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Best Places to Watch the Fireworks on the 4th

People celebrate the 4th of July in a variety of ways. Whether it is with a family cookout, or a relaxing day at the beach, after the sunset, many people will be anticipating the annual fireworks display. On the Outer Banks, there are many options for watching the fireworks, and you don’t need to wait until the 4th! Here are a few of our favorites. If we missed someone, let us know!

JULY 3rd
Ocracoke Island -Fireworks staging area is at the NPS boat ramp area, allowing maximum visibility in the area. The fun starts at 10am, and culminates in the fireworks display.

JULY 4th
Corolla – The Whalehead Club is the site of this annual celebration. The party starts at 5pm with music, food, and fun. The fireworks are scheduled to start at 9:25.

Kill Devil Hills -The Avalon Fishing Pier is located at MP 6, and the fireworks will light the visible skies in the area.

Nags Head – The Nags Head Fishing Pier is the staging area, but nearby Jockey’s Ridge is also a great place to watch this celebration. Additional beach parking access can be found north and south of the pier.

Manteo – The party kicks off at 3pm with celebratory music, and will finish with the fireworks display on the Manteo Waterfront.

Avon – The Avon Pier will be the site of this local fireworks display.

The annual fireworks displays are an Outer Banks tradition for both locals and vacationers. As you can see, regardless of where your home or vacation rental is, you don’t need to go far to see a spectacular fireworks show. From us to you, have a safe and happy 4th of July.