Mayor Joseph A. Carfora and the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 484 are pleased to announced this year’s 20th Annual Fireworks/Beach Party celebration will take place on Saturday, June 25th. The festivities will include a fun-filled day of food, music and live entertainment, which will begin at 12 noon and continue right up to launch time (approximately 9:15PM). The rain date, which will be limited entertainment and the fireworks, will be Monday June 27, 2022.
The Mayor and Committee are pleased to announce the entertainment line-up for this years event:
“Wednesday Bowling League” 12:00PM to 2:00PM
“Start Me Up (Rolling Stones Tribute” 2:30PM to 4:30PM
“The Name Droppers Featuring Bobby T” 5:00PM to 7:00PM
“Wanted DOA (Bon Jovi Tribute) 7:30PM to 9:00PM
In addition to musical performances which will begin at noon, WPLR-FM 99.1 will be on the town beach adding to the entertainment.
There will be food vendors and concessionaires in the immediate area.
As a reminder, street access to the beach will be limited beginning at 9 am. Cosey Beach Avenue will be closed from the intersection of Second Avenue to Philips Street. Similarly, Coe Avenue will be closed from the Bradford Street intersection to the beach. The East Haven Police Department will be posting notices and directing motorists in and around the general vicinity of the town beach.
Although the fireworks are presented in a cooperative effort with the Vietnam Veterans of America, Chapter 484 and the Town of East Haven, the majority of funding is obtained from private businesses and personal donations. Those who would like to contribute, donations may be mailed to VVA Fireworks 2022 c/o Mayor’s Office, 250 Main Street, East Haven, CT 06512.
FOR FURTHER INFORMATION, PLEASE CONTACT:
Michelle Benivegna., Assistant Director of Administration & Management