Following direction from the State Fire Marshal’s office, all fireworks are prohibited from sale and use in the Juneau area. But Wednesday night’s big public fireworks show is still scheduled to start at 11:59 p.m.
In one of our favorite Independence Day stories from last year, we find out what it’s like to watch Juneau’s Independence Day fireworks from the barge. See a video of the 2015 show as shot by three GoPros.
Nearly 700 shells will be launched from the middle of Gastineau Channel starting Friday night just before midnight.