City of Auburn set to host drive-in fireworks celebration on Independence Day

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Special to the Opelika Observer

The City of Auburn will be hosting a drive-in fireworks extravaganza for this upcoming Independence Day, “2020 Independence Day Celebration.” The fireworks will begin on July 4 at 9 p.m. Families are encouraged to drive to Duck Samford Stadium located at 1840 E. Glenn Ave., Duck Samford and Bo Cavin Baseball fields located at 333 Airport Road and other surrounding parking lots to view the fireworks show from their automobiles.

The fireworks will be set off at the old water tower site on East University Drive next to Duck Samford Park. Duck Samford Baseball Fields 1,2 and 3, which are located at 1720 E. University Drive, will be closed to the public to accommodate the fireworks shoot site. Fireworks can be viewed as far as the Auburn Mall parking lot and from homes in the surrounding area.

The City of Auburn asks all attendees to remain in their vehicles while viewing the fireworks. Tune your car radio to 97.7 Kicker F.M. and enjoy a patriotic medley during the fireworks show. Due to the drive-in nature of the show, road closures will apply. East University Drive from Annalue Drive to Kent Drive will be closed at 8 p.m. For more information contact Auburn Parks and Recreation at 334-501-2930.

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