From cannonball contests to fireworks, there’s something about summer that makes us all feel like a kid. Watch the sky light up with dynamic, colorful displays during these Independence Day firework celebrations.
Saturday, July 1
As part of BoomFest, which includes live music, a car show, activities for kids, food and drinks. German American Festival Complex (Oak Shade Grove),
3624 Seaman Rd., 419-260-2678. Oregonohio.org
Enjoy food vendors, a vintage baseball game, live music and the Fostoria’s Got Talent contest at 7:30pm. Begins at 5pm. Foundation Park, 1225 S. Union St.,
Trail Marker Park, Cherry St. in
Enjoy food trucks, face painting and music from 6-9pm. Swanton High School Football Field, 601 N. Main St.,
Springfield Township Freedom Celebration will offer a beer garden, live entertainment, small amusements and games from 5-10pm. Homecoming Park, 7807 Angola Rd., 419-867-1532. Springfieldtownship.net
Monday, July 3
Biddle Park, 900 N. Glenwood.
The Sylvania Star Spangled Celebration offers live music, dancing, clowns, kids’ activities, food and drink from 7pm-midnight. $5/general. $3/children under 12. $5 parking, per car. Centennial Terrace, 5773 Centennial Rd.,
Perrysburg Star Spangled Banner Fireworks will be displayed over the river. Fort Meigs, 29100 W. River Rd.,
Enjoy a community picnic with live entertainment from 5pm until the fireworks. Downtown Maumee. maumeeuptown.com/fourth-of-july-fireworks
Diehl Park, 901 Wemor Dr.,
The Lighting Up The Sky firework display will be held as part of the Findlay Independence Day Celebration, which features live music, food and more.
Gates open at 4pm. Old Millstream
Fairgrounds, 1017 E. Sandusky St.,
BGSU Intramural Fields, 326 N.
Mercer Rd. visitbgohio.org
Tuesday, July 4
The Blade’s Red, White, KABOOM offers fireworks at 10pm, synchronized to music on radio station WRVF 101.5 The River. Throughout downtown Toledo. Toledokaboom.com
10pm. Waterville Primary School,
457 Sycamore Ln., 419-878-8100.
McComb Park, 201 E. Main St.,
10pm. Hedges-Boyer Park, 491 Coe St., 419-448-5408. Tiffinparks.com
Wednesday, July 5
The Village of Whitehouse –
As part of their annual Founders’ Day Event, which includes food, music, a bounce house, historical re-enactments and family-fun. 6-10pm. Village Hall, 6925 Providence St., 419-877-5833. Whitehouseoh.gov
Saturday, July 8
Forest – As part of the Tree Town Festival (July 7-9). In case of rain, fireworks will occur on Sunday, July 9. Gormley Park, 499 S. Mary St., 419-273-2500.
Saturday, July 29
North Baltimore – As part of the Good Ole Summertime Fest. 205 N. Main St., North Baltimore, OH. nbacc.org