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Fireworks in Connecticut for 2024

Connecticut offers a wonderful array of fireworks displays throughout the year, particularly during special events and holidays. From community celebrations to professional showcases, fireworks in Connecticut create stunning spectacles that light up the night sky and ignite a sense of excitement and joy.

Independence Day celebrations in Connecticut often feature magnificent fireworks displays. Towns and cities across the state host their own events, including parades, live music, and, of course, fireworks. Some popular locations for Independence Day fireworks include Bridgeport, Stamford, Norwalk, and Westport.

Fireworks in Connecticut

2024 Fireworks in Connecticut

Notice: Please check visit the website for each town to verify the date is correct. We strive to provide accurate information but the dates can change and we may not have the current information.

June 1st

Wethersfield Fireworks Extravaganza! Join us from 5 to 10 pm at Cove Park for an unforgettable evening starting at 5pm. Kick off the festivities with a delightful social hour. Don’t forget to bring your own picnic dinner or explore the delectable offerings from our fantastic food vendors.

Come to the Cove Park in the historic and cultural district of Wethersfield. Starting at 5:00pm enjoy DJ fun by CNT Entertainment, food trucks, vendors, face painting, henna tattoo, balloon art, Roaming Railroad, and more. Dance with Dance 10 at 6:00pm and Leaf Jumpers Band at 7:00pm. Fireworks at 9:00pm.

FREE shuttle bus service will be provided from the Pitkin Community Center (30 Greenfield Street) to the Solomon Welles House (220 Hartford Avenue) starting at 5:00 pm and running continuously until 10:30 pm.

Fireworks after The Yard Goats game with gates opening at 4:30pm

June 15th – 16th

Prepare your bib and get ready to indulge in a delectable and mouthwatering barbecue experience at the annual Sun BBQ Fest, taking place at Mohegan Sun on Saturday, June 15th and Sunday, June 16th. Keep the fun going right into the night! A captivating fireworks display will begin at approximately 9:15pm on Saturday, June 15th. There is no rain date. In the case of inclement weather, the fireworks will be cancelled.

June 26th

Stafford SummerFest & Fireworks is back on Wednesday, June 26, 2024, from 5:00 p.m. to 10:00 p.m., heralding the start of summer with an array of delights. Enjoy live music by the Loveland Hill Band, savor treats from regional food trucks and mobile eateries, explore a showcase of civic groups, engage in lawn games and art activities, and cap off the evening with a spectacular fireworks display, generously sponsored by Stafford Savings Bank.

June 28th

Prepare for a breathtaking display of fireworks as the annual celebration returns to Hamden Town Center Park on June 30th! It’s time to gather your loved ones, pack your picnic baskets, and join us for an unforgettable night of vibrant colors and thrilling excitement. To add to the enchantment, the renowned Hamden Symphony Orchestra will deliver a special performance. Don’t miss this opportunity to create cherished memories. Mark your calendars and get ready to light up the night sky together!

Rain Date: June 29

Fireworks Extravaganza at Seaside Park, Bridgeport Make sure to mark June 28th on your calendar for an unforgettable evening of fireworks at Seaside Park in Bridgeport. Join us as we light up the night sky with a mesmerizing display of colors, sparkles, and bursts of joy. Don’t miss out on this incredible experience that will leave you in awe. See you there!

Stafford Motor Speedway Firecracker Race and Fireworks Get ready for an exhilarating evening of short track racing and an electrifying fireworks display at the Midstate Site Development Firecracker 30 & Fireworks After Dark! It’s the perfect combination of adrenaline-pumping action and dazzling pyrotechnics.

June 29th

Town of East Haven’s Annual Fireworks and Beach Party. Get ready for a day filled with delectable food, endless fun, and live entertainment at this year’s event, continuing the tradition of past extravaganzas. This year’s event will follow the tradition of prior extravaganza’s with a day full of delicious food, fun, and live entertainment. The day wraps up with our spectacular fireworks display, lighting up the sky around 9:15 pm.

