July Fourth Celebrations

Wednesday June 29, 2011 11:56 PM

The following list of events is accurate as of June 23, 2011.  

*Fireworks cancellation and postponement information will be listed in bold.*

Ashville
All events will be held at the Village Park

June 30
5 p.m.: Fish Fry & Midway Opens
5 p.m.: Graham Irish Dancers
7 p.m.: Sarah Hadeka Band

July 1
5 p.m.: Fish Fry & Midway Opens
5:30 p.m.: Kingston Kickers
7 p.m.: Miss 4th of July Parade
8 p.m.: Miss 4th of July Contest
9 p.m.: Sharp Circle (Classic Rock & Pop)

July 2
10 p.m.: Baby Contest (pre-registration required)
12 p.m.: Midway Opens
1 p.m.: Big River Karaoke
5 p.m.: Pickaway County Community Choir
7 p.m.: Little Miss and Mister Parade
8 p.m.: Little Miss and Mister Judging
9 p.m.: Music: Ashley Everts Band (Country)

July 3
10:30 a.m.: Community Service
12 p.m.: Fish Fry & Midway Opens
1:30 p.m.: Ashville Idol (signups)
2 p.m.: Ashville Idol (preliminaries)
5:30 p.m.: Matt Enoch Band (Country)
8 p.m.: US Army's Premier Show Band-The Volunteers

July 4
11 a.m.: Fish Fry & Midway Opens
11 p.m.: Grand Parade
1 p.m.: Country Live Performers
4 p.m.: Teays Valley Cloggers
5:30 p.m.: The Raineys
7 p.m.: Ashville Idol Finals (Second Stage)
8 p.m.: Music: Direct Energy
10 p.m.: Fireworks
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Athens
June 29
7 p.m.: Concert "Under the Elms" on the Ohio University College Green

July 2
7 p.m.: Ohio National Guard 122nd Army Band Concert on the Ohio University College Green

July 3
10 a.m. - 10 p.m.: Arts and Crafts at Athens Bi-centennial Park, behind Athens City Pool
5:30 p.m. - 11 p.m.: Cruise-In at Athens Community Center; WEAK Radio remote broadcast of car show and fireworks
6 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Pool Party
6 p.m. - 7 p.m.: Kenneth Kerr Memorial Fun 5K Run/Walk
8 p.m.: "Remember Then" Live in concert on stage behind Athens City Pool
9 p.m. - 11 p.m.: WATH / WXTQ  remote on East State Street in a mall parking lot
6 p.m. -11 p.m.: Food Collection at all locations for the County Food Pantry
10 p.m.: Fireworks on East State Street

July 4
9 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Arts and Crafts at Athens Bi-centennial Park, behind Athens City Poo
9:20 a.m.: Kenneth Kerr Fun Run/Walk starting at Ohio University Park
9:30 a.m.: Fabulous Fourth Parade - East Union Street
4 p.m.: 4th of July Chesterhill Produce Auction & Corn Roast
1 p.m.: 16th Annual Thunder in the Valley Fireworks Spectacular at Hocking College; choreographed to music and simulcast by WXTQ 105.5 FM

More Information:  Athens County Convention and Visitors Bureau

Bexley
July 4
9 a.m.: Parade
4 p.m.: Food vendors, live music, and children's activities at Capital University
Fireworks at dusk

More Information: City of Bexley, Ohio

Buckeye Lake
July 1
Blast Fireworks at dusk
July 4
Boat Parade

More Information:   Buckeye Lake Area Civic Association

Bucyrus
Crawford County Fairgrounds
July 3
Dusk: Fireworks     

Cambridge
July 4
7 p.m. - 9:45 p.m.: WBIK Rock 92.1 broadcasting a live, free concert featuring Backbone
7:30 p.m.: Cambridge City Band playing in Cambridge City Park at the Big Pavilion
10 p.m.: Fireworks at 10 pm featuring the 96FM soundtrack

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Chillicothe
Yoctangee Park
July 4
10 p.m.: Fireworks

