After a year of cancellations due to the coronavirus pandemic, towns across Connecticut are gearing up for a summer full of events and celebrations. Here's a look at some of the fireworks displays surrounding the July 4th holiday and beyond.
Sunday July 4
Waterbury: Food Truck & Fireworks Extravaganza at the Brass Mill Center, 2 – 10 p.m.
New Britain: Great American Boom drive-in style fireworks display at Willow Brook Park, $10 pre-registration parking pass is required for entry, 9:15 p.m.
Hartford: The Hartford Yard Goats play the Altoona Curve at Dunkin' Donuts Park at 7:05 p.m. A fireworks show will follow the game for all attendees.
Monday, July 5
Greenwich: Second show, fireworks display at Greenwich Point Park, 9:10 p.m.
Madison: Traditional Madison fireworks display, 9:30 p.m.
Stamford: Downtown Special Services District Fireworks at the rooftop of Landmark Building, 9 p.m. No specific public viewing area, residents are encouraged to watch the display from restaurant patios, rooftops, or their homes. Tune into Star 99.9 for a synced music during the show.
Wednesday, July 7
New London: Eat In The Street on Bank Street, fireworks proceeding at the top of the Water St Parking Garage, 9 p.m.
Vernon: Annual July in the Sky fireworks celebration at Henry Park, entry fee for cars will be $5 and $1 for walk-ins, 9:30 p.m.
Friday, July 9
Killingly: Red White and Blue Celebration at Owen Bell park, 9:15 p.m.
Saturday, July 10
Bristol: Lake Compounce Fireworks on the Lake (Rescheduled from July 3)
Guilford: Guilford Fairgrounds
Wednesday, July 14
Newington: Fireworks Extravaganza at Mill Pond Park, dusk
Friday, Sept 3
Derby: Shelton-Derby Fireworks at the Housatonic River in Shelton. Fireworks start at dusk. (Rain date Sept. 4)
Saturday, Sept 4
Middletown: Annual Fireworks Festival along the bank of the Connecticut River at Harbor Park and front lawn of the City's Municipal Building (Rain date Sept. 5)