Fireworks Displays for July 4, 2014

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    Towns and cities across the state are getting ready for July 4 and there are plenty of fireworks displays to keep you busy.

    Towns and cities across the state are getting ready for July 4 and there are plenty of fireworks displays to keep you busy.

    Make sure to double check the dates, because the threat of severe weather has prompted some municipalities to postpone their fireworks.

    Ansonia
    Date: Saturday, July 19
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Nolan Field

    Barkhamsted (Fourth of July Parade)
    Date: Friday, July 4
    Time: 10:30 a.m.
    Location: Parade begins on West River Road and ends at Barkhamsted Elementary School (65 Ripley Hill Road)

    Beacon Falls
    Date: Saturday, July 12
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Pent Road Recreation Complex (100 Pent Road)

    Branford
    Date: Saturday, June 21 (Rain date: Sunday, June 22)
    Time: Dusk
    Location: Branford Point (Harbor Street)

    Bridgeport
    Date: Friday, June 27 (Rain date: Sunday, June 29)
    Time: 8 p.m. to 9 p.m.
    Location: Seaside Park

    Bridgeport
    Date: Saturday, June 28, July 19
    Time: Following Bridgeport Bluefish home game
    Location: Bridgeport Bluefish stadium (500 Main Street)
    Click here for information on the post-game fireworks scheduled for the summer.

    Bristol
    Date: Saturday, July 5
    Time: Around 9:30 p.m. following concert at Muzzy Field 100th Anniversary Celebration
    Location: Muzzy Field

    Cheshire
    Update: The fireworks have been postponed until Saturday.

    Coventry
    Date: Saturday, June 28
    Time: After sundown (part of Coventry Fest)
    Location: Patriot’s Park (124 Lake Street)

    Danbury
    Date: Saturday, June 28 (Rain date: Sunday, June 29)
    Time: Dusk
    Location: Candlewood Lake

    Danbury
    Date: Thursday, July 3 (Rain date: Saturday, July 5)
    Time: Around 8:00pm
    Location: Danbury Fair Mall (7 Backus Avenue)

    Darien
    Date: Saturday, July 5
    Time: Gates open at 6 p.m. for parking
    Location: Darien High School

    Dayville
    Date: Thursday, July 3
    Time: 9 pm
    Location: Owen Bell Park, Hartford Pike Dayville

    Derby
    Date: Postponed to July 5
    Time: Dueling fireworks with Shelton start  after the 7 p.m. Shelton Riverwalk concert
    Location: Banks of Housatonic River

    East Hartford
    Date: Saturday, July 12 (Rain date: Sunday, July 13)
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Great River Park (Riverfest)

    East Haven
    Date: Saturday, June 28 (Rain date: Monday, June 30)
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Town beach (near Cosey Beach Avenue)

    East Lyme
    Date: Saturday, July 19
    Time: 9 p.m. (Celebrate East Lyme celebration)
    Location: Niantic Bay

    Enfield
    Date: Sunday, July 13
    Time: 9:45 p.m.
    Location: Town Green

    Fairfield (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5 (Originally Friday, July 4)
    Time: 9:15 p.m.
    Location: Penfield Beach/Jennings Beach

    Farmington
    Date: Friday, July 11 (Rain date: Saturday, July 12)
    Time: 9:30 p.m. (following Fireman’s Carnival festivities)
    Location: Union School (Unionville)

    Greenwich
    Date: Saturday, July 5 (Rain date: Sunday, July 6)
    Time: Dusk
    Location: Greenwich Point and Binney Park

    Groton
    Date: Saturday, July 12
    Time: 9:20pm
    Location: Fort Griswold State Park
    Update: The Groton 4th of July parade scheduled for 10 a.m. Friday morning has been canceled.

    Guilford
    Date: Saturday, July 12
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Guilford Fairgrounds

    Hamden
    Date: Friday, June 27 (Rain date: Saturday, June 28)
    Time: 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Town Center Park (Dixwell Avenue)

    Hartford
    Date: Saturday, July 12 (Rain date: Sunday, July 13)
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Mortensen Riverfront Plaza (Riverfest)

    Hebron

    Date: Saturday, June 28 (Rain date: Sunday, June 29)
    Time: 9:30 p.m.
    Location: 347 Gilead Street

    Killingly (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to July 11
    Time: 9:15 p.m.
    Location: Owen Bell Park (Dayville)

    Lebanon
    Date: Saturday, July 12
    Time: Following Summer Dance Festival beginning at 4 p.m.
    Location: Town Green

    Madison (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Sunday,  July 6 (Originally Friday, July 4)
    Time: 9:30 p.m.
    Location: Waterfront near West Wharf Beach

    Manchester
    Date: Saturday, July 5 (Rain date is Sunday, July 6)
    Time: 9:30 p.m.
    Location: Manchester Community College.

