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BRIEF: New site for July 4 Austin Symphony concert, fireworks

July 3, 2014

By Andy Alford, Austin American-Statesman

July 03--Because of renovations to Auditorium Shores on Lady Bird Lake, this year's Austin Fourth of July festivities will be hosted at the Circuit of the Americas.

The 38th Annual Austin Symphony H-E-B July 4th Concert & Fireworks will begin at 8:30 p.m. Friday, and fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. at the venue in Southeast Austin. Admission and some parking will be free. Lots closest to the track will be $10 a car. Accommodations are available for those with disabilities; for more information visit or call 512-301-6600.

Parking lots will open at 3 p.m. Gates will open at 4 p.m., and family-friendly activities -- including go-karts, a water zone and slides -- will start at 6 p.m. As in prior years, picnics and nonalcoholic beverages in sealed containers will be allowed.

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