Hebron Lions Fireworks at the Hebron Lions Fairgrounds: The date has been set for the Hebron Lions Fireworks for Saturday June 29th (rain date Sunday June 30th). Gates open at 4pm for all to enjoy the touch a truck and food vendors. Fireworks start at 9:30PM. Free on site parking and Free admissions

Save the Date for the Middletown Fireworks Festival on June 29th with a rain date of Sunday, June 30th, for an unforgettable celebration. The festivities kick off at 5:00 p.m. at DeKoven Drive, where the festival will commence. Get ready to indulge in a fantastic lineup of live music, delectable food trucks, and more at DeKoven Drive and Harbor Park from 5:00 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. As the night sky darkens, brace yourself for the grand finale—a spectacular fireworks display at 9:30 p.m. Don’t miss out on this incredible event that promises an evening of fun, music, mouthwatering food, and a dazzling pyrotechnic showcase.

Join us for July Fireworks Celebration will be held on June 29th at Litchfield High School, 14 Plumb Hill Road, Litchfield. NO PARKING will be allowed on Constitution Way. $5 Residents ~ $10 non-residents per carload. Lots open at 5pm, Fireworks show begins around 9pm

Trumbull Day festivities and carnival will be held on the field behind Hillcrest Middle School, beginning on Friday, June 28, 2024 from 6:30 to 10:30 PM and continue on Saturday, June 29, 2024 from 2:00 to 10:30 PM, closing with a fabulous fireworks display. Fireworks will start at dusk.  (About 45 minutes after sunset, likely at 9:00 PM, but there is no set time.)

July 2nd

Don’t miss out on the Westport Fireworks Spectacular! Secure your tickets today as they are now available for purchase. Experience a dazzling display of fireworks set against the picturesque backdrop of Compo Beach.

The PAL Fireworks take place at Compo Beach. This is a ticketed event and tickets can be purchased at the Westport Police Department beginning June 1st, 50 Jesup Road and at the Parks and Recreation Office beginning June 3rd, 260 Compo Road South. The fee is $50 per vehicle, cash or check only!!!

Raindate is July 3rd

July 2nd

Mark your calendars for the spectacular Stratford Fireworks event! Join us on Tuesday, July 2nd at the stunning Short Beach for an evening of enchantment and awe. In case of inclement weather, we have a rain date set for July 5th. Don’t miss this dazzling display of lights and colors in the sky.

July 3rd

Join us for an unforgettable evening at the Shelton/Derby Fireworks on July 3rd at Veterans Park! Secure yourself a prime spot, bring along your preferred Connecticut snacks, and indulge in the finest selection of CT beer, wine, and liquor as we come together to celebrate Independence Day with a magnificent fireworks display.

City of Meriden Independence Day Fireworks Celebration will be held on July 3d at Hubbard Park. Music starts at 7 pm. Fireworks after 9 pm. Rai Date July 12th

West Haven Fireworks at Savin Rock Park. Wednesday, July 3 | 9:15 p.m. | Bradley Point | Rain Date: Friday, July 5, 9:15 p.m. A Spectacular Celebration of Independence Join us in celebrating American Independence with an awe-inspiring pyrotechnic display at the tip of Savin Rock Park. Prepare to be mesmerized as the night sky comes alive with an explosion of vibrant colors and dazzling lights. It’s an event you don’t want to miss, so gather your friends and family and come together to experience this remarkable celebration.

July 4th

Prepare to be mesmerized as the Rowayton Fireworks illuminate the night sky from Bayley Beach on July 4th, commencing at around 9:00pm. For approximately 30 minutes, experience a breathtaking spectacle of colorful explosions and awe-inspiring pyrotechnics. In the event of inclement weather, don’t worry! Don’t miss this enchanting event that will leave you in awe. Join us at Rowayton Fireworks for an unforgettable evening of celebration!

New Britain’s widely attended July 4th “Great American Boom” fireworks display, celebrating Independence Day, is scheduled for Thursday, July 4th. T The event is to feature clowns, face painters, DJ dance party and, of course, fireworks. The fireworks, themselves, typically begin after 9:00pm.

Join the excitement at Quassy Amusement Park as they present the sensational Blast at the Beach celebration on the 4th of July! By purchasing a ticket for only $20, you can revel in the beach party extravaganza, which will be held from 8 PM to 11 PM. Witness the awe-inspiring 3D Fireworks display commencing at 10 PM, an unforgettable spectacle.

July 5th

Celebrate America at the Talcott Mountain Music Festival at Simsbury Meadows fireworks will be held on July 5 (rain date July 6), as the HSO presents its annual “Celebrate America!” concert, led by the esteemed Hartford Symphony Orchestra music director Carolyn Kuan. This patriotic extravaganza, accompanied by a spectacular fireworks display, will feature a guest artist to be announced, promising an unforgettable evening of music and celebration.

