Launched over the Roanoke Sound and Shallowbag Bay, visitors can find a spot along the downtown docks or a seat at the famed Roanoke Island Festival Park to catch an incredible show with a stunning backdrop. Everyone is welcome to bring chairs, blankets, and tarps to find a seat at Roanoke Island Festival Park, and in the hours leading up to the display, are invited to explore the heart of Manteo, which will be decked out for the festivities. Music will be provided during the afternoon by famed local bands including The Crowd and
The annual fireworks display is provided by the Town of Manteo, and the event is free and open to the public. Parking is available throughout the town on a first-come, first-serve basis, and handicapped spaces are available as well - (until filled, and proper permit is required.) The rain date is July 5.