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Getting Here

Addison Circle Park: 4970 Addison Circle Drive Addison, TX. 75001

The Event Entrance is located at the corner of Quorum Drive and Addison Circle Drive

NOTE: Please expect delays and make note of the road closures required during this event.

Free Parking

Millennium Garage (15455 North Dallas Parkway)

Colonnade Garage (15305 North Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle One Garage (15601 Dallas Parkway)

Addison Circle Two Garage (15725 North Dallas Parkway)

**Handicap Parking available at DART parking lot (4925 Arapaho Road)

Frequently Asked Questions

1Event Hours & Ticket Information

- Wednesday, July 3: 4pm - Midnight, Activities begin at 5pm

- Addison Kaboom Town!® is a free event

- NO ADMISSION TICKET REQUIRED, but capacity is limited so get there early!

2General Rules & Info

- Addison Kaboom Town!® is a rain or shine festival, subject to change or cancellation by the Town of Addison for extreme weather or other risk to public safety. Music acts and air show may be postponed due to inclement weather but will not be rescheduled for an alternative weekend.

- Alcoholic beverage sales end at 11:30pm. No alcohol may enter or leave the festival grounds.

- We strive to make Addison Circle park as ADA-Friendly as possible, but not all areas are easily accessible with a wheelchair or stroller.

- A limited supply of complimentary sunscreen and bug spray is available to patrons at the Festival Command Post.

- Addison Kaboom Town!® always has to battle the Texas heat! Take precautions to keep your family hydrated. A cooling station is available at the Festival Command Post.

- Several ATM's are located throughout the festival grounds. Normal service fees apply. Please refer to the event map once on-site for specific locations.

- Patrons attend the event at their own risk.

3Traffic Advisory

- The popularity of Addison Kaboom Town!® may cause some traffic delays. Spectators are encouraged to remain at their favorite restaurant or stay for the Budweiser After Party to avoid delays.

- Those who choose to leave immediately after the fireworks are encouraged to travel as directed for a few miles beyond Addison's borders in order to travel to their desired location.

- Please be patient and courteous to other Kaboom Town! fans and obey our hard working Police Department for a smooth exit.

4Parking

- FREE Festival Parking is located in the garages located on Arapaho Road and the Dallas North Tollway

- Handicap parking is available at the DART parking lot, located at Quorum Drive and Arapaho Road

5Re-entry

- Guests who leave the event and wish to return must get a *re-entry wristband before they leave.

- Wristbands will be given at every exit gate.

- When guests return to the park, they must enter through any lane at the Main Entrance with a valid wristband. Normal admission screening required.

- Once the Main Entrance gates close, only guests with a valid wristband, hotel package or VIP pass will be permitted to enter at the Guest Services lane located at the northwest corner of Quorum Drive and Addison Circle Drive

*While supplies last.

6Fireworks

- The fireworks will be launched at dusk (approximately 9:30pm)

- Fireworks are launched from the south end of the Addison Airport runway, west of Addison Circle Park.

- The fireworks show can be seen from anywhere in Addison. Visit a restaurant watch party, one of our great hotels or Addison Circle Park for prime viewing!

7What can I bring?

Items ALLOWED

- Bags not to exceed 12"x12"x6". All bags will be searched, please leave these items at home to avoid delayed entry.

- Coolers not to exceed 16"x20"x12".

- Strollers, children's wagons and wheelchairs.

- Personal umbrellas not to exceed 65" in diameter.

- Blankets

- Outside food & beverage (outside alcohol not permitted.)

- Collapsible lawn chairs

- Small portable radios

- Medically-Necessary Supplies. Must be in prescription packaging with photo ID.

Items NOT ALLOWED

- NO pop-up tents or shade structures

- NO coolers larger than 16”x20”x12”

- NO bags larger than 12”x12”x6”

- NO over-sized chairs or lawn/household furniture

- NO pets or other animals

- NO outside alcohol beverages

- NO illegal weapons, knives or sharp objects

- NO open flames or grills

- NO laser pointers

- NO fireworks or explosives

- NO drones

- NO computers or laptops

- NO illegal substances

- NO bicycles, skates, scooters or skateboards

All patrons entering Addison Circle Park will go through a strict screening process. You will be asked to get rid of any prohibited items. Addison DOES NOT provide a check station for holding personal items.

8Can I bring a weapon into the event?
Citizens who possess a valid Texas License to Carry (LTC) permit will be allowed to bring their weapon into the event. Please check in with the Addison Police Officer at the front gate (or ask for assistance from the Guest Services tent near the Main Entrance) and be prepared to show your LTC. Shotguns, rifles, large knives, swords, battle axes, or any other weapons are not permitted
9Pet Policy

NO pets are allowed. Only animals that assist people with disabilities will be permitted. The tasks performed by the service animal must be directly related to the person's disability. All service animals must remain on a leash or harness and may not be left unattended.

10Food & Beverage

- A large variety of food & beverage will be available for purchase. Please refer to vendor menus for details on offered items.

- Food & beverage vendors accept Cash, Major Credit Cards and Tasty Bucks at any booth location.

- Valid Tasty Bucks from all years are accepted at all Addison events, including Taste Addison, Addison Kaboom Town!®, and Addison Oktoberfest.

11Kids Activities

- The Carnival will be located in the field on the south side of Addison Circle Park.

- Ride prices start at $3 and go up. The Carnival accepts CASH ONLY.

- Face painters and novelty item vendors will be located throughout the Park.

- Please refer to the event schedule for a list of other scheduled entertainment.

12Video and Photography

- Video surveillance cameras are used in Addison Circle Park.

- An official event photographer will be taking photos throughout the festival grounds.

- Patrons attending the event may be pictured in event marketing.

13Road Closures

- If you have any questions regarding Road or Park Closures, please feel free to contact the Special Events office at 972-450-2800.

14How can I get involved?

- Food Vendor: Please contact Yesenia Saldivar

- Official Kaboom Town Watch Party: Please contact Sandra Long

- Activity Vendors: Please contact Monica Marsh

- Entertainment: Please contact Addison Special Events

- Sponsorship: Please contact Addison Special Events

- Volunteer: Please contact Stacy Love

15Lose something at the event?

- During event hours, a lost and found is located at the Festival Command Post located on the north side of the park on Addison Circle Drive.

- Contact Addison Police Department at 972-450-7156 for lost and found items.

16I still have a question...

- For General Information or Entertainment questions please contact Jasmine at jlee@addisontx.gov

- For Food and Beverage questions please contact Yesenia at ysaldivar@addisontx.gov

- For Activity questions please contact Monica at mmarsh@addisontx.gov

CONTACT US.

Jasmine Lee- Director of Special Events
General Information, Entertainment, Promotions
jlee@addisontx.gov

Kelly Hunter - Shiroma Southwest
Media and PR
kelly@shiromasouthwest.com
972-732-6100 (office), 972-489-4361 (cell)

Yesenia Saldivar- Special Events Coordinator II
Food and Beverage, Operations
ysaldivar@addisontx.gov

Monica Marsh- Special Events Coordinator
Activities, Operations
mmarsh@addisontx.gov