Thunder on the Mountain 2013

Thunder on the Mountain 2013

Thunder on the Mountain
Thursday, July 4 at 9 p.m.

On Thursday, July 4, at 9 p.m., Thunder on the Mountain 2013, Birmingham's traditional fireworks demonstration, will once again illuminate the skies above Birmingham's beloved iron man, Vulcan.

Free to the public, this year's show will last approximately 20 minutes and will feature a variety of firework shells that will brighten the sky with new colors and patterns.
Thunder on the Mountain 2013 is sponsored by Dale's Seasoning, the City of Birmingham, Callahan Eye Hospital, Good People Brewing Company and Pyro Productions, Summit Media and FOX6 WBRC-TV

The FOX6 WBRC-TV broadcast of Thunder on the Mountain 2013 is sponsored by Dale's Seasoning, ALFA Insurance, and Standard Furniture.

For the best viewing experience, make sure you have a clear view of Vulcan! Prime viewing locations include Southside, Five Points South, downtown Homewood, UAB campus, and Mountain Brook.

Please note: On Thursday, July 4, Vulcan Park and Museum will be open from 10 a.m. - 6 p.m. for visitors, however at 6 p.m., the park will close to the public. At this time, the entire park grounds and parking lots will be cleared out and closed for safety purposes.


Helpful Hints / FAQ's:

Can I watch the fireworks from Vulcan Park and Museum?
No. The fireworks are launched from the park grounds of Vulcan Park and Museum. For safety purposes, Vulcan Park and Museum and its surrounding 10-acre park will close to the public at 6 p.m. on July 4. At this time, the entire park grounds and parking lots will be cleared out and closed.

Where is the best place to view the fireworks?
For the best viewing experience, make sure you have a clear view of Vulcan!  Prime viewing locations include Five Points South, Homewood, Vestavia, Mountain Brook, UAB campus, among others. Based on growing crowds in recent years, organizers are advising spectators to stake out a viewing point well in advance of the 9 p.m. show.

What radio station will play the official soundtrack for Thunder on the Mountain 2013?
Summit Media is the exclusive radio broadcast sponsor for Thunder on the Mountain 2013. Tune in to any of the following stations to hear the specially recorded musical soundtrack: 104.7 FM WZZK, 106.9 The Eagle, 97.3 The Zone, Power 102.1, 95.7 JAMZ, 98.7 Kiss FM, and 610 Heaven WAGG.

Will the fireworks show be televised? 
Yes. FOX6 WBRC-TV is the exclusive television broadcast sponsor for Thunder on the Mountain 2013 and will broadcast the show live at 9 p.m.

Will the fireworks show be aired on the web?
Yes. The show will live-streamed on FoxAlabamaLive.com and on the MyFoxAL News app starting at 9 p.m.

Is there a charge to watch the fireworks?
No! Thunder on the Mountain 2013 is free to the public thanks to the generous monetary support of Dale's Seasoning, the City of Birmingham, Callahan Eye Hospital, Good People Brewing Company and Pyro Productions.

Will the show be cancelled in the event of rain? 
No. Thunder on the Mountain 2013 will continue rain or shine! However, the show may be cancelled in the event of severe weather conditions.

For more information, visit www.ThunderOnTheMountainBirmingham.com.

 


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