By: Mike Rhodes, Editor-in-Chief—
Muncie, IN — The town of Muncie will celebrate America’s Independence Day with two spectacular fireworks displays by Melrose Pyrotechnics, headquartered in Kingsbury, IN.
The first show will be presented at Prairie Creek Reservoir on Saturday July 3 at 10 p.m. You can listen to the music accompanying the tank fireworks on 104.1 HD1 WLBC.
The official show will be broadcast by 104.1 HD1 WLBC and 104.9 WERK FM, with accompanying music, and will be held on the grounds of Muncie Central High School by the fee. The show will begin at 10 p.m. on Sunday July 4.
There will be a mix of patriotic favorites with family music today during the fireworks display.
Click the photo above to view a video of Melrose Pyrotechnics’ work in Chicago.
According to Cheryl Crowder of the Muncie Downtown Development Partnership, Wheeling Avenue will be closed from Wysor Street (High Street Bridge) to Minnetrista Blvd from 8 p.m. to 11 p.m. Muncie Police and Fire Departments will facilitate traffic during the July 4th performance to facilitate entry and exit from the site.
About Melrose Pyrotechnie
TThe Melrose Pyrotechnics, Inc.® team has received the following prestigious global awards: 1st place at the Da Nang International Fireworks Competition, Vietnam (2013), 3rd place at L’International des Feux Loto-Québec, Canada ( 2009), 1st Place at the Hanabi World Cup in Nagasaki, Japan (2010) and 1st Place at L’International des Feux Loto-Québec, Canada (2006). We pride ourselves on our ability to produce professional fireworks that create unparalleled entertainment value not only for competitions, but also for events and celebrations of all sizes and types.
Also July 4th: America’s Hometown Band Performs Evening Concert at Canan Commons in downtown Muncie
This free and open to the public event offers a live and lively musical celebration to the Muncie public for this most traditional holiday in America.
AHB Music Director Roger McConnell Says –
“For 2021, our annual independence day”Prelude to the fireworks’ concert moves downtown to suitable for concerts band shell and open green space at Canan Commons. We have a one-hour program starting at 7:00 p.m., scheduling it to improve family time after dinner time and before the big aerial fireworks display. There is plenty of space to meet friends, light sparklers and sing our country’s praises with the group.
Canan Commons in Muncie is located in the 500-600 S Walnut St block downtown; lawn, public parking nearby. This concert is performed by over 50 talented musicians from the America’s Hometown Band who come together to entertain and inspire fellow citizens to truly be a part of this appreciation of our country’s history and achievements.
AHB Was founded in Muncie in 1988 through Phillip Cooley and Roger McConnell.
Facebook : America’s hometown group
The Web: amhometownband.org
Bandaged Sponsors include: City of Muncie, Community Foundation of Muncie / Delaware County, George and Francis Ball Foundation, Former National Bank, E. B. & Bertha C. Ball Fothe flood, Ball State University, Emens Auditorium.
Infographic provided to MuncieJournal.com by: Wallet Hub