4th of July Fireworks in Fairfield County, CT

Fourth of July Fireworks in Fairfield County, CT 2023

What are your plans for the 4th of July?

Wondering where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Fairfield County, CT?

Lucky for us, almost every town in Fairfield County has its own fireworks display.

Here is a guide to where to watch 4th of July fireworks in Fairfield County, CT.

This guide has been updated for 2023. We will keep adding on to the list as we get more updates from towns. 

Check out our guides to 4th of July Fireworks in Northern NJ and 4th of July Fireworks in Westchester County

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Fairfield County Fourth of July Fireworks

Below are fireworks in Fairfield County, CT.

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Fairfield Fireworks 2023

The popular Fairfield, CT Fireworks display is back this year!

The annual Fairfield Fireworks display can be seen from either Penfield Beach or Jennings Beach.

The 2023 Fairfield Fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023. The fireworks display will start just after dark around 9:15 pm.

The rain date for the Fairfield Fireworks is on July 2, 2023 (Sunday).

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When: July 1, 2023 (rain date July 2). Fireworks at 9:15pm.

Where: Fireworks display will start just after dark at 9:15pm, from a barge off of Long Island Sound so the show can be seen easily from either Penfield Beach or Jennings Beaches. 

Greenwich Fireworks 2023

The Greenwich Fireworks will be held at two locations at Greenwich Point Park (Tod’s Point Beach) and Binney Park.

The 2023 Greenwich Fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023. 

The rain date for the Greenwich Fireworks is Saturday, September 2, 2023. 

But if that day is also rained out, the rescheduled fireworks will be September 2, 2023. The town will combine both Tod’s Point fireworks and Binney Park fireworks into one show held at Tod’s Point Beach (Greenwich Point Park Beach).

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When: July 1, 2023 (rain date September 2) at dusk

Where: Greenwich Point Park (Tod’s Point Beach) and Binney Park, Old Greenwich, CT

Access: Park passes and parking passes are required for entry.

Parking: Please note that Greenwich Point will be closed once parking has reached its capacity or at 8:00 p.m., whichever comes first.

Cars will not be permitted in or near Greenwich Point.

This means you will not be able to drop off or pick-up passengers before or after the event.

Greenwich Fireworks Display at Binney Park 2023

When: July 1, 2023 (rain date September 2) at dusk

Where: Binney Park, Old Greenwich, CT

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The rain date for the Binney Park Fireworks is Saturday, September 2, 2023. 

But if that day is also rained out, the rescheduled fireworks will be September 2, 2023. The town will combine both Tod’s Point fireworks and Binney Park fireworks into one show held at Tod’s Point Beach (Greenwich Point Park Beach).

Ridgefield Fireworks 2023

The Ridgefield Firework celebration is scheduled for Sunday, July 2, 2023. 

It will be held at Ridgefield High School’s Tiger Hollow Field.

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When: July 2, 2023. Fireworks begin at dusk.

Where: Ridgefield High School, Tiger Hollow Field at 700 North Salem Road, Ridgefield, CT

Parking: $20 for the General Admission fee. Buy your Ridgefield Fireworks tickets online.

Details: Gates open at 6 pm, and fireworks begin at dusk.

Darien Fireworks 2023

The 2023 Darien Fireworks is on this year!

The Town of Darien Fireworks will be held on July 14, 2023. The rain date will be on July 15, 2023.

4th of July Fireworks in Fairfield County, CT

When: July 14, 2023 (Rain Date July 15, 2023)

Where: Darien High School, Darien, CT

Parking: Parking passes for this event will be available mid-June

Details: There will be food trucks on site. Bring your beach chairs and blankets!

Rowayton Fireworks 2023

Rowayton 4th of July Fireworks is back! 

The Rowayton Fireworks will light up the sky from Bayley Beach on Monday evening, July 4th beginning at approximately 9:00pm, and lasting approximately 30 minutes.

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When: July 2, 2023 (rain date July 5, 2023) at 9pm

Where: Bayley Beach- 11 Pine Point Road, Rowayton, CT

Parking: $50 per car for special events, $30 per car on weekends/holidays and $25 per car on non-holiday weekdays. 