Clintonville
July 4
10 a.m. - 4 p.m.: 20th Annual North on the Fourth
10 a.m.: Doors open
12:15 p.m. - 1 p.m.: Clintonville Community Band Concert
1 p.m.: Alumni Choir performance and inductions into the Polar Bear Hall of Fame
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Columbus
July 1
11 a.m.: The Midway presented by the Ohio National Guard with food and novelty vendors opens on Washington Boulevard, Long Street BOOM! presented by the US Army
12 p.m.: Columbia Gas' Children's Park presented by KidsLinked and Children's Hunger Alliance opens at Long Street BOOM!
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Boom's Got Talent on Genoa Park Stage
3 p.m.: Taste of BOOM! presented by the Arena District and Miller Lite, sponsored by Mike's Hard Lemonade, Woodbridge by Robert Mondavi and Bacardi Classic Cocktails Entertainment begins at the 92.3 WCOL Taste of BOOM! Stage
5 p.m.: NBC 4 BOOM! Central presented by Giant Eagle opens on the north end of the Midway at the corner of Broad Street and Washington Boulevard
6 p.m.: Independence Day Parade begins with Ohio National Guard flyover beginning on Broad Street 
10 p.m.: RED WHITE AND BOOM!
10:30 p.m.: Entertainment resumes on Genoa Park stage, Long Street BOOM! stage and Taste of BOOM! stage

July 4
11 a.m.: Doo Dah Block party with live music, games, entertainment, beer, food, and prizes
1 p.m.: 27th Annual Doo Dah Parade
1 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Glorious Fourth: Independence Day Celebration located in Ohio Village on Velma Avenue; cost is $12/adult, $9/youth, $10/Ohio Historical Society adult,  $7/Ohio Historical Society youth member (6-12), free for children 5 and under
8 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Central Ohio Symphony: July 4 Concert on Philips Glen at Ohio Wesleyan University

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Coshocton
July 2
Fourth of July Kids Bicycle Parade in Historic Roscoe Village
7 p.m.: Coshocton Airport Amphitheater presents:  The Volunteers, US Army Field Band at
the Coshocton Airport Amphitheater

July 4
2 p.m.: Gates open for the 4th of July Celebration with live entertainment, food and activities        for the family at the Coshocton County Fairgrounds
5 p.m.: Patriotic Tribute
7:30 p.m.: Mike Albert's Tribute to Elvis
10 p.m.: Bicentennial Firework display
Outdoor Flag Exhibit across from the Coshocton County Courthouse

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Delaware
July 4:
7 a.m. - 5 p.m.: Independence Day Flea Market at Sunbury Square
9 a.m.: Orange Township Independence Day Celebration - four mile run at Little Bear Golf        Course
10 a.m.: Parade beginning at Glen Oak Elementary School
10 a.m.: Sunbury July 4 Parade "Proud of the Red, White, and Blue" begins at Big Walnut High School
3 p.m.: Delaware July 4 Parade at the Delaware County Fairgrounds
8 p.m.: Central Ohio Symphony July 4 Concert
10 p.m.: Fireworks

Dublin
Star Spangled Soul 2011, July 4
8 a.m.: 26th Annual Sherm Sheldon Fishing Derby at the Dublin Community Recreation Center
11 a.m.: Parade begins in Metro Place
4:30 p.m.: Evening Celebration Gates at Dublin Coffman Football Stadium open
5 p.m.: Skyhoundz Hyperflite Canine Frisbee Disc Championship
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Opening Bands
8:15 - 9:45 p.m.: Smokey Robinson at Dublin Coffman Football Stadium
9:50 p.m.: Fireworks at Stadium

Fredericktown
July 1
At dark, fireworks on First Friday at the Mount Vernon Memorial Park
 
July 4
Fredericktown Fourth of July Celebration -- Softball tournament, kids games, free swimming at Sockman Lake, fire department bingo, local food concessions, live music.
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Gahanna
July 2
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Concerts on the Creek: Classic Rewind at the Rotary Stage at Creekside

July 4:
6:30 p.m.: Freedom Festival
10 p.m.:Fireworks at 10pm

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Granville
July 1 at 12 p.m. - July 4 at 11 p.m: Granville Fourth of July Celebration - Street Festival   in Downtown Granville with rides, concessions, and games. 

