FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: May 10, 2021
North Hempstead Announces Date for Drive-in Memorial Day Commemoration and Fireworks
MEDIA CONTACTS: Gordon Tepper, Rebecca Cheng, Matthew Leonenko and Michael Anderson | (516) 869-7794
North Hempstead, NY – North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are pleased to announce a drive-in Memorial Day Commemoration and Fireworks ceremony will be held on Saturday, May 29 at 9 p.m.
“The Town is excited to continue this tradition for the North Hempstead community,” said Supervisor Judi Bosworth. “We look forward to everyone coming together on Memorial Day Weekend as we kickoff the unofficial start of summer and also reflect on the supreme sacrifices made by the brave men and women in the armed forces.”
The fireworks display, produced by Santore, will begin promptly at 9 p.m., and gates to North Hempstead Beach Park will open at 5:30 p.m. The fireworks will be synced to music that will be broadcast through the car radio.
The Town will be enforcing social distancing guidelines at all times. All attendees are required to remain in their vehicles unless using the restrooms. Additionally, they must wear a mask when not in their vehicles.
The event is free, but vehicles will be charged a $10 parking fee (cash only). The event is open to North Hempstead residents only. Capacity is limited to accommodate social distancing guidelines. The Town is encouraging attendees to bring non-perishable/canned foods to the events as part of North Hempstead's donation drive. Vehicles will be admitted on a first come, first serve basis. Attendees are not required to register ahead of time.
For more information, please call 311 or 516-869-6311.