Fourth of July

As is tradition, the fireworks will launch from Ann Morrison Park.

Citizens can bring a blanket and chairs to the park to enjoy the show, but attendees should keep six feet of physical distance between themselves and anyone outside their household. For the health and safety of everyone on site, there will be no food or drink vendors this year.

The fireworks will start at 10:15 p.m. (dusk) on Independence Day.

Ann Morrison Park will be closed to vehicles all day on the Fourth of July, but people who plan to watch the fireworks are still welcome to walk or ride a bike into the park throughout the day. Outside food and drinks are also permitted in the park, but please remember no glass bottles or containers are allowed, and alcoholic beverages are not allowed within 250 feet of the Boise River Greenbelt. Thank you for leaving drones, pets, and fireworks/sparklers at home.

Parking and Road Closures

Please be advised of what parking is available and road closures for the event.

Ann Morrison Park

  • Greenbelt is currently closed on the northside of the Boise River from Americana Boulevard to 9th Street bridge. This includes the bridge into Ann Morrison Park from Pioneer Pathway and River Street. Pedestrian access available from Americana Boulevard or 9th Street bridge.
  • Ann Morrison will be closed to non-permitted vehicles from sunrise to sunset on Sunday, July 4.
  • ADA Parking will be available for individuals with disabled placards.

Crescent Rim

  • No Parking will be allowed on Crescent Rim from sunrise to 11 p.m. Sunday, July 4.
  • The Boise Police Department will be closing Crescent Rim to through traffic starting at 6:30 p.m. Sunday, July 4.
  • Residents who live within the Crescent Rim closure area will be allowed access until 9:30 p.m. Boise Police Department will then close road completely for the duration of the fireworks show.

Street Closures

Street Closure will be implemented at the following locations:

  • Crescent Rim & Latah
  • Crescent Rim & Eastover Terrace

Additional Parking

Additional parking locations for the fireworks celebration include:

  • Boise State University – Brady Street Garage
  • Eastman: 848 W. Main St.
  • Capitol Terrace: 770 W. Main St.
  • City Centre: 312 S. 9th St.
  • Grove Street: 234 S. 10th St.
  • Boulevard: 245 S. Capitol Blvd.
  • Myrtle Street: 789 W. Broad Street

Tips for Attendees

  • Attendees should keep six feet of physical distance between themselves and anyone outside their household.
  • No fireworks or sparklers are allowed in the park.
  • Drones not permitted.
  • Please leave pets at home.
  • Consider bringing the following items: water, sunscreen, bug spray, flashlight and a blanket or chair to sit on.
  • Bring a flashlight to facilitate a safe and visible exit from the park after the show.
  • No glass bottles or containers are allowed in the park.
  • Alcoholic beverages are illegal within 250 feet of the Boise River.
  • Smoking and vaping is prohibited except in a designated area in the southwest corner of the park near the duck pond.
  • The disc golf course will be closed July 3 and 4 in Ann Morrison Park.

After the Fireworks

At the conclusion of the fireworks, Americana Boulevard will be closed for approximately 45 minutes to allow pedestrians to exit the park. Officers will assist pedestrians exiting the park and will also be staffing closures at Americana/Shoreline and Americana/Emerald/Latah. Officers will also be in the area of Capitol/University to assist pedestrians crossing Capitol Boulevard.

Traffic may be heavily congested as you leave Ann Morrison Park. Please be courteous and careful as you exit.

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