Oro Valley’s July 4th celebration and fireworks move to James D. Kriegh Park

Oro Valley’s July 4th celebration and fireworks move to James D. Kriegh Park
This month, IOP City Council voted to approve a $25,000 contract to Munnerlyn Pyrotechnics for this year’s July 4th fireworks display. (Source: Pixabay)

TUCSON, Ariz. (KOLD News 13) - The Town of Oro Valley is moving their July 4th celebration and fireworks show to James D Kriegh Park. The celebration will include fireworks, live music and more than 20 food trucks.

For the second year, the presenting sponsor for the 2019 July 4th Celebration and fireworks is HSL and El Conquistador, a Hilton Resort.

The FREE, family-friendly fun begins at 5 p.m., with live entertainment and activities for kids. At 9 p.m., buckle up and hold on for the BOOM! This is your opportunity to have front row seats for a spectacular fireworks show! Click here to download the event map.

WHEN

Thursday, July 4, from 5 to 9:30 p.m.

LOCATION

James D. Kriegh (JDK) Park located at 23 W. Calle Concordia, Oro Valley, AZ 85704

PARKING

Parking will be available at JDK Park, Oro Valley Aquatic Center, and Canyon Del Oro High School. On-street parking will be allowed on the south side of Calle Concordia for the duration of the event. Access to Egleston from Linda Vista will be closed at 4 p.m.

If you park in the CDO High School parking lot, please follow the pathway markers and fences to get to the event. Please avoid crossing through CDO High School facilities. For additional overflow parking lots, click here to view parking map.

PEDESTRIAN/BICYCLE ACCESS

If you live in one of the neighborhoods surrounding JDK Park, you can avoid the parking and traffic by walking over at your convenience.

ENTERTAINMENT LINEUP

5–6 p.m. DJ Music6–7 p.m. Live music: Little House of Funk 7–7:45 p.m. Games and giveaways with Frank!Powers

7:45-8:45 p.m. Live music: Little House of Funk

8:45-8:55 p.m. Welcome from Mayor Winfield8:55 p.m. National Anthem9 p.m. Fireworks

FREE ACTIVITIES: There will be backyard games for all ages, obstacle courses, photo booth, face painting, arts & crafts, giant bubble balls and jumping castles

FOOD TRUCKS: American Flying Buffalo, Angela's Mexican Food, Bella's Gelato Shoppe – Tucson, Burgerrito, Cafe Francais, Chanakan's Thai Station, The Dragon Pizza Co., Fiesta Filipina, Fruit Shack Smoothies & Yogurt, Gigi's Fusion Food Truck, Jackie's Food Court, Kababeque Indian Grill, Little Boler Beanery, Tucson Kona Ice, Kool Twists (Eegee's), Los Locos Tacos, Mutt's Brats, POPPED Artisan Popcorn, Ricuras de Venezuela, The Donut Stand, The Mobile Bistro, Tucson Curry Pot and the CDO Little League will be selling BBQ and food.

BEER & WINE AVAILABLE

Purchase domestic and craft beer and wine, sponsored by Oro Valley Sports Alliance and Hensley Beverage Company. 50% of the proceeds will benefit the Town of Oro Valley for the installation of a play structure at Naranja Park. ID required.

IMPORTANT SAFETY TIPS & RULES

It will be hot out there, so hydration, sunscreen and shade are important. While we encourage everyone to bring adequate water and sunscreen, in case you forget (or run out), we’ve got you covered! Free water and sunscreen will be available at hydration stations.

For your safety, and the safety of others, the following are NOT permitted at this event:

· No pets

· No outside alcohol

· No smoking

· No tents

· No glass containers

· No personal fireworks; no sparklers

DO YOU LIVE NEAR JDK PARK?

While fireworks are exciting for many people, we understand that some individuals and pets are sensitive to loud noises. Residents who live in the neighborhoods surrounding JDK Park should take necessary precautions to ensure the safety and well-being of their pets.

Presenting Sponsor, HSL and El Conquistador, a Hilton Resort

Print Media Sponsor, Tucson Local Media

Sparkler Sponsor, Pima Federal Credit Union

Community Sponsors, Coldwell Banker Residential, Lloyd Construction, The Canyons at Linda Vista Trail, Visit Tucson

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