Thousands attend Massapequa Park fireworks display

Some Long Island residents and out-of-towners got a jump-start on their Fourth of July celebrations Wednesday evening during a fireworks display at Massapequa Park. Mayor

Mayor Jeffrey Pravato said that about 5,000 people were in attendance to view the spectacle.

Mayor Jeffrey Pravato said that about 5,000 people were in attendance to view the spectacle. (7/3/13)

MASSAPEQUA PARK - Some Long Island residents and out-of-towners got a jump-start on their Fourth of July celebrations Wednesday evening during a fireworks display at Massapequa Park.

Mayor Jeffrey Pravato said that about 5,000 people were in attendance to view the spectacle.

“It’s a great event every year,” said Pravato. “It’s a kick-off to Fourth of July weekend.”

The day’s events included food vendors, live music and the fan-favorite fireworks display.

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