2017 Guide: Where to see fireworks in CT

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Check out this list of locations to see fireworks this Fourth of July!
Please note: Event details may have changed and might not be reflected on this list. Please check with appropriate organizations and municipalities if you are planning to attend any of the events. This is not a definitive list of fireworks shows. Let us know of more shows in the comments.


Past Shows:

Bridgeport Bluefish Independence Eve Celebration and Fireworks Extravaganza
Monday, July 3, 2017
Ballpark at Harbor Yard, 500 Main St., Bridgeport, CT
Post-game fireworks show after the Bluefish take on the York Revolution.
http://bridgeportbluefish.com/schedule/events/?month=7&year=2017

Darien Fireworks
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Darien High School, Darien, CT
Gates Open at 6:30 p.m. Darien Community Band plays at 7:30 p.m. Food vendors will be on site. Parking passes are on sale at Town Hall. Rain date is Sunday, July 2.
http://www.darienct.gov/filestorage/37805/2017_Darien_Fireworks_flyer.pdf

Derby Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Display
Monday, July 3, 2017
Derby, CT
Musical concert featuring the '80s band PopRocks beginning at 7 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
http://www.derbyct.gov/index.cfm?fuseaction=content.pageDetails&id=77283&typeID=40695

Fairfield Independence Day Fireworks
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Viewings at Penfield Beach or Jennings Beach, Fairfield, CT
Fireworks show by Grucci at dusk, from a barge off of the Long Island Sound. Entertainment from 6 p.m. to 8:45 p.m. at Jennings Beach, and from 6:45 p.m. to 9 p.m. at Penfield Beach. Rain dates of July 3 and 4, if necessary.
http://www.fairfieldct.org/fireworks

Greenwich Fireworks Displays
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Greenwich Point Park and Binney Park, Greenwich, CT
Greenwich will hold two fireworks celebrations, one at Binney Park and the other at Greenwich Point Park. The Binney Park Show will start at approximately 9:10 p.m. and the Greenwich Point Show will begin at approximately 9:35 p.m. Attendees are urged to arrive early. Rain date is Sunday, July 2, 2017.
http://www.greenwichct.org/News/Parks_and_Recreation/town_fireworks_display/

Madison Fireworks Display
Monday, July 3, 2017
Multiple viewing locations, Madison, CT
West Wharf Beach, Madison, CT
Fireworks are visible from many waterfront areas in Madison.  The main public viewing locations are from Surf Club Park, East Wharf Beach and West Wharf Beach. Parking is limited; shuttle buses are available. Rain date is Friday, July 7, 2017.
http://www.madisonfireworks.org/

Middletown Fireworks Festival
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Municipal Bldg, 245 deKoven Drive, Middletown CT
Festival runs from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. with live music, food vendors and fun in Harbor Park. Fireworks can be seen along the Connecticut River with viewing spots throughout the City of Middletown. Rain date is Sunday, July 2, 2017.
http://bit.ly/2sCEyH4

Milford’s 3rd Annual Kickoff to Summer Fireworks Event
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Milford's Lisman Landing, Helwig Street Milford, Ct
Featuring musical performances, food trucks and airewords extravaganza to light-up the harbor. Performances begin at 4 p.m. and fireworks at 9:15 p.m.  Rain date will be Saturday, July 8, 2017. Shuttle buses available.
http://cca.milfordct.com/WebForms/EvtListing.aspx?dbid2=ctmil&keyword=107237&class=B

Naugatuck Fireworks Celebration
Monday, July 3, 2017
Old Firehouse Road, Downtown Naugatuck, CT
Featuring entertainment, food and family activities. Events start at 6 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
http://www.naugatuck-ct.gov/qcontent/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=745

New Canaan Family Fourth of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT
Featuring live music, children’s games, family picnicking, food court and fireworks. Event passes required. Rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017 (fireworks only).
http://www.newcanaan.info/content/9492/9224/667/20147.aspx

New Milford Fireworks Celebration
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Town Green, New Milford, CT
Festivities start at 5 p.m. Featuring musical performances and fireworks at dusk. Rain date is Saturday, July 28, 2017.
http://www.newmilford.org/qcontent/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=1149

Norwalk Fireworks
Monday, July 3, 2017
Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT
Entertainment starts at 5:30 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Featuring children’s entertainment, musical performances and more.
http://www.norwalkct.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=8797&month=7&year=2017&day=3&calType=0

Norwich Harbor Fireworks
Friday, June 30, 2017
100 Chelsea Harbor Drive Norwich, CT
Fireworks at dusk. Rain date is July 2, 2017.
https://www.norwichharborfireworks.com/

