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Thursday, July 02, 2009

McKinney, Texas Fireworks and 4th of July Celebrations

Celebrate July 4 at Red, White and BOOM!

On July 4, McKinney will once again host the popular community-wide celebration of freedom, family fun, food and entertainment – Red, White and BOOM! The second annual Red, White and BOOM! activities include many of the same attractions that drew 40,000 visitors last year. From a parade and antique car show in Historic Downtown to live entertainment, kids’ activities and incredible fireworks at the McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig Ranch, the day will be packed with excitement and fun.Free parking will be provided at the Cottonwood Creek Baptist Church, 1015 State Highway 121 in Allen. Shuttle service will drop off at Craig Ranch starting at 4 p.m. Coolers, blankets and lawn chairs are encouraged, but all must fit on riders laps for the shuttle. Strollers and chairs should fold up, and alcohol is not allowed at the event. The last pick-up at Craig Ranch to carry attendees back to the parking lot leaves at 10:45 p.m. Schedule of Events:Saturday, July 4 – Historic Downtown McKinneyHometown Parade –10:30 a.m. Car Show (located at Tennessee St. and Davis St.) – 10 a.m.-4:30 p.m. 14th annual Killis Melton Ice Cream Crank Off (located at Chestnut Square) – 10 a.m. – 3 p.m. (tasting begins at noon)Veterans Salute – 11:30 a.m. Saturday, July 4 - McKinney Soccer Complex at Craig RanchFamily activities and food – 5 p.m.-9 p.m. Live music on Center Stage – 6 p.m.-9:30 p.m. Fly-Over by the Flight of the Phoenix Escadrille – 7 p.m. Fireworks – 9:30 p.m. Kids Activities will include – face painters, balloon artists, patriotic kiddie tattoos, patriotic arts and crafts projects, virtual carnival games featuring Wii Rec Sports and Rock Band demo, child barrel train rides, Field Day Races and Contests with prizes Plano Balloon Festival will have hot air balloons on display in addition to lifting several balloons during the fireworks show for an amazing backdrop The McKinney Fire Department Office of Emergency Management will also test the new run time for the outdoor warning system on Saturday, July 4. The test now runs a minute and a half, followed by a voice message in English and Spanish that lets anyone in hearing distance know it is just a test. Fire officials warn citizens that the siren sounding at that time does not indicate an emergency situation. In the event of severe weather, the siren test will not occur.

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