The 4th of July is a day to celebrate American Independence. From 1776 until now, this day has been recognized as the birth of the United States of America as an independent nation. Before the Declaration was even signed, John Adams envisioned a festival accompanied by fireworks to promote victory of independence. As a matter of fact,  on July 4, 1777 the first firework show was held.It was the start of a revolution.  Let’s celebrate like it’s 1777 with some of the most captivating firework displays in Connecticut!

Lake Compounce 4th of July Fireworks

Join Lake Compounce in a night of vibrant illuminations over the gleaming lake. Involving a parking fee when you first enter the park but a free firework show!

4th of July 3-D Fireworks at Quassy Amusement Park

Enjoy a captivating firework display above the Quassy lake in Middlebury. The total cost between a parking, admission, and 3D glasses comes to only $9. Starting at dusk, don’t miss out on an experience of a lifetime! Fore More Information:

Weston’s Family Celebration.

Doors open at 4:30 for ticket sales. With a freshly cooked aroma, emphatic tunes, and a brightly lit sky you are bound to enjoy the night.

Madison’s Independence Parade & Firework Show.

In Madison, there will be a parade starting at Stop and Shop and continuing west to the Surf Club at 11 a.m. It will involve many attractions that all different ages can enjoy such as; floats, music/performance groups, classic cars, and clowns. Later on at 9:30 p.m. fireworks will light up the town at the Madison Surf Club.

Mystic’s Independence Day Celebration.

The annual parade begins at 1 p.m. and marches through the village at Mystic. Afterwards, a laid back concert will be held by a local band. There will be different old fashioned activities that take you back in time.

We hope you make the most in remembrance of this pivotal time in history. Feel free to send us your July 4th photos on Facebook so we can celebrate american independence together here in Connecticut!