Connecticut Fireworks Displays For 2010

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Connecticut Fireworks Displays for 2010

As the 4th of July holiday approaches, here is a list of some of the local fireworks displays planned. For a complete list of fireworks events throughout the state, please visit NBC Connecticut’s web site.

Beacon Falls

Family Day at Pent Road will be held on Saturday, July 10. Events begin at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks at dusk. Buses will run from the firehouse and Woodland High starting at 6 p.m.


Lake Compounce will host fireworks on July 2, 3 and 4.


Fireworks happen on Saturday, Aug. 28, during Riverport Festival in historic downtown Cromwell. . They begin at approximately 9:30 p.m.


The Hamden Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display is scheduled for July 2, from 6 p.m. to 10:15 p.m. at 2761 Dixwell Ave., according to the New Haven Register.


Fireworks happen on Saturday, July 10 during Riverfest at Mortensen Riverfront Plaza, Great River Park and Founders Plaza. Fireworks happen at 9 p.m.


The fireworks display will be on July 2, 9:30 p.m. They are shot off of a barge located off of West Wharf Beach. Rain date is July 9. /


The annual James Dutch Fogarty Independence Day Celebration will happen on Saturday, July 3 at 4 p.m. at Manchester Community College. Rain date is July 5.


Meriden’s fireworks display will take place at Westfield Mall on Friday, July 2. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and continue to 10 p.m.


Milford’s Firework Extravaganza will take place on Saturday July 3, the Black Bear Saloon. For $25, guests will have VIP seating for the fireworks, live entertainment, and an all you can eat buffet.

Fireworks display will take place at Westfield Mall on Friday, July 2. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and continue to 10 p.m.

New Britain

Great American Boom happens at Stanley Quarter Park on July 4, 2159 Stanley St. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m.

New Haven

The July 4th celebration will include fireworks at East Rock Park. Display begins at 9:15 a.m. Public viewing locations will be available from 9:15 to 9:45 p.m. at Blake Field off State Street, Wilbur Cross High School on Mitchell Drive, College Wood on Mitchell Drive and Rice Field off View Street. Parking will be available at Wilbur Cross High School and Blake Rink


The 29th annual Extravaganza is an all-day event on Saturday, July 17 at Mill Pond Park that begins at 9 a.m. and ends with a fireworks display.

North Branford

Fireworks happen during the Potato and Corn Festival on Aug. 7. The fireworks display will begin at 9:30 p.m. Free parking is offered at North Branford Intermediate School and Stanley T. Williams School and a shuttle will take you to the festival.


The town fireworks display will happen near the grounds of the Mark T. Sheehan High School on Saturday, July 3 shortly after 9 p.m. There is no rain date, but the event could be cancelled for inclement weather. Public parking will be available at Moran Middle School, Sheehan High.


The Fourth of July Holiday Fireworks will be at Municipal Stadium on Sunday night, July 4. The fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. Prior to the fireworks a concert featuring Dave Gardino and Swingshift will perform.Gates at the Stadium will open at 6 p.m. and admission is free. Rain date is Monday, July 5.

West Haven

West Haven’s fireworks will take place at 9:15 p.m. on Saturday, July 3 at Bradley Point on the West Haven Beach.

Harriman Real Estate wishes all of our readers, customers, clients, friends and family a safe and fun-filled holiday weekend!

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