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Fireworks July 4th Orleans Cape Cod Massachusetts

July 1 @ 8:45 pm - 9:30 pm

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Fireworks Show

The July 4th Fireworks begins July 1st, 2018 (Rain date July 5, 2018) at dusk at Rock Harbor in Orleans, Massachusetts. The Fireworks start between 8:30 and 9:15 pm. We suggest you park and head to Rock Harbor early to stake out your spot! The fireworks show is most spectacular at Rock Harbor but if you can’t make it to Rock Harbor you can also see them up close at Skaket Beach.

Other areas where you can watch the show

Also you can watch the fireworks from the other side of Rock Harbor which can be accessed at Dyer Prince Rd., Eastham, or Boat Meadow Landing, Eastham, which can be accessed from Bay View Rd. We suggest Crosby Beach or the Linnell Landing Beach in Brewster as other options for viewing the fireworks as well.

We appreciate your donations!

Donations are appreciated to help fund expenses of the show. Please make contributions to The Friends of the 4th of July, P.O. Box 242, East Orleans, MA 02643. Committee members will be at Rock Harbor to collect donations.

Directions to Rock Harbor

From Rt 6A heading from Brewster: Turn left on West Rd., slight right toward Skaket Beach Rd., turn right on Skaket Beach Rd., turn left on to Rock Harbor Rd.


You will find public parking in lots around town at the Orleans Middle School, Main Street, and Old Colony Way. Please expect about a half hour walk from downtown Orleans to Rock Harbor if you want to be very close to the show. There is a public lot at Skaket Beach if you want to watch the fireworks there.

Weather Updates

The rain date is July 5th. We will post notices here. The Orleans Police Department will have the latest information ~ 508-255-0117. 

Dinner Before

Our restaurants in Orleans will be happy to welcome you to for dinner before the show. Enjoy dinner at one of our member restaurants. 



July 1
8:45 pm - 9:30 pm


Rock Harbor
Orleans, MA 02653 United States