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BRANFORD

Saturday, June 21st (rain date June 22nd)

Branford Point, Harbor Street.

http://branfordrecreation.org/page/17993-Annual-Fireworks-Display

 

BRIDGEPORT

Barnum Festival

Friday. June 27 (rain date June 29)

Seaside Park

http://barnumfestival.com/event/skyblast-fireworks/

 

BRISTOL

Muzzy Field 100th Anniversary Celebration

Saturday, July 5

Muzzy Field

Concert: 5:30 PM featuring JOURNEY former lead Steve Augeri and RTJ & The New Stylistics

Fireworks Display: Following Conclusion of Concert

http://thereachfoundation.org/page/muzzy-fields-100th-anniversary-celebration-schedule-of-events

 

COVENTRY

Saturday, June 28 (rain date June 29)

Coventry Lake, Patriots Park, 124 Lake Street

http://www.coventryct.org/Calendar.aspx?EID=11&month=6&year=2014&day=12&calType=0

 

DARIEN

Saturday, July 5

Darien High School

http://www.darienfirefighter.org/2014-darien-fireworks/

 

EAST HAVEN

Saturday, June 28 (rain date June 30)

Cosey Beach

(Cosey Beach Avenue will be closed from Second Avenue to Philips Street; Coe Avenue will be closed from Bradford Street to the beach.)

http://www.townofeasthavenct.org/pdf/mayor/Fireworks-Press2014.pdf

 

EAST LYME

Saturday, July 19

Niantic Bay

http://www.celebrateeastlyme.com/

 

ENFIELD

9:45-10:30 p.m., Sunday, July 14

Enfield Town Green

http://enfieldcelebration.org/events/fireworks.shtml

 

FAIRFIELD

9:15 p.m., July 4 (rain date July 5)

View from Penfield Beach or Jennings Beach

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

 

GREENWICH

Saturday, July 5

Binney Park and Greenwich Point Park

http://www.greenwichct.org/Government/Departments/Parks_and_Recreation/Directions_to_Fields_Schools_Rental_Facilities/2014%20Firework%20Donations%20Flyer-Get%20a%20Bang%20for%20Your%20Buck-Web.pdf

 

GROTON

Sailfest

Saturday, July 12

9:20 p.m.

Fort Griswold State Park

http://www.groton-ct.gov/depts/parksrec/fireworks.asp

 

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

(Photo by Justin Edmonds/Getty Images)

HAMDEN

Friday, June 27 (rain date June 28)

Town Center Park, 2761 Dixwell Avenue

http://www.groton-ct.gov/depts/parksrec/fireworks.asp

 

HARTFORD/EAST HARTFORD

Riverfest

9:00 P.M.July 12 (rain date July 13)

Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Great River Park

http://www.riverfront.org/events/riverfest

 

HEBRON

Saturday, June 28 (rain date June 29)

Fairgrounds, Route 85, 347 Gilead Street

http://www.hebronharvestfair.org/picnic-and-fireworks/

 

KILLINGLY

9:15 p.m.

Owen Bell Park, Dayville

http://www.killingly.org/vertical/Sites/%7BB3052547-E019-431F-A99D-4BDC39C1CDAB%7D/uploads/RED_WHITE__BLUE_3.2.jpg

 

MADISON

9:30 p.m. Friday, July 4

Public viewing areas Surf Club Park, East Wharf Beach and West Wharf Beach

No parking on West Wharf Road, Surf Club Road, Middle Beach Road, Middle Beacj West or Seavoew Avenue.  Shuttle service from the Stop and Shop parking lot on Samson Rock Drive,  the railroad station on Bradley Road and the commuter parking lot on Route 79

http://www.madisonfireworks.org/

Parade at 11:00 a.m., west on Route 1 from Samson Rock Drive to West Wharf Road,  ending at the Surf Club.

Concert on the Green 5:00 p.m. July 5

 

MANCHESTER

9:30 p.m. Saturday, July 5

Manchester Community College

http://calendar.townofmanchester.org/view_entry.php?id=4928&date=20130706

 

MIDDLEBURY

Friday, July 4

Quassy Amusement Park

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

 

MIDDLETOWN

Update:  Middletown’s fireworks have been postponed until Saturday,   July 5.

Thursday , July 3 (rain date July 5)

Connecticut River/Harbor Drive area

spectator viewing:  City Hall area,  harbor area, Upper Parking Arcade, grounds of Connecticut Valley Hospital

http://www.cityofmiddletown.com/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=127

http://www.middletownsymphonicband.org/pages/calendar.html

Fireworks (Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

Fireworks (Layne Murdoch/Getty Images)

 NAUGATUCK

Update:  The Naugatuck Park and Recreation Department has moved the fireworks event to Sunday,  July 6.

The event will begin at 6:00 p.m.,  with the fireworks show starting at 9:15 p.m.

