STAMFORD, Conn. -- In preparation for July 4, Stamford announced it will hold its annual 2016 Fireworks Show on Friday, July 1 at Cummings Park.
Thousands of Stamford and area residents are expected to attend the event that will include entertainment for residents throughout the evening, with the fireworks show put on by Bay Fireworks and entertainment provided by More Than Music DJ Service.
The fun gets underway at 6 p.m. with fireworks beginning at 9 p.m. Admission is free. The rain date is July 2.
Attendees should note that there will be no parking either side of Shippan Avenue from Wallace Street to the Magee Avenue intersection as of 3 p.m. In addition there will be no parking on the left side of Iroquois, Wampanaw and Rippowam Roads and on the south side of Myrtle Avenue from the intersection with Elm Street to 162 Myrtle Ave.
Boaters should note that from 3 p.m. directly off of Cummings Park’s beach, there will be a 1,000 foot safety zone around the fireworks barge from Buoy No. 6 to 1,000 feet from shore.