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Summer Thunder 2014 Fireworks Show and Traffic Details

Tipton, Pennsylvania –  The DelGrosso Family of Companies is gearing up for a summer time tradition like no other – Summer Thunder®2014.  This year’s annual fireworks extravaganza is themed as a “100th Birthday Tribute to Our Founders, Fred & Murf DelGrosso.”

 “My mother and father were the heart and soul of DelGrosso Foods and DelGrosso’s Amusement Park.  If they were still with us today they would each be turning 100 years old this year.  We thought it would be nice to still throw a celebration in their honor, and Summer Thunder® was the perfect way to do that,” says Joe DelGrosso, Summer Thunder® Coordinator and President of DelGrosso Foods. 

 The opening song to Summer Thunder® 2014 will be dedicated to the memory of Cindy DelGrosso Gardella, who passed away earlier this year.  Cindy is one of the seven children of Fred & Murf DelGrosso.  She was also one of the owners of both DelGrosso Foods, Inc. and DelGrosso’s Amusement Park.

 Summer Thunder® is set to a music soundtrack that is developed by Dave Villani of Data Music Services of Altoona.  The fireworks are designed and built by Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics from Maineville, OH.  Members of the Rozzi Family have been designing firework shows for DelGrosso’s Amusement Park for more than 50 years.  Over 4,000 shells will light up the night sky in Tipton during the 25 minute pyro-musical spectacular.


Summer Thunder® Schedule

11:00am – DelGrosso’s Amusement Park Opens - Free Parking - Free Ride Park Admission

                       $18.95 All-Day Fun Pass includes Rides & Water Park

10:00pm – Fireworks Pre-Show

10:30pm – Summer Thunder® 2014 Fireworks


Summer Thunder® 2014 is made possible by these fine sponsors: DelGrosso Foods, Allied Milk Producers, Burgmeier Hauling, First Commonwealth Bank, Imler’s Poultry, Tri-Star Ford, Froggy 98 and WTAJ-TV.



Please note the following traffic patterns will take place starting at 10:30pm on July 4th.  These traffic patterns are to help ensure the safety of all motorists in and around DelGrosso’s Amusement Park.


Motorists Parked In the Main Parking Lot for DelGrosso’s Amusement Park:
After the fireworks all traffic from the main lot will be directed to the RIGHT to head NORTH towards Tyrone and the Tipton/Grazierville Exit 45 of I-99. 

There will be two lanes of traffic running NORTH towards Tyrone and the I-99 Interchange.

 Traffic Traveling South on East Pleasant Valley Blvd:(NORTH of Rossi’s Corner Store)  

You will be directed to turn RIGHT at Tipton Road.  You will not be permitted to travel on

East Pleasant Valley Blvd past DelGrosso’s Amusement Park.

 Motorists Parked in the DelGrosso Foods Lawn/ Or Parked Along East Pleasant Valley Blvd –( SOUTH of Rossi’s Corner Store):

You will be directed to Exit SOUTH using East Pleasant Valley Blvd to head towards the I-99 Interchange and Exit 41 – Bellwood.

 All Traffic Parked South of the River Road Intersection:

When you leave you will be directed to turn LEFT on River Road.

 Traffic Traveling from River Road:

Traffic from River Road will be directed RIGHT to Bellwood intersection I-99.  Traffic will not be able to reach DelGrosso’s Amusement park from River Road.


 These traffic patterns will stay in effect until it is safe to return to a normal traffic flow.



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