Walk-ins are $10 per person or $25 per family. 

We encourage you to walk to the fireworks if possible, as the parking lot fills up early!

Non-residents in season must pay to access Bayley Beach. The fee is $100 for the Fourth of July and the day of the fireworks.  

Westport Fireworks 2023

The 2023 Westport Fireworks is on!

The Westport Fireworks will take place at Compo Beach. 

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When: June 29, 2023 (rain date June 30, 2023)

Where: Compo Beach, Westport, CT

Tickets: The Westport Fireworks is a ticketed event and tickets can be purchased at the Westport Police Department, 50 Jesup Road and at the Parks and Recreation Office, 260 Compo Road South. 

$50 per vehicle cash or check only.

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Danbury Fireworks 2023

The Danbury Volunteer Fire Department is bringing you this year’s Fourth of July Fireworks. 

The Danbury Fireworks will take place on June 24, 2023 at dusk.

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When: June 24, 2023  at dusk (approximately 9 pm to 9:45 pm)

Where: Candlewood Town Park at 36 E Hayestown Road, Danbury, CT

Details: Gates open at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk (approximately 9:15 p.m)

Wilton Fireworks 2023

The 2023 Wilton Fireworks is on! Wilton’s Fourth of July fireworks will take place on July 4, 2023.

The Wilton Fireworks will be held at Wilton High School. There will be fireworks, live DJ and food trucks at the event!

When: July 4, 2023 (rain date June 30, 2023)

Where: Wilton High School (WHS) Complex at 395 Danbury Road, Wilton, CT.

Parking: The event is free but there is a fee for parking.  You can either buy your parking passes in advance for $35 at premium lots or pay $20 first come-first served at the day of the event. 

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The $35 premium lots are Route 7 Tennis Courts Parking, Route 7/School Road gravel lot, Cider Mill School Parking, Wilton Board of Education parking lot, and Wilton HS athletic fields parking lot. 

$20 Cash-Only Parking passes are available at the following lots: Middlebrook School, Kristine Lilly Field, Stamford Health (372 Danbury Road) and Allen’s Meadows. 

Parking Passes can be purchased online for $35 per vehicle on the Parks and Recreation Online Registration System. 

Parking Passes can also be purchased at the Wilton Parks and Recreation Department office, 180 School Road. 

Passes will be available through Friday, June 30th (premium parking passes will not be available for purchase on the day of the event). 

Entertainment: Live DJ, food trucks and Fireworks at Wilton Fireworks event.  Bring a blanket, chairs and a picnic. Live DJ music starts at 5pm. 

The 4th of July style fireworks show will kick off at sundown at around 9 pm. 

New Canaan Fireworks 2023

The New Canaan Fireworks will celebrate their 42nd Annual Family Fourth of July this year!

New Canaan’s fireworks will be held on July 1, 2023. The rain date is July 2, 2023 or July 8, 2023.

Please note that the event is for New Canaan Residents only and Non-Resident passes will not be sold this year.

When: July 1, 2023 (rain dates July 2, 2023 or July 8, 2023) 

Where: Waveny Park, New Canaan, CT

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Parking: All vehicles must enter through the South Avenue entrance to Waveny Park.  Lapham Road will be closed to all traffic. 

Access: Pedestrian walkers with passes should only enter the Park from the High School parking area. 

Price: Entrance passes are required for all attendees by car or walk-ins and can be purchased for $35 per car or family here.

Details: Gates open at 5 pm. 

Entertainment: There will be family-friendly activities at New Canaan’s Fourth of July Fireworks. Come hungry- there will be gourmet food trucks- perfect for a family picnic. Kids will enjoy the inflatable bounce houses and live music! 

Live music will include “Mind the Gap’ from 5:30-7:15 pm, and the Town Band from 7:30-9:15 pm. 

The New Canaan fireworks display will start soon after (approximately 9:15pm).

No dogs, drones, grills, candles, personal fireworks, or sparklers.

Trumbull Fireworks 2023

The Trumbull Day fireworks will be held on Saturday, July 1, 2023 at the field behind Hillcrest Middle School. 

