Great food, entertainment and one of Delaware’s best annual pyrotechnic shows will take place on Tuesday, July 4, at the University of Delaware’s Athletic Complex. Beginning at 6 p.m., the event will feature live entertainment and art, food and community vendors, concluding with an amazing fireworks display at dusk.
This year guests will enjoy live musical entertainment from several local musical acts. The Honeycombs will take the stage at 6 p.m., with music from the 50’s and beyond and local favorite, Country By Night will hit the stage at 8 p.m. with some hot country music leading into the fireworks at dusk.
Free parking is available in the University of Delaware Athletic Complex lots, including those surrounding the UD Stadium and Bob Carpenter Center, as well as the Woods Lot (off of Route 4) and the STAR Campus north and south parking lots. The Athletic Complex at the University of Delaware has plenty of space to lay down a blanket or set up a lawn chair to enjoy the festivities throughout the entire evening.
Alcohol is not permitted during the event, and the community is asked to leave pets at home and be sure they are secured safely during the fireworks display, as the noise can frighten animals. Also, please note City offices will be closed on Monday July 3 and Tuesday, July 4. The rain date for fireworks is Wednesday, July 5. If weather is questionable, please call the Leisure Time hotline at (302) 366-7147.