Fireworks Across Ohio
By Meg Schultz

Celebrate America’s independence by watching as the night skies of Ohio illuminate with colorful, astonishing firework shows that will make you “ooh” and “ahh.” Listed below are just a few of Ohio’s grand displays for Independence Day.

Central

Granville Kiwanis July 4th Celebrations, July 1 –4

Four fun-packed days filled with a talent show, entertainment, a five mile race, parade, games and of course, a firework display on the July 2.

Red, White and BOOM! July 3

The largest and most spectacular firework celebration in the Midwest will fire back up from its location along the downtown riverfront in Columbus the day before the fourth.

Northeast

July 4th Festival and Fireworks, July 2 – 4

One day just isn’t enough for this small town! Conneaut is at it again with their annual festival featuring fireworks over Lake Erie on July 4. The celebration also includes rides, vendors, the Conneaut Idol Contest and various pageants.

A Monumental Fourth , July 4

A family-friendly festival starting at 4 p.m. at Monument Park in Canton will culminate in a fireworks spectacular. The festival will include live local entertainment, food vendors, and other community activities.

Southeast

Athens Fabulous Fourth of July, July 3

A full day of swimming, pageants, games and more will lead up to the fireworks display on East State Street in Athens.

Logan 4th of July Fireworks, July 4

Fireworks begin at dusk, with seating available at the Fairgrounds Grandstand. Fireworks can be seen through most of the downtown area, and The Bull 98.3 radio station will play during the fireworks.

Northwest

Port Clinton Area 4th of July Celebration, July 4

This family-fun celebration in Port Clinton includes a Firecracker Cutie contest, an ice cream social, Community band concert, parade, fireworks and more!

Red, White, KaBOOM Fireworks Celebration, July 4

Enjoy more than fireworks at Promenade Park in Toledo. Starting at 2 p.m., get ready for an afternoon/ evening of entertainment, food and beverages.

Southwest

Independence Day Celebration, July 3

For a spectacular firework display, head to Fountain Square in Cincinnati to watch as fireworks are launched from the rooftop of Macy’s downtown.

Dayton Lights In Flight Festival & Fireworks Show, July 2

The festival starts at 5 p.m. in RiverScape MetroPark and includes a kids’ area with games, prizes, musical performances, vendors and more followed by the fireworks display.

About the Author

Meg is the Public Relations Coordinator for TourismOhio and works on consumer-facing content for print and digital publications. Meg graduated from Miami University with a degree in Strategic Communications. Outside of work, Meg enjoys photography, writing and finding new places to explore in her hometown of Columbus.

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