2022 Family Fourth Fireworks Celebration

data blogJune 14, 2022

**Rain Update**

Owing to the anticipated inclement weather, the 41st Annual Family Fourth of July Celebration will now begin at 5:00 pm on Sunday, July 3rd, 2022.

Activities will include family picnicking and several gourmet food trucks. Live music will include “Mind the Gap’ from 5:30-7:15 PM, and the Town Band from 7:30-9:15 pm. A spectacular fireworks display is scheduled to start soon thereafter.

All vehicles must enter through the South Avenue entrance to Waveny Park. The Lapham Road entrance will be closed to all traffic. Entrance passes must be displayed on the driver’s side dashboard and visible through the window. Pedestrian walkers with passes should only enter the park from the High School parking area. As a reminder, entrance passes are required for all attendees by car or walk-ins and can be purchased for $35 per car or family at the locations below. Please note that the event is for New Canaan Residents only and Non-Resident passes will not be sold this year.

There are three ways to purchase your pass:


(June 23rd deadline)

Click Here to access online sales

The Town website (www.newcanaan.info) will allow New Canaan Residents to online-purchase 2022 entrance passes beginning June 1 through June 23, 2022. All online purchases will result in 2022 passes mailed directly to your address. Online sales will end on June 23rd so the committee has time to mail them to you.

By Mail

(June 23rd deadline)

A town mailer has been sent out in early June to New Canaan Residents including a form to complete and you will be required to send back a self-addressed stamped envelope. Please make checks payable to Town of New Canaan- Family Fourth. This By-Mail purchase will also have a strict deadline of receiving requests by June 23rd so the committee has time to mail them to you.


Here is a list of in-person locations selling New Canaan Resident entrance passes:

Parks & Recreation Department in Waveny House at 677 South Ave (thru July 1)
Town Clerk in Town Hall at 77 Main Street (thru July 1)
Walter Stewart’s Market at 229 Elm Street (thru July 1)
Waveny Swimming Pool, Waveny Park - Saturday, July 2 only, 11:00 am – 4:00 pm

Please Note:

Proof of residency will be required in order to purchase entrance passes in person. Cash and checks only are accepted. Make checks payable to Town of New Canaan- Family Fourth.

Inclement Weather - for updates, log on to www.newcanaan.info (Please do not call Police or Fire Departments). Rain dates have been set for July 3, 2022, and July 9, 2022.

No dogs, drones, grills, candles, personal fireworks, or sparklers are allowed.

2022 Family Fourth Fireworks Celebration