9:15 p.m., Thursday, July 3 (rain date July 5)
(note this is a change from the traditional date)
Old Firehouse Road, downtown Naugatuck
entertainment begins 6:00 p.m.
fireworks will be set to go off 300 feet higher this year,  for better viewing from a distance
Viewing from downtown and Old Firehouse area, however Rotary Field, Hotchkiss Street and the Salem Bridge are off-limits to spectators
http://www.naugatuck-ct.gov/content/119/364/409/2207.aspx

NEW BRITAIN

Postponed due to rain to 9:25 p.m. Saturday July 5.
Stanley Quarter Park
free parking at CCSU lots and garage;  handicapped parking at Stanley Quarter Park, opposite Saint Francis Church.
newbritainct.gov

NEW CANAAN

Update:  New Canaan Police announced the town fireworks have been postponed until July 5.
Friday, July 4
New Canaan Family Fourth 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m.
Waveny Park
http://newcanaanchamber.com/calendar/family-fourth-fireworks/

NEW HAVEN

Update: postponed to 9:15 p.m. Saturday, July 5

Wilbur Cross High School

Shuttle buses will run from Farnam Drive and Davis Street in Hamden to the East Rock Summit.

http://www.cityofnewhaven.com/NewsYouCanUse/readmore.asp?ID={81D5A552-E37B-4EC3-B162-AFD532784A7A}

NEW LONDON
9:00 p.m. Saturday, July 12
Waterfront Park
http://www.sailfestnl.org/fireworks/

NEW PRESTON

9:00 pm flares;  9:30 fireworks
Friday, July 4
Lake Waramaug

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

NEW MILFORD
Saturday, July 5 (rain date July 6)
Fort Hill/Still Meadow (behind Starbucks)
Carnival at Young’s Field Begins July 3

http://www.newmilford.org/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=923

NEWINGTON
Saturday, July 19
Mill Pond Park
as part of the 33rd Annual Extravaganza

http://www.newingtonct.gov/cd ontent/78/118/138/13869/default.aspx

NORWALK

UPDATE, July 1: Norwalk Police say the forecast has prompted organizers to postpone the fireworks to the rain date of Saturday, July 5

https://twitter.com/npd_pio/status/484041899590688768
Thursday, July 3 (rain date July 5)
Calf Pasture Beach

http://www.norwalkct.org/index.aspx?NID=297

NORWICH
7:00-10:00 p.m. Saturday July 5
Marina at American Wharf, 1 American Wharf

http://www.ctvisit.com/events/summary/july-4th-extravaganza/6298

PUTNAM

9:00 p.m. Sunday, July 6
Rotary Park
http://nectchamber.com/events/

SALISBURY

Saturday,  July 5  (rain date July 6)
Lime Rock Park

http://www.limerock.com/index.php?option=com_content&view=featured&Itemid=101

Talcott Mountain Music Festival fireworks (Photo credit: Steven Laschever/Hartford Symphony Orchestra)

Talcott Mountain Music Festival fireworks (Photo credit: Steven Laschever/Hartford Symphony Orchestra)

SIMSBURY

Update:   The Hartford Symphony announced  Thursday morning that the concert and fireworks will be presented at 7:30 p,m,  Friday, July 4 instead.

www.hartfordsymphony.org

Thursday, July 3 (rain date July 4)
Talcott Mountain Music Festival
The Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows
fireworks follow the concert

http://www.hartfordsymphony.org/hartford-symphony-orchestra-announces-programs-for-the-2014-talcott-mountain-music-festival/

STRATFORD

Update:  The Stratford dispklay has been postponed to Saturday,  July 5
7:00 p.m. concert, 9:30 fireworks Thursday July 3
Short Beach Park

http://www.townofstratford.com/content/39836/57998/58041.aspx

TRUMBULL
Saturday, June 28
fields behind Trumbull High School
part of the “Trumbull Day 2014 ” celebration

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

UNIONVILLE
Saturday, July 11  (rain date, Saturday July 12
part of the 121st Annual Fireman’s Carnival, Fireworks and Parade
fields behind Union School (173  School Street

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

VERNON   2014
Tuesday, July 1 (rain date July 2)
Henry Park, South Street

http://www.vernon-ct.gov/specialevents

 

WALLINGFORD

9:15 Saturday, July 5 (no rain date)
grounds of sheehan high school

http://wallingfordfireworks.blogspot.com/

WATERBURY

9:00 p.m., Saturday July 5  (rain date Sunday, July 6)
Municipal Stadium, 1200 Watertown
free admission;  gates open 6:00 p.m.
Note:  Parking and viewing will be in the north and south parking lots.
Grandstand renovations mean there will be no access to the inside of the stadium.

http://www.waterburyct.org/controls/NewsFeed.aspx?FeedID=1430

 

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 WESTPORT

Update:  Westport’s Police Athletic League and the Parks and Recreation Department have rescheduled the fireworks to Monday,  July 7,  because of the weather forecast,

Thursday, July 3 (rain date July 7)

Compo Beach

http://www.westportct.gov/index.aspx?page=35&recordid=2785&returnURL=%2findex.aspx

 

 

 

 

 

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