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Red, White & Boom


Presented by the City of Mt. Vernon and the Red, White and Boom Planning Committee.

Red, White and Boom will be Friday evening, June 27, 2014. Rainout date will be June 28, 2014.

Free Activities

Swimming pool from 4:00 p.m. to 6:00 p.m.
Free Laser Tag from 6:00 p.m. to 9 p.m.
Free National Guard Activities

Personal fireworks are prohibited during the Red, White and Boom festivities.

No pets allowed. Alcohol is prohibited.

Schedule of Events:

4-6 p.m. - Free Swim - Spirit of 76 Pool
6-8 p.m. - Free Laser Tag
6:30 p.m. - Red, White & Boom Concessions (hot dogs, sandwiches, chips, snacks, soft drinks)*

6:45 p.m.- Flag Presentation - MO National Guard
Star Spangle Banner -
Entertainment - Sober as a Judge
9:00 p.m. Concession Booth Closed
9:30 p.m.- Fireworks Display

Red, White & BOOM is free and open to the public. We invite you to come early, bring your lawn chairs or blankets, and get a good spot. The Spirit of 76 Park will be the best place for viewing the entertainment and all the spectacular firework effects. Picnic tables will be set at the tennis court area and the event will be a great place to hold family or class reunions.

*Food, soft drinks, glow necklaces, glow bracelets & glow stars available for sale at the Concession Stand as supplies last.

*Proceeds from concession stand help fund future Red, White and Boom events.

Handicapped Parking will be at the John Taylor Senior Center. A shuttle for Handicapped Only Parking will run from 5 p.m. to 8:30 p.m. and will begin again after the fireworks. Handicapped Permit required for Handicapped Parking. Free parking is available in the Spirit of 76 Park Parking Area. Additional free parking is available on the square. VIP Parking closes at 8:30 p.m...

Concession Stand, Information Booth and National Guard activities will close when fireworks begin.

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Planning Committee Members: Carol Millsap, Paula Champion, Jeff Champion, Dora Richmond, Carla Rathman, Max Springer, Gene Stanton, and Geoff Ford.

For more information, feel free to contact City Hall (417) 466-2122 or Carol Millsap.

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