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July 3, 2018 at 8:18 am

Star Spangled Sparks event

Sparks, NV ~ The Sparks Police want to remind eveyone about this year's Star-Spangled Sparks special event:  There will be traffic restrictions in and around the Victorian Square on July 4th before the 6pm kickoff.  Expect a lot of pedestrian traffic throughout the downtown area as well.  We want to remind everyone to leave your pets at home, no glass beverage containers, and please, no personal fireworks.  There are many shuttle services offered along with bike shuttles and valet services.  Don’t forget the sunscreen, extra water and some patience, as this special event will draw a large crowd.    We hope to see you there!

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Don’t Drive Arrive! to Star Spangled Sparks Fireworks Event

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Don’t Drive Arrive! to see the fireworks at the Nugget’s Star Spangled Sparks fireworks show on the 4th of July. There are plenty of alternatives to driving your car to the event.

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FREE Event shuttles:
nFree shuttles will take passengers to RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA in Sparks from 6 p.m. until midnight on July 4. The RTC will provide shuttle service from the RSCVA Convention Center, lot C. There is no charge to park at the convention center. All West Charter service will also provide shuttle service from 204 Edison Way in Sparks.

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Bike Share:
nPark and Bike! LimeBikes will be staged at three locations, including Sparks City Hall at 431 Prater Way, the Larry D. Johnson Community Center at 1200 12th Street and the Sparks Marina at 300 Howard Drive. Please check the LimeBike app for availability.
nPlease do not ride your bike through the events, as this could be dangerous for pedestrians. Bike drop-off locations will be set up on the west side of the event, west of RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA on Victorian Avenue, and on the east side of the event, east of downtown at the Memorial Park on Pyramid Highway and C Street.

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Bike Valet:
nSparks Kiwanis is offering a free bike valet from 4 p.m. – 10 p.m. at the corner of 11th Street and Victorian.

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Transit:
nRegular RTC transit services at RTC 4TH STREET STATION and RTC CENTENNIAL PLAZA will be on a Sunday schedule. Plan your trip at rtcwashoe.com. Fares begin at $2 for a single ride, and people can purchase passes on their smartphones by downloading the Token Transit app.
nRegister your trips at rtctripmatch.com for the opportunity to win prizes for riding transit, walking, carpooling, biking and VANPOOLing. Visit rtctripmatch.com for eligibility, information and rules.

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Event details:
nTo learn more about the Nugget’s Star Spangled Sparks event, visit: http://www.nuggetcasinoresort.com/events-en.html

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