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The 203's Guide to Fireworks in Connecticut 2024

The 203's Guide to Fireworks in Connecticut 2024

Red, White and BOOM! Get ready to ignite your 4th of July with dazzling fireworks across the Nutmeg State! From coastal towns to picturesque parks, here's our curated guide to the top firework displays in Connecticut.

Whether you're planning to attend one event or map out a fireworks tour across the state, our guide has you covered for an unforgettable experience.

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Branford Point Fireworks: The Branford Fireworks Show is set to kick off at 9:45 p.m. at Branford Point in 2024. This beloved free event features a dazzling display starting at 9 p.m., with plenty of food trucks available on-site.

  • Town: Branford
  • Date: June 22, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 PM
  • Location: Branford Point

Milford Kick Off To Summer: The event will be held at Lisman Landing from 4 to 10:30 p.m. It will include food trucks, live music, and a fireworks show at 9:15 p.m.

  • Town: Milford
  • Date: June 23, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 PM
  • Location: Lisman Landing

Trumbull Day (& Fireworks): a fun-filled family event with food, vendors, carnival rides and games, children's entertainment, a main stage featuring local bands and fireworks.

  • Town: Trumbull
  • Date: June 28, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 PM
  • Location: Hillcrest Middle School, Trumbull 

Bridgeport Fireworks: The City of Bridgeport and the Barnum Festival are co-hosting an event at Seaside Park starting at 7 p.m., concluding with a spectacular fireworks display.

  • Town: Bridgeport, CT
  • Date: June 28, 2024
  • Time: 7:30 PM
  • Location: Seaside Park, Bridgeport

4th of Fireworks Over the CT River: The City of Middletown Fireworks Festival. Stunning fireworks over the Connecticut River! 

  • Town: Middletown
  • Date: June 29, 2024
  • Time: 9:30 PM
  • Location: Connecticut River

Stratford Fireworks: Celebrate Stratford will host a fireworks display at Short Beach, with specific timing details to be announced. The rain date for the event is scheduled for July 5th.

  • Town: Stratford
  • Date: July 2, 2024
  • Time: 9 PM
  • Location: Short Beach

Westport Fireworks: The PAL Fireworks event will be held at Compo Beach. It is a ticketed event, and tickets can be purchased starting June 1st at the Westport Police Department located at 50 Jesup Road, and from June 3rd at the Parks and Recreation Office at 260 Compo Road South. The cost is $50 per vehicle, payable by cash or check only.

  • Town: Westport
  • Date: July 2, 2024
  • Time: Not specified
  • Location: Compo Beach

Shelton Fireworks: Shelton and Derby will mark Independence Day with live music and fireworks at Veterans Memorial Park, starting at 7 p.m. The fireworks are set to begin at 9:20 p.m.

  • Town: Shelton
  • Date: July 3, 2024
  • Time: 9:20 PM
  • Location: Veterans Memorial Park, Shelton CT

West Haven Fireworks: The Savin Rock Fireworks Spectacular will start at 9:15 p.m. at Bradley Point. 

  • Town: Westhaven, CT
  • Date: July 3, 2024
  • Time: 9:15 PM
  • Location: 

Rowayton FireworksThe Rowayton Civic Association is organizing a Fourth of July celebration at Bayley Beach. Festivities kick off at 4:30 p.m., with the fireworks display scheduled for 9 p.m.

  • Town: Rowayton, CT
  • Date: July 4, 2024
  • Time: 9pm
  • Location: Bailey Beach, Rowayton

New Haven Fireworks: Fireworks will be set off from the summit of East Rock Park. For the best view, head to the parking lot at Wilbur Cross High School.

  • Town: New Haven
  • Date: July 4, 2024
  • Time: 9pm
  • Location: Wilbur Cross High School

New Milford 4th of July Fireworks: Celebrate with New Milford, featuring the Sons of the American Revolution bell ringing ceremony, musket salutes and cupcakes courtesy of the Women's Club.   

  • Town: New Milford
  • Date: July 4, 2024
  • Time: 9:30 PM
  • Location: New Milford

Madison Fireworks: The Madison Fireworks Organization will launch fireworks from a barge moored south of West Wharf at 9:30 p.m. The display will be visible from East Wharf Beach, Surf Club Park, and West Wharf Beach.

  • Town: Madison
  • Date: July 5, 2024
  • Location: West Wharf Beach (viewable from East Wharf Beach, Surf Club Park, and West Wharf Beach)

Stamford Fireworks: The town of Stamford is thrilled to announce that Fourth of July fireworks will illuminate downtown this year! The fireworks display is scheduled for Saturday, July 4 at 9pm, launching from the Landmark Building. In case of rain, the event will be rescheduled to July 3.

Please note: There will be no designated public viewing areas and all streets will remain open. Gatherings will not be permitted. The show is designed to be visible for miles, allowing residents to enjoy the spectacle safely from rooftops, windows, balconies, and restaurant patios!

  • Town: Stamford
  • Date: July 6, 2024
  • Time: 9:00 PM
  • Location: Cummings Beach

Greenwich FireworksThe Town Of Greenwich hosts two firework displays. Fireworks displays are scheduled for Saturday, July 6, 2024, at both Binney Park and Greenwich Point Park. Vehicle access to Greenwich Point will be closed at 8 p.m. or earlier, based on parking availability.

  • Town: Greenwich
  • Date: July 6, 2024
  • Time: Approximately 9:10 PM
  • Location: Greenwich Point Park and Binney Park

Fairfield Fireworks Celebration: Fireworks explode just after dark, usually around 9:15 PM, from a barge off of Long Island Sound so the show can be seen easily from either Penfield or Jennings Beaches.

  • Town: Fairfield
  • Date: July 6, 2024
  • Time: Around 9:15 PM
  • Location: Jennings and Penfield Beaches
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