Oak Ridge fireworks are July 4 in Alvin K. Bissell Park. The Independence Day fireworks show is sponsored by the City of Oak Ridge, and it is expected to begin after dark at approximately 9:45 p.m. July 4.
The Oak Ridge Community Band, now in its 75th year, will perform prior to the fireworks. The concert is free, but donations are accepted by the band to help cover the cost of equipment and other expenses, a press release said. The music is expected to begin at 7:30 p.m. WMYL 96.7 Merle FM will be live following the band performance and will broadcast the soundtrack for the fireworks display, the press release said.
“Anyone planning to attend is advised to bring a lawn chair or blanket for outdoor seating,” the release said. “A safety zone will be established by the Oak Ridge Fire Department. Please sit only in the designated areas.”
|WHAT:||Independence Day concert and fireworks display|
|WHEN:||Thursday, July 4—music at 7:30 p.m., fireworks at about 9:45 p.m.|
|WHERE:||Alvin K. Bissell Park at 1403 Oak Ridge Turnpike in Oak Ridge|
Parking will not be allowed along the Oak Ridge Turnpike right of way. Drivers should also not park on private property, unless they have obtained permission from the owner, the press release said.
“As a reminder, the discharge of fireworks within Oak Ridge city limits is prohibited without a permit,” the release said.
For more details on this event, visit the City of Oak Ridge Facebook page at CityofOakRidge or the city’s website at www.oakridgetn.gov. You can also call the Oak Ridge Fire Department for additional information at (865) 425-3520, the press release said.
More information will be added as it becomes available.
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