Falmouth Fireworks Information from Falmouth Police

July 4th at dusk. Rain date is July 5th at dusk.

The Falmouth Fireworks Display will be held on July 4, 2017 (Tuesday) beginning at dusk off of Falmouth Heights Beach and lasts about ½ hour. The rain date is July 5, 2017 (Wednesday).

Voted one of the 10 best fireworks displays in the country by Travel and Leisure Magazine! Held each year at the Falmouth Heights beach, this is a classic Cape Cod summer event.

Traffic Restrictions

As in years past, traffic will be restricted from entering the Falmouth Heights area at 6:30 pm. The restriction will stay in effect until the spectators safely leave the area.

Road Closures Map

Parking Restrictions

A temporary parking ban, including a “tow away zone”, will be implemented on July 4th starting at 5 pm and will stay in effect until the spectators safely leave the area:

  • Grand Avenue (South), between Walden Avenue and Central Park Court, including all metered parking spaces.
  • Worcester Court, between Jericho Path and Grand Avenue (South), including the grass median.

Handicap Parking

Handicap parking is available at Bristol Beach and Surf Beach parking lots.

Traffic Exit Plan

In an attempt to alleviate traffic congestion as a result of the heavy volume created by the annual Fireworks Display, the Falmouth Police Department has devised a traffic plan for vehicles exiting the Falmouth Heights area. Please refer to our Traffic Route Map. All motorists are advised to plan their route in advance.

Alcohol Prohibited

The Falmouth Fireworks Display is a non-alcoholic event, and all laws governing the possession and consumption of alcoholic beverages will be enforced.

Subject to Search

In the interest of public safety, all containers (bags, coolers, etc.) will be subject to random search.

More Information

For detailed Falmouth Fireworks Display information, please contact the Falmouth Chamber of Commerce at 508-548-8500 or visit the Falmouth Fireworks website for more details.


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