Summer is here, and things are heating up. Sunny days usher in short shorts, long afternoons grilling, and dazzling fireworks displays.
Portland, Maine has one of the best locations to bring the family, throw a blanket, and celebrate Independence Day. Portland’s East End Park offers incredible bay views, grassy knolls, and a great playground.
Learn everything you need to know for 2022’s fireworks display, and continue to check our event calendar for Portland events pre and post firework display.
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Fireworks Display Beginning at 9:15PM
Rain Date: July 5
Grab the family, your best friends, and anyone in between, for another great year celebrating Independence Day on the Eastern Prom this Fourth of July.
Various food trucks will be in the Cutter Street lot to indulge your taste buds. Bring your own comfortable outdoor chairs, or lay a blanket for a dusk picnic with fireworks display.
6:00AM – 11:00PM
East End Trail from Cutter St to the Water Treatment plant.
5:30PM – 11:00PM
Eastern Promenade at Morning Street, Wilson Street, Moody Street, Congress Street, Turner Street and Walnut Street
Morning Street at Turner Street; Emerson Street at Quebec Street and Melbourne Street; and Willis Street at Montreal Street and Walnut Street.
6:30PM – 11:00PM
All of Munjoy Hill and the Eastern Promenade will be closed to traffic, from Washington Ave. up.
**In the event of rain, these street closings would be in effect for Tuesday, July 5th.
Other Viewing Locations:
East End Beach, Fort Allen Park, Amethyst Park, Baxter Boulevard, Payson Park, Martin’s Point on Veranda Street, and Bug Light in South Portland.