Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks and Recreation invites the community to attend An Evening at Orchards Park-Bentonville's 4th of July Fireworks Celebration. Join the City of Bentonville on the evening of Thursday, July 4th as we celebrate our Nation's Independence at Orchards Park located at 1100 NE John Deshields Boulevard. Music will begin at 7:00 pm with the band, Dial Up! Following their performance, the Arkansas Winds Orchestra will play a Tribute to America, a series of patriotic songs. At approximately 9:30 pm, the largest fireworks show in Northwest Arkansas will take place for all to see.
The event is free to the public. Concessions will be available and patrons are welcome to bring their own coolers to the event, however alcoholic beverages will be prohibited. Parking will be located throughout Memorial Park. Handicap parking will be located in the parking lot located next to the entrance of Orchards Park with shuttles available to transport those needing assistance to the main stage. It is recommended that patrons arrive early as some streets will be temporarily closed around 8:00 pm. Personal fireworks are prohibited at this event. In the event of inclement weather, the event will be rescheduled to Friday, July 5th.
In addition, citizens may take advantage of the Melvin Ford Aquatic Center’s special swim day on July 4th. On this day, there will be no admission charged to swim at the public pool. The hours of operation are from 12:00 pm – 7:00 pm.
For additional information, please contact Bentonville Parks and Recreation at 464.7275 or visit us online at www.playbentonville.com.