The long weekend in Saskatoon kicks off with a bang.
The Potash Cop fireworks festival begins on Friday at River Landing. The show is expected to begin around 9:30 p.m.
On Saturday, a second show is planned for 9:45 p.m.
Motorists are asked to avoid 19th Street between 2nd and 4th Avenues if possible.
Officers will be present to help with traffic flow, although restrictions will be in place.
Motorists are also reminded to avoid stopping on bridges or roadways.