    Meriden
    Date: Wednesday, July 2 (Rain date: Thursday, July 3rd)
    Time: 9  p.m .
    Location: Hubbard Park

    Middlebury
    Date: Friday, July 4
    Time: After dark
    Location: Quassy Amusement Park

    Middletown (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5
    Time: 6:30 to 10 p.m.
    Location: Harbor Park

    Naugatuck (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Sunday, July 6
    Time: 9:15 p.m.
    Location: Downtown Naugatuck (Old Firehouse Road)

    Newington
    Date: Saturday, July 19
    Time: Evening (following festivities)
    Location: Mill Pond Park

    New Britain
    Date: Thursday, July 3
    Time: Following Rock Cats game (game starts at 7:05)
    Location: Rock Cats Baseball Stadium

    New Britain (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5 (Originally Friday, July 4)
    Time: Around 9:25 p.m. 
    Location: Stanley Quarter Park (Blake Road)

    New Canaan
    Date: Friday, July 4
    Time: Park opens 5 p.m., Fireworks start at 9 p.m.
    Location: Waveny Park

    New Haven (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5 (Originally Friday, July 4)
    Time: 9:15 p.m. 
    Location: East Rock Park, with viewing available from Wilbur Cross High School on Mitchell Drive at Willow Street.  

    New London
    Date: Saturday, July 12
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Sailfest (near State Street/Waterfront Park)

    New Milford
    Date: Saturday, July 5 (Rain date: Sunday, July 6)
    Time: Evening
    Location: Fort Hill/Still Meadow

    Norwalk (Updated)
    Date: Postponed until Saturday, July 5 (Originally July 3)
    Time: Following summer concert series performances
    Location: Calf Pasture Beach & Shady Beach

    Norwalk
    Date: Friday, July 4 (Rain date Sunday, July 6)
    Time: 9:15pm
    Location: Bayley Beach (Rowayton)

    Norwich
    Date: Friday, July 4
    Time: Dusk
    Location: The Marina at American Wharf

    Norwich
    Date: Friday, July 4
    Time: Following Connecticut Tigers baseball game
    Location: Dodd Stadium

    Norwich
    Date: Friday, July 4
    Location: Norwich Harbor

    Orange
    Date: Saturday, July 5 (rain date Sunday, July 6)
    Time: 6:30 p.m.
    Location: Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road, Orange

    Oxford
    Dates: Wednesday, June 25 and Friday, June 27
    Time: 9:45 p.m.
    Location: Quaker Farms School

    Putnam
    Date: Sunday, July 6 (Rain date: Saturday, July 12)
    Time: 9:15 p.m.
    Location: Rotary Park

    Ridgefield
    Date: Friday, June 27
    Time: Evening (following Volunteer Fire Department Carnival)
    Location: East Ridge Middle School

    Ridgefield (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 12, rain date Sunday, July 13 (Originally Friday, July 4)
    Time: Gates open at 6 p.m., fireworks begin shortly after dusk
    Location: Ridgefield High School

    Salisbury
    Date: Saturday, July 5
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Lime Rock Park

    Shelton (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5 (Originally July 3)
    Time: The dueling fireworks with Derby start when it gets dark after the 7 p.m. concert.
    Location: Riverwalk on Canal Street

    Simsbury

    Date: Thursday, July 3 (Rain date: Friday, July 4)
    Time: Following Talcott Mountain Music Festival concert at 7:30 p.m.
    Location: Iron Horse Boulevard (outside Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows)

    Stafford
    Date: Saturday, July 5 (Rain date: Sunday, July 6)
    Time: 9:30 p.m.
    Location: Stafford High School

    Stamford (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5 (Originally Thursday, July 3)
    Time: After sundown
    Location: Cummings Park

    Stratford (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Saturday, July 5
    Time: 9:30 p.m.
    Location: Short Beach Park

    Torrington
    Date: Saturday, July 5
    Time: Gates open at 4 p.m., Fireworks at dusk Event features carnival rides, games, food, music.
    Location: Torrington Middle School, 200 Middle School Drive
    Cost: $10/car $2/walk-in

    Trumbull
    Date: Saturday, June 28
    Time: Evening (following Trumbull Day festivities)
    Location: Fields behind Trumbull High School & Hillcrest Middle School

    Vernon
    Date: Tuesday, July 1 (Rain date: Wednesday, July 2)
    Time: Evening
    Location: Henry Park (Vernon) & Downtown Rockville

    Wallingford
    Date: Saturday, July 5 (No rain date)
    Time: 9:15 p.m.
    Location: Sheehan High School

    Washington
    Date: Friday, July 4 (No rain date)
    Time: 9:30 p.m. (Gates open at 3:30 for picnic)
    Location: Shepaug Valley Middle/High School

    Waterbury (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Sunday, July 6 (Originally Saturday, July 5)
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Municipal Stadium (1200 Watertown Avenue)

    Waterford
    Date: Wednesday, July 2
    Time: Following race
    Location: Waterford Speed Bowl (1080 Hartford Turnpike/Route 85)

    West Haven (Updated)
    Date: Postponed until Saturday, July 5 (Originally Thursday, July 3)
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Bradley Point Park

    Weston
    Date: Friday, July 4 (Rain date: Saturday, July 5)
    Time: 9:20 p.m.
    Location: Weston Middle School

    Westport (Updated)
    Date: Postponed to Monday, July 7
    Time: 9 p.m.
    Location: Compo Beach

    Wilton
    Date: Friday, July 4 (Rain date: Saturday, July 5)
    Time: 9:30 p.m.
    Location: Wilton High School

    Windsor Locks
    Date: Friday, July 11
    Time: 9:30 p.m. (following Fire Department Carnival)
    Location: Veterans Memorial Park (124 Southwest Avenue)

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