The Fourth of July goes KABOOM! literally this Sunday when Fairplex hosts its 24th fireworks spectacular. Monster trucks and freestyle motocross get crowds cheering and the stupendous fireworks are the grand finale.
Get your tickets now at the kiosk at Fairplex Green Gate (located at Gate 1 on McKinley Avenue) or online. Tickets range from $14-19.50, and it’s free for ages 2 and younger.
Gates open at 5 p.m., and a great way to begin the celebration is to head over to the Top of the Park to enjoy the KABOOM! Buffet. Served until 9 p.m., the buffet offers scrumptious salads, sides including three-cheese macaroni, barbecued roasted potato wedges & sweet corn; entrees that will hit the spot – grilled chicken, grilled Cajun sausage, brisket carving station. And of course, succulent desserts. It’s just $25 for adults and $8.95 for children 12 and younger.
Presented by Toyota, Coca-Cola and Sauza Tequila, KABOOM! opens with FMX riders delivering the colossal speed, moves, jumps and spins.
Then the dusty big boys of Monster Trucks take over, led by Bounty Hunter, Playing for Keeps, McGruff, Obsessed and Obsession. Drivers navigate these behemoths weighing between 9,000 to11,000 pounds perched on 66-inch tires kicking up the dust and excitement levels exponentially.
The breathtaking fireworks extravaganza begins at 9:15 to cap all of Fairplex’s Fourth of July fun.
Parking is at Fairplex Gate 17. General parking is $9, preferred is $12. For more information, call (909) 621-3111 or visit www.fairplex.com.