WILTON, Conn. -- The town of Wilton has a full day of events planned to celebrate the Fourth of July this year, with something to satisfy every member of the family.
The events kick off early on Thursday. The first event of the day is the Freedom Run Road Race starting at 8:30 a.m. The fee for residents is $10 for children ages 14 and younger and $20 for those 15 and older. The race, sponsored by the Wilton Parks and Recreation, is held at the Wilton High School track. For more registration information, click here .
At 2:30 p.m., the town hosts the annual match-up as the Republicans take on the Democrats in a softball game.
The game will be followed by a concert, with a variety of bands taking the stage.
The fireworks are scheduled for about 9:30 p.m.
Parking will be available around the Wilton athletic fields for $20 per car for those without a Wilton 4th of July Booster pass.
Booster passes are available for $35 at the Wilton Parks & Recreation Department in the Comstock Center for those who want to support the Independence Day celebration. This will guarantee you a spot in a parking lot adjacent to the fireworks area.
Parking will be available at the High School Athletic Area, Board of Education, Tennis Courts, Cider Mill and Route 7/School Road.
For more information, visit the Wilton Parks and Recreation website .
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