Orange Independence Day Concert and Fireworks
Sunday, July 2, 2017
Orange Fairgrounds, Orange CT
Event is from 6:30-9:30 p.m. with fireworks to follow. Rain date is Monday, July 3, 2017.
http://www.orange-ct.gov/monthcal.htm

Quassy Amusement Park's Annual 3-D Fireworks Spectacular
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury, CT
Special viewing glasses will be sold to benefit Healthy Eyes Alliance. Fireworks at 10:15 p.m.
http://www.quassy.com/plan-your-amusement-park-visit/upcoming-events/

Redding Historical Society’s Rock’n Roots Festival
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Lonetown Farm & Museum on Lonetown Road, Redding, CT
Featuring food, games, activities, pie contest, musical performances and fireworks at dusk. Rain date is Sunday, July 2, 2017.
https://www.facebook.com/ReddingHistoricalSociety/photos/gm.318934461873184/1392981510784753/?type=3&theater

Rowayton July Fourth Fireworks Show
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Bayley Beach, 11 Pine Point Rd, Norwalk, CT
Fireworks launched from a barge beginning at 9:15 p.m. (Rain date July 5 or 6)
http://www.rowaytoncurrents.com/?page_id=1410

Salisbury Rotary Fireworks at Lime Rock Park
Saturday, July 1, 2017
Lime Rock Park, Lakeville, CT
Infield and Outfield Gates open at 6 p.m., and all concession stands will be open. Bring lawn chairs and picnic blankets. Fireworks begin at approximately 9 p.m.
http://limerock.com/node/449

Stamford Independence Day Fireworks Show
Friday, June 30, 2017
Cummings Park
Entertainment begins at 6 p.m. with fireworks around 9 p.m. Rain date is Saturday, July 1.
http://www.stamfordct.gov/office-of-the-mayor/news/mayor-announces-details-of-2017-fireworks-show

Stratford Fireworks
Friday, June 30, 2017
Short Beach Park, Stratford, CT
Fireworks begin at 9 p.m. Rain date is July 5, 2017.
http://townofstratford.com/content/39840/49309/default.aspx

West Haven's Savin Rock Fireworks Spectacular
Monday, July 3 2017
Bradley Point Park, West Haven, CT
Fearuting music by FunHouse at the Savin Rock bandstand from 7-9 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. Rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
http://www.cityofwesthaven.com/civicalerts.aspx?aid=248

Weston Family Fourth of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Weston Middle School Field, Weston CT
Food, music and fireworks. Attendees urged to arrive before 8 p.m. Bring a blanket or chairs. Purchase tickets and parking passes at Parks & Recreation Office. Rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
http://www.westonct.gov/media/file/SummerTri-fold_3_new.pdf

Westport Independence Day Fireworks Celebration
Monday, July 3, 2017
Compo Beach, Wesport, CT
Fireworks show at 9 p.m. Parking tickets are required for entrance. Rain date is July 5, 2017.
http://westportpal.org/AlertCalendar.asp?org=WESTPORTPAL.ORG

Wilton Fourth of July Celebration
Tuesday, July 4, 2017
Wilton High School, Wilton, CT
Featuring music and a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m. Rain date is Wednesday, July 5, 2017.
http://wiltonparksandrec.org/documents/2017Spring-SummerBrochure.pdf

Torrington Fireworks Show
Friday, July 7, 2017
Torrington Middle School
From 4:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
?Rain date is Saturday, July 8, 2017

Hartford Riverfront Fireworks
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Great River Park in East Hartford and Mortensen Riverfront Plaza
Enjoy food and live music on either side of the river at 6 p.m. with fireworks following at 9 p.m.
http://www.riverfront.org/events/fireworks

New London Sailfest Fireworks Extravaganza
Saturday, July 8, 2017
Waterfront Park and State Pier, New London, CT
Fireworks show at 9 p.m.
http://sailfest.org/fireworks/

Newington's Annual Extravaganza
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Mill Pond Park, Newington, CT
Featuring more than 100 vendors, musicians, entertainment, beer garden, fireworks, games and many other family-oriented activities. Admission and parking are free.
http://www.newingtonct.gov/content/78/118/138/13869/default.aspx

Niantic’s Celebrate East Lyme Fireworks
Saturday, July 15, 2017
Main Street, East Lyme, CT
Fearuting more than 200 vendors, live music, performances, eating competition and more. The day concludes with a fireworks display over Niantic Bay.
http://eltownhall.com/news-and-events/annual-events/celebrate-east-lyme/



Find more fireworks shows near you at the official Visit CT website: http://www.ctvisit.com/articles/connecticut-fireworks-2017

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