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2016 Elyria Fireworks Info, Agenda, and Instructions!

Bring the Family and Join Us For

ELYRIA’S 2016 SALUTE TO AMERICA:

THE WINDSTREAM GREAT AMERICAN PICNIC & FIREWORKS SHOW

June 30, 2016 (rain date July 1) 4:00 – 11:00pm at West Park – 1200 Foster Avenue

FIREWORKS SCHEDULE & INSTRUCTIONS

Agenda

4:00pm: West Park Opens to the Public

4:00pm: Handicap Parking opens (Central West Park Parking Lot off Foster Avenue)

4:00pm: Picnic Begins/Food Vendors Open

7:00pm: Elyria Parks & Recreation Staff provide family games

7:15pm: Live Music on the Windstream Communications Stage begins, featuring performances by Elyria’s own E.T. King and the Determination followed by Headlining Band The Whiskey Kings, fronted by WKYC’s Monica Robbins

Dusk: Opening Presentations & Fireworks

Parking Instructions:

Parking Prohibited: For safety purposes, parking on the streets will be limited so please pay attention to posted signage. Some of the restricted parking Streets are:

 

Residential Traffic: Only residential traffic will be permitted on Rockfern and Seneca avenues. 

Adjusted Traffic Patterns: Please see the city’s website for complete traffic pattern adjustments for the fireworks celebration at www.cityofelyria.org [1].

Park Rules for the Fireworks

You may bring into the park: blankets and beach towels, tarps, lawn chairs, personal-size umbrellas, cameras, cell phones, binoculars, sealed water bottles, baby strollers, wagons, food, flashlight, bug repellent, coolers.  All items brought into the park are subject to city inspection.

The following items are strictly prohibited: fireworks or sparklers; throwing or batting toys; skateboards or inline skates; bicycles; laser pointers; alcohol; illegal drugs; tents; large golf umbrellas or flags; animals (except service dogs).

Park Etiquette

Please, be thoughtful when setting up lawn chairs that you try not to block others’ views; try not to smoke cigarettes in close proximity to others – especially children; be thoughtful while navigating through crowds to insure the safety of those who may be unsteady on their feet or those transporting children in strollers or wagons.

Food Vendors

For your dining pleasure, the following food vendors, who will be inspected and approved by the Elyria Health Department, will be providing food: Hershey’s Ice Cream ‘n More, Marco’s Pizza, By the Slab Catering,  Lorenzo’s Pizzeria, & traditional carnival fare from both Goldstar Food Service and Island Delights.

Curfew

For safety and security reasons, the City of Elyria will be enforcing an 11:45pm city-wide curfew to encourage citizens to leave West Park and the neighborhood immediately after the fireworks show.

Thank You to These City of Elyria Summer of 2016

Community Reinvestment Sponsors

(Fireworks, Camps, Concert Supporters: $10,000 – $500)

Windstream Communications, Elyria Charities Inc., BASF Corporation, Republic Services, Bendix Commercial Vehicle Systems, 3M Corporation, 3M Gives, Friends of Cascade Park,  Bob’s Tire Service, K.E. McCartney & Associates, Inc., United Initiators, Ridge Tool, KS Associates, American Legion Post #12, Northwest Bank,  University Hospitals Elyria Medical Center,  AECOM,  EcoTree Services,  LLC, Dunlap’s Garage,  Elyria Rotary, LifeCare Ambulance, Gregory Trucking Inc., Elyria Elks Lodge #465, … and many, many more.  

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Traffic Revisions and maps are available below (click for a larger version of each):

2016-049D AREA STREET LAYOUTS [2] 2016-049B LOWELL ST PARKING [3] 2016-049 2016 FIREWORKS COVER SHEET [4] 2016-049F - WEST REC CENTER LAYOUT [5] 2016-049E WEST REC FOSTER LOTS & VENDORS. [6]