D-M’s Fourth of July Celebration

(Courtesy Graphic)

(Courtesy Graphic)

DAVIS-MONTHAN AIR FORCE BASE, Ariz. -- For July 4, D-M is scheduled to hold a few evening events to celebrate the holiday.

Shuttles for the fireworks are scheduled to start running at 5:30 p.m. from Heritage Park, the Sonoran Science Academy and Borman Elementary School.

Pre-firework events are slated to begin at 6 p.m. at Bama Park featuring live music by Five Way Street Band. Private organizations will also be selling food. Fireworks are planned to begin at 9 p.m.

Handicap parking is available at Outdoor Recreation and the auto hobby shop parking lot. For those who park there, their cars must have a handicap license plate or handicap placard hanging from their rearview mirror.

Feel free to bring lawn chairs and blankets, but do not bring pets, coolers or alcoholic beverages.

In the event of inclement weather, walk to Outdoor Recreation, base theater or take the bus back to vehicle parking areas.

Swan Gate will be open after the fireworks for outbound traffic only.

In accordance with AFI 32-2001, Fire Protection Operations and Fire Prevention Program, Davis-Monthan AFB Supplement, para. 3.4.5.15.2. (Added-DAVIS MONTHAN) The individual use of fireworks on DMAFB is prohibited. Fireworks used during sponsored activities, such as the Fourth of July celebration, will be set up and discharged by personnel from a state licensed commercial firm.