CLOVIS – The annual Fourth of July celebration and “Smoke on the Water” fireworks show is scheduled for Monday at Greene Acres Park in Clovis.
Some streets around the park were closed ahead of Monday’s events.
The city’s public works department closed Main Street from 21 to Purdue. This section of street will reopen on Tuesday. During this time, no traffic will be permitted, according to a press release from the city manager‘s office.
Closed Monday only will be 21st Street from Mitchell to Main and Mitchell from 21st to Purdue.
Drivers are urged to follow all detours and seek alternate routes.
The event includes vendors and food trucks set up in the park.
A concert is scheduled for 4 p.m. on the main stage of the event with CJ Kinney.
At 5 p.m., Clovis Aerial Arts will perform a choreographed show from the main stage.
Allen Valdez takes the stage at 6 p.m. with a concert.
The Kazoo Krew will perform the National Anthem at 7 p.m. with a presentation of the colors of the Cannon Air Force Base Honor Guard.
At 7:20 p.m. there will be a concert on the main stage with Rock Salt.
At 9 p.m., the fireworks display, Smoke on the Water, is due to begin.
The event is funded by contributions from the Presbyterian Plains Regional Medical Center, area McDonald’s restaurants, the town of Clovis, EPCOR and Rooney Moon Broadcasting, according to the Clovis/Curry County Chamber of Commerce.
City Manager Justin Howalt said the city spent $15,000 from tenant tax revenue to advertise the event.