Additional Fireworks Spectacular Information
The Town of Nags Head's annual Independence Day Fireworks Spectacular will take place at Nags Head Pier on Sunday, July 4, 2021 at 9:25 p.m. A rain date has been set for Monday, July 5. The fireworks display will last approximately 20 minutes.
Parking at and near the fireworks display site will be directed by the Nags Head Police Department. All persons attending the show are encouraged to park east of U.S. Highway 158/S. Croatan Highway. Those choosing to park west of U.S. Highway 158/S. Croatan Highway should use extreme caution while attempting to cross this heavily traveled roadway.
All persons attending this event are reminded not to use or block private driveways or park on the multi-use path. Vehicles blocking driveways or presenting a traffic hazard before, during, or immediately following this event will be towed. The Town of Nags Head requests that persons use the public beach accesses as pathways to the oceanfront. Please stay off the environmentally sensitive dune and do not use the private property of others, such as private gazebos or decks, to view the fireworks without the property owner’s permission.
No vehicles, with the exception of authorized Town and emergency vehicles, will be allowed on the ocean front beaches.
The following public beach accesses are recommended for access to the beach for fireworks viewing:
North of Nags Head Pier
- Bladen Street
- Bittern Street
- Bonnett Street
- Blackman Street
- Barnes Street
South of Nags Head Fishing Pier
- Curlew Street
- Hollowell Street
- Conch Street
Jockey’s Ridge State Park is another ideal spot for viewing the fireworks. The park will be open late July 4, 2021. Visitors are asked to leave the park immediately following the close of the show. Please call the park at 252-441-7132 for more information.
At the conclusion of the fireworks, spectator, pedestrian, and vehicular traffic exiting the area will be directed and controlled by Nags Head police officers.
The Town of Nags Head wishes to express it’s gratitude to Andy and Lovie McCann and the entire staff of the Nags Head Fishing Pier for agreeing to co-host this event.
The public is reminded that the personal use of fireworks in Nags Head is illegal.
Thank you to Andy and Lovie McCann, the owners of Nags Head Fishing Pier, and the Outer Banks Visitors Bureau, for their generous grant.