Parades, fireworks, concerts and festivals – whatever type of patriotic celebration you prefer, Dayton has you covered. Check out all of the local ways you can celebrate our fine country this Fourth of July! Where to Watch Fireworks in Dayton:
When: July 6, 6:00- 10:00 pm
Where: The Mall at Fairfield Commons
Details: The event will include live entertainment, family-friendly activities, food trucks and more! Our Kids Zone will include face painting, bounce houses and an obstacle course for all of the kids to enjoy from 6-9 pm.
When: June 29, 10:00 am- 10:00 pm
Where: Thomas A. Cloud Park
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!
When: July 3, 5:00- 10:00 pm
Where: Riverscape MetroPark
Details: ‘Lights in Flight,’ the region’s most spectacular Independence Day fireworks display, returns to downtown Dayton’s RiverScape MetroPark on Wednesday, July 3, with our multi-cultural festival featuring music, food and family fun including a kids’ zone.
When: July 3, 6:00- 10:00 pm
Where: Colonial Park West, across from the Warren County Fairgrounds
Details: Bring the family and enjoy live music, free inflatables, and activities, including a petting zoo. Food vendors are available. Music begins at 7:00 pm. Fireworks launch at 10:00 pm.
When: July 3, 7:00- 10:00 pm
Where: Vandalia Sports Complex
Details: The Vandalia Star-Spangled Celebration will be held on Wednesday, July 3, at the Vandalia Sports Complex. The night begins at 7 p.m. Live entertainment with the Tyler Cochran Trio. Fireworks start at 10 p.m. sharp.
When: July 3- 4
Where: Centerville High School Stadium, 500 E. Franklin Street
Details: Come Celebrate the Fourth of July at the annual Americana Festival that begins with a bang on July 3rd the night BEFORE the Festival at the Centerville High School Stadium, 500 E. Franklin Street. On July 4, enjoy a street fair featuring 300 craft and food booths, artists, musical entertainment and a children’s game and activity area, the Street Fair also showcases staged and strolling performers.
When: July 4, 10:00 am- 11:30 pm
Where: Downtown Franklin
Details: Parades are a MAJOR event in Franklin- and this is definitely one you don’t want to miss! Don’t miss the Wettest Parade in Ohio stepping off at 10 AM from the Lion’s Bridge, to South Main Street and along 6th Street ending at Franklin Community Park. Free.
When: July 4, 6:00- 10:00 pm
Where: Springboro Schools SHS Campus
Details: The City of Springboro in cooperation with Clearcreek Township and Springboro Schools will sponsor a fireworks display on July 4. Fireworks will be launched from the high school campus for the entire community to enjoy! Free.
When: July 4, 6:00- 10:30 pm
Where: Rotary Park
Details: Annual parade begins at 6pm starting at the corner of Dayton-Xenia and Meadowbridge ending at the High School. Join us at Rotary Park immediately following the parade for food, entertainment and the UES Fireworks show at 10pm. The parade theme this year is “Take Flight”
When: July 4, 10:00 am- 4:00 pm
Where: Boonshoft Museum of Discovery
Details: Enjoy the best indoor fireworks display in town, along with explosive demonstrations, live animals, games, and more! Be sure to come hungry, local food vendors will be at the Museum serving up delicious summer classics for purchase.
When: July 3, 4:00-10:00 pm/ July 4, 10:00 am- 2:00 pm
Where: Fairborn Community Park
Details: Celebrate July 3 at the block party with lots of music, great food, and activities for the kids. July 4th there will be a parade and fireworks celebrations with a variety of entertainment, food, and fun for the entire family.
When: July 4, Noon- 9:30 pm
Where: Downtown Piqua
Details: Food, face painters, magic shows, corn hole tournament, splash pad to cool off with and LOTS more!
When: July 4, 6:00 pm- 10:30 pm
Where: Delco Park
Details: The City of Kettering presents entertainment, a large variety of food vendors and food trucks, a family fun Play2Day zone and an awesome fireworks show. Free and open to all.
When: July 4, 7:00 pm
Where: Centennial Park
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
When: July 7, 5:00- 10:00 pm
Where: Preble County Historical Society
Details: Old Fashioned Independence Day Celebration is Sunday July 7th! Food, Live Music, Children’s Activities and Fireworks! Starts at 5pm