4th of July Weekend in Connecticut: Fireworks, Parades, and More Things to Do with Kids
Between fireworks, festivities, and pure, outdoor things to do in Connecticut, Fourth of July is definitely the peak of summer. The nation's annual birthday party is back with a bang with an explosion of summertime fun. Fireworks shows are on the agenda all across the state this 4th of July weekend in Connecticut, including in Fairfield, New Milford, and Norwich.
Families can also get their golf game on at the Stamford Museum's Mini-Golf in the Meadow. In Norwalk, the annual Shakespeare on the Sound is entering the final weekend of its 25th season.
Don’t forget to check out our Summer Fun Guide for even more ways to enjoy the season.
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Places featured in this article:
Great Griswold Get Together
Stamford Museum & Nature Center
Simsbury Meadows Performing Arts Center
Ocean Beach Park
Mill River Park
Greenwich Audubon Center
Hillcrest Middle School
Penfield and Jennings Beaches
Greenwich Point Park
Devon Rotary Pavilion at Walnut Beach
Dunkin Donuts Park
West Wharf Beach
Willow Brook Park
Wilbur Cross Football Field
Quassy Amusement Park
Six Flags New England
Butternut Hollow Park
Rocky Neck State Park