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Finale For The Fourth: Fireworks Planned In Rowayton

Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening.
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening.
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening.
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening.
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening.
Fireworks explode above the Danbury Fair Mall and Danbury Airport on Thursday evening. Photo Credit: Nicole Kasseris

FAIRFIELD COUNTY, Conn. — The Fourth of July is the time to get your fill of fireworks and to celebrate America's independence with a bang.

A number of Fairfield County municipalities have already celebrated with a sizzle. But if you haven't seen fireworks yet this year, it's not too late.

Here are some spots in Fairfield County to catch fireworks and more on Saturday, July 4:

Saturday, July 4, Redding: The Redding Historical Society is presenting the Redding Rock 'N Roots Revival Music Festival, with fireworks capping off the daylong event. The musical entertainment starts at 3 p.m. and kids crafts and games begin at 3:30. On-site food vendors will be available or guests can bring a picnic, blanket or lawn chairs. The cost for adults is $15; $10 for students and seniors; and kids are free. The event will take place at Lonetown Farm and Museum, 43 Lonetown Road (Route 107) in Redding. For more information, call (203) 788-1805 or visit www.reddinghistoricalsociety.org.

Saturday, July 4, New Canaan : Waveny Park is the site for a spectacular light show that begins at 9 p.m. Come early, say those in the know, ideally anytime after 5 p.m., for activities that include picnicking, live music, and lots of food and drink options. Fireworks Fun: www.newcanaan.info/.

Saturday, July 4, Bridgeport: The Ballpark at Harbor Yard is where you can both watch the Bluefish light up the opposition; then enjoy a light show post game. Fireworks Fun: www.bridgeportbluefish.com/.

Saturday, July 4, Ridgefield: Ridgefield High School is where picnicking starts at 6 p.m. with the pyrotechnics beginning shortly after dusk. Fireworks Fun: www.ridgefieldct.org/. Rain date is July 5.

Saturday, July 4, Rowayton: Rowayton fireworks will pop, rock and delight starting at 9:15 p.m. offshore from Bayley Beach. Fireworks Fun:www.rowaytonct.com/.

Saturday, July 4, Weston: Weston Parks & Recreation, along with Fairfield County Bank present a day of fun and fireworks at Weston Middle School. Gates open at 4:30 p.m. and include a barbecue with food by Calise's Food Market starting at 6 p.m., the Westport Community Band at 6:15 p.m., The Magic Genie at 7:15 p.m. followed by a tribute to the Beatles with fireworks at 9:20 p.m. Fireworks Fun: www.westonct.gov.

Saturday, July 4, Wilton: Wilton kicks off its celebration on the high school's athletic field with a 5K at 8:30 a.m. and a softball game at noon pitting the town Democrats vs. the Republicans. The music begins at 5 p.m., with featured act Retro Express taking the stage at 7:30 p.m. At 9:30 p.m. the highlight of the day will be the fireworks display. Call 203-454-5188 for weather updates. The rain date is Sunday.

A number of shows have already occurred this weekend, including those in Danbury, Stamford, Norwalk, Darien, Fairfield, Westport, and Greenwich.

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