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Stadium of Fire

SOF stadium fireworks field lights
Journey - SOF 2023
Tim McGraw - SOF
SOF 2013 - Kelly Clarkson
Keith Urban - SOF
SOF - Dancers With Cannon
SOF Nitro Circus
Carrie Underwood - SOF

We created and produced our 19th consecutive STADIUM OF FIRE Independence Day weekend annual celebration, presented on July 1, 2023 by America’s Freedom Foundation and headlined by JOURNEY. The event is performed by a cast of thousands for an audience of 50,000 at BYU’s LaVell Edwards Stadium and includes a live television broadcast to U.S. military bases around the world. It is the biggest stadium-based Independence Day weekend display of pyrotechnics and special effects in the United States. Past performers have ranged from pop stars: ONE REPUBLIC, KELLY CLARKSON and THE JONAS BROTHERS to country music sensations: TIM MCGRAW, KEITH URBAN and CARRIE UNDERWOOD, with spectacular guest performances by artists like NITRO CIRCUS, BLUE MAN GROUP and CIRQUE DU SOLEIL. The Daily Herald described the production as bringing “a sense of clean-cut decency to the celebration, proving that entertainers need not sacrifice high standards for popularity.”  


#1 in Ratings on KSL-TV Saturday Night July 4

Baruch/Gayton Productions was proud to produce a one hour TV special, “The Best of Stadium of Fire", presented by America’s Freedom Festival, televised on Saturday, July 4th, 2020 at 8:00 PM (Pacific) to more than $1 million military men and women in more than 100 countries via the American Forces Television Network.  The show also aired on KSL-TV5 (NBC, Salt Lake City). The 40th anniversary special included past highlights from the annual Independence Day spectacle, STADIUM OF FIRE.

The program came in first in the ratings in its time period, more than doubling the ratings of the second most-watched program that night on CBS.

Co-hosted by MARIE OSMOND and LOU DIAMOND PHILLIPS, the “Best Of…” highlight special combined performances from past headliners including BRIAN REGAN, and THE BEACH BOYS, plus meaningful patriotic tributes, incredible stunts, and of course, fireworks!

STADIUM OF FIRE has been one of America’s biggest July 4th celebrations for decades. It takes place every year in Provo, Utah in front of a live audience of 45,000 to 55,000. It is a terrific combination of tributes to our troops, top-tier musical talent and the biggest stadium fireworks show in America.

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