A reminder: The City of Oak Ridge is again sponsoring a fireworks show to celebrate Independence Day. The display will be held in A.K. Bissell Park on Wednesday, July 4, and is scheduled to begin at dark, around 9:45 p.m.
The Oak Ridge Community Band, now in its 74th year, will perform prior to the fireworks, a press release said. The concert is free, but donations are accepted by the band to help cover the cost of equipment and other expenses. The music is expected to begin at 7:30 p.m. Wednesday.
Anyone planning to attend is advised to bring a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor seating, the press release said. A safety zone will be established by the Oak Ridge Fire Department. Please sit only in the designated areas, the press release said.
|WHAT:||Independence Day Concert & Fireworks Display|
|WHEN:||Wednesday, July 4, 2018
Music at 7:30 p.m., Fireworks at 9:45 p.m.
|WHERE:||A.K. Bissell Park
1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike
Oak Ridge, TN 37830
Parking will not be allowed along the Oak Ridge Turnpike right of way, the press release said. Drivers should also not park on private property, unless they have obtained permission from the owner.
As a reminder, the discharge of fireworks within Oak Ridge city limits is prohibited without a permit, the press release said.
For more information on this event, visit the City of Oak Ridge Facebook page, @CityofOakRidge, or the City’s website, oakridgetn.gov. You can also call the Oak Ridge Fire Department for additional information at (865) 425-3520.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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