Parking passes sold out, walk-ins still welcome for Darien fireworks

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Skyrockets burst over the school at the annual fireworks celebration at Darien High School, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Darien, Conn.

Skyrockets burst over the school at the annual fireworks celebration at Darien High School, Sunday, July 2, 2017, in Darien, Conn.

Jarret Liotta / For Hearst Connecticut Media

DARIEN — Parking passes are sold out, but town officials are reminding residents that walk-ins are welcome at the fireworks Thursday.

Parks and Recreation Program Supervisor Jami Gore says gates open at Darien High School to vehicle and pedestrian traffic at 6:30 p.m. Live music begins at 7 p.m., with fireworks to begin around 9 p.m. The rain date will be July 22.

Walk-ins are free to attend. For those wishing to park and walk into the event, Gore said lots are available at Middlesex Middle School and McGuane Field. Parking is also permitted on the south side of the public portion of Holly Lane and the west side of Libby Lane. No parking is permitted on Noroton Avenue.

Gore said paid parking passes must enter Darien High School from Noroton Avenue. Those who purchased a parking pass must pick up their pass prior to Town Hall closing at 5:15 p.m. Thursday.

For more information, contact Parks and Recreation Department at 203-656-7325.

brian.gioiele@hearstmediact.com