The Dubuque Jaycees will be offering 3 pricing options for parking at the 3rd of July Fireworks: VIP parking in the former Bowling and Beyond lot is $20 per car. The former Thermo Scientific and Klauer Lots will be $10 per car. The Hurst Logistics lots will be $5 per car. The Jaycees also offer prime space for RV parking, priced at $45 and up, depending on size of the RV.
Parking is done on a first come first served basis. Parking lots open up at 8:00am on July 3rd. Most lots are full by 7pm, so arrive early to guarantee a spot.
Special Note: Even if you have a VIP parking pass, you will need to arrive early enough to get into the VIP lot before Kerper Blvd. is closed to traffic.
All VIP parking and public lot parking stalls are standard parking stall size. No additional space will be allowed for chairs, grills, and other recreational uses until that lot is full and the aisles can be safely used.
BE PREPARED: Your departure WILL BE delayed 30 minutes AFTER the show concludes to allow pedestrians to exit the event site.
Special Needs Parking: If you have disabled individuals in your party or potential medical emergencies (such as pregnant women), you can request special parking areas from your Jaycees parking assistant. Just notify him or her of your situation and you will be directed to the proper area. There will be parking available in all three price zones.
The Dubuque Police Department reserves the right to close Kerper Boulevard to traffic when the parking lots are full, or when the crowd sizes make it unsafe for vehicle traffic.
A very special thanks to the City of Dubuque and all of its employees, Bill Klauer, Jr., of Klauer Manufacturing, Steve Hurst of Hurst Logistics, and Wayne Briggs of SGW Kerper Development, for donating the use of their lots in order to raise funds for this year’s Dubuque Jaycees/Radio Dubuque 3rd of July Air Show and Fireworks Spectacular.
The 3rd of July Fireworks would not be successful without the in-kind donations from Clark Wolff of Selco Inc., Scott Dittmer and Joe Rettenmeier of Dittmer Recycling, Harris Golf Carts, Comelec Internet Services, & Dubuque365, Inc.