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Avon fireworks are July 3

Daily staff report
Vail, CO Colorado

AVON, Colorado – The 24th annual Salute to the USA will be held in Avon’s Harry A. Nottingham Park on July 3.

The event’s title sponsor is Westin Riverfront Resort and Spa.

The annual Independence Day celebration will begin at 5 p.m. with music, food vendors, and a beer garden. A free Family Zone will offer families carnival games, inflatable jumping toys, face painting, clowns and a special children’s instrument petting zoo presented by Bravo! The Family Zone is sponsored by Calvary Chapel and will open at 5:30 p.m. and continue until the fireworks light the sky at 9:45 p.m.-

DJ Logic takes the stage at 7:30 p.m. The evening concludes with the Colorado Rockies’ largest fireworks display, which will kick off at 9:45 p.m. and will be choreographed to a musical score simulcast on 97.7 KZYR The Zephyr.

Leave dogs, alcohol, grills and personal fireworks at home. Blankets and warm evening attire are recommended. Stopping on I-70 is against the law and will be strictly enforced by local law enforcement.

“Not only is this against the law it is very dangerous; we would like to invite these folks to park within the Town and enjoy our event in a safe environment,” said Avon Police Chief Bob Ticer.

Parking on Town streets is not permitted.

For more information call Danita Chirichillo, special events supervisor, at 970-748-4032 or log on to http://www.avonrec.org.-

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