July 1
Annual Fireworks Display and Barbecue in Wildwood Park

July 4
8:45 a.m.: Rotary Firecracker 5-mile race
10:45 a.m.: Mile-Long Parade

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Grove City
July 2
5:30 p.m. - 10:30 p.m: 2011 Blast at Beulah at Beulah Park
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Groveport
July 2
10 a.m.: Kids Parade beginning at Grove Port Elementary
1:30 p.m.: Main Parade beginning at Glendening Elementary School
Fireworks at dusk

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Heath
July 2
5 p.m.: 15th Annual Star Spangled Celebration at Geller Park
7 p.m. - 10:00 p.m.: Paul Clark Band
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Hilliard
July 4:
8 a.m.: Hilliard Rotary Fourth of July 10K and 5K at the Hilliard YMCA

10 a.m.: Parade begins at Franklin County Fairgrounds
6 p.m.: Entertainment at the Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park with The Reaganomics with emcee David McCreary.
                 Carnival Rides and food vendors are set-up in the Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park     beginning Saturday, July 2 through end of fireworks on July 4.
9:45 p.m.: Fireworks at Roger Reynolds Municipal Park
 
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Johnstown
Johnstown High School    
July 3
Dusk: Fireworks

Lancaster
July 2:
11 a.m. - 10 p.m.: Teenage National Strongman Championship - Ed Sands - Farm Bureau Building

July 4
10 a.m.: Lancaster Fairfield County 4th of July parade
12 p.m. - 10 p.m.: amusement rides, concessions, and local entertainment at the fairgrounds
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Logan
Hocking County Fairgrounds    
July 4
Dusk: Fireworks

London
July 2
7 a.m. - 9 a.m.: London to Brighton Bicycle Tour
10 a.m. - 11 p.m.: Bicentennial Celebration at Main Street & Park Avenue
10 a.m. - 3 p.m.: Quilt Show at the Garfield Avenue Presbyterian Church
10:30 a.m. - 1 p.m.: Madison County Historical Society open house
7 p.m. - 9 p.m.: THIS FIRES EMBRACE performs at the Cowling Park Gazebo

July 3
1 p.m. - 3 p.m.: "The Best of Bett" featuring Betty Londergan located at Main Street & Park Ave.
Bicentennial Celebration at Main & Park Avenue
3 p.m. - 4 p.m.: MEN OF PRAISE at Cowling Park
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.: THE MUSIC MEN OF LONDON at Cowling Park Gazebo
5 p.m. - 8 p.m.: Jophn Vermeulen Octet at Cowling Park
10 p.m.: Fireworks at London High School

July 4
11 a.m.: Fourth of July Parade & Time Capsule Event Parade beginning at the Park Avenue ball fields and at the conclusion of parade a dedication ceremony will take place for the Madison County and City of London Bicentennial Time Capsule at the Bicentennial Park.

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Marion
July 3
7 p.m.: Concert in the Park will be the Palace Theatre Big Band in McKinley Park

July 4
10 p.m.: Fireworks at the Marion County Fairgrounds 
 Prospect 4th of July Fireworks at Prospect Park with chicken barbecue

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Marysville
Union County Fairgrounds   
July 4
Dusk: Fireworks

Mount Vernon
Memorial Park    
July 1
Dusk: Fireworks

New Albany
July 4
11 a.m.: parade starts at New Albany Middle School
5 p.m.: Festival in the Commons at the New Albany High School Commons
9:45 p.m.: City fireworks

