What's open on July 4?

This year Friday, July 4 is, well, the Fourth of July.

Otherwise known as Independence Day, the holiday celebrates the signing of the Declaration of Independence in 1776. However, historians now commonly believe the document wasn’t actually signed until as late as Aug. 2, 1776.

What’s open?

Most restaurants and grocery stores will remain open in town, including Caraluzzi’s, Stop & Shop, and the Village Market.

In addition, large gas stations on Route 7 will be open for that road trip you have planned.

Ancona’s Wine & Liquor will be open from 10 to 5 on the holiday. The Wilton Wine Shoppe will be open from 10 to 7.

What’s closed?

The following businesses and government offices will be closed on July 4:

  • Town of Wilton offices.
  • The Wilton transfer station (also closed July 5).
  • Board of Education Offices.
  • Wilton Library.
  • Wilton post office.
  • Most in-town banks (though in-store branches may run on a limited schedule).
  • The Wilton Bulletin offices.