Oak Bluffs fireworks parking bans, detours planned


The annual Oak Bluffs fireworks display is set for Friday night with a rain date of Saturday, beginning at 9 pm in Ocean Park.

All of Ocean Avenue will be closed to traffic starting at 3 pm. Beginning at 4 pm, Seaview Avenue from Lake Avenue to Samoset Avenue will be closed to traffic.

General parking is at Sunset Park and Waban Park, with access from Naushon Avenue. Parking is $10 and proceeds go towards the fireworks show. Handicap parking is at the SSA staging area and around the Civil War Monument on Seaview Avenue.

SSA and New Bedford fast ferry service will be re-routed to the Vineyard Haven terminal. The 10:30 pm New York fast ferry will arrive on schedule.

The Edgartown shuttle stop will be at the corner of Seaview Avenue and Tuckernuck Avenue at Seaview Condominiums. The Vineyard Haven shuttle stop will be at Lake Avenue across from Our Market parking lot.

There will be several no parking areas throughout Oak Bluffs that will be posted 72 hours in advance. Violators will be ticketed and towed at the owner’s expense.