Fourth of July Parades, Celebrations, Fireworks, and Festivals in the Hartford, CT area
2019 List of Independence Day festivities in the Hartford, CT area. Fourth of July parades, fireworks in Hartford, as well as community celebrations and other Fourth of July activities for Kids and Families.
Note: If you are marching in a parade, line-up is usually about 1/2 hour before the start of the parade. If you know of other Fourth of July Celebrations in the Hartford area, please email us and we will add them to this list.
Friday, June 28, 2019
Friday, June 28 - 5:30-7:15pm - The Danielson ELKS Chicken BBQ - $10/person, advance tickets available. 6:00pm - 5K Run with King and Queen of the Mountain - $15/person 18+, $10/person under 18. 6:00-7:30pm - Joe Keith Performance near the Danielson ELKS Chicken BBQ. 7:30-9:00pm - Main Stage Performance by LA Backstage Pass. 9:15pm - Fireworks go off!!!
Saturday, June 29, 2019
Join the Hebron Lions for a night of fun to see Trucks up close, enjoy some food, live music and end your night taking in the views of the fireworks in the sky. (rain date 6/30)
Nightshift was asked back again this year!! Come on down to Coventry's biggest celebration of the year and listen to Nightshift play your favorite songs before the fireworks begin! Last year's crowd was the largest crowd that they've ever had and this year is expected to be even bigger! Bring a lawn chair and prepare to sing along and dance to the best songs from the 60s, 70s and 80s! A good spot is hard to get so get there early!
Cue the Fireworks! There's no better place to celebrate America than at America's oldest continuously operating amusement park!
Tuesday, July 2nd
Activities at Henry Park, 120 South Street Vernon, beginning at 6 pm include face painting, live entertainment, and food vendors. Grab a spot in the park to see spectacular fireworks. Rain date is July 11. Admission: $5 per car, $1 for walk-in.
Thursday, July 4th 2019
Calling all pets! The Litchfield Historical Society is holding its annual Pet Parade and Turn of the Century Fest on July 4, 2019. All Community members and their pets are invited to take part in an old fashioned Pet Parade! Pets of any kind are welcome, but all pets must be either on leash or in a cage. Parade registration beings at 2:15. After the parade, take part in the Turn-of-the-Century Fest, including sack races, tug-of-war contests, seed spitting contests, and an ice cream social.
Location: Litchfield History Museum
3-D Fireworks spectacular over Lake Quassapaug. Special viewing glasses will be sold to benefit Healthy Eyes Alliance. 10:15 p.m. fireworks.
July 4th 9am-5pm. Celebrate America’s birthday circa 1876 this Fourth of July at Mystic Seaport. Enjoy boat races on the Mystic River, an old-fashioned spelling bee for children, and many other fun activities. Picnic alongside your 19th-century neighbors at noon and cheer for your favorite display in the Independence Day Parade at 1 p.m. Young patriots can even craft hats to wear in their very own section of the parade! A rousing 1876 Independence Day ceremony will be followed by an elegant concert featuring the Mystic Silver Cornet Band.
Friday, July 5th, 2019
Summer officially begins with Connecticut’s favorite Independence Day celebration! Conducted by HSO Music Director Carolyn Kuan, and featuring the Asylum Hill Congregational Church Choir, this program will include all of your patriotic favorites, tunes from popular American movies, and fireworks following the concert!
Weekend of July 5th - 7th
The Enfield Fourth of July Town Celebration is a three day event featuring: Taste of Enfield, Arts & Craft Fair, Parade, 5K Road Race, Kids Activities Fun & Free- From face painting to Lego-fun, and the jumbo moonwalk, your children will have a ball. Fireworks Spectacular, The Grand Finale of the Celebration, is the largest fireworks display in Northern Connecticut. Arrive early!