The Block Island Times

Fourth of July events

Jun 30, 2014
Photo by: Kari Curtis

July 5

Event: Parade

Location and time: The parade starts at Legion Park at 11 a.m. and ends at the statue of Rebecca in Old Harbor. Those wishing to enter a float in the parade need to be at the Oar between 9:30 and 10:30 a.m.

Details: The theme for this year’s parade is “Children’s Books.” Contact the Visitor’s Center at 1-800-383-2474 for more information.


Event: Block Island Fire Department Steak Fry

Location and time: The annual Steak Fry will be held at 12 p.m. at the Fire Barn on Ocean Avenue. Steak, various types of salads, beverages and watermelon will be served.

Event: Fireworks Display

Location and time: The fireworks will be launched from Crescent Beach at approximately 9 p.m.

Details: There will be a free concert at the Fred Benson Town Beach Pavilion at 7:30 p.m.


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