You Won’t Want To Miss These Incredible Fireworks Shows In Connecticut This Year

The Fourth of July is just around the corner, and that means fireworks. Our collection of 2016 fireworks was pretty epic, but our pick for this year is even better. If you’ve been asking yourself “where can I find fireworks near me?” we have the answer! These firework displays in Connecticut are the perfect way to celebrate Independence Day. Check them out now:

Looking for something a little closer? We’ve got you covered! Here are some more fireworks shows in Connecticut you’re guaranteed to love. Just find your county and prepare for a spectacular evening.

Fairfield County Fireworks

June 24 – Barnum Fireworks Show, Seaside Park, Bridgeport at 9pm. The Barnumpalooza takes place during the day and includes live music and food trucks.
June 28 to July 1 – Ridgefield Volunteer Fire Department Carnival, East Ridge Middle School, Ridgefield. The show is on July 1 at sundown.
June 30 – Fireworks at Short Beach Park, Stratford at 9pm.
June 30 – Summerstage Fireworks, Danbury Mall, Danbury at 6pm. This is the opening night of a fair that runs until August 2.
July 1 – Town Fireworks Display, Greenwich Point and Bonney Park, Greenwich at dusk.
July 2 – Independence Day Fireworks Show, Penfield or Jennings Beaches, Fairfield at 9:15pm.
July 3 – Independence Day Fireworks Celebration, Compo Beach, Westport at dusk.

Hartford County Fireworks

June 30 – Celebrate America, Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows, Simsbury at 7:30pm.
July 1 – Annual James “Dutch” Fogarty 4th of July Celebration, Manchester at 9:30pm. Kids activities start at 5pm.
July 1 – Fireworks over the Lake!, Lake Compounce, Bristol at 9:30pm. The amusement park opens for the day at 11am.
July 2 – Post Game Atlas Fireworks, New Britain Stadium, New Britain at 6:35pm.

Litchfield County Fireworks

June 17 – Goshen Stampede, Goshen Fairgrounds, Goshen at 9:30pm.
July 1 – Salisbury Rotary Fireworks, Lime Rock Park, Salisbury at 6pm.
July 1 – Fourth of July Fireworks, Town Green, New Milford at 9:30pm.

Middlesex County Fireworks

July 1 – Fireworks Festival, Barge off of Harbor Park, Middletown at dusk.
July 4 – Search for Fireworks Sunset Cruise, Connecticut River, Haddam at 7:30pm. $40/person, book in advance.

New Haven County Fireworks

June 24 – East Haven Fireworks and Beach Party, East Haven at 9:20pm.
June 28 to July 1 – Quaker Farms Fire Co., Quaker Farms School, Oxford. Fireworks shows are held on June 28 and June 30 at 9:45pm.
July 2 – Food Truck & Fireworks, Brass Mill Center, Waterbury at 9:15pm.
July 2 – Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Display, Orange Fairgrounds, Orange at 9:30pm.
July 3 – Derby Independence Day Concert and Fireworks Display, Downtown Derby. Time TBD.
July 3 – Naugatuck 2017 Fireworks Celebration, Old Firehouse Road, Naugatuck at 6pm.

New London County Fireworks

June 30 – Norwich 4th of July Fireworks, Norwich Harbor at 10pm.
July 4 – Connecticut Tigers Fourth of July Celebration, Dodds Stadium, Norwich at 7:05pm.
July 15 – Celebrate East Lyme, Niantic’s Main Street at 3pm.

Tolland County Fireworks

June 24 – CoventryFest 2017, Coventry Lake, Patriots Park, at 9:30pm. $10 parking.
June 30 – Independence Day Celebration, Stafford Motor Speedway, Stafford Springs at 3pm.
July 5 – July in the Sky, Henry Park, Vernon at 9:40pm.

Windham County Fireworks

June 30 – Red White and Blue BBQ, Owen Bell Park, Killingly at 9:15pm.
July 1 – Putnam Fireworks, Rotary Park, Putnam at 9:15pm.

How many shows on the 2017 fireworks list have you seen before? Tell us which one is your favorite!

While you’re waiting to enjoy these awesome shows, check out this tubing adventure at Connecticut’s natural lazy river.