Some 60,000 people are expected to attend the annual Fourth of July celebration Tuesday at Sugarhouse Park.
Sponsored by the Sugar House Park Authority, Deseret News and KISN 97.1 FM, the celebration kicks off at 3 p.m. with a WB30 children's tent, food sampling and food booths. Attendees are also welcome to bring along a picnic lunch and plenty of water, said Connie Cannon of the Sugarhouse Park Authority.
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At 6:30 p.m., the University of Utah's Trey B. Dancers will entertain the crowd.
Look skyward at 8:15 p.m. for the Deseret News Sky Divers, who are planning to land on the park's soccer field just before the Utah Symphony takes the stage at 8:45. Under the direction of Kory Katseanes, the Symphony will play such selections as "Yankee Doodle," "Stars and Stripes Forever" and "Battle Hymn of the Republic."
The Fireworks Spectacular by Vortex Productions will begin at 10 p.m., and last about 20 minutes.
Cannon said parking will be available on the park's roads and for a fee in the north parking lot of Highland High.
However, she said parking should fill up quickly, so latecomers may have to search for a spot.
According to a park ordinance, personal fireworks are not allowed in the park, Cannon said.
Dogs are also not allowed in the park, she said.