Fireworks over Narragansett Bay. Credit: Jeff Stevens
Truth be told, East Greenwich comes up a bit empty on the 4th of July happenings, but there are events nearby – after all, nothing’s very far in Rhode Island. And fireworks on Narragansett Bay can be seen from East Greenwich, Potowomut, and Cowesett, in certain spots – the Division Street right of way (at Water Street), Chepiwanoxet Point (off Post Road; bring a flashlight and bug spray) in Cowesett, and Sandy Point (at the end of Ives Road). Hurricane Arthur has messed with the fireworks schedules – changes noted here.
POSTPONED TO JULY 5 Fireworks at Oakland Beach, Warwick, 9 p.m.
Bristol Parade: If you’ve never seen the Bristol July 4th Parade, it’s worth experiencing. It’s a fun and festive as well as being the oldest July 4th parade in the country. The parade kicks off at 10:30 a.m. For the full lowdown, check out the parade website here.
POSTPONED TO JULY 5 Fireworks at India Point Park, Providence, 9:15 p.m., and various private displays that are visible around the bay.
Fireworks at Wickford Town Beach, NK; Oakland Beach, Warwick; and India Point Park, 9 p.m.
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