Bentonville, AR…Bentonville Parks & Recreation is pleased to invite the community to attend An Evening at Orchards Park on Tuesday, July 4. In recognition of Independence Day, the annual Fourth of July event will include all the sights and sounds of a traditional, patriotic celebration. With a full playlist of classic hits and holiday favorites, Jukebox Confession and Arkansas Winds will kick off the fun with live music at 7:00pm. The evening concludes with the biggest fireworks show in Northwest Arkansas at approximately 9:30pm. This year’s event includes a new fireworks shoot site – just east of Memorial Park at the intersection of Moberly Lane and John De Shields Boulevard.
The event is free to the public. There will be food trucks and concessions on site, selling summertime favorites like cotton candy, kettle corn, and snow cones. Guests are welcome to bring personal coolers, however, alcoholic beverages are strictly prohibited. For anyone needing extra assistance or special parking accommodations, we have a dedicated parking lot and shuttle service available to the main staging area. It is recommended that eventgoers arrive early as some surrounding streets will be temporarily closed for the celebration. Orchards Park, a spacious public park – accessible and inclusive in design for all residents and visitors, is located at 1100 NE John DeShields Boulevard on the corner of J Street, across from the entrance to the Crystal Bridges Museum of American Art.
Please note: No personal fireworks are allowed. In the event of inclement weather, the fireworks show will be postponed until Wednesday, July 5th.
To learn more about Bentonville Parks and Recreation, please visit us online at www.playbentonville.com, or call 479.464.7275.