Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza Set to Light Sailfest Sky

Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza Set to Light Up the Sky Once Again at Sailfest 2015

23rd Consecutive Year Sponsored Exclusively by the Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods  
MASHANTUCKET, CT – The Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Nation and Foxwoods Resort Casino are once again proud to be sponsoring the annual “Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza” on Saturday, July 11th at 9:25 p.m. along the banks of the Thames River in New London and Groton, Connecticut. The event will broadcast live on ROXY 101.9; a local radio station owned by Hall Communications Inc.   
This year’s state-of-the-art fireworks display is artistically produced and choreographed once again by Garden State Fireworks.  
“We are thrilled to dedicate this year’s show to the United States Coast Guard which is celebrating their 225th Birthday, along with the 100th Anniversary of the Coast Guard Academy here in New London.  We also would like to give a salute to all of the men and women of the Coast Guard that serve and protect our great nation,” states Rodney Butler, Mashantucket Pequot Tribal Council Chairman. “In addition, we are honored to sponsor our 23rd straight year a southeastern Connecticut tradition that brings so many neighboring communities, families, and friends together in celebration of our Country.” 
“We are very grateful for the Mashantucket Pequots’ and Foxwoods years of support for this Fireworks Extravaganza dating back to 1992.” says Barbara Neff, Executive Director of DNLA. 
New London’s Sailfest Weekend is a staple summertime event in Southeastern Connecticut, attracting over 350,000 people over the three-day festival. In addition to the Mashantucket Pequot Fireworks Extravaganza, the 38th Annual Sailfest Weekend will feature a variety of family-friendly festival staples such as amusement rides, live entertainment, and an extensive array of food and beverage offerings.