Fairfield announces Fourth of July fireworks

The Town of Fairfield Fourth of July fireworks display will be July 2 with a raindate of July 3.

The fireworks will begin just after dark, around 9:15 pm, from a barge off of the Long Island Sound.

Residents should expect significant delays following the event on the Post Road and the streets leading to and from the beach area in Fairfield. Once the fireworks have started, the streets leading from the beach area will be turned into “one way” from the beach to the Post Road. No traffic will be permitted to go south of the Post Road into the beach area until all exiting traffic has cleared.

The Interstate 95 exit ramps at exits 22 South, and 22 North will also be closed once the event begins.

No parking will be allowed after 5 pm the day of the fireworks at Old Post Road; Reef Road, South of Richard White Way, One Rod Highway; Penfield Road; Lalley Blvd; Rowland Road; Edward Street; South Benson Road; portions of Fairfield Beach Road; Riverside Drive and Turney Road.

All streets in the beach area will be strictly enforced for all parking violations and cars in violation will be towed at the owner’s expense.

More information is available at https://www.fairfieldct.org.

No fireworks of any kind, including sparklers, are allowed on any of the beaches or parking areas. There is no alcohol, smoking, vaping or portable grills permitted at any town beach. Police will be strictly monitoring the beach areas for violations.

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