Independence Day Fireworks

Planning to watch the Fireworks show on Saturday, July 3rd?        

Here's what you should know.

For your safety, traffic and parking near the staging area on and around 14th St. from George Hopper Rd. to US Hwy. 287 will be affected as follows:

    Parking lots at the MISD Multi-Purpose Stadium (1800 S. 14th St.) will be open for viewing at 6 p.m. 

    The parking lot at the new Physician Office Building at 979 Don Floyd Dr. also will be open to the public. 

    Parking lots at the hospital and the Sports Complex (1000 S. 14th Street) will be CLOSED to the public.  

    Portions of Silken Crossing will be closed south from George Hopper Rd. from 6 p.m. till after the Fireworks Show.

    NO PARKING will be allowed in the grassy area between the Sports Complex and the Stadium as this is the fireworks staging area. 

    Traffic along 14th St. will be routed to expedite the flow of vehicles coming to and going from the stadium. Please follow the instructions of law enforcement officers and do not cross taped or roped-off areas or move barricades. 

    Be respectful of private parking lots and do not block driveways or streets.

In the event of rain, the Fireworks Show will be postponed till Monday, July 5, at 9:15 p.m.

As a reminder, the possession, manufacture, storage, sale, handling, and use of fireworks are prohibited inside the City Limits of Midlothian by ordinance.