After the sun goes down, watch the sky light up over Thompson Bay with fellow boaters, beach-goers and tailgaters. Get to your viewing location early and celebrate the magic and wonder of this Fourth of July fireworks spectacular. Or spend the day on the water and tie up with your fellow boaters in Thompson Bay to watch the fireworks from the comfort of your boat. See map below.
Approximately 9pm (time is not set in stone; start time dependent on setup and other factors)
BEST VIEWING LOCATIONS
(plenty of free parking, straight view of the fireworks, coolers allowed, no alcohol or pets permitted)
The Nautical Beachfront Resort
(on the island, plenty of free parking, coolers and outside alcohol not permitted)
London Bridge Beach
(on the island, free parking, coolers allowed)
(via boat*, please anchor both bow and stern due to winds and current, anchor early as Thompson Bay fills up)
Fireworks will be set off directly across the bay from Lookout Point on Spectator Point
(at The Nautical Beachfront Resort
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Tune in to KNTR 980AM for a live simulcast with music set specifically to the fireworks display.
Please leave pets at home. Fireworks are startling to them and can hurt their sensitive ears.
*Significant delays may occur at the boat ramps for retrieval after the fireworks show has ended. ALL WATERCRAFT MUST HAVE PROPER LIGHTS AT NIGHT. Please use caution when going through the Bridgewater Channel at night.
Event dates, times and/or details are subject to change. Please contact event coordinator to verify information.