What better way to celebrate the Independence Day than by attending one of the many fireworks shows hosted across Long Island this weekend? Round up the friends and family and make some Fourth of July memories at one or more of these events:
Peconic Bay Medical Center Family Festival 6164 Route 25A, Wading River. pbmchealth.org. Free. 5-11 p.m. July 1-4.
Annual Carnival and Fireworks Show Polo Grounds, Moores Lane Off Route 25, Greenport. greenportfd.org Free. Carnival opens at 6 p.m. July 1-5. Fireworks at 10 p.m., July 4-5.
Children’s Main Street 4th of July Celebration
Bay Shore Bandshell, Main Street, Bay Shore. bayshorecommerce.com Free. 1 p.m. July 2.
Fourth of July Holiday Concert
Connetquot Public Library, 760 Ocean Ave., Bohemia. connetquotlibrary.org. Free. 7-8 p.m., July 2
Go Fourth On The Bay
Great South Bay/Connetquot River, Oakdale. grucci.com Free. Sundown, July 2.
Pyrotecnico Fireworks Extravaganza
Bethpage Ballpart, 3 Court House Dr., Central Islip. liducks.com $12-$15. When game ends, July 2-4.
Old Bethpage Independence Day Celebration
Circa 1865 Independence Day Celebration, parade and ceremony at 2:30 p.m. on Fourth of July. Old Bethpage Village Restoration, 1303 Round Swamp Rd., Old Bethpage. nassaucountyny.gov $10 adults, $7 children, seniors and firefighters. Kids under 5 free. 10 a.m.-4 p.m. July 4, 5.
Southhampton Fresh Air Home
28th Annual American Picnic with Fireworks, 1030 Meadow Lane, Southhampton. sfah.org/american-picnic.html Free. Sundown, July 3.
33rd Annual Bellmore Striders Independence Day
Pettit Avenue, Bellmore. bellmorestriders.com $20 per adult. $10 per child. One-mile run for children at 8 a.m. 4-mile run at 8:30 a.m., July 4.
Oakdale Firecracker 5K Dowling College, 150 Idle Hour Blvd., Oakdale. oakdalefirecracker5k.itsyourrace.com 9 a.m., July 4.
South Hampton Arts Center Post-Parade Party
Southampton Arts Center, 25 Jobs Lane, Southampton. southamptoncenter.org Free. 12 p.m. July 4.
Southold 18th Annual 4th of July Parade
Main Road, Boisseau Avenue to Tuckers Lane, Southold. independenceday2015.org. Free. 12 p.m., July 4.
Valley Stream’s Annual 4th of July Fireworks Show
Firemen’s Memorial Field, East Fenimore Street and Albermarle Avenue, Valley Stream Park. $5. Pre-fireworks show begins at 8 p.m. 6:30 p.m., July 4.
July 4th Fireworks and Concert
Pennysaver Amphitheater, 55 South Bicycle Path, Farmingville. pennysaveramp.com Free. 5 p.m. July 4.
July 4th Fireworks Cruise
Captree State Park, Ocean Parkway, West Islip. captreepride.com $40-$50. 7 p.m. July 4.
Stars Over Montauk
Umbrella Beach, Montauk. montaukchamber.com Free. 9 p.m. July 4.
Asharoken Beach on Asharoken Avenue, Asharoken. asharoken.com Free. 9 p.m., July 4.
July 4th Concert, Children’s Bicycle Parade
Morgan Park, 1 Landing Rd., Glen Cove. glencove-li.us Free. Fireworks at 9 p.m., July 4.
East Hills Village Firework Show
Village of East Hills, 209 Harbor Hill Rd., East Hills. villageofeasthills.org Free. 9:15 p.m. July 4.
July 4th Fireworks Spectacular at Jones Beach
Back after a seven-year hiatus! Jones Beach State Park, Ocean Parkway, Wantagh. Jonesbeach.com Free. 9:30 p.m. July 4.
Sag Harbor Yacht Club Fireworks
Marine Park or Haven’s Beach, Sag Harbor. sagharboryc.com Free. 9:30 p.m. July 4.
Port Jefferson 4th of July Parade and Fireworks Display
Annual Fourth of July parade at 10 a.m. followed by a fireworks show at sundown. West Beach, Port Jefferson. portjeffchamber.com Free. 9:30 p.m. July 4.
25th Annual Southampton Firecracker 8K Run and 3M Walk 25 Pond Ln, Southampton. racewire.com Pre-registration fee: $25, $30 DOS. 8 a.m., July 5.
Shelter Island Fireworks Show
Crescent Beach, Shelter Island. shelterislandchamber.org Free. 9 p.m. July 11.
Rockville Centre Fireworks Show
Mill River Park, Rockville Centre. rvcny.us Free. 9:15 p.m. July 11.
Salute to America
John J. Burns Town Park, 4990 Merrick Rd., Massapequa Park. grucci.com. Free. 7:30 p.m., July 14.
—Compiled by Kyla Stan and Daniela Weinstein