Friday July 16th - Candlewood Lake Light Parade

May 4, 2021 / 5 mins read

The New Fairfield Parks and Recreation Illuminated Boat Parade is Friday, July 16th rain date July 17th. You don’t want to miss it! The parade kicks off at 8:45pm. Decorated boats will be cruising by the following points; Spear Point, Chatterton Marina, Knollcrest, CT State Boat Launch area, New Fairfield Town Park, ending at Candlewood Isle.

The public viewing area for the boat parade will be at the New Fairfield Town Park/Beach located at 180 Route 39. Parking is limited to NF residents ONLY. Parade viewers are asked to park at Town Hall/Memorial Field lots located at 4 Brush Hill Road and board the shuttle buses behind the building starting at 7pm. Carpooling is strongly recommended.

If you are watching the parade from your boat, Candlewood Lake Authority recommends you ensure the following:

- Do not exceed the maximum occupancy of your vessel.
- You must have a coast guard approved life vest on board for each passenger. Children under the age of 13 must wear their life jacket.
- Your boat must have working navigation and anchor lights.
- Do not anchor or position your boat near the shoreline in the path of the parade route.
For more information about entering or updates check the New Fairfield Parks and Recreation Facebook page.