News Flash Home
The original item was published from 6/9/2020 11:07:09 AM to 7/5/2020 12:00:03 AM.

News Flash

Waukee City Newsfeed

Posted on: June 9, 2020

[ARCHIVED] Independence Day Celebration Modified for 2020

fourth july web

Despite the need to cancel much of Waukee’s Independence Day Celebration due to the COVID-19 pandemic, the Waukee Parks & Recreation Department will still offer the popular fireworks show and a new skydiver demonstration on Saturday, July 4.

The carnival, parade, live music, food vendors and Movie in the Park will not go on as planned for 2020. However, the City is still able to offer an exciting appearance from the Des Moines Skydivers. Professional skydivers will jump from an airplane and land in Centennial Park at 8 p.m. People can come for the skydivers and stay for the fireworks! The popular fireworks display will be held at Centennial Park shortly after dusk or approximately 9:30 p.m.

Social distancing signs will be present within Centennial Park during both activities. Visitors are encouraged to stay in their vehicles or to find a spot to sit within the park that is at least six feet from any other group.

Vendors (food or otherwise) will not be present in the park during the events. And, as a reminder, it is illegal to discharge consumer fireworks in Centennial Park and any other public space. Sparklers are allowed, but City officials ask that visitors dispose of the metal sticks by ensuring they are no longer hot and placing them in trash cans. Thank you!

See a park map and more.
Facebook Twitter Email

Other News in Waukee City Newsfeed

addams with ncmic movie

Movies in the Park is Oct. 2

Posted on: September 28, 2020
drug take pack NF

Prescription Drug Take-Back Day is Oct. 24

Posted on: September 24, 2020
curbside junk

Dispose of Large Items and Hazardous Waste

Posted on: September 22, 2020
vote election web

2020 General Election Details

Posted on: September 22, 2020
Art in the Park-2

Program Highlight: Study Hall

Posted on: August 28, 2020
Tim Royer posed with his 30-year service award

City Employees Receive Service Awards

Posted on: September 15, 2020
traffic

School Area Traffic Reminders

Posted on: September 14, 2020
police car NF

Waukee PD Welcomes Two New Officers

Posted on: August 28, 2020
youth bball web

Register Now for Youth Basketball

Posted on: September 1, 2020
census visits nf

Census Takers Heading Door-to-Door

Posted on: August 10, 2020