Other annual Fourth of July activities typically held in Veterans Memorial Park have been cancelled due to health guidelines protecting against the spread of COVID-19. The Rotary Club is also forgoing ground fireworks to focus on an all-aerial display residents can enjoy while safely social distancing throughout the community.
A safety perimeter will be established around where the fireworks are ignited west of the Domingo Paiz Sports Complex. Prior to the display, Tacoma Street and Las Brisas Way will be closed at Coronado Drive. In addition, the Highway 90 Bypass will be closed from Coronado Drive and Martin Luther King Jr. Parkway starting at about 6 p.m. Many residents will be able to see the aerial display from their own homes and it will be visible from public spaces throughout the community.
When viewing the display, residents are urged to safely distance by maintaining of space of at least 6 feet from other people, wear face coverings when physical distancing is difficult, and avoid gathering in groups.
The fireworks show will be broadcast live online by CoolFM Online and Cherry Creek Radio will be broadcasting patriotic music during the display. This year’s fireworks show is sponsored in part by Vinny’s New York Pizza, Sulphur Springs Valley Electric Cooperative, the Herald/Review, and Cherry Creek Media.