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Fourth of July in Idaho Falls


 

2018 Melaleuca Freedom Celebration & Riverfest

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Celebrate Riverfest!

This 4th of July, have a fun family fourth at the Mountain View Hospital Riverfest, presented by D.L. Evans Bank and Doug Andrus Distributing. Hosted by Riverbend Communications radio stations KLCE 97, Z103, Kbear 101, The Hawk, Sunny AM. Media coverage by EastIdahoNews.com.

It's Idaho Falls' place for fun in the sun on the 4th of July, 12n-10p at Snake River Landing in Idaho Falls. If you're there, you'll have the best view of the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration fireworks that start around 10p!

Admission is free, some activities extra. Feed the family with over 20 food booths, enjoy live music from the Teton Toyota Stage, bounce houses and other activities in the Stone's Kia Kid's Zone, the College of Eastern Idaho horseback riding area, helicopter rides from Teton Volkswagen, Rexburg Motorsports ATV and Side by Side demonstration area, and the Ron Sayer Jeep demo area.

If you are interested in Overnight RV Parking on the 4th, please call Snake River Landing at 208.557.5300 to reserve a spot.


What you need to know about reserving your fireworks spot on the 4th of July

Please take note of the information below regarding reserving areas during the festivities.

Snake River Landing is private property. Most of the property will be open to the public for viewing and parking during Riverfest and the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration. Certain areas will be restricted. Please be respectful of private property.

Reserving or marking viewing areas for the purpose of obtaining a viewing location for the fireworks may not occur prior to 6 a.m. on July 4 on public property or at locations provided by Snake River Landing. To prevent damage to public property or property at Snake River Landing, it is important that items such as, but not limited to, blankets, tarps, and pop-up tents not be placed on the lawn prior to 6 a.m. on July 4.

Any items placed prior to 6 a.m. on July 4 at city parks, River Walk or Snake River Landing will be removed and placed in designated lost and found locations.

To retrieve any lost items, contact Snake River Landing at (208) 557-5300 during regular business hours. The office will be closed on July 4, but will reopen on July 5.

To retrieve any lost items left at city parks or the River Walk, contact Parks & Recreation at (208) 612-8480 during regular business hours. City offices will be closed on July 4, but will reopen on July 5.

Items placed on public or private property (including the viewing areas provided by Snake River Landing) to designate a reservation are left at the owner’s risk and do not create a guarantee that the reserved area will remain available to the person or persons who reserved the area.

All personal belongings brought to event sites on public property or the viewing areas provided by Snake River Landing must be removed by midnight on July 4.

Do not drive stakes into the ground on public or private property at Snake River Landing as they may damage sprinkler heads, pipes or other infrastructure on public property or on viewing locations provided by Snake River Landing.

Do not mark off sidewalks, grass and roadways with defacing material such as any type of paint or adhesive material such as duct tape.

Pop up canopies and tents that may obstruct views must be lowered at sundown prior to the launch of the fireworks at Snake River Landing.

Do not block or interfere with pedestrian access or vehicular traffic or block sidewalks to reserve public areas or viewing areas provided by Snake River Landing.


Overnight RV Parking Information

Overnight RV Parking is limited to RVs from 8:00am on July 4th, 2018 until 12:00pm on July 5th, 2018. Please arrive no earlier than 8:00am on July 4th to park. It is also recommended to arrive before noon on the 4th.

No RV services are provided (no power, water or sewer hook-ups available). Units must be self-contained. All items brought into the area must leave with you upon departure, including garbage. There will be portopotties throughout the Snake River Landing property for the day’s activities. Spots are filled on a first-come, first-served basis.

To schedule your stay from 07/04 – 07/05 at Snake River Landing for Riverfest and the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, please contact Snake River Landing at 208-557-5300 or info@snakeriverlanding.com.

To access the overnight parking lot:

-       From Sunnyside Road, turn north on Pioneer Lane. (No access via Pancheri Dr, Utah Ave, or Snake River Parkway.)

-       Follow the signs that direct you to Lot S3, a field to the east of Pioneer Lane.

-       Please follow the directions of the Traffic and Parking Staff there to assist you.

It is recommended that Overnight RV Parking area users give themselves plenty of time for arrival and parking. Overnight RV Parking reservation holders are encouraged arrive between 8:00 am and noon on the 4th, and to become familiar with the routes to their parking destination prior to the 4th of July.

View Overnight RV Parking entry map

Parking Area Rules:

-       No alcohol

-       Maximum two cars per RV site

-       Drive slowly

-       Watch for children

-       No fires or personal fireworks

-       No littering

-       Quiet time from 11:30 pm until 7:00 am

-       Keep pets on a leash

-       Clean up after pets

-       Depart by 12:00 pm on July 5th

-       Parking capacities are subject to change based on the size and type of event

-       Spots are filled on a first-come first-served basis

-       To ensure safe and efficient travel to your destination, please follow the directions of the Traffic and Parking Staff

-       Please note the parking for Overnight RV Parking Reservation Holders is a non-paved surface

Reservations:

-       To schedule your stay from 07/04 – 07/05 at Snake River Landing for Riverfest and the Melaleuca Freedom Celebration, please contact Snake River Landing at 208-557-5300 or info@snakeriverlanding.com.


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