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 3 (in the evening for fireworks), the raindate is July 5 at 9 p.m. Please DO NOT call the Police Station for this information — Call the Chamber of Commerce at (401) 466-2474.

Wednesday, July 3 
Music and Fireworks!   
Concert:  Town Beach Pavilion at 7:30 p.m. before the fireworks display. 
Fireworks: About 9 p.m.  
Where: Crescent Beach (Raindate is July 5 at 9 p.m.).

Thursday, July 4
4th of July Parade
Theme: “Your favorite TV show”  Want to join in? Line up for floats and judging at 9:30 a.m. at the field behind The Oar.
Start: 11 a.m.
Where: Parade steps off at Legion Park in New Harbor and ends at the
Statue of Rebecca in Old Harbor.    

Annual Fire Department Steak Fry
When: 12:30 p.m.
Where: Fire Barn, Beach Avenue
Steak, corn on the cob, potato salad, pasta salad, rolls, beer, wine, soda and watermelon. $25 per person.