We have loads of great fireworks displays in the Rockford area, but one will be missing this year, the one in Byron.

We are just a week away from the 4th of July and fireworks prep is underway!

Except in Byron, where they year they are forgoing the bright lights in the sky.


We aren't really sure.

According to the City of Byron website:


Due to circumstances beyond our control, the City of Byron Fireworks Display has been cancelled on July 4, 2019. We hope to resume the event in upcoming years.  The Byron City Council and staff wish the residents of Byron a happy and safe 4th of July holiday.
Was it money? A scheduling issue? We don't know, but we're hoping the fireworks are back in 2020.
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