From fireworks to picnics to parties and more, here's how to celebrate the Fourth of July in the Hamptons for the perfect Independence Day.
1. Southampton's Annual Fourth of July Parade
Take part in the Village of Southampton’s annual Fourth of July parade. It is one of the largest July 4th parades of Long Island, and the ultimate opportunity to sport some extra red, white and blue! southamptonvillage.org
Visit the Parrish Art Museum in Water Mill, to observe Joan Rothfuss’ “An Art of Changes.” Originally shown at the Walker Center in Minneapolis, Minnesota, this exhibit is making its way to Southampton this Fourth of July. Rothfuss’ exhibit showcases the art of Jasper Johns. Johns’s work includes a variety of paintings and pieces, including representations of the American Flag. What better way to get into the Independence Day spirit? parrishart.org
3. Westhampton Country Club’s Fireworks Show
Watch the Westhampton Country Club’s fireworks show at the Great Lawn on Main Street in Westhampton Beach. Every year, the Westhampton Country Club displays a spectacular fireworks show in honor of Independence Day. Crowds from all over join together on and near Westhampton Beach’s Main Street to observe the show. The area is guaranteed to be flooded with spectators, so be sure to arrive early to snag a parking spot, and a seat on the Great Lawn. westhamptoncc.org
4. Westhampton Beach Brewing Company’s Run
Partake in the Westhampton Beach Brewing Company’s Run. The Westhampton Beach Brewing Company’s Run Club hosts a weekly run every Monday at 5:45pm. One of the Brewing Company’s weekly runs falls on July 4th this year! Whether you are a runner, a walker, or a beer lover, this run is guaranteed to be a great opportunity to come together with other Independence Day celebrants.westhamptonbeachbrewingco.com