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GUIDE | Fourth of July fireworks schedules and festivities across Northeast Ohio

WKYC has compiled a list of some of the best festivities and fireworks displays in the area.

It's time to celebrate America's 242nd birthday, and Northeast Ohio is ready to let freedom ring!

WKYC has compiled a list of some of the best festivities and fireworks displays in the area. If you'd like to submit one you think we missed, please send an email to WKYC-Webteam@wkyc.com

NOTE: All festivities take place on July 4, unless otherwise noted

Ashtabula County

Asthabula (June 28-July 1)

  • Festival at Lakeview Park with ride, entertainment, food, and more
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m. on July 1

Cuyahoga County

Bay Village

  • Fireworks at dusk during "Bay Days"


  • Grindstone Festival begins at 4 p.m. at Coe Lake Park
  • Fireworks later on

Bratenahl (July 3)

  • Independence Day Celebration at Village park starting at 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks around 10 p.m.

Brecksville (June 30-July 1)

  • Part of Brecksville Home Days celebration
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m. both nights on Brecksville Road

Cleveland (July 6)

  • Star-Spangled Spectacular: Concert begins at 9 p.m., fireworks follow around 10:15 p.m.
  • Great Lakes Science Center "Rock 'n Boom" at 8 p.m. on July 4

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Fairview Park (June 29-July 1)

  • Fairview Park Summerfest featuring rides, games, and food
  • Fireworks on June 30 at Bohlken Park

Independence (July 3)

  • Fireworks at dark, Elmwood Park


  • 9:45 p.m., Lakewood Park

Mayfield Village (June 30)

  • Parkview Pool activities starting at noon
  • Music at the Grove at 4 p.m.
  • Firewords at 10 p.m.

North Olmsted (July 1)

  • Boom! 2018 at Great Northern Mall at 7 p.m.
  • Fireworks at dusk

Solon (July 3)

  • Fireworks at dusk at Solon Community Park


  • Fireworks at 10 p.m. at Foltz Athletic Fields


  • Festivities begin near Clague Park at 9:30 a.m., with parade, food, car shot, and more
  • Fireworks at dusk

Geauga County

Bainbridge Township

  • Music & activities at Kenston High School starting at 6 p.m.
  • Fireworks at dusk

Chardon (July 3)

  • Fireworks at 8 p.m. at Chardon High School

Thompson (July 3)

  • Independence Eve Explosion at Thompson Raceway Park
  • Fireworks at dusk

Lake County


  • Concert at Civic Center Park starting at 8 p.m.
  • 25-minute firework show to follow

Lorain County

Avon (July 3)

  • Alpine Bank's Salute to the USA (featuring fireworks and various activities) starts at 5 p.m.

Avon Lake (July 3)

  • Fireworks at 7 p.m., Weiss Field

Columbia Station (June 28-30)

  • Festival at Columbia Park
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m. on June 30

Elyria (July 7)

  • Fireworks at dusk at Lorain County Speedway


  • Fireworks at dusk at Black River Landing

North Ridgeville (July 3)

  • Star Spangled Celebration at South Central Park, 7 p.m.

Grafton (July 3)

  • Fireworks at 8 p.m. at Willow and Reservoir Parks

Wellington (July 3)

  • Fireworks at dusk at Lorain County Fairgrounds

Medina County

Medina (July 3)

  • Fireworks

Wadsworth (July 3)

  • Fireworks at dusk on High St.

Portage County


  • Fireworks at West Pioneer Trail baseball fields, around 9:45 p.m.

Hiram (July 3)

  • Fireworks at Hiram College football field, 9:30 p.m.

Kent (June 30)

  • Kent Heritage Festival ay Kramer Ball Fields
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Streetsboro (July 6-7)

  • Hayrides, carnival, and bingo at Woodside Lake Park
  • Fireworks at dusk

Stark County


  • Fireworks at dusk at Silver Park

Jackson Township (June 27-30)

  • Community Celebration featuring music