Madison Fireworks 2012!

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Mark your calendars for Wednesday, July 4th at 9:30:  Madison, Connecticut will celebrate Independence Day with a spectacular fireworks display.  Enjoy fireworks from along Madison's shoreline. 

Madison's fireworks are funded 100% by individuals and area businesses.  Help the fireworks and pledge your support with a donation today. 

For more information on the fireworks and to make a secure online tax-deductible donation, please go to http://www.madisonfireworks.org/.


  • Date:  Wednesday, July 4, 2012
  • Time:  9:30pm
  • Location: the Fireworks are launched from a barge off of West Wharf Beach, Madison, CT
  • Rain Date Friday, July 6, 2012

Where to watch

The fireworks should be viewable from most shoreline locations in Madison, Connecticut. The “Surf Club” will provide excellent views of the fireworks and plenty of room for the whole family to enjoy a night of explosive entertainment. Traffic and parking restrictions will be managed by the Madison Police Department.

Shuttle Service

Two buses will start running at 6pm from Stop and Shop and the Exit 61 commuter lots to West Wharf. Up to five buses will be there for the return trip after the show.

Anita Briant June 29, 2012 at 07:19 PM
O.M.G. $5,000 for actual fireworks and $25,000.00 in the cops pockets on 4 X holiday overtime?
Anita Briant June 29, 2012 at 07:25 PM
Where does all the donation money go? Just ask each smiling police guy or girl at the fireworks display how much money they are making per hour and see how many conflicting different answers you get if they answer u at all.
Patty Pendericed July 03, 2012 at 08:57 PM
Madison money to burn. Go figure!
Jerry Peinski July 04, 2012 at 02:55 AM
If it gets completely rained out: 1. Less noise pollution from explosions, 2. less air pollution from smoke, 3. less environmental litter and impact from all the falling paper and debris, 4. less carbon monoxide from all the vehicular traffic to and from, 5. less litter from all the spectators, 6. less drunks walking and driving on the road, 7. more money to be donated to the needed for survival rather then entertainment of the well off and the list goes on and on, 8.9.10,11,12. Hope it is completely rained out so people can get back to basics and appreciate things without having to put on the usual Madison look at us show.
Mark Spotti July 04, 2012 at 12:12 PM
According to the Madison fireworks committee, last year 2011 about 97% of Madison homeowners chose not to support the Madison fireworks by not making any financial contribution. HELLO! There is a reason you have two eyes and two ears so why not use them? The overwhelming vast majority of Madison residents do not support or want a nuisance fireworks display in town.


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