Mayor's 4th of July Celebration with a twist

Contact: Jurena L. Storm, CAP-OM
Office of Mayor George B. McGill
City of Fort Smith, Arkansas
Office: (479) 784-2344 Cell: (479) 221-7831

Fort Smith, Ar. ( June  24, 2020)  The City of Fort Smith and Mayor George B. McGill are excited to  invite residents to attend the Mayor’s Fourth of July Celebration with a twist.  What is the twist you ask?  This is a traveling party. 
In order to continue tradition in our new COVID -19 normal we are bringing the party to you; Saturday, July 4, 2020. 
This year’s festivity has a thrilling surprise that will increase safety for residents while also expanding the accessibility across our city’s footprint.  The Mayor’s Traveling Fourth of July Celebration will feature digital fireworks, music, giveaways, entertainment from the Northside and Southside high
schools’ cheer teams, popcorn, and much, much more. 
The traveling party train will make six (6) stops to city parks and the Reserve at Chaffee Crossing.  The celebration will start at 6:00 p.m. and conclude at 10 p.m. with mini merriment at each stop.  Fort Smith residents are encouraged to come early to the locations and find your spot, wear masks,
and follow all social distancing guidelines.  Included in this release is the celebration travel route and timeline for the stop locations. Visit: for more information.

Timeline for Mayor McGill’s Traveling July 4th Celebration

Fort Smith Convention Center Depart 6:00P
1. Riverfront Skate Park Arrive 6:05p Depart 6:25p
2. Martin Luther King Park Arrive 6:35p Depart 6:55p
3. Tilles Park Arrive 7:10p Depart 7:30p
4. Carol Ann Cross Park Arrive 7:45p Depart 8:05p
5. Ben Geren Park Arrive 8:20p Depart 8:40p
6. Reserve at Chaffe Crossing Arrive 8:50 Depart 9:10
7. Creekmore Park Arrive 9:40 Depart 10:00p
Fort Smith Convention Center Return 10:10p