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.

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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