Morning Star Staff
The sky above Vernon will be bursting with patriotism.
The City of Vernon has released details for the Canada Day fireworks July 1.
“I am very excited about this year’s show as we are presenting a spectacular choreographed display thanks to additional funding received from our corporate sponsor Kal Tire,” said Terry Schmauder, event chairperson.
“The Canada Day finale will represent our biggest and most ambitious fireworks undertaking to date.”
The event takes place at 10:15 p.m. at the Vernon Army Camp.
There will be a free park-and-ride shuttle with B.C. Transit from 9 to 11 p.m. Park For free at the Performing Arts Centre and catch the bus in front of the Boys and Girls Club.
The fireworks are subject to a maximum wind speed of 40 kilometres an hour.
Sponsors include the Funtastic Sports Society, the Department of Canadian Heritage, Sutton Group Lakefront Realty, Kiss FM, Sun FM and The Morning Star.
The event involves Vernon, BX-Swan Lake, Okanagan Landing and Coldstream firefighters, as well as the Department of National Defence, the RCMP, Community Policing, Vernon Moving and Storage, and T-Lane Transportation, Logistics and Cranes.