Top 10 Firework Shows in Ohio
By Meg Berno

Top 10 Firework Shows in Ohio

Looking for some action this summer? Look no further. The skies of Ohio will be lit up this summer with astonishing, award-winning firework shows that are sure to have the entire family oohing and ahhing! For some of the best displays around the state, check out my Top 10 Firework Shows in Ohio. (In no particular order)

1) Red, White & BOOM– Downtown Columbus, Ohio

Enjoy live music, great food, and the true meaning of “BOOM” at the biggest Independence Day firework display in the Midwest!

2) P&G Riverfest- WEBN Fireworks Show– Sawyer Point- Cincinnati, Ohio

Nearly half a million people attend this annual end of summer blowout that lights up the night in Cincinnati.

3) Public Square’s Star-Spangled Spectacular– Public Square- Cleveland, Ohio

Enjoy the musical stylings of the Cleveland Orchestra in Public Square, where thousands gather as fireworks illuminate Tower City.

4) Toledo Blade’s Red, White & Kaboom– Promenade Park- Toledo, Ohio

Don’t miss this more the $50,000 firework show, one of the biggest firework and entertainment displays in Northwest Ohio.

5) Pro Football Hall of Fame Enshrinement Festival Fireworks– Cornerstone Square- Canton, Ohio

This family fun festival ends with a giant, musically-choreographed show featuring the magic of Zambelli- The First Family of Fireworks!

6) Akron Rib, White & Blue Festival– Downtown Akron, Ohio

Chow down on the ribs of your choice while enjoying a variety of music at this national rib festival ending in an exciting firework finale!

7) Ohio River Sternwheel Festival– Ohio River Levee- Marietta, Ohio

Over the past 12 years, this firework show has continued to grow and get better and better. Don’t miss this pyrotechnic excellence illuminating the Ohio River!

8) Lima Star-Spangled Spectacular– Faurot Park- Lima, Ohio

This dramatic display of fireworks, performed by Zambelli Fireworks, is sure to wow the audience with an exciting, never-before-seen surprise at Faurot Park!

9) Dayton Independence Day Fireworks– Downtown Dayton, Ohio

This extravagant firework display was given the Dayton People’s Choice Award for Best Firework show in the Miami Valley!

10) LaRosa’s Balloon Glow– Coney Island- Cincinnati, Ohio

See this truly unique event where the sky illuminates over Lake Como with the breathtaking Rozzi’s Famous Firework display in conjunction with hot air balloons lit up in every color!

Whether you’re celebrating Independence Day or the end of summer, you are sure to enjoy the sights, sounds, and thrills of extraordinary Ohio fireworks like you’ve never seen before!

Make plans now to catch a glimpse of one – or maybe several – of these captivating displays. Find more information and plan your next great Ohio getaway at!


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About the Author

Meg Berno is a freelance writer and Marketing Coordinator with the Dublin Convention & Visitors Bureau. 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 Ohio.