Summer Thunder® 2023 – “Red White & You – A Salute to America’s Workforce

Tipton, Pennsylvania – The DelGrosso Family of Companies is gearing up for a summertime tradition like no other – Summer Thunder® 2023. This year’s annual fireworks extravaganza is themed as Red, White and You – A Salute to America’s Workforce.

“Each year, we like to pick a theme for our show. This year’s theme will honor and salute the hard work, dedication, of our American workforce. Our workforce is the backbone of our economy. The American worker is the engine that drives progress and innovation.For this show we just want to say thank you to our every day unsung heroes who make our nation one of the best in the world, “ says Joe DelGrosso, Summer Thunder® Coordinator and President of DelGrosso Foods, Inc.

The soundtrack will still include patriotic favorites, but you will also hear modern-day tunes and some fun songs about working. Summer Thunder® is set to a musical soundtrack that is developed by Dave Villani of Data Music Services in Altoona.

The fireworks are designed by Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics from Maineville, OH. Members of the Rozzi Family have been designing firework shows for DelGrosso’s Park for more than 50 years. Over 2,500 shells will light up the night sky in Tipton during the 25-minute pyro-musical spectacular.

Summer Thunder® 2023 is made possible by these fine sponsors: DelGrosso Foods, Inc., Allied Milk Producers, Burgmeier Hauling, First Commonwealth Bank, Highmark Blue Cross Blue Shield, Imler’s Poultry, Stuckey Buick GMC, Froggy 98.1, and WTAJ-TV.

Summer Thunder® 2023 Schedule DelGrosso's Park & Laguna Splash "Special Fourth of July Hours":

Laguna Splash Water Park: 11am-7pm

Water Side Food Stands: 11am-10pm* *Grill Americano and Laguna Snacks closing at 7pm.

DelGrosso's Park Rides and Food Stands: 12pm-11:30pm**

**Note: All Rides will be closed during Summer Thunder Fireworks. Select Rides and Food Stands will reopen following the conclusion of the Fireworks Show.

Summer Thunder Hours and Operation of Rides and Water Park Attractions subject to change due to crowd/weather conditions, staffing changes, or unexpected maintenance issues, etc.

9:00pm – Musical Pre-Show

10:00pm – Summer Thunder® 2023 Fireworks

WTAJ will also air the Summer Thunder® Show starting with a special broadcast at 9:00pm.

Tune-in to 98.1FM to hear the soundtrack during the show.

*In the event of severe weather and the fireworks are postponed, Summer Thunder® Fireworks will be held on either Friday, July 7 or Saturday, July 8, 2023. Please monitor our website and social media pages for updates.

All-Day Fun Pass (Includes Rides & Water Park) $36.95 – Buy Online and Save $5.00 FREE Parking in the DelGrosso’s Park Main Parking Lot


Please note that 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 Park.

Motorists Parked In the Main Parking Lot for DelGrosso’s 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 to 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 South on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard past DelGrosso’s 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 Boulevard to head towards Bellwood and Exit 41 to I-99.

All Traffic Parked South of the River Road Intersection:You will not be permitted to travel North on East Pleasant Valley Boulevard past DelGrosso’s Park.You will be directed to turn LEFT onto River Road.

Traffic Traveling from River Road:Traffic from River Road will be directed RIGHT using East Pleasant Valley Boulevard to head towards Bellwood and Exit 41 to I-99. Traffic will not be able to reach DelGrosso’s Park from River Road.

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

WARNING - FIREWORKS PROHIBITED: The Use of any type of fireworks (Class B&C), including sparklers, in the Main Parking Lot or on Park Grounds is strictly prohibited. Violators will be asked to leave the property.