SAVE THE DATE:  The 2016 Madison, CT Fireworks are scheduled for 
Sunday, July 3, 2016 @ 9:30pm
Rain date:  Friday, July 8, 2016 @ 9:30pm

Donations for 2016 are now being accepted - please DONATE TODAY to keep the tradition alive!


Madison Fireworks Event Information:
When:  Sunday, July 3, 2016 - 9:30pm  (Rain date Friday, July 8)
Where:  Madison, CT - waterfront area off West Wharf Beach
Admission Fee:  Donations only; see the "Donate Today" page

Please check our website or facebook page for other last minute updates on the day of the event.

Public viewing locations:

The fireworks are visible from many waterfront areas in Madison.  The main public viewing locations are from Surf Club Park, East Wharf Beach and West Wharf Beach.  Parking will be very limited at parks and beaches, on public streets, and in all waterfront viewing areas.  Please obey all Madison Police Department signs and instructions for parking.  Use of the free shuttle bus service is encouraged.

Important Event Information from the Town of Madison:

(Visit the facebook page of the Madison 911 Emergency Communications Center for information)

Free Shuttle Bus Service:


Durham School Services will provide school buses to and from the intersection of West Wharf Road and Surf Club Road and the following parking lots, beginning at 5:30 p.m.:

  • Samson Rock Drive/Stop & Shop
  • Railroad Station on Bradley Road
  • Rt. 79 Commuter parking lot at I-95

Following the end of the fireworks, all busses will return commuters to these parking lots.  Buses will run until all potential passengers are accommodated


  • No parking will be allowed at posted areas of West Wharf and Surf Club Roads.  Permanent and temporary no parking areas will be enforced and vehicles found in a hazardous location will be subject to towing at the owner’s expense. 
  • West Wharf Beach parking lot will be cleared of vehicles from 10:00 a.m. to 12:00 Noon and again at 5:00 p.m.  Vehicles may be towed at the owner’s expense.  
  • Vehicles parked at East Wharf Beach will not be allowed to leave the parking lot until all pedestrian traffic has cleared the area.
  • Parking WILL be allowed on the north sides of Middle Beach Road, Middle Beach Road West and along Island Avenue (due to a large number of planned parties).


Road Closures and Traffic Control:


The following roads will be closed to vehicular traffic in the direction noted below at approximately 8:00 p.m.

  • West Wharf Road (southbound)
  • Surf Club Road (westbound)
  • Middle Beach Road West (westbound)
  • Island Avenue (southbound)

 This closure may occur earlier if vehicle/pedestrian traffic levels are greater than normal.


Following the fireworks, Police Officers will direct traffic out of the Surf Club and other venues.

  • Traffic leaving the Surf Club will be directed to form two outbound lanes.
  • Vehicles in the northbound right lane of West Wharf Road will exit onto Route 1 eastbound (right); vehicles in the northbound left lane of West Wharf Road will exit onto Route 1 westbound (left)
  • There will be no inbound traffic into the Surf Club until authorized by the senior Police officer on-scene
  • No southbound traffic will be allowed on West Wharf Road.