Celebrate Independence Day with a Bird's Eye View of the Fireworks Display!

By lasu224 · July 1, 2021

Watch the City of Lexington’s annual fireworks display this year from one of the best seats in the house, the top deck of Cornerstone Garage.

UK Transportation Services is opening the top deck of the garage -- located at the corner of South Limestone and Winslow – free-of-charge to any member of the University community with a valid UK parking permit. This year’s fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 3, starting at 10 p.m. Fireworks will be released from the R.J. Corman Railyard. Learn more about the city’s Independence Day events here.

Those planning to attend may enter the parking garage from the South Limestone or Upper Street sides. The gates will be open on Saturday, July 3. Top deck lights will be turned off during the display to enhance the viewing experience.

Patrons are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs and food and drinks are permitted. Food, beverage, and restroom facilities will also be available in Cornerstone Exchange, located on the first floor of Cornerstone Garage.

Grills, open fires, and all fireworks, including sparklers, are prohibited in the garage. Alcoholic beverages are also prohibited except in the designated Cornerstone Exchange areas served by Ethereal Brewing.  No animals are allowed, with the exception of service animals. The UK Police Department will be present to enforce these restrictions.

UK Transportation Services strives to improve the quality of life on campus by offering responsive, sustainable and reliable access to infrastructure and mobility solutions. To learn more about transportation options, follow Transportation Services on Twitter @UKParking, or visit us online at www.uky.edu/transportation.