Fire up the grill and put on your American Flag t-shirt! It’s time to celebrate Independence Day! Here’s our complete guide to 4th of July Firework Displays happening across Connecticut. Share your photos by tweeting to @CTWeekender and we’ll include them in a gallery on this page!
Friday, June 29th
Bridgeport – Seaside Park
Hamden — At Town Center Park. United States Coast Guard Swing Band will perform. (Rain Date June 30) [Link]
Killingly – Owen Bell Park 9 p.m.
Saturday, June 30th
Coventry — Sundown, Patriots Park, Lake St. (CoventryFest events start at 3:00 p.m.) [ Link ]
Danbury — Candlewood Lake At Dark [Link]
East Haven — Festivities begin at Noon. Fireworks at 9:00 p.m. at Town Beach. Rain date July 2 [Link]
Lakeville – Lime Rock Park 9 p.m. Rain date July 1
Orange – Great Oak Road 9:45 p.m.
Monday, July 2nd
Westbrook- Water’s Edge Resort 9:30 p.m. Rain date- July 3
Tuesday, July 3rd
Bridgeport — Fireworks after Bridgeport Bluefish game
Derby — Along the Housatonic River. (Rain date July 5)
Milford — Westfield Connecticut Post Mall
Middletown — (Rain date July 6th)
New Britain — After Rock Cats game at New Britain Stadium
Norwalk — Calf Pasture Beach In East Norwalk. Festivities start @ 4:00 p.m. (Rain Date July 3) [Link]
Shelton — Along the Housatonic River. (Rain date July 5)
Stratford — Short Beach Park. Fun starts at 7:00, fireworks at 9:30 p.m. (Rain Date July 5th) [Link]
Vernon — In Downtown Rockville at approx 9:40 p.m. (Rain date: July 5).
West Haven – Bradley Point Park 9 p.m.
Westport — Compo Beach at 9:15 p.m. (Rain date July 5th) [Link]
Wednesday, July 4th
Bristol – Lake Compounce 10 p.m.
Fairfield — Jennings or Penfield Beach (Rain Date July 5) [Link]
Madison — 9:30 p.m. The Surf Club (Rain Date July 6) [Link]
Middlebury — 3D Fireworks at Quassy Amusement Park [Link]
Naugatuck – Naugatuck High School 9:15 p.m.
New Britain — Stanley Quarter Park. Fireworks approx. 9:30 p.m.
New Canaan — Waveny Park, 9:15 p.m. Rain date July 5 [Link]
New Haven — East Rock Park 9 p.m.
Ridgefield — Ridgefield High School at Dusk (Rain Date July 7) [Link]
Rowayton — Bayley Beach (Rain Date July 5) [Link]
Weston — 9:20 p.m. Weston Middle School Field (Rain Date July 5) [Link]
Washington- Shepaug Region #12 School South St 9:15pm
Wilton — Wilton High School Athletic Complex [Link]
Thursday, July 5th
Meriden – Hubbard Park 9 p.m.
Friday, July 6th
Salem – Gardner Lake 9:30 p.m.
Windsor Locks — Veteran’s Memorial Park at 9:30 p.m. Part of Windsor Locks Fire Dept. Annual Carnival [Link]
Saturday, July 7th
Beacon Falls — Pent Road Recreation Area at dusk.
Bozrah – Camp Odetah 9:30 p.m.
East Hartford — Riverfest On Connecticut River. Entertainment begins at 4:00 p.m., Fireworks at 9:00 p.m. [Link]
Greenwich — Brinney Park at Dusk (Rain Date July 8) [Link]
Groton — 9:00 p.m. Thames River Waterfront [Link]
Hartford — Riverfest On Connecticut River. Entertainment begins at 4:00 p.m., Fireworks at 9:00 p.m. [Link]
Lebanon – Town Green 8:30 p.m.
Manchester — James Dutch Fogarty Independence Day Celebration, Manchester Community College (Rain date July 8). [Link]
New London — 9:00 p.m. Thames River Waterfront [Link]
New Milford – Fort Hill/Still Meadow 9: 30pm (rain date – July 8)
Orange – Orange Center Fairgrounds 8pm (rain date – July 8)
Portland — At the fairgrounds on Route 17A. Gates open 5:00 p.m.Torrington- Torrington Middle School 9pm
Stafford- Middle School Complex 9pm
Wallingford- Hope Hill across from H.S. 9pm