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The City of Stamford will be hosting the 2019 Stamford Independence Day Firework Celebration on Sunday, July 7th, the events rain date. Saturday’s event has been cancelled due to bad weather as forecast by the National Weather Service. 

The festivities will begin at 6:00 p.m., while the fireworks show will begin promptly at 9:00 p.m. We hope to see everyone there!

  • There will be food trucks on site as well as souvenirs for sale. 
  • No glass bottles or personal fireworks will be permitted at the event. 
  • The fireworks show will be put on by Atlas PyroVision Entertainment Group, Inc
  • Entertainment provided by Jeffrey Kiley From More Than Music DJ Services.

Parking Information

  • No parking either side of Shippan Ave. from Wallace St. to the Magee Ave. intersection as of 3 P.M.
  • No parking on the left side of Iroquois, Wampanaw & Rippowam Rd. as of 3 P.M.
  • No parking on the south side of Myrtle Ave. from the intersection with Elm St. to #162 Myrtle as of 3 P.M.
  • Boaters please be aware that from 3:00 p.m. on, directly off of Cummings Park’s beach, there will be a 1,000’ safety zone around the fireworks barge from Buoy #6 to 1,000’ from shore.
  • Boaters please be aware that the West Beach boat ramp will be shut down at 6:30 p.m.
  • At 8 P.M. the intersection of Shippan/Magee will be closed to southbound traffic. Resident only access at that time. At 8:30 P.M. Magee Ave. will be closed to traffic.
  • At 9 P.M. ,Shippan Ave. from Wallace St. north will become one way northbound only  (2 lanes). Magee Ave. will be one way northbound only (2 lanes).

After the Show

  • Traffic exiting Shippan Point will be directed north onto Magee Ave. and west onto Jefferson (Urban Transitway) for access to Canal St., Atlantic St. Washington Blvd., I-95.
  • Traffic exiting Cummings Park via Shippan Ave. will be directed north onto Shippan Ave to access Elm St., Myrtle Ave, I-95, E. Main St.
  • Traffic exiting Cummings Park via Soundview Ave. will utilize Soundview Ave or Willowbrook Ave to Cove Rd.
  • Foot traffic at Cummings Park will be released first, followed by vehicles.

Ted Jankowski
Director of Public Safety

2019 Stamford Independence Day Fireworks Show Canceled Tomorrow July 6th Due to Bad Weather – Rescheduled to Sunday July 7th

Posted: July 5, 2019
About the Author: Captain Philip Hayes
Captain Hayes is a 31-year veteran of the Stamford Fire Department. He is currently assigned to the East Side Fire Station #4 on Shippan Avenue. In addition to his regular Fire Officer duties, he is a Public Relations Officer, the developer of the website and serves on the Departments' IT Team. He is also an avid fan of Fire Department history.
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