by Cathy P. Ross
Jun 24, 2013
01:27 PM
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Connecticut Fireworks 2013

 
Connecticut Fireworks 2013

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Celebrate Independence Day with a bang! Fireworks displays will illuminate the night skies across Connecticut. Here’s a list of some of the offerings (we recommend you verify dates, especially in the case of inclement weather):

 BRIDGEPORT

Bridgeport’s Barnum Festival at Seaside Park
Friday, June 28, 2013 at 9:30pm

http://barnumfestival.com/tickets/

The Ballpark at Harbor Yard
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 following the baseball game (game begins at 7:05pm)

http://www.bridgeportbluefish.com/site/page/65/2013-promotional-schedule

BRISTOL

Lake Compounce Theme Park
Date: Friday, July 5, 2013 at 10 (park admission required)

http://www.lakecompounce.com

CHESHIRE

Kurtz Farms
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:15pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

COVENTRY

Coventry Fest at Coventry Lake at Patriot’s Park
Saturday, June 29, 2013, 3:00pm-9:00pm (fireworks after dark)

http://www.coventryfest.org/index.html

DANBURY

Candlewood Lake
Saturday, June 29, 2013 at dusk; Rain date: Sunday, June 30, 2013

http://www.danbury-ct.gov/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=1782

Danbury Fair Mall

Wednesday, July 3 at 9:30 p.m.; Rain date: Saturday, July 5, 2013

http://www.danburyfairmall.com

DARIEN

Town of Darien Firefighters’ Foundation at Darien High School
Friday, June 28, 2013 at 6:00pm, Rain date: Sunday, June 30, 2013 (parking passes must be purchased to park at Darien High School. See website for details)

http://darienfirefighter.org

DERBY/SHELTON

Both sides of the Housatonic River (Near Main Street and Elizabeth Street in Derby, from the Shelton Riverwalk in Shelton), near the Derby/Shelton Bridge shortly after dusk
Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

EAST HAVEN

Vietnam Veterans Association of America Chapter 484 at East Haven Town Beach
Saturday, June 29, 2013 following musical performance at 7:30pm

/http://www.townofeasthavenct.org/

EAST LYME

Celebrate East Lyme Event at Niantic Bay
Saturday, July 20, 2013 at 9:00pm

http://www.celebrateeastlyme.com/

ENFIELD

Enfield Fourth of July Town Celebration near the Family Ford Main Stage (following Hartford Symphony Orchestra performance)

Sunday, July 7, 2013 at 9:45pm
http://www.enfieldcelebration.org/ 

FAIRFIELD

Penfield Beach (323 Fairfield Beach Road) and Jennings Beach (880 South Benson Road)
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:15pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://cal.fairfieldct.org/content/2765/2781/2799/default.aspx

GREENWICH

Binney Park, Greenwich Point
Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013, Rain Date: Sunday, July 7, 2013

http://www.greenwichct.org/Government/Departments/Parks_and_Recreation/

GROTON

Fort Griswold State Park/Thames River

Saturday, July 13, 2013 at 9:20pm
http://www.grotonrec.com/Fireworks.asp

HAMDEN

Hamden Volunteer Firefighters at Hamden Town Center

Friday, June 28, 2013, Rain Date: Saturday, June 29, 2013
http://www.hamdenfireworks.org/

HARTFORD/EAST HARTFORD

***Riverfest 2013 at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Great River Park
****POSTPONED—THIS EVENT HAS BEEN POSTPONED INDEFINITELY (RAIN DATE POSTPONED AS WELL) DUE TO UNUSUALLY HIGH WATER LEVELS. MORE INFORMATION WILL BE POSTED AS IT BECOMES AVAILABLE.  Saturday, July 6, 2013, Rain Date: July 7 at 9:00pm

http://www.riverfront.org/events/date/2013/07/06/

HEBRON

Hebron Lions Club Fairgrounds
Saturday, June 29, 2013 Rain Date: Sunday, June 30, 2013

http://e-clubhouse.org/sites/hebronct/

KILLINGLY/DAYVILLE

Owen Bell Park, Dayville
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 9:15pm

 

LEBANON

Lebanon Green
Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 9:30pm, Rain Date: Sunday, July 7, 2013

MADISON

Madison Fireworks Organization at Madison waterfront area off West Wharf Beach
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:30pm

http://www.madisonfireworks.org/

MANCHESTER

Manchester Volunteer Fire Department 2013 Carnival
Thursday, July 4, 2013, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.manchestervfd.org/apps/public/news/newsView.cfm?News_ID=6

MERIDEN

City of Meriden Recreation Department at Hubbard Park
http://www.cityofmeriden.org/Content/Recreation/

MIDDLEBURY

Quassy Amusement Park
Thursday, July 4, 2013 after dark

http://www.quassy.com/plan-your-visit/events/

MIDDLETOWN

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 9:15pm
http://www.cityofmiddletown.com/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=271

MYSTIC

Mystic Blues Festival at the Mystic River
Friday, June 28, 2013

http://www.ctvisit.com/Events/Summary?eventId=38967

NAUGATUCK
Maple Street (downtown Naugatuck)
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 9:00 pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.naugatuck-ct.gov/content/119/364/409/2207.aspx

NEW BRITAIN

Rock Cats Stadium

Wednesday, July 3, 2013 following baseball game
http://www.milb.com/promotions/index.jsp?sid=t538

The Great American Boom at Stanley Quarter Park
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 5:00pm-9:15pm

http://www.newbritainct.gov

NEW CANAAN

Town of New Canaan Family Fourth Committee at Waveny Park
Thursday, July 4, 2013, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.newcanaan.info/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=420

