Find Events for July 4, 2018 for fireworks, parades in New England: Maine, Connecticut, Rhode Island, Massachusetts, New Hampshire, & Vermont

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Fireworks Friday, June 29 - various towns, CT

Jun 29, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Hamden -- Town Center Park, 2761 Dixwell Avenue. Rain date is June 30
New London -- Ocean Beach Park, 8 p.m.
Oxford – Quaker Farms School, 30 Great Oake Road. This is part of the Quaker Farms Fire Co. Carnival. 9:45 p.m.
Simsbury -- Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows (following concert, with admission fee). Rain date is June 30.
Windsor Locks – Veterans' Memorial Park, Southwest Avenue. This is part of the Windsor Locks Fire Department Carnival. 9:30 p.m. Rain date is June 30

Fireworks, Saturday, June 30 - various towns, CT

Jun 30, 2018 - Jun 30, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Bristol -- Lake Compounce Family Theme Park, 186 Enterprise Drive. 9:30 p.m.
East Haven – Beach party (starts at noon) and fireworks, East Haven Town Beach, Cosey Avenue. Rain date: July 2.
Hebron -- Picnic & Fireworks open 2 p.m. at Hebron Lions Fairgrounds, 347 Gilead Road. Rain date: July 1.
Lakeville -- Lime Rock Park, 60 White Hollow Road. Gates open at 6 p.m. with concessions. Fireworks: 9 p.m. Rain date: July 1.
Milford -- Milford Harbor at Lisman Landing, 37 Helwig Street Festival at 4 p.m.; fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Rain date: July 7
Redding -- Rockn' Roots IV festival at Lonetown Farm, Lonetown Road. Festival starts at noon; fireworks at dusk. Rain date: July 1.

Fireworks, Sunday, July 1 - various towns, CT

Jul 1, 2018 - Jul 1, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Bridgeport -- Barnumpalooza Fireworks, Seaside Park, Soundview Drive. This is part of Barnumpalooza, starting at 11 a.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m.
Orange -- Orange Fairgrounds, 525 Orange Center Road. Rain date is July 2.
Putnam -- Concert by Juice Box at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks, Rotary Park, Kennedy Drive. Rain date: July 8.
Waterbury -- Waterbury Food Truck Fest starting at 11 a.m. and fireworks at dusk, Brass Mill Center, 495 Union Street.

Fireworks, Monday, July 2 - various towns, CT

Jul 2, 2018 - Jul 2, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Fairfield – Fireworks shot from barge in Long Island Sound and visible from Penfield and Jennings beaches. Entertainment by Sand Jam DJ, Marvin Parsons starts 6 p.m. at Jennings Beach. Entertainment TBA starts 6:45 p.m. at Penfield Beach. Fireworks 9:15 p.m. Rain date: July 3.

Fireworks, Tuesday, July 3 - various towns, CT

Jul 3, 2018 - Jul 3, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Madison -- Waterfront area off of West Wharf Beach. Fireworks are visible from many waterfront areas. The main public viewing locations are Surf Club Park, East Wharf Beach and West Wharf Beach. 9:30 p.m. Rain date: July 6.
Naugatuck -- Old Firehouse Road. Events begin at 6 p.m. with food and family activities. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Rain date: July 6.
Norwalk -- Fireworks and entertainment, Calf Pasture Beach. Festival starts at 5:30 p.m. ; fireworks at dusk. Rain date: July 5.
Stratford -- Short Beach Park. Concert at 7 p.m.; fireworks at dusk
West Haven -- Savin Rock Firework Spectacular, Bradley Point Park, Captain Thomas Blvd. Rain date: July 5.

Fireworks, Wednesday, July 4 - various towns, CT

Jul 4, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Haddam -- Search for Fireworks Sunset Cruise - Eagle Landing State Park (Departs at 8 p.m.)
Middlebury -- 3D Fireworks, Quassy Amusement Park, Middlebury Road. 10:15 p.m.
New Britain -- The Great American Boom, Stanley Quarter Park451 Blake Road. Festival starts at 5 p.m. and singer Latanya Farrell will perform at 6 p.m. The festival also includes food vendors, inflatables, face painters, and magicians. Fireworks at dusk. Rain date: July 5.
New Canaan -- New Canaan Family Fourth of July Celebration, Waveny Park. Passes are needed to enter the park. See listing on this page. Rain date for fireworks only: July 5.
New Haven -- East Rock Park, 41 Cold Spring Street. 9:15 p.m.
Rowayton -- Bayley Beach, Pine Point road and Roton Avenue. 9:15 p.m.
Wilton -- July 4th Celebration - Wilton High School, 395 Danbury Road. Events begin at 8:30 a.m.; fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Rain date: July 5.

Fireworks, Saturday, July 7 - various towns, CT

Jul 7, 2018 - Jul 7, 2018 various towns; see details above various towns, CT

Darien -- Darien High School, 80 High School Lane. Dusk.
Greenwich -- Greenwich Point and Binney Park. Dusk. Rain date: July 8.
Guilford -- Guilford Fairgrounds, Lovers Lane. Dusk.
Manchester -- Manchester Band Shell. Pre-fireworks entertainment by the North Cove Rogues and MASS CONN-FUSION. 860-647-3084. Rain date: July 8.
Middletown -- Middletown Community Park. Festival 5-10 p.m.; fireworks at dusk. Rain date: July 8.
New Milford -- Town Green. Festivities start at 5 p.m.; fireworks at about 9:30 p.m. Rain date: July 27.

Riverfront Fireworks 2018

Jul 14, 2018 - Jul 14, 2018 Great River Park, 301 East River Drive, East Hartford, and Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, 300 Columbus Blvd., East Hartford and Hartford, CT

Hartford CT Riverfest Start the night off with a concert on either side of the river at 7 p.m. Fireworks follow the concerts at 9 a.m.


Celebrate America! Concert with the Hartford Symphony Orchestra

Jun 29, 2018 - Jun 29, 2018 Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows, 22 Iron Horse Blvd. Simsbury, CT

Featuring the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, the Newington Church of Christ Congregational Choir, and soprano Sonja Dutoit Tengblad, this program will include all of your patriotic favorites, plus a tribute to Leonard Bernstein. Stay for fireworks following the concert! Rain date is June 30.


Independence Day Parade 2018

Jul 4, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018 Route 1 Madison, CT

Parade will proceed west on Boston Post Road (Route 1) from Samson Rock Drive to the West Wharf Road and will end in the Surf Club. The parade will require road closures. Residents and motorists should expect traffic delays along the parade route between 11 a.m. and 1 p.m. Affected areas will include Boston Post Road (Route 1) and all intersecting roads between Wall Street/Samson Rock Drive and West Wharf Road.

Fourth of July Bike Parade & Lawn Games 2018

Jul 4, 2018 - Jul 4, 2018 Pequot Library, 720 Pequot Avenue Southport, CT

This annual event is a bike parade that starts at the Five Corners in Southport Village with decorated bikes, scooters and wagons. The parade ends at the Great Lawn of Pequot Library for face painting, sack races, a hula hoop contest, Revolutionary Relay, crafts and an American History trivia contest. Hot dogs and drinks available.