Spring Pyrofest planned

The spring Pyrofest is scheduled in Caddo Mills April 23-25.

CADDO MILLS — The skies above Caddo Mills may get a little noisy later this month.

The spring Pyrofest is scheduled April 23-25. Pyrotechnic Artists of Texas is hosting the event on the grounds of Nelson’s Fireworks, 2768 Interstate 30 in Caddo Mills. The organization noted that due to COVID 19 the event will be open to members and member's families only.

Hobbyists with professional fireworks display companies from across the state are being invited to participate. The official description of the Pyrofest indicates the event begins Friday, April 23 with classes on building fireworks, open manufacturing and open shooting all day.

On Saturday, April 24 there will be open shooting, manufacturing, classes, and a large display at dark, with additional open shooting after the display.

Sunday is designated as a clean up day and a farewell until the next event.

Additional information about the event and about Pyrotechnic Artists of Texas, based in Lewisville, is available at the organization’s web site at fire ants.org

Nelson’s Fireworks at the intersection of Interstate 30 and FM 1903 sits on what was once the family farm. Brothers Rex and Roy Nelson own and operate the company, which also includes locations in Rockwall and across North Texas.

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