Waco, Texas (June 28, 2011) – The City of Waco’s annual Fourth on the Brazos celebration and the H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza will take place Monday at Indian Spring Park in downtown Waco.
Approximately 15,000 people are expected to attend the event. Entertainment will begin at 6:30 p.m. and the fireworks show is scheduled for 10 p.m.
Event organizers are working closely with the Waco Fire Department and Fire Marshal’s Office to ensure a safe and professional show. This year’s show is being shot by Zambelli Fireworks International, one of the world’s leading pyrotechnic companies. The current McLennan County fireworks ban does not prohibit professional displays.
Entertainment will include patriotic and blues music on two stages:
o 6:30 p.m. Mayor Welcome and National Anthem
o 6:30 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. 36th Infantry Division Band
o 7 p.m. to 8 p.m. Carolyn Wonderland
o 8:30 p.m. to 9:45 p.m. The Fabulous Thunderbirds
o 9:45 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. Waco Community Band (Broadcast on Mix 92.9)
H-E-B Fireworks Extravaganza
o 10 p.m. to 10:20 p.m. Zambelli Fireworks
Other attractions include a food court, inflatable games and a kids’ arts area. Coolers, blankets and chairs are allowed in the park. Tents, pets, glass bottles, grills, and fireworks of any kind are not allowed.
Waco Transit will run a free shuttle between the Ferrell Center and Heritage Square from 7 p.m. to 11 p.m. Downtown streets around the event will close at 7 p.m., however, free parking is available throughout downtown. No parking is allowed on street medians.
For complete information, visit www.brazosnightswaco.com .
From City of Waco