City of Rehoboth Beach 2017 Fireworks
Sunday, July 2nd, 9:15 p.m. (approximately)
Celebrate Independence Day July 2nd with a spectacular fireworks display by Zambelli Fireworks Internationale - launched from the beach, south of Rehoboth Avenue and visible up and down the boardwalk and beach.
Please be in town early! Depending on the weather, the fireworks may launch anytime after 8 p.m.
Rock with The Funsters
Performing 8:00-9:15 p.m. before the fireworks and then again until 11:00 p.m. following the fireworks. For event information visit rehobothbandstand.com.
Easy Parking and Transportation:
It is strongly recommended that you use the DART PARK & RIDE to travel into downtown. Visit dartfirststate.com or call 302-226-2001 for route information.
Premier Parking at Epworth Church:
19285 Holland Glade Road, Rehoboth Beach
$20 per vehicle (parking includes Jolly Trolley bus transport to and from the north end of the boardwalk).
Parking fees must be paid in cash. Lot opens at 6:00 p.m. Parking spaces are available on a first-come first-served basis (approximately 300 spaces).
A portion of the proceeds benefits the Rehoboth Beach Sunrise Rotary Club.
In Town Options Include:
North Rehoboth Deauville Lot - Fee per car until the lot is filled.
Metered and non-metered fee permit parking spaces throughout town.
The Jolly Trolley:
The Jolly Trolley will be operating the daily Jolly Trolley Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach shuttle services, in full schedule, from 8:00 a.m.-2:00 a.m. The Rehoboth Beach and Dewey Beach fixed route will be from/to the Rehoboth Beach bandstand, to/from South Dewey Beach at Dickinson Street on the bay. Traffic delays are expected after the fireworks display. The uptown Christian Street stop will be closed. For route information please visit jollytrolley.com or call 302-644-0400.
Traffic Advisory and Road Closures:
The fireworks will be launched from the beach at Laurel Street at approximately 9:15 p.m.
The bandstand will be closed to vehicle traffic from 6:00 p.m. until midnight.
Vehicles will not be able to cross Rehoboth Avenue at the circle beginning at 7:00 p.m.
Rehoboth Avenue E/B and Church Street from SR1 will be closed to vehicle traffic beginning at 8:30 p.m. All vehicles will have to enter Rehoboth Beach via State Road or Bayard Avenue.
All traffic north of Rehoboth Avenue should exit Rehoboth Beach via Columbia Avenue and Rehoboth Avenue.
All traffic south of Rehoboth Avenue should exit Rehoboth Beach via Bayard Avenue S/B (SR1 S/B traffic only) or via Hickman Street and Munson Street W/B to State Road to SR1 N/B and S/B.
Residents in Henlopen Acres and North Shores and on Henlopen Avenue will access their residence via First Street beginning at 8:30 p.m.
Only bus and resident traffic will be allowed on Henlopen Avenue beginning at 6:00 p.m.
Only bus traffic will be allowed on Surf Avenue beginning at 6:00 p.m.
The Rehoboth Beach fireworks show 2017 is a collaborative effort among the City of Rehoboth Beach, Zambelli Pyrotechnical Team, Rehoboth Beach Police Department, Rehoboth Beach Volunteer Fire Department, Delaware State Police, DART, Sussex County EMS, U.S. Coast Guard, State Fire Marshal's Office and the Rehoboth Beach Lifeguards.
For more information, please call the Communications Department at 302-227-2772 or [email protected]