Town of Avon
For Immediate Release | June 28, 2019
 

Berkshire Hathaway HomeService’s Salute to the USA Includes Family Fun, Live Music by Ziggy Marley and Hazel Miller Band, Festival Food and Fireworks


Avon’s annual, signature event is expected to draw thousands to
Harry A. Nottingham Park on Wednesday, July 3rd 


Avon, CO – The 33rd annual Berkshire Hathaway HomeService’s Salute to the USA in Harry A. Nottingham Park takes place on Wednesday, July 3rd starting at 5:00 p.m. Families will delight in kid-friendly activities throughout the park, including a kayak tank, Avid for Adventure Mountain Bike obstacle course, a climbing wall, bouncy houses, an interactive mural organized by Alpine Arts Center, and more! This annual and much anticipated event would not be complete without a host of fabulous festival-style foods from fresh squeezed lemonade and funnel cakes to mini-donuts and roasted ears of corn, along with ice cold beer and chilled wine.
 
Music will be broadcast throughout the evening by KZYR True Local Radio from the Performance Pavilion. At 5:45 p.m., Hazel Miller Band will take the stage, entertaining audiences with a great blend of Jazz, Blues, R & B and top 40 hits. Hazel Miller is not just a great singer, “she is a force of nature!” quotes the Rocky Mountain News. Her voice has been called “stunning, moving and powerful.” Bring your dancing boots, or just sit back, relax, and enjoy the great music.
 
An eight- time GRAMMY winner, Emmy winner, author and philanthropist Ziggy Marley takes the stage at 7:45 p.m., sure to excite and delight the entire family! The reggae icon has released thirteen albums to much critical acclaim over his 30+ year career.

After sunset, Avon will celebrate our nation’s birth with a pyrotechnic extravaganza over beautiful Nottingham Lake. More than 10,000 shells will explode in the night sky for the Colorado Rockies’ largest display of fireworks. This spectacular show is choreographed to a musical score simulcast on KZYR 97.7. You won't want to miss this hallmark event - Salute to the USA will quickly become a tradition in your family! 
 
New this year, the Town of Avon will offer free shuttle service to and from Freedom Park in Edwards and the Eagle-Vail Community Center, in addition to the routes regularly serviced by Avon Transit.
 
The event is made possible with support from: Berkshire Hathaway HomeServices, Western Enterprises, Turner Morris, KZYR True Local Radio, Vail Honeywagon, Colorado Meat Company, and the Town of Avon. 
 
Parking is extremely limited. Please plan to walk, ride a bike, or use public transportation. To learn more about parking and shuttles, please visit avon.org/gettingtosalute. Please do your part to reduce, reuse and recycle and remember no personal fireworks, outside alcohol or pets will be allowed; bags will be checked at the gates. For more information, visit avon.org/salute.

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