Celebrate July 4th on Block Island

Wed, 06/28/2017 - 10:45am

Consider making a donation this year to the Double Ender Committee to help fund the ongoing parades and fireworks year after year. They would not happen without these donations! Make checks out to “Double Ender Committee” and mail to PO Box 808, Block Island, RI 02807.
In the event of rain on July 2 (in the evening for fireworks), the raindate is July 3 at dusk. Please DO NOT call the Police Station for this information — Call the Chamber of Commerce at (401) 466-2474.

Sunday, July 2
4th Annual Family Fireworks Picnic  
When: 6:30 - 10 p.m.  
Where: Block Island Maritime Institute in New Harbor
BBQ, music and games — all to raise money for the Committee for the Great Salt Pond
Cost $35 for adults $20 for children 

Music and Fireworks!  
When: At Dusk, about 9 p.m.  
Where: Crescent Beach (Raindate is July 3 at dusk)
Concert: Town Beach Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. before the fireworks display. 
Tuesday, July 4, 2017 

Tuesday, July 4

4th of July Parade
When: 11 a.m.
Where: Parade begins at Legion Park in New Harbor and ends at the Statue of Rebecca in Old Harbor  
Theme: “Block Island Memories”  Want to join in? Gather at 9:30 a.m. in the field behind The Oar restaurant.

Annual Fire Department Steak Fry
When: 12 noon
Where: Fire Barn, Beach Avenue
Steak, corn on the cob, potato salad, pasta salad, rolls, beer, wine, soda and watermelon.   
$25 per person