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Next Big Bang Boom is:

July 4, 2015 with events all throughout the day and fireworks show beginning at 10:00pm.


Events and Attractions

Vehicle Exits-- Please follow the direction of the Norfolk Police Division officers as you exit the park so they can get everyone out in a safe and timely manor.

It is prefered that traffic be limited into the park after 10pm.

Free Parking Entrance— Enter the Free Parking area on Maple St at the Main Entrance of the park. 

Trolleys--2 units will operate from the North parking lot to the handicapped parking area in the main shelter area from 2:00pm to start of fireworks. They will not run after the fireworks & laser show.(Sponsored by Big Bang Boom & Apache MFG.)    

Paid Parking--will be in the field at the northwest corner of Maple and 18th street with entrance and exit on 18th street. Cars will be parked by the Morning Optimist club. 

 

Entertainment

  • Helicopter rides
  • Red, White and Boom Challenge Race
  • Band on the stage
  • Inflatable Midway

There will be helicopter rides around the City of Norfolk throughout the day.  The rides will start at 12:00 Noon and continue until show time.  Stop by the landing pad for pricing.  The helo can hold up to 3 passengers at at time.  in addition to the LifeNet helicopter that will be on display by the midway.    

Vendors will again offer a vast variety of food and drink and an inflatable midway for the youngsters will be set up by U-Hop (all day wristbands $13 or individual tickets will be available to purchase)

The YMCA and Big Bang Boom, Inc. will be sponsoring the Red, White and Boom challenge race, for both adults and kids. The race will begin with the first heat at 8 am and kids race at 10 am. This event will start and end at Skyview Lake just northwest of the playground area at the free parking area. Registration Deadline July 3, 2015


Food Vendors

There will be large variety of foods, drinks and snacks.  Visiting one of the many vendors will bring pleasure to you taste buds with ethnic foods to kettle corn to the all american hamburger.  There will also be glow necklesses available  through out the park. Look for Boy Scouts that will be selling the glow necklesses.

 If anyone has questions about being a food vendor please feel free to call Troy Uhlir at 402-371-7526

Fireworks Display

Starting at 9:45 PM we will light up the sky with fireworks supplied by J&M Displays of Yarmouth, IA and shot by your very own BIG BANG BOOM shoot crew from right here in Norfolk.  The fireworks are digitally and electronically choreographed to a vast array of music put together by the fireworks committee, so don't forget to bring your Big Bang Boombox so you can listen to the show on your favorite local radio station: 94 Rock (94.7), US 92 (92.7) 106 KIX (106.5) or Lite Rock (97.5).