Come and be part of the spectacular Norwich Harbor Fireworks, as we conclude the Rose Arts Weekend with a thrilling tribute to our country’s independence. Join us for a night filled with celebration, where the sky will ignite with brilliant bursts of light and color. It’s an event you don’t want to miss, so mark your calendars and join us in honoring our nation’s freedom at the Norwich Harbor Fireworks! 

July 6th

Fireworks Spectacular at Binney Park and Greenwich Point Park Mark your calendars for an extraordinary fireworks display on Saturday, July 6th, at dusk. Rain date: Sunday, July 7, 2024. Join us at both Binney Park and Greenwich Point Park for an enchanting evening filled with awe-inspiring lights and breathtaking colors. Don’t miss out on this double dose of dazzling fireworks!

Stamford Fireworks will be held on July 6th at both Binney Park and Greenwich Point Park at dusk. Rain date: Sunday, July 7, 2024. Regular entry rules for Greenwich Point apply. Vehicle access to Point Closes at 8 pm or earlier if parking capacity is reached.

Fairfield Beach Fireworks Join us for a mesmerizing fireworks display at Fairfield’s Jennings and Penfield beaches. The evening sky will come alive with a stunning showcase of lights and colors at 9:15 pm. Bring your family and friends to witness this magical event and create lasting memories. Don’t miss out on the Fairfield Beach Fireworks extravaganza!

Get ready for an incredible three-day Fourth of July Celebration in Enfield! The Committee is proud to hold our annual Independence Day Parade on Saturday, July 6, 2024, at 11:00 AM. Join us along Enfield Street from the Olde Enfield Town Hall and march two miles down Historic Enfield St. to the Town Green. All local organizations, groups, churches, and bands are invited to join us.

July 7th

Waterbury Food Truck and Fireworks Extravaganza at Brass Mill Center. Our Annual Food Truck & Firework Extravaganza just got even bigger! Check out our expanded 2-day event in the JCPenney parking lot from 11am-10pm each day with your favorite food trucks and vendors. Watch the fireworks on Sunday, July 7th hosted by the City of Waterbury, as they launch from Holy Land summit in front of the mall.

July 4, 5, 6, 13, 20, 27

Prepare for a breathtaking display of fireworks at Lake Compounce! Everyone’s favorite sounds of summer take the Lake Compounce floating lake stage every single Saturday in July followed by a boomin’ fireworks show.

This year’s concerts will be headlined by nationally touring acts including:

  • Good Vibrations – July 4, 5, 6
  • Bruno & the Hooligans – July 13
  • Larger Than Life – July 20
  • Adventures in Parrotdise – July 27

July 9th

July in the Sky, Vernon’s annual fireworks spectacular, is scheduled for Tuesday, July 9, 2024. The rain date is Wednesday, July 10. Live music, 7 p.m. Fireworks begin after 9:15 p.m. when the sky is dark enough.

July 13th

Guilford: Come enjoy July 4th fireworks at the Guilford Fairgrounds. There will also be live music. The rain date is Sunday, July 14.

Sailfest Fireworks (New London): As part of the Annual Sailfest Celebration Weekend, New London hosts a major fireworks display that captivates spectators with its vibrant colors and dazzling pyrotechnics. Sailfest 2024 will be held July 13 & 14, 2024 with fireworks happening on July 13th. Sailfest is Southeastern Connecticut’s premiere summertime event, complete with a major fireworks display, amusement rides, free entertainment, ships, and over 200 vendors lining the streets. There will be plenty to see, buy, and eat, so make sure to come hungry and ready to try new food!

July 20th

Celebrate East Lyme Fireworks: This annual event held on July 15th in East Lyme combines family-friendly activities, live entertainment, and a spectacular fireworks display. Held at Niantic Bay Boardwalk, the fireworks showcase paints the night sky with a burst of vibrant colors, delighting both residents and visitors.

August 24th

Save the Date for the Clinton Summerfest and Fireworks on August 24th for a day filled with festivities and fun. The Clinton Summerfest will bring the community together for a memorable celebration. Enjoy live music, delicious food, exciting activities, and much more. The grand finale of the evening will be a breathtaking fireworks display that will light up the sky and leave you in awe. Don’t miss out on this incredible event!