The Shelton-Derby fireworks take off on Tuesday, July 3. Festivities in downtown Shelton start at 7 p.m. with a performance by Parrotbeach at Veterans Memorial Park and Riverwalk. Parrotbeach, presented by Shelton Parks and Recreation, is a Jimmy Buffet tribute band. Fireworks are scheduled to begin around 9:20 p.m. Howe Avenue will close to vehicle traffic around 7:30 p.m., according to the Parks Department. In case of inclement weather, call the Shelton Parks phone line at 203-331-4120 for updates. The rain date is Thursday, July 5.