July 03, 2019

Parking information for Thursday night’s fireworks show

Celebrate the nation’s birthday tomorrow night with the city of Carbondale’s fireworks show on campus. The fireworks display begins at 9:15 p.m. Thursday.

Public parking at Banterra Center will be accessible by using the U.S. 51/Saluki Drive or Pleasant Hill Road/Arena Drive entrances. At 6 p.m., Douglas Drive from Lincoln Drive to Evergreen Drive, and Saluki Drive from Arena Drive to Douglas Drive, will close. Those roads will reopen after the fireworks display.

At 5 p.m., the following parking lots will be closed on campus. All vehicles in these lots must be moved by 5 p.m. The affected lots are:

• Lot 37
• Lot 52
• The west side of Lot 18

A parking map is available here.

The public is encouraged to enter campus off of U.S. 51 at Saluki Drive or Pleasant Hill Road at Arena Drive to view the fireworks from Lot 56 or the east side of Lot 18.

Parking along U.S. 51 and other roads to view the fireworks is prohibited.

The rain date for the fireworks show is July 5.