Join the festivities in Sparks on Independence Day, 2012!
Star Spangled Sparks presented by The Chamber kicks off at 6 a.m. and goes till 3 p.m. at the Sparks Marina and includes free tethered hot air balloon rides, all-ages talent show, Model Dairy Milk Carton Boat Regatta, and much more.
The fun continues at Victorian Square in downtown Sparks from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. when the region’s longest, most spectacular fireworks display ignites from the roof of John Ascuaga’s Nugget while thousands of revelers celebrate on the plaza below. Live entertainment for the whole family, a kid's area and an array of food choices complete the evening.
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PARKING AND ROAD IMPACTS DURING THE FIREWORKS EVENT:
Free shuttle service between Legends at Sparks Marina and John Ascuaga’s Nugget will operate from 6 p.m. to 11 p.m. The shuttle service will begin in the parking lot near Popeye’s Chicken.
Arrive early. Several streets in and around Victorian Square will close as they meet their capacity.
Victorian Avenue will close between Pyramid Way and 14th Street at 8 p.m.
C Street westbound from Pyramid will be closed by 6:00pm, and 10th and 11th Streets between C Street and Victorian Avenue will also close by 6:00pm.
Once the Nugget's parking garage and the two City parking garages (C Street & 10th Street, and next to the Cinema) are full, there will be no vehicular access to those garages.
Eastbound Prater Way from 15th Street will close after the firework show for approximately 30 minutes.