Event Info

July 4th Portland's "Stars and Stripes Spectacular" free concert and fireworks display will take place on Tuesday, July 4th with a rain date of Wednesday, July 5th at Eastern Promenade Park in Portland, Me. Come join us for a truly spectacular 4th of July!

Event Schedule

Tuesday, July 4, 2017

Vendors open to the public along the Eastern Promenade

Opening Ceremony

PSO Patriotic Pops Concert

9:20 PM
Fireworks show begins 

Listen to the broadcast of the "Stars & Stripes Spectacular" on WHOM 94.9

*Please note if the event is postponed due to inclement weather, all activities will resume at their scheduled times on the rain date. 

Suggested Viewing Spots:

The Eastern Promenade Park – Extremely limited parking on Munjoy Hill, attendees are advised to arrive early to ensure seating space (Munjoy Hill is closed to traffic at 4:00 PM). Patriotic Pops begins at 7:40 PM.

Back Cove/Payson Park – limited parking available at Baxter Boulevard parking lot (across from Hannaford), Payson Park, and the hillside at Cheverus High School.

Peaks Island – view the fireworks at the ferry terminal

Casco Bay – Boaters will be able to view the fireworks from the waters of Casco Bay. Questions regarding anchoring restrictions can be directed to the Portland Harbor Master on VHF-FM Channel 16 or 207.807.7156. Boaters are also reminded to adhere to water safety regulations including making sure that each passenger has a floatation device appropriate for the age and size of the passenger; the boat has working lights, and is equipped with a safety kit. Boaters should be mindful of Coast Guard restrictions in the area.

For more information:
If you are interested in volunteering, sponsoring, or purchasing VIP tickets for the "Stars and Stripes Spectacular" please contact our Event's Planner Liv Vega by e-mail at: info@july4thportland.org.