Grove City Record

Gates open at 5:30 p.m. for '14 Blast at Beulah

Blast at Beulah, the annual fireworks celebration presented by the Grove City Parks and Recreation Division, returns Friday, July 4 to Beulah Park, 3811 Southwest Blvd.

The fireworks are expected to begin around 10 p.m. but the gates open at 5:30 p.m. for entertainment and activities at the event.

Activities scheduled throughout the evening include live performances by Bone-A-Fide Swing from 6 to 8 p.m. and the Grove City Community Winds from 8:30 to 9:45 p.m.

A children's area will feature inflatables, face painting and games. In addition, at 8 p.m., a ceremony will take place honoring veterans and active military personnel for their service. Food vendors also will be operating.

Admission is free but there is a $5 parking fee. For more information about Blast at Beulah, call the Grove City Parks and Recreation Division at 614-277-3050 or visit

For weather-related cancellation information, call 614-277-3060 or visit the city's Facebook and Twitter pages. A rain date is set for Saturday, July 5.