FOR IMMEDIATE RELEASE: April 27, 2018
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North Hempstead Memorial Day Commemoration and Fireworks Slated for May 26
North Hempstead Beach Park, 6:30 p.m.
North Hempstead, NY – Town of North Hempstead Supervisor Judi Bosworth and the Town Board are pleased to announce that the Memorial Day Fireworks and Commemoration Ceremony, will be held at North Hempstead Beach Park on Saturday, May 26, with the program beginning at 6:30 p.m.
This year, the Memorial Day Fireworks and Commemoration Ceremony will feature a fireworks display by Santore Fireworks, musical entertainment from Wonderous Stories and special guests, including recent Rock and Roll Hall of Fame inductee Denny Laine. After the fireworks, there will be a DJ performance. During the ceremony, students from Carle Place High School will sing the National Anthem and Cub Scouts from Pack 221 will perform the Pledge of Allegiance. Scenic North Hempstead Beach Park offers a boardwalk along the water and picnic areas so visitors can enjoy a start to the summer season.
“Each year we look forward to hosting our Memorial Day Fireworks Commemoration and Fireworks at North Hempstead Beach Park,” said Supervisor Bosworth. “This event serves to pay tribute to our veterans, active duty military personnel and those who have made the ultimate sacrifice fighting for our freedom.”
The program will start at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks will begin at darkness.
The Town is also pleased to offer FREE parking for veterans and active duty military on May 26 for the Annual Memorial Day Commemoration and Fireworks Extravaganza at North Hempstead Beach Park. Parking pass will be available at various facilities throughout the Town with a proof of ID. For more information on how to receiving a free parking pass call 516-869-6311 or visit: https://bit.ly/2Fh4xGZ.
The event is free but vehicles will be charged a $10 parking fee. When the lot is full free overflow parking will be available with free shuttle bus transportation. For more information, please visit www.northhempsteadny.gov or call 311 or (516) 869-6311.