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9/21/2019 - Southbury Celebration

Food! Fun! Fireworks! Please bring your lawn chairs and blankets and get set for a terrific evening of fun and celebration for all ages.

  • Food Court, Music, Vendors from 4:30 to 8:30pm.
  • Southbury Police, Fire and Ambulance personnel and equipment will be on-site providing public safety information.
  • FIREWORKS approximately at 7:45pm!!!

Food Court Vendors at the 2019 Southbury Celebration:

Boy Scout Troop 1607 Burgers, Fried Mozzarella Sticks, Water, 
Brian Bunting Fried Dough, (Powder Sugar, Cinnamon Sugar, Pizza Sauce, Apple), Chicken Tender, Curly Fries, Slushies
Dad’s Cannoli Truck 10 – 12 kinds of Cannolis
Calvary Fellowship Southbury Donuts, Hot Apple Cider
Circus Man Ice Cream Bottled Water, Gatorade, Canned Soda, Packaged Chips, Packaged Ice Cream
Polar Sweets Pre-Packaged Ice Cream, Chips, Candy, Soda & Water
Sonny’s Grinders Fried Rice, Dumplings, French Fries, Portobello Mushroom Grinder, Steak Teriyaki Grinder, Chicken Teriyaki Grinder, Chicken Nuggets
Southbury Democratic Town Committee Bottled Water and Pop Corn
Southbury Republican Town Committee Pastry, Popcorn, Donuts, Hot Chocolate, Coffee, Tea
Southbury Women’s Club Cotton Candy and Bottled Water
Szabo Seafood Hot Lobster Rolls, Scallop Rolls, Fish & Chips, Fried Shrimp, New England Clam Chowder
Twins BBQ Co Brisket, Chicken or Pulled, in a Roll, over Rice on a Baked Potato or in Soft Taco over Nachos in a bowl
Weenie Lynn’s All Beef Hot Dogs in 2 sizes (over 20 Toppings and Condiments), Fresh-Cut French Fries (plain, cheesy, chili-chees, bbq pork ‘n slaw), 9 Varieties of Grilled Sandwiches

Musical performances will be provided by talented high school and other local musicians. Also, the Pomperaug High School Honorary Music Society, Tri-M officers will be providing music and stage support during the event.The master of Master of Ceremonies will be Jim Tornatore.

Music schedule at the 2019 Southbury Celebration (ALL START TIMES are APPROXIMATE):

4:30 PM DJ
5:00 PM Dancing Music for Kids
5:10 PM Gabrielle Saucier
5:30 PM Emily Segal
5:35 PM Camryn Dembski
5:40 PM Mayfly (band members: Keith Acuna, Pearson Raistrick, Delaney McKeownl, Sean Yamanaka)
6:10 PM Lisa Segal
6:20 PM Johnna Fettinger
6:35 PM Taylor Dembski
6:40 PM Sungrove (band members: Christian Winter, Jake Nicolari, Ben Tesbir)
7:10 PM James Bird
7:42 PM National Anthem

No alcohol and no pets are permitted at the event. Caution should be exercised with service animals due to the large crowds and fireworks noises. Extensive free parking is on the STS Great Front Lawn. Due to congested event traffic and safety concerns, there will be no pedestrian walking, no vehicle parking and no parent “drop off/pick up” along Route 172. Handicap and Special Needs parking is available at the Lake Stibbs parking lot.  

A short-term drop off and pick up area will be located across from the handicapped parking lot on Rt. 172.

A free shuttle bus will depart from Heritage Village paddock at 5:30 pm and from Grace Meadows Senior Housing at 5:45 pm. Reservations are required for the shuttle. Heritage Village resident’s sign-up at HV Activities and Grace Meadow residents at their community center. The bus will return immediately after the fireworks at approximately 8:15 pm.

Due to an increase in cases of Eastern Equine encephalitis virus (EEEV) this year, it is suggested that residents wear long sleeves, long pants clothing and/or use mosquito repellent. 

Event: Southbury Celebration
Event Date: 9/21/2019
Event Rain Date: 9/22/2019
Event Time: 4:30 - 8:30pm. Fireworks start at 7:45pm
Admission Fee: Free
Event Organizers: Town of Southbury and the Southbury Training School; Parks & Recreation Department | 203-262-0633
Event Location: Lake Stibbs Field, Southbury Training School, 1461 South Britain Road, Southbury, CT, 06488