MIDDLEBURY — Quassy Amusement and Waterpark will host 3-D fireworks at 10:15 p.m. Thursday, July 4, over Lake Quassapaug, 2132 Middlebury Rd. Special 3-D fireworks viewing glasses will be sold for $1 to benefit Make-a-Wish Connecticut. The glasses will be on sale starting in the afternoon until they are sold out.
“We put the 3-D spin on our fireworks nearly 20 years ago and our guests really enjoy it,” Quassy’s George Frantzis, II, said. “Thanks to our presenting partners the response continues to be phenomenal.”
Sponsoring the event are TD Bank, Pepsi-Cola of Bristol, Price Chopper/Market 32 supermarkets and Premier Subaru of Watertown. Media sponsors are Voices newspaper and WTNH/Channel 8.
Make-A-Wish provides wish experiences that have physical and emotional benefits for children with critical illnesses, and has proven a higher chance of survival. Together, we transform lives, one wish at a time. For more information visit https://ct.wish.org/.
Parking on July 4 is $10 at Quassy with the park opening at 11 a.m. Quassy Beach and Splash Away Bay waterpark will operate until 7 p.m. with the remainder of the park staying open until after the evening fireworks.
In addition there will be a special evening beach party starting at 8 p.m. with a disc jockey. Admission to the Blast at the Beach is $10 with children under 45 inches admitted free whenaccompanied by an adult.
All paid guests at the beach event will receive 3-D fireworks glasses and food and beverages will be available for purchase at Splash Away Bay Café.
A limited number of tickets will be available for the beach party and may be purchased in advance using promo code BLAST19 on the Quassy website ticket purchase page.
Season pass holders are admitted to the beach event free of charge.