The City of Carbondale is partnering with Southern Illinois University Carbondale to bring the annual fireworks display back to campus. You can catch this year's show on Thursday, July 4 at 9:15 p.m.
Parking at the Banterra Center is accessible by using the U.S. 51/Saluki Drive or Pleasant Hill Road/Arena Drive entrances. Lincoln Drive will be open. However, Douglas Drive will be closed, between Lincoln and Saluki drives, beginning at 6 p.m. Spectators are encouraged to arrive early. Parking along U.S. 51 and other roadways to view the fireworks is prohibited.
The partnership between the City and SIU celebrates Saluki tradition, pride and promise throughout the last 150 years. In the event of rain, the City’s fireworks display will be held on July 5 at 9:15 p.m.
If you have questions, contact Carbondale Public Relations Officer Amy Fox at (618) 559-1939.