Uncle Sam Independence Day Jam
By: KLKN Newsroom
Press Release: Mayor Chris Beutler today invited area residents to the City’s annual Uncle Sam Jam Independence Day celebration at
Josh Hoyer and the Shadowboxers, rising starts on the regional and national music scene, will perform from 6:15 to 9:30 p.m. Hoyer is a
The fireworks are sponsored by Pepsi-Cola and presented by Zambelli Fireworks. The show will be set to music provided by NRG Media/Broadcast House and aired on its four radio stations – B107.3 FM, Froggy 98.1 FM, 105.3 Wow FM and KLIN 1400 AM.
Ample free parking is available at
A $3 event parking fee will be offered beginning at 1 p.m. at Haymarket Garage, 9th and “Q” streets. StarTran will provide free public shuttle bus service from 5 to 11 p.m. between the main entrance at
• Haymarket Parking Garage, 9th and “Q”
• Gold’s bus stop, 11th and “O”
• County-City building complex – northeast corner of 9th and “H” and southeast corner of 9th and “K” (Free parking is available in two lots – one bounded by 9th, 10th, “G” and “H” and one bounded by 9th, 10th, “K” and “L”.)
Handi-Van service is available for those eligible, and reservations can be made by calling StarTran at 402-441-7109.
In case of inclement weather, the musical performance, fireworks display and radio broadcasts will be rescheduled to Saturday, July 4, and food vendors will be available. Many of the family activities and kids’ games also would be rescheduled.
Fireworks other than those used in the Zambelli show are prohibited in the park during the celebration. Fireworks are prohibited in all City parks at all times. City ordinance allows the sale and use of permissible fireworks in the City only from 8 a.m. to 11 p.m. July 3 and from 8 a.m. to 11:59 p.m. July 4 of each year.
Attendees are reminded that
The Red Cross will have first aid available. Alcohol and personal water craft are prohibited in the park. All pets are required to wear a leash in the park, and residents are discouraged from bringing pets to the park during the fireworks display.
More information is available on the City website at lincoln.ne.gov (keyword: uncle sam jam).