Columbus Area 4th of July Events Planner

                As reported by The Columbus Dispatch Jun 25, 2017

  • Bexley: John Barr 5k run, 8 a.m., Jeffrey Mansion; parade, 9:30 a.m., starting at Maryland Avenue and Remington Road; community celebration, 6 p.m., Capital University main lawn; fireworks, 10 p.m., Capital University
  • Clintonville: Breakfast, 7:30-11 a.m., Shelter House at Whetstone Park; Four on the Fourth Run, 8 a.m., Whetstone High School stadium; fishing derby, 11 a.m.-3 p.m.; live music, 6 p.m.; fireworks, 10 p.m., Whetstone Park
  • Columbus: Red, White & Boom, Friday, Downtown; parade, 6 p.m., begins at Main Street bridge, goes east on Main, north on Front Street to Spring Street; fireworks, 10 p.m. ... Ohio Village Independence Day Celebration, 10 a.m.-5 p.m. Saturday, free with museum admission, includes parade, vintage baseball games, Victorian games 
    Columbus Doo Dah Parade: 1 p.m. Monday, begins at Park Street and Buttles Avenue, south on Dennison, west on Collins, north on Neil, east on Second, south on High and ends at Russell and High streets
  • Dublin: Fishing derby, 8 a.m., Dublin Community Recreation Center pond; parade, 11 a.m., Metro Center through historic Dublin; events at Dublin Coffman High School Stadium from 4:30 p.m., with KC & the Sunshine Band at 6:30 p.m. and Joan Jett & the Blackhearts at 8:25 p.m.; fireworks, 9:50 p.m. at the stadium
  • Gahanna: Parade, 10:30 a.m., begins at Clark Hall, then head west on Granville Street and end at Stygler Road; fireworks, 10 p.m. at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course
  • Grove City: Live music and fireworks, 6-10:30 p.m.; fireworks begin at 9:50 p.m., Grove City High School
  • Groveport: Children’s parade, 9:30 a.m., begins at Log House on Wirt Road; parade, 11 a.m., Main Street; noon-4:30 p.m., music at the Main Stage; fireworks, dusk
  • Hilliard: Parade, 10 a.m., Franklin County Fairgrounds; live music, 6 p.m., Roger A. Reynolds Park; fireworks, dusk
  • New Albany: Parade, 10:30 a.m., Church of the Resurrection; festival, 6 p.m., New Albany High School; fireworks, 10 p.m.
  • Reynoldsburg: Festival, 6 p.m. Friday, Civic Park; fireworks, 9:45 p.m.; Parade 10 a.m. Monday, from Rosehill Street east on Main Street, then south to Huber Park
  • Upper Arlington: Parade, 9 a.m., begins at Northwest Boulevard and Zollinger Road, goes south on Northwest across Lane Avenue and ends at North Star Road; Party in the Park, 5 p.m.; fireworks, 10 p.m., Northam Park
  • Westerville: Parade, 1 p.m., begins at St. Paul Catholic School and will head south; fireworks, dusk, Alum Creek Park South
  • Whitehall: Carnival, 4-11 p.m. Thursday-Friday, noon-11 p.m. Saturday, John Bishop Park; On Sunday, celebration, 6-10 p.m., includes live music and children’s activities, John Bishop Park; fireworks, 10 p.m.; On Monday, parade, 10 a.m., starts at the corner of East Broad Street and Yearling and ends at John Bishop Park
  • Worthington: Family picnic with food, music and games, 4 p.m., Thomas Worthington High School; fireworks, 10 p.m., football stadium