Fourth of July
Situated in the Northwest Team area is Oak Lake Park at 1st and Cornhusker, the site of the City's 4th of July celebration. Each 4th of July, the City of Lincoln celebrates our country's birthday with a city wide celebration.
Planning for this event includes several city departments and this year promises to be a wonderful event. Officers from the city will be used to cover
event activities and ensure everyone's safety and will also be responsible for post-event traffic control.
To see all of the activities at Oak Lake Park follow this link.
Parking for the event will be in short supply and it is recommended to anyone
planning on attending that they walk, ride a bike or utilize the free shuttle service. StarTran will provide shuttle service to and from Oak Lake Park from 5 to 11 p.m.
If you must drive to the park there are some things to remember:
- Parking is available at the South Lot, located South of Oak Lake. Drivers may access this parking lot off of Sun Valley Blvd from West 'O' Street.
- The North Lot, located at the Southeast corner of 1st and Cornhusker will be available for parking. Drivers may access this parking lot from 1st Street, just South of Cornhusker.
- Vehicles parked in the North Lot all exit North on 1st Street and will be directed up to Superior. Vehicles will be allowed to go East and West on Cornhusker although 180 Southbound, and 11th Street will be closed.
- Vehicles parked in the South Lot all exit South on Sun Valley Blvd. to 'O' Street.
- Vehicles parked in Haymarket Park all exit North on Sun Valley Blvd. or East on Charleston to 10th Street.
Parking at Haymarket Park will be available also.
Handicap parking is available in the East Lot at Oak Lake. Charleston will be closed between Sun Valley Blvd and 1st Street except to access the handicap lot
No Parking will be allowed on the shoulders of 1st Street, Sun Valley Blvd., Cornhusker, and I-180. All vehicles will be towed if parked along these roadways.
NO PRIVATE FIREWORKS OF ANY KIND, NOR ANY ALCOHOL, NOR ILLEGAL DRUGS
ARE PERMITTED IN THE PARK.
The Fire Prevention Bureau will be on duty throughout the day, as will
the Lincoln Police Department to ensure the safety of all participants.