What you need to know:
- The festivities (stage, projections, etc) set up facing the west park, but you can go to the other sides for far less crowds.
- The beer garden and park open at 4PM.
- Stage entertainment starts at 6PM.
- The lighting starts at 7:45PM and fireworks finish at around 8PM.
- Streets around the monument will be either closed or will be impacted with heavy traffic.
Here's the official event website for more details.