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October 15 Bridge Celebration


Saturday, October 15th is the official Bridge Anniversary Dedication and Fireworks Celebration! Head to Mystic River Park at 2pm and be a part of history as community leaders and special guests honor the oldest Bascule Bridge in the United States. Then, grab your camera and meet us along the banks of the Mystic River where our Fireworks Celebration, sponsored by Foxwoods Resort Casino, takes place at 8:15pm.

Thanks to the Sponsors of the October 15th Celebration


2PM - Mystic River Park

Presentation Celebrating the 100th Anniversary

3PM - Cottrell Street

Chili Fest, Bands and Beer Garden


Eight to the Bar 3:00pm to 5:00pm

Jamie's Junk Show 515pm to 6:45pm

Cucumber Jones 7:00pm to 8:30pm

Chili Fest Participants

8:15pm - Fireworks at Mystic Seaport

Fireworks will be launched from the

Mystic River at the Seaport, 700 feet from Latitudes.

Fireworks Viewing Sites

Mystic Seaport Museum

Mystic Seaport




Commemorate this historic event from the river’s edge at Mystic Seaport Museum! Bring a chair and set up along the waterfront to get a perfect view.

Before the show, play lawn games on the Village Green, grab a drink from Schaefer’s Spouter Tavern, and enjoy a musical performance by local favorite Wooly Mammoth. From rock to bluegrass to Americana folk, Wooly Mammoth will create an energetic atmosphere to ring in the bridge’s centennial celebration!

Enter through the South Entrance. Doors open at 6:00 and fireworks begin at 8:15 pm.

Free for members, and included for visitors who have paid General Admission / $10 for non-members arriving after 6pm

Available Parking Lots

Union Baptist Church     $$

Corner of Willow & Washington St     $$

Mystic Museum of Art Parking Lot     $$

Rossi Little League  Field Up Rossie Pentway

If Parking in Residential Areas, Please Abide By All Posted SIgns and Respect the Neighborhoods. Thank You!

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