Tuesday, June 28, 2016

What You Need To Know About The 2016 WR Independence Day Celebration

Release date: June 28, 2016
Event: Independence Day Celebration 2016-Parking Information
Date/Time: Friday, July 1, 2016/Gates Open at 5:30PM
Location: Surrounding area of McConnell-Talbert Stadium

The Warner Robins Police Department and assisting agencies will be providing site security and traffic management for the Independence Day Celebration at McConnell-Talbert Stadium on Friday, July 1, 2016. In an effort to provide a safe, secure and enjoyable atmosphere, we would like to distribute the following information:

Gates Open at 5:30PM
Concert begins at approximately 8PM
Fireworks will be at approximately at 10PM

There will be three gates of entry: MLK Blvd, S. Davis Dr. Pedestrian Bridge and S. Davis Drive
Road Closures
3PM - Demon Valley Drive will be closed to ALL vehicular traffic to include parking. 

General Parking: There are 10 designated parking areas:
Union Grove Baptist Church Field
C.B. Watson School- Handicap/VIP ONLY
Warner Robins High School - Pickup/Drop off
Pearl Stephens School Area
Rumble Academy
Sacred Heart Catholic Church Complex
Robins Federal Credit Union
Middle Georgia State University
Commercial Circle Area
City of Warner Robins Municipal Complex 

The Warner Robins Police department will be live-tweeting the Annual Warner Robins Independence Day Celebration. Follow us at @WarnerRobinsPD for behind the scenes pictures and videos. We’ll also be tweeting traffic and parking information about the event. Please use the hashtag #WRIDC2016

Prohibited Items include: firearms, alcohol, rolling coolers, hard-sided coolers, pets, outside food, large umbrellas, and tents. 

Allowed items include: small soft-sided coolers with sealed drinks inside, lawn chairs, diaper bags, small coolers for medical purpose such as insulin or baby formula. All items will be searched and persons are subject to search. 

Water buffalos will be available inside of the event. Water will also be available for purchase from select vendors. 

For more information regarding parking and safety checkpoints please contact Public Information Officer, Jennifer Parson at 478.302.5417 or at jparson@wrga.gov.