireworks! 

The Narragansett Parks and Recreation is happy to announce the 2021 family beach day and 4th of July fireworks at Narragansett Town Beach! Free concert and fireworks display starting at 9:00pm. The Brass Force band begins at 2:00pm-4:00pm and the US Coast Guard Band begins at 6:30pm-8:00pm.

BONUS: Our Favorite 4th of July Playlist


July 4, 2021

Time: 9:15 PM

Newport Harbor

Wellington Ave/Washington St

Rain Date: 7/5/2021 @ 9:15 PM

Newport 4th of July Fireworks Display

Newport's annual Fourth of July Fireworks display traces its history to a small but dedicated group of community members who volunteered their time to help celebrate our nation's founding with a safe, family-friendly atmosphere. 

The fireworks show begins after dark, around 9:15 PM. The best viewing is anywhere along Newport Harbor, facing west. Rain date: July 5th.

For best viewing, be sure to find a westward-facing spot along Newport Harbor. Popular viewing locations include Perrotti Park, King Park, and Queen Anne Square.


July 4, 2021

Time: 9:00 PM

Atwood Softball Field

288 Atwood

Cranston RI 4th of July Fireworks!

Fireworks will be launched at 288 Atwood, Cranston, RI at the Atwood Softball Field next to the Dairy Queen at 9:00 PM.

Free Admission

North Kingstown

July 4, 2021

Time: 7:00 PM

Quonset Point

1347 Roger Williams Way

4th of July Fireworks Cruise in North Kingstown!

Watch fireworks over beautiful Narragansett Bay aboard one of the Rhode Island Bay Cruise ships. Departs from Quonset Point, North Kingstown.

Parking is free!

Need the full list?

Here's the list of the firework displays in your community in RI

Fireworks are fun
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