Springfield 4th Of July Fireworks “A Go” But Park To Close
SPRINGFIELD TENNESSEE: (Smokey Barn News) – As other cities across the nation cancel their 4th of July fireworks celebrations, the City of Springfield has announced they will go forward with theirs but the park will be closed to the public, the city says.
The show is scheduled to take place on Saturday, July 4, 2020.
According to Springfield city officials, J. Travis Price Park will be closed to the public during the fireworks show to ensure the safety of citizens due to the COVID-19 pandemic.
Citizens will need to find locations around or near the park to view the amazing show that is sure to illuminate the sky for blocks.
According to Springfield Parks Director Terry Martin, “There are many locations surrounding the park that ofter a great view of the show.”
Residents are encouraged to continue to follow CDC guidelines which include social distancing.
The annual spectacular fireworks show will begin at dark.
We are receiving many messages inquiring about the opening of the splash pad, pavilions and playgrounds. According to Martin, the parks are following Governor Bill Lee’s guidelines and will remain closed until he gives the all-clear. This includes the Jr. Pro Football sign-ups and the soccer sign-ups.