We’ve rounded up Dayton’s hot spots for fireworks displays this July 4th. Check out where you join in on more fun than just fireworks!
Saturday, July 1
Where/When: Thomas A. Cloud Park, Parade at 10:00 am, Festival starts at Noon
Details: Join them for a fun filled family-day at Cloud Park in Huber Heights starting at noon, culminating with fireworks at dusk! Food truck rally, beer garden, free kid’s zone and more!6
Where/When: Springboro High School, 9:45 pm
Details: Firework show at the highshool. Parking at the Junior HS and SHS campus. Rain date is Sunday, July 2.
Sunday, July 2
Where/When: Carriage Hill MetroPark, 12:00- 5:00 pm
Details: You are invited to a community celebration of our country’s independence. Enjoy some period games and contests and step back in time as we celebrate the holiday. Come celebrate Independence Day with us.
Monday, July 3
Where/When: RiverScape MetroPark, 5:00- 10:00 pm
Details: Celebrate Dayton with live music, food, beverages and kid’s activities. Watch as RiverScape MetroPark comes alive and the City of Dayton lights up the night sky with a spectacular visual display over the Great Miami River. Fireworks take off at 10:00 pm! Weather Dependent. FREE!
Where/When: Colonial Park West, across from the Warren County Fairgrounds, 6:00- 10:00 pm
Details: Live music, inflatable activities, petting zoo, and food vendors. Music starts at 7:00 pm and fireworks launch at 10:00 pm. Parking available at the Warren County Fairgrounds.
Where/When: Vandalia Recreation Center, 7:00- 10:00 pm
Details: Family activities and food vendors with entertainment. Fireworks begin at 10:00 p.m.
Tuesday, July 4
Where/When: N. Main Street from Franklin Street north into Benham’s Grove, and at the Park District Activity Center. Children’s Activities 11:00 am- 4:00 pm, Entertainment starts at 8 p.m. Fireworks will begin at 10:00 pm
Details: The festival now includes a mile long, 90-minute parade with more than 100 units, a street fair with more than 300 arts and crafts booths, an antique and classic car and truck show which attracts more than 150 vehicles, a special cost-free area just for children at Benham’s Grove, a scholarship program, a 5K family run with more than 1,200 runners of all ages and physical abilities participating, entertainment and fireworks.
Where/When: Montgomery Park, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Details: Parade starts at 10 a.m. along Cooper Rd and continues through Downtown Montgomery. nd is full of kids games, pony rides, a variety of food and drinks to enjoy along with the live music. The local little league All-Star game takes place at noon on the ball field as another bit of Americana at this community festival. FREE.
Where/When: Monroe Community Park, Gates open at Noon, fireworks will begin at 10:00 pm
Details: The parade will travel down Macready Avenue, to Elm Street, and south on Main Street ending at the Monroe Community Park with a large variety of food, games, bands, and Bounce Houses. Then end the evening with an amazing display of fireworks by Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks.
Where/When: Rotary Park, Parade starts at 6:00 pm, fireworks will begin at 10:00 pm
Details: Parade will begin at 6:00 p.m. at Meadowbridge Drive and continue east on Dayton-Xenia Road to Beavercreek High School. After the parade, come to Rotary Park for food, entertainment, inflatable bounce houses, and of course fireworks.
Where/When: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Details: the Boonshoft Museum will host an Independence Day celebration for the entire family. Red, White, and Boonshoft! festivities will take place indoors and outdoors (the show goes on rain or shine), and the day will feature fantastic fun mixed with science.
Where/When: Fairborn Community Park, 5:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Details: Independence Day parade and fireworks celebrations with a variety of entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family. Entertainment begins at 5, fireworks start at 10:00 pm FREE!
Where/When: Fountain Park, 10:00 am- 10:00 pm
Details: The City of Piqua invites you to a family fun packed day beginning at 10:00 a.m. on Tuesday, July 4th at Fountain Park. We will kick the festivities off with a bicycle parade through the park. Come with your bike already decorated or decorate your bike upon arrival at the park, decorations will be provided. Following the decorating, there will be a bike parade through the park ending at the Pavilion with prizes being awarded on stage! you will be mesmerized by an amazing firework display over our Great Miami River. Viewing sites will be on the bike path bridge, Main Street bridge and along the bike path south of the bike path bridge. Fireworks are provided by Pyrotecnico, a family-owned fireworks business and are being shot off from the land of the local Piqua Materials. You do not want to miss this!
Where/When: Wax Park, 4:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Details: Amusement rides, game booths and food booths, kids zone, food trucks: Dayton Urban BBQ (Pulled pork, chicken, ribs) and Carvaso’s (Quesadillas & tacos)
Where/When: Delco Park, 6:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Details: Kick off your holiday weekend with us! Bring your family, grab your chairs and blankets and get ready to rock. Fireworks at 10:00 pm. Free!
Where/When: Centennial Park, 7:00 pm- 10:00 pm
Details: Filling the air with patriotic tunes, the Englewood Civic Band, children will be aglow with excitement as the Englewood Fire Association will sell glow rings. Fireworks at 10:00 pm
Where/When: City Park, 10:00 pm
Details: Fireworks start at 10:00 pm in the park, the rain date is July 5.
Friday, July 7
Where/When: Shawnee Park, 4:00- 11:00 pm
Details:The event will have a plethora of free and family friendly activities including Children & Adult Fishing Derbies ($1100 in prizes), Space Invaders Bicycle Parade & Contest ($1125 in prizes), five free bouncy houses, free face painting, Mike Hemmelgarn Puppet and Magic Show, bluegrass music by Blue Moon Soup, and Out of this World Chalk Art Contest (Alien World Landscapes with $400 in prizes). Food vendors including Wicked Wich, Nacho Pig, Mohawk Free Style Grill, and Aleta’s Café will be set up on the southwest end of Shawnee Park. Xenia Rotary Club will be selling Dairy Station (Hershey’s) ice cream and glow products with proceeds going to next year’s event. Also, Downtown Xenia’s First
Fridays will start at 5PM with sales from downtown businesses, magicians, “Cool Critters”, the Batmobile, a petting zoo, and more.