NEW HAVEN

East Rock Park (free parking near Wilbur Cross High School)
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:00pm

http://www.cityofnewhaven.com

NEWINGTON

Mill Pond Park
Saturday, July 20, 2013 (32nd Annual Extravaganza)

http://www.newingtonct.gov/content/78/118/138/2279/2989/default.aspx

NEW LONDON

Sailfest 2013 festival at the New London waterfront (Near 124 State Street)
Date: Friday, July 12, 2013

http://www.sailfest.org/

NEW MILFORD

Greater New Milford Chamber of Commerce
Friday, July 5, 2013, Rain Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013

http://www.newmilford-chamber.com/

NORWALK

Norwalk Recreation and Parks Department
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at Dusk
Rain Date: Thursday, July 4, 2013

http://www.norwalkct.org/FAQ.aspx?QID=65

NORWICH

Dodd Stadium

Friday, July 5, 2013 following baseball game
http://www.milb.com/schedule/index.jsp?sid=t571&m=07&y=2013

25th Annual Norwich Fireworks Extravaganza at American Wharf Date: Friday, July 5, 2013
7:00pm-10:00pm

http://americanwharf.com/4thjuly/
 

ORANGE

Orange Volunteer Firemans Carnival at Orange Fairgrounds
Friday, August 2, 2013 and Saturday, August 3, 2013 at 10:30pm

OXFORD

Oxford Quaker Farms Carnival at Great Oak School

Wednesday, July 10, 2013 at 9:45pm
Rain Date: Thursday, July 11, 2013

PORTLAND

Portland Exchnage Club Fairgrounds

Saturday, July 13, 2013, Rain Date: Sunday, July 14, 2013
https://www.facebook.com/pages/Portland-CT-Fireworks/357511117625369

PUTNAM

Rotary Park, Putnam

Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 9:15pm, Rain Date: Sunday, July 7, 2013
 

RIDGEFIELD

Ridgefield High School
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at Dusk, Rain Date: Saturday, July 6, 2013

ROCKVILLE

Town of Rockville’s July In The Sky
Downtown Rockville, Henry Park, Northeast School
Tuesday, July 2, 2013
Rain Dates: Wednesday, July 3, 2013 and Friday, July 5, 2013

http://rockvillect.org/

ROWAYTON

Bayley Beach
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:15pm

http://www.rowaytonct.com/fireworks.html

SALISBURY

Lime Rock Park
Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013 Lime Rock Park hosts the Salisbury Rotary Club's Independence Day fireworks Show. Cost is $20 per carload (proceeds got to Rotary Club scholarship programs) Enter Lime Rock Park at either the infield or outfield entrance.

http://www.limerock.com/

SIMSBURY

Talcott Mountain Music Festival – Mozart in the Moonlight
Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows (Iron Horse Boulevard)
Friday, June 28, 2013 following the concert (concert begins at 7:30pm)

http://www.ctvisit.com/Events/Summary?eventId=9119

Talcott Mountain Music Festival – Celebrate America at Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows (Iron Horse Boulevard)
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 following the concert (concert begins at 7:30pm)

http://www.ctvisit.com/Events/Summary?eventId=38302

STAFFORD

Stafford’s Summerfest 2013 at Stafford High School
Saturday, July 6, 2013, Rain Date: Sunday, July 7, 2013

http://www.staffordct.org/calendar_civic/cal_popup.php?op=view&id=1038&uname=

STRATFORD

Short Beach
Wednesday, July 3, 2013 at 9:30pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.townofstratford.com

TRUMBULL

Town of Trumbull (Trumbull Day celebration)
Fields behind Trumbull High School and Hillcrest Middle School
Saturday, June 29, 2013 evening, following Trumbull Day events

http://www.trumbull-ct.gov/content/15993/

UNIONVILLE

Volunteer Fire Department Fireman’s Carnival
Friday, July 12, 2013 at 9:30pm Rain Date: Saturday, July 13, 2013

http://www.tunxishose.com/viewpage.php?page_id=5

VERNON

Tuesday, July 2, 2013, Rain Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013
http://www.vernon-ct.gov/specialevents

WALLINGFORD

Wallingford Fireworks Fund at Sheean High School, Highland Elementary School
Saturday, July 6, 2013 at 9:15pm

http://wallingfordfireworks.blogspot.com/

WASHINGTON/WARREN/KENT

Lake Waramaug State Park area
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:30pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.waramaugassoc.org/news.html

WATERBURY

Municipal Stadium
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:15pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

WATERFORD

Waterford Speed Bowl (1080 Hartford Turnpike)
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

http://www.speedbowl.com/events/8-wild-n-wacky-wednesday-5/

WESTBROOK

Water’s Edge Resort and Spa, Wren Park, West Beach, Westbrook Town Hall
Tuesday, July 2, 2013 at 9:30pm, Rain Date: Wednesday, July 3, 2013

http://www.visitwestbrookct.com/Calendar.htm

WEST HAVEN

Savin Rock Fireworks at Bradley Point
Wednesday, July 3, 2013

WESTON

Weston Middle School Field
Thursday, July 4, 2013 at 9:20pm, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.westonct.gov/media/file/JULY4THFLYER2013.pdf

WESTPORT

Westport Police Athletic League at Compo Beach
Wednesday, July 3, 2013, Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 2013

http://www.westportct.gov/index.aspx?page=288

WILTON

Wilton Green (near 365 Danbury Road)
Thursday, July 4, 2013

WINDSOR LOCKS

Windsor Locks Fire Department at Veteran’s Memorial Park (124 Southwest Avenue)
Friday, July 12, 2013 at 9:30pm

http://www.wlfd.com/calendar/event.php?eid=20120505165050394

 

 

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