Fireworks displays are a big part of Summer and here in Connecticut, our fireworks exhibitions do not disappoint. Here is a list of some of the best fireworks in Connecticut this Summer season.
NOTICE: Please visit your town’s website to make sure the fireworks are still on. We cannot be held responsible for cancellations or changes. If you know of a cancellation or change please let us know and we will make the change on our list.
Last Updated on May 30, 2016
2016 Fireworks Displays in Connecticut
June 4, 2016
Back for the 3rd year, the Fireworks 2016 celebration will take place on June 4th at Cove Park. Arrive at 5 pm for social hour, bring your picnic dinner, or buy from one of the food vendors, your choice. Dance to the DJ & visit the face painter. Fireworks will be ready to go at 9 pm.
June 11, 2016
Saturday night goes out with a bang! Don’t miss a spectacular fireworks display. The fireworks kick off at 9:15 pm and are guaranteed to be fun for the whole family.
Get fired up for some finger-lickin’ fun during the Mohegan Sun BBQFest. On June 11th & 12th, savor the flavors of the best barbeque around with festivities featuring live music, a beer trailer, barbecue battles, local vendors, food trucks and so much more you can sink your teeth into! Tickets are $5.00 per day and go on sale Friday, April 1st through the Mohegan Sun Box Office. Kids 6 and under get in free. The weekend of the event, tickets for entry are available at the gate along with food and drink tickets.
No festival would be complete without some live entertainment. The Winter Parking Lot spices things up with music, demos and a fireworks show to celebrate summertime and all things BBQ.
June 25, 2016
Location: Seaside Park, Bridgeport, Connecticut
Time: Fireworks begin at 9:00 pm, Concert begins at 7:30 PM
Raindate: June 26, 2016
Barnum’s Skyblast Fireworks sponsored by PSEG Power CT – the skies over Long Island Sound will light up with a fantastic fireworks display. Come watch the magic in the skies and listen to the music. FREE!
- 12:00 to 2:00 pm: The Wango Tango Band
- 2:30 to 4:30 pm: Leaf Jumpers
- 5:00 to 6:45 pm: Primetime
- 7:15 to 8:45 pm: The Idol Kings with a tribute to America Rock Band Journey
- 9:00 to 9:15 pm: Special patriotic musical tribute to America’s Veterans, entitled Rob and Karen’s salute to America’s Heroes
June 29 and July 1, 2016
The Quaker Farms Volunteer Fire Company annual Carnival will be held from June 29th to July 2, 2016. Opens at 6 pm and closes at 11 pm. The Fireworks will be held on June 29th and July 1st at 9:45 pm
Location: Quaker Farms School, 30 Great Oak Rd, Oxford, CT 06478
July 1, 2016
The Savin Rock Fireworks Committee is temporarily moving its annual July 3 fireworks display to July 1, a Friday, to help the city save on overtime expenses for its largest attraction. The display draws an estimated 100,000 people of all ages to the city’s 3-1/2 mile shoreline each year. Before the patriotic event, partygoers can shake, rattle and roll to Top 40 music by Jim Crutchfield and The Navels at the Savin Rock bandstand from 5-9 p.m.
Raindate: July 2, 2016
The Hamden Volunteer Firefighters Fireworks Committee is pleased to announce the 23rd Annual fireworks display on Friday July 1st, 2016, with a rain date of July 2, 2016 at the Town Center Park in Hamden, CT. We will be partnering once again with the Town of Hamden and Hamden Arts Commission to present this spectacular Fireworks event. We are delighted The Hamden Symphony Orchestra will perform during the evening. Also, Tri-State DJ Co.’s DJBry will be providing music before and after the orchestra performs as well as during the Fireworks. As always, we are in need of donations for this year’s event. Checks should be made payable to HVFF and mailed to P.O. Box 5104 Hamden, CT 06518 or donations can be made using PayPal. For more information about the event and our fundraising activities please visit our website hamdenfireworks.org, contact Karl Olson at (203) 214-9489 or e-mail us at [email protected].
- annual fireworks at dusk.
- Concerts in the Overflow lot
- J-Train- 6-8pm- a band from Western Connecticut State University, will perform traditional rock and roll quartets with a huge sound, and funky riffs.
- The Zoo -8-10pm
- Durant’s will be here with inflatables for the kids to enjoy.
- There will be a food and beer tent by The Cookhouse
Talcott Mountain Simsbury Concert and FireworksLocation: Performing Arts Center at Simsbury Meadows
Time: Concert startsat 7:30 pm, fireworks after the concert
Rain Date: Saturday, July 2, 7:30pm
Join us for one of Connecticut’s favorite Independence Day celebrations! Introducing the HSO’s new Assistant Conductor Adam Kerry Boyles, and featuring the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, this program will include all of your patriotic favorites. Plus, we’ll have your fingers snapping and toes tapping with some swinging jazz favorites and more. Stay for fireworks following the concert!
Coming in July
Location: on the Riverview Garage Rooftop at Mohegan Sun casino
Home to events such as the Hot Summer Fun Party on the Rooftop concert series and our stunning fireworks displays, the Riverview Garage rooftop offers gorgeous views and an open-air venue for many exciting events throughout the summer.
Party on the Rooftop. This 21 and over event allows guests to enjoy live tribute bands, tiki bars and food trucks on top of the Riverview Parking Garage every Friday from 7:00pm – 11:00pm. Grab a $2.00 Bud Light or a $5.00 Tito’s cocktail and stop by the Gaming Tent complete with slots, Blackjack tables and roulette! Party on the Rooftop kicks off on Friday, June 19th with live music by Bon Jersey, a tribute to Bon Jovi. For a complete list of participating bands, please visit their website.
August 22, 2016
Wolcott Country Fair
Fireworks will be on at 9:30 pm please visit the web site www.wolcottfair.com for full details
September 3, 2016
When: September 3 and 4, 2016 (rain or shine)
Where: Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot
Gate Hours: Saturday: 12:00pm– 10:00pm; Sunday: 12:00pm – 6:00pm
Other than hosting 40 of New England’s premier food trucks, this festival will also feature live music, face painting for children, a fireworks show on Saturday starting at 9:30pm, field games and more!
The New England Food Truck Festival and Mohegan Sun are very excited to announce that a festival with 40 of New England’s premier food trucks will be taking place at the Mohegan Sun Winter Parking Lot in September!
List of Connecticut Towns & Cities
If the you can’t find fireworks displays listed above for your Connecticut town or city, visit their website to see if they have new information listed since our last update.