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Get a Bird's-Eye View of Lexington’s Fireworks Display

A person watching fireworks.

LEXINGTON, Ky. (July 2, 2019)  University of Kentucky Transportation Services is inviting the university community to its annual fireworks viewing on the top deck of the South Limestone Garage (PS #5), in conjunction with the City of Lexington’s Independence Day celebration. The South Limestone Garage is located at the corner of South Limestone and Winslow.

Any member of the UK community possessing a valid UK parking permit may park in the structure free of charge to view the fireworks from the upper level.

Those planning to attend may enter the parking garage from the South Limestone or Upper Street sides. The gates will be open on Thursday, July 4. The top deck lights will be turned off during the display to enhance the viewing experience. This year’s fireworks display will begin at 10 p.m. from the R.J. Corman Railyard. Learn more about this year’s fireworks show here.

Patrons are encouraged to bring blankets or lawn chairs, and food and drink are permitted. Portable restroom facilities and trash receptacles will be available on site.

Alcoholic beverages, grills, open fires and all fireworks, including sparklers, are prohibited. No animals are allowed, with the exception of service animals. The University of Kentucky Police Department will be present to enforce these restrictions. 

UK Transportation Services strives to improve the quality of life on campus by offering responsive, sustainable and reliable access to infrastructure and mobility solutions. To learn more about transportation options, follow Transportation Services on Twitter @UKParking, or visit us online at