July 6 fireworks display to bring oohs, ahhs, and street closures

Jun 21, 2024

The City of Rehoboth Beach will keep the Independence Day party going with a fireworks display on Saturday, July 6. Fireworks will launch at around 9:30 pm, weather permitting, from the beach around Brooklyn Avenue; the display will be visible from along the beach and boardwalk.

Fireworks on Rehoboth Beach

Festivities will begin with a free concert by the Funsters at the bandstand. The Funsters will continue performing after the fireworks.

Several road closures and parking restrictions will be implemented July 6 to facilitate access and safety.

  • The bandstand area will be closed to vehicular traffic from 6 pm-midnight.
  • Beginning at 7 pm, only bus traffic and residents will be permitted on Henlopen and Surf avenues.
  • Residents on Henlopen Avenue and in Henlopen Acres and North Shores must access their residences via 2nd Street beginning at 7 pm.
  • Vehicles will not be able to cross Rehoboth Avenue at the circle beginning at 7:30 pm.
  • Rehoboth Avenue eastbound and Church Street from State Route 1 will be closed to vehicular traffic beginning at 8 pm. At that point, all vehicles entering Rehoboth Beach will have to do so via State Road to Bayard Avenue.
  • To exit Rehoboth after the fireworks, vehicles north of Rehoboth Avenue will be directed to exit via Rehoboth and Columbia avenues. Vehicles on the south side of Rehoboth Avenue will use Bayard Avenue to State Route 1 southbound only or Hickman or Munson streets to State Road to Route 1 north- and southbound.

No parking will be allowed in the following locations:

  • Surf Avenue
  • Convention Center parking lot
  • around the bandstand
  • Grenoble Place and Surfside Place
  • marked spots in part of the ocean block of Hickman Street.

Following the fireworks, the pick-up location for those utilizing the DART Park & Ride Service will be at the Henlopen Hotel.

Stay Informed!