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Newark
July 3
Annual Independence Day concert and fireworks display at the OSU/COTC Newark Campus
6 p.m.: Sticks & Stones opens at Martha Grace Reese Amphitheatre
8 p.m.: Newark-Granville Symphony Orchestra with Common Thread at Martha Grace Reese Amphitheatre
10 p.m.: Fireworks and Sticks & Stones performance afterwards at Martha Grace Reese Amphitheatre

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Pickerington
July 4
4 p.m.: Victory Park opens for rides, concessions, and entertainment
6 p.m.: parade
7:30 p.m. - 10 p.m. and 10:30 p.m. -11 p.m.: The Arnett Howard Band
10 p.m.: fireworks

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Plain City
Pastime Park    
July 4
Dusk: Fireworks

Powell
June 24 & June 25: 15th Powell Festival in Village Green Park
5 p.m. - 11 p.m.: June 24
12 p.m. - 11 p.m.: June 25
No events for the Fourth of July

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Reynoldsburg
July 2
4 p.m.: Parade
Fireworks at dusk

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Sugar Grove
July 1 & July 2: Sugar Grove Independence Celebration 2011

July 1
Grounds open in afternoon, Little Miss/Mr. Contest, and Corvettes of Lancaster Cruise in with DJ Johnny Garber

July 2
10 a.m.: Parade begins at the Columbia Gas Yard on Maple Street
11:30 a.m. - 12 p.m.: Crystal De-Lites Baton
12 p.m. - 12:30 p.m.: Lancers Baton
12:30 p.m. - 1 p.m.: BUGRMB in Concert
1 p.m. - 1:45 p.m.: K-9 Team Demo
2 p.m. - 2:45 p.m.: All 4-Him Gospel
2:45 p.m. - 4:15 p.m.: Pet Show
4 p.m. - 5 p.m.: Lancaster Community Band
4:15 p.m. - 5:15 p.m.: Susan's Tap N Toe;
6:30 p.m.: TJ Storts with live entertainment
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Upper Arlington
July 4
7 a.m.: Wake Up Calls which symbolizes Paul Revere's ride and UA Civic Association rides around the city and announces the start of the celebration

9 a.m.: Parade begins at Zollinger & Northwest and confirmed Jet flyover

5 p.m.: Party in the Park; Shucking Bubba Acoustic during dinner hour then Shucking Bubba Deluxe will play for the rest of the evening

10 p.m.: Fireworks in Northam Park

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July 3 & 4
Masonic Lodge will hold annual celebration

Utica
July 4
9:45 p.m.: Firework display

Washington Court House
July 3
Fire in the Sky event at dusk with music

More Information: 740-636-2340

Westerville
July 3
1 p.m. - 5:30 p.m: History Exhumed! at Heritage Park

July 4
8 a.m.: 5K Run & Walk
9 a.m.: Rotary Children's Fun Run at Alum Creek Park
1 p.m.: Parade
9 p.m.:Westerville Symphony Patriotic Pops Concert at Westerville Sports Complex
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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July 1
5 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Amusement Rides
6:30 p.m.: Whitehall's Got Talent Show

Whitehall
July 2
2 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Amusement Rides
2 p.m. - 4 p.m.: Kid's Games
4 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Cruise In
6 p.m. - 9 p.m.: Musical Entertainment "Radio Surfers"
7 p.m.: Taste of Whitehall Pizza

July 3
1 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Amusement Rides
1 p.m.: Parade
7 p.m. - 10 p.m.: Musical Entertainment "Feedback"
10 p.m.: Fireworks
More Information: 614-237-8613

Worthington
July 4 

4-11 p.m.: Worthington Family Picnic & Fireworks located on the Thomas Worthington High School. Food will be available for purchase.
10 p.m.: Fireworks

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Zanesville
July 3 & July 4
Zanesville Jaycees hosting Stars and Stripes on the River at Zane's Landing Park     

July 4
4 p.m.: National Trails Fire Department starts serving food
4:30 p.m.: bounce house
5 p.m.: entertainment by Tanner Yurco on banjo, Clayton Neal on guitar and Lane Yurco on mandolin
6:30 p.m.: Parade  
9:45 p.m.: Fireworks

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