New Canaan Family Fourth Celebration
The 39nth Annual Family Fourth of July Celebration will begin at 5:00 pm on Thursday July 4, 2019 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 -Monday 7/1 – Wednesday 7/3 8:00 am – 4:00 pm

Town Clerk in Town Hall at 77 Main Street- Monday 7/1 – Wednesday 7/3 8:00am – 4:00pm
Walter Stewart’s Market at 229 Elm Street- Daily during store hours through July 3
New Canaan Toy Store at 94 Park Street- Daily during store hours through July 3
Baskin-Robbins at 103 Main Street- Daily during store hours through July 4
Gates Restaurant- Daily during restaurant hours through July 4
Waveny Swimming Pool, Waveny Park- Thursday July 4 only, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm
New Canaan Town Hall, Side Entrance - Thursday July 4 only, 8:00 am - 10:00 am

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.
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