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Date(s) - 07/04/2024
6:00 pm - 10:00 pm

Banterra Center Parking Lot


The City of Carbondale and Southern Illinois University Carbondale are excited to announce the return of the
annual fireworks display on SIU campus! The event will take place on Thursday, July 4, at 9:15 p.m.
For the best viewing, spectators are advised to park in Banterra Center parking lots 18 and 56. Overflow
parking will be directed to lot 89, north of the Banterra Center. It is recommended to arrive early, as the main
parking lots are usually full and closed by 9 p.m.
While waiting for the fireworks to begin, enjoy an array of delicious treats from our fantastic vendors,
including the iconic American Ice Cream Truck, Honeybeez Snowballz offering their classic sno-cones as well
as nachos, hot dogs, & cake balls, Bake Me Happy Food Co with their delightful bubble tea and treats, and
Pelzer’s Tropical Sno’s ultimate delight of shaved ice.
Please refer to the SIU parking map at for more information on lot locations and handicap accessible spots. Road closures will start at 6p.m., including parking lots 37 and 52. Cars must be cleared from these areas by 6 p.m. Douglas Drive and
Saluki Drive will be closed from Evergreen to Lincoln, and from Douglas to Arena Drive, until after the
fireworks display.
Parking along Route 51 or other roadways for viewing purposes is prohibited.
In the event of rain, the fireworks display will be postponed to Friday, July 5, at 9:15 p.m.
For further details, please contact the City of Carbondale at 618-713-0711.
“Carbondale prides itself on providing its visitors, students, businesses and residents with a unique mix of edge and ease.
It’s a cultural town, yet free of pretense, embracing the great outdoors as readily as urban sophistication. Here, we are
open to new ideas, experiences and cultures, so you are encouraged to both express yourself and be yourself, in all ways.
That’s Carbondale…All Ways Open… for family, fun, business, new ideas and a bright tomorrow.”

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