Boomsday and UT pair for Labor Day fun
August 25, 2004 - Star 102.1 Boomsday and the
city of Knoxville promise the same fireworks and fun on downtown Knoxville's
waterfront Labor Day Weekend 2004, just on a more visitor-friendly
day - Saturday, Sept. 4.
The move accommodates fans attending the University of Tennessee's
home opener against UNLV on Sunday. Boomsday previously has been held
on Mondays, but the sponsors had earlier moved the event to Sunday
to make it easier for families with school-age children to attend.
will begin about 4 p.m. with food and drink vendors, entertainment
booths, Funland, automotive displays and capped off with the largest
fireworks display in the Southeast region.
An estimated 300,000 people are expected to attend the free event.