July 4th Road Restrictions
The City hopes you enjoy Independence Day festivities. To make sure events run smoothly, road and parking restrictions will occur.
Star Spangled Parade and Celebration
Start the July 4th celebration with the Star Spangled Parade
Staging for the parade will begin at 9 a.m. at Lake Garden Court. The parade will begin at 10 a.m. from the staging area at Lake Garden Court. The parade will go south on Iron Mountain Blvd to Chandler Road, then east on Chandler Road/10th Street to A Avenue. Continuing on A Avenue, the parade will end downtown at 2nd Street at approximately 11:45 a.m. Expect road closures in the area of Iron Mountain, Chandler, A Avenue, and Evergreen. Parking restrictions will also be in place along A Avenue.
The Star Spangled Celebration takes place from 10:30 a.m. to 2 p.m. at Millennium Plaza Park.
The following parking restrictions will be in effect all day July 4. All posted streets are “tow away” zones.
Parking restrictions (No parking on one side):
• Alder Circle
• Allen Road
• Canal Circle
• Graef Circle
• Maple Circle
• Upper Drive
• Greenbriar Road
The following roads will have restricted access from 7:30 p.m. to about midnight:
• Cardinal Drive
• Chapman Way
• Kelok Road
• Lamont Way
• Lords Lane
• AND all intersecting streets within the restricted zone
Section of road restricted:
• Bryant Road (from Lakeview to Jean)
• Lakeview Blvd. (from Bryant to Iron Mtn.)
• South Shore (from Westview Drive to Lakeview Blvd.)
These roads, while restricted, will have vehicular traffic.
Fireworks - Where to View
The City’s fireworks show will begin at dusk. The best viewing is near the Lake Grove Swim Park - fireworks cannot be seen from Millennium Plaza Park, Sundeleaf Plaza or George Rogers Park.
Roads in the Lake Grove Swim Park area are restricted, but will have vehicular traffic. Therefore, for public safety, viewing of fireworks from the roadway will not be allowed.