Enjoy Fireworks This 4th of July Near the Manchester and Hartford CT Area

June 28th, 2016 by

4th of July

2016 4th of July Fireworks and Events Manchester CT

The 4th of July is coming up fast, meaning it’s time for you to start working out your Independence Day plans. With July 4th falling on a Monday, many Independence Day events will be taking place the weekend before or even after the Fourth. To help you find out which events are taking place on which dates, we’ve compiled this list of 2016 4th of July fireworks and events in Manchester CT and beyond.


4th of JulyJames “Dutch” Fogarty Independence Day Celebration in Manchester CT

The big Independence Day celebration here in Manchester CT will take place on Saturday, July 2 at the Manchester Community College. The whole event begins at 5 p.m. and will include food, kids activities and music. The fireworks display will start at 9:30 p.m. and a rain date is scheduled for July 3.

The Great American Boom in New Britain CT

One of the few nearby Independence Day events actually taking place on July 4th is the one happening in New Britain CT at Stanley Quarter Park. The fun kicks off at 5 p.m. with music beginning at 6 p.m. The fireworks display will start at 9:15 p.m. with a rain date scheduled for July 5.

Independence Day Celebration in Stafford Springs CT

If you take a drive up to Stafford Springs, a unique way to celebrate the holiday is at the Stafford Motor Speedway, where a fireworks display will take place July 1. In addition to the fireworks, however, you’ll be able to enjoy racing events throughout the evening. The gates open at 5:15 p.m.

Find the latest holiday events near Manchester right here

Unfortunately, many of the 2016 4th of July fireworks and events near Manchester CT don’t actually happen on July 4th, but there are still plenty of great options for seeing some Independence Day fireworks celebrations throughout the area. If you know of any others within driving distance, be sure to share them with others in the comments section below. From all of us here at Mazda of Manchester, we wish you a fun and safe 4th of July.

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