Red White & BOOM!

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The BOOM is Back, July 4, 2022!

UnityPoint Health Red White and Boom is a massive fireworks display occurring at 9:30 p.m. Monday, July 4 in the middle of the Illinois River, between East Peoria and Peoria. This display ranks among the top 2% in the nation.

Over 2,000 shells per minute will be launched from two barges, with the firework explosions choreographed to music on seven Midwest Communications radio stations.

This year is the 34th presentation of Red, White and Boom, and will have a special emphasis on military and first responders.

UnityPoint Health Red White and Boom is brought home by Adam Merrick Real Estate and open to everyone free of charge on both sides of the river.

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Leave the Sparklers and Firecrackers at Home

Those attending the UnityPoint Health Red White and Boom celebration in RiverFront Park should let the professionals handle the fireworks and leave the sparklers at home.

Sparklers and any type of fireworks will be prohibited in RiverFront Park on July 4.

East Peoria Traffic and Parking Information

When thousands of people come to a party, there will be traffic slow-downs. The East Peoria Police Department encourages patience and humor when driving to and from fireworks viewing areas.

Read about Red White and Boom traffic and parking.