The annual Lindquist Family Symphony Pops and Fireworks will attract thousands of people to Weber State University, July 15 from 9-11 p.m.

The late Telitha and John Lindquist attending the 2011 concert and fireworks.

The celebration was initiated and sponsored by the Lindquist family of Ogden. Now, it has become a 40-year tradition for families in Northern Utah.

“For four decades, Weber State has had the good fortune to host this amazing event that has wowed thousands and thousands of people,” said WSU Interim President Norm Tarbox. “We appreciate the Lindquist’s dedication to this spectacular show and their willingness to let WSU share in it.”

The New American Philharmonic will provide a free 60-minute concert beginning at 9 p.m. at the Ada Lindquist Plaza. The performance will include a selection of patriotic music, featuring Tchaikovsky’s “1812 Overture,” complete with a battery of 17 cannons.  

At approximately 10 p.m., attendees will enjoy one of the largest fireworks displays in Utah, accompanied by the symphony.

The university will offer light concessions, first-aid stations and restroom facilities. Beverage booths open at 5:30 p.m.

On-campus parking will be available, but limited. The roundabouts off Harrison Boulevard and Dixon Drive will be closed to traffic. Access to campus will be through Edvalson Street, Skyline Drive, and Birch and Taylor avenues. 

Guests traveling in motor homes or larger vehicles are encouraged to park on the east side of campus near Stewart Stadium. The Dee Events Center also offers additional parking.

To minimize damage to the grounds, attendees may not leave blankets or chairs to save spaces before July 14 at 6 p.m. Items placed on the lawn prior to that time will be removed. Tarps, stakes and tent pegs are not allowed due to safety concerns and will be removed. No personal fireworks or pets of any kind will be allowed on campus. Spectators are asked to clean up their area and drive with courtesy and caution following the event.