Family 4th of July Celebration

Sorry, the event is cancelled this year
The 40th Annual Family Fourth of July Celebration will begin at 5:00 pm on Saturday, July 4, 2020 when Waveny Park will open to entrance pass holders at the main gate on South Avenue.  Activities will include family picnicking, children’s games and several gourmet food trucks.  Live music will include “Mind the Gap” from 5:30-7:00 pm, and the Town Band from 7:00-9:15 pm.  A spectacular fireworks display is scheduled to start soon thereafter. 

Entrance passes are currently on sale for New Canaan residents at $35 per car.  A limited number of non-resident entrance passes are available for $65 and sold only at the New Canaan Recreation Department Office.  Here is a list of locations selling entrance passes:

Recreation Department in Waveny House at 677 South Ave
Town Clerk in Town Hall at 77 Main Street
Walter Stewart’s Market at 229 Elm Street
New Canaan Toy Store at 94 Park Street
Gates Restaurant
Waveny Swimming Pool, Waveny Park - Saturday, July 4 only, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Parking - Enter Waveny Park at South Avenue entrance. Park opens at 5:00 PM

Please display entrance pass on dashboard.  No parking on streets near Waveny Park.

Inclement Weather - 203-594-3610 or visit:

(Please do not call Police or Fire Departments). Rain date is July 5.

No dogs, drones, grills, candles, personal fireworks or sparklers