The Trumbull fireworks display will be part of the Trumbull Day carnival festivities which is taking place from June 30 to July 1, 2023. The Trumbull Day carnival will close with a fireworks display.

Trumbull Day is a family-friendly event with carnival rides, food trucks, live music and fireworks! Wine and beer will be available for purchase.

The Trumbull Fourth of July Fireworks will start at dusk.  (About 45 minutes after sunset, likely at 9 pm but there is no set time.)

The Trumbull Fireworks rain date is July 2, 2023.

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When: July 1, 2023 (rain date July 2) at around 9 pm (Trumbull fireworks start 45 minutes after sunset)

Where: The field behind Hillcrest Middle School in Trumbull, CT

Parking: Admission is free! Parking is available at Trumbull High School and Hillcrest Middle School. 

Details: Bring your lawn chairs and blankets. 

Norwalk Fireworks 2023

The 2023 Norwalk Fourth of July Fireworks is back! 

Celebrate this Fourth of July with a bang at the Norwalk Independence Day Fireworks, part of Norwalk’s Summer Concert Series at Calf Pasture Beach. 

This year, Norwalk’s Fourth of July festivities will be held on July 3, from 7:30-11pm, featuring a live performance by Connecticut-based band, Derik and The Fun Bags. 

This fun-filled evening culminates in a spectacular display of fireworks against the serene backdrop of Calf Pasture beach. 

Please note, in case of rain, the Norwalk Independence Day fireworks will be rescheduled for July 5.

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When: July 3, 2023 at 7:30pm (rain date July 5, 2023)

Where: Calf Pasture Beach, Norwalk, CT

Redding Firework 2023

Come celebrate at Redding Rock ‘n Roots for live music and fireworks!

When: July 8, 2023

Where: Redding Historical Society, 34 Lonetown Road Redding, CT

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Stamford Fireworks 2023 

In celebration of July 4th, the City of Stamford will hold Independence day fireworks at Cummings Beach on Friday, June 30th. The Fourth of July fireworks rain date is on Friday, July 7th.

When: June 30, 2023 (Rain date July 7). Fireworks 9 pm.

Where: Cummings Beach, Shippan Avenue, Stamford, CTDetails: Entertainment will begin at 6:00 pm. Residents will be able to bring blankets and chairs to the beach. There will be food trucks onsite, and the fireworks will begin shortly after 9:00 pm.

Stratford Fireworks 2023

The Stratford Fireworks is back!

The 2023 Stratford Fireworks will be held on Friday, June 30th at Short Beach starting at dusk around 9pm.

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When: June 30, 2023 (Rain date July 5) at dusk around 9pm

Where: Short Beach

Details: Stratford’s Independence Day fireworks will be held on June 30th at sundown. Parking will be available at Short Beach but it will be restricted to cars with Stratford resident parking stickers. Overflow parking is available at the Army Engine/Avco lot, south of Sniffens Lane.

Weston Fireworks 2023

The 2023 Weston 4th of July Fireworks is on! 

Taking place on July 4, the 2023 Weston Independence Day Fireworks will kick off at 4:30 pm at the Weston Middle School Field. 

Get ready for a fun evening including food trucks and performances from the Westport Community Band, Big Deal Rock and Magic Genie. 

The highlight of the evening, the fireworks display, will begin at 9:20 pm. 

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Visitors are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs to enjoy the Fourth of July festivities. 

Don’t miss out on the fun at Weston’s Family 4th Celebration!

When: July 4, 2023. The gate opens at 4:30 pm. Fireworks at 9:20 pm. (Rain date July 5)

Where: Weston Middle School Field at 135 School Road, Weston, CT

Details: There will be food trucks and performances by Westport Community Band, Big Deal Rock and Magic Genie. Fireworks begin at 9:20pm. Bring your own blankets and chairs.

Arrive before 8 pm to avoid the fireworks traffic rush!

Admission: Regular Parking Pass is $20 per car. $5 for walk-in admission. Children 5 and under is free. Priority Parking passes ($30 per car) must be purchased in advance.

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