Connecticut Fireworks Displays for 2011

Fireworks at the celebration of the United Sta...

Connecticut Fireworks Displays for 2011

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 Fireworks at Pent Road will be held on Saturday, July 9th. Fireworks begin at dusk, about 9:15PM.


Lake Compounce will host fireworks on July 3 at 10PM.


The Hamden Independence Day Celebration Fireworks Display is scheduled for Friday, July 1st, starting at 9:20PM at Town Center Park, 2761 Dixwell Avenue. Rain date is July 2nd.


Fireworks happen on Saturday, July 9th 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 3rd, at 9:30 p.m. They are shot off of a barge located off of West Wharf Beach. Rain date is July 8th.


The annual James Dutch Fogarty Independence Day Celebration will happen on Saturday, July 2nd at 4 p.m. at Manchester Community College. Fireworks begin at 9:30PM. Rain date is July 3rd.

Fireworks displayMeriden

Meriden’s fireworks display will take place at Westfield Mall on Friday, July 1st. Festivities begin at 6 p.m. and continue to 10 p.m. There will be a $1.00 admission to benefit The United Way of Meriden/Wallingford.


Milford’s Firework Extravaganza will take place on Saturday July 1st, at the Connecticut Post Mall. Festivities start at 6 PM and run until 10PM, with the fireworks starting at 9:15PM. Rain date is July 2nd at 9:15PM.

New Britain

Great American Boom happens at Stanley Quarter Park on July 4, 2159 Stanley St. Festivities begin at 5PM, the fireworks begin at 9:30PM.

New Haven

The July 4th celebration will include fireworks at East Rock Park. Display begins at 9:30PM. 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 30th annual Extravaganza is an all-day event on Saturday, July 16 at Mill Pond Park that begins at 9 a.m. and ends with a fireworks display.


The town fireworks display will happen near the grounds of the Mark T. Sheehan High School on Saturday, July 2nd at 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 and Sheehan High School.

West Haven

West Haven’s fireworks will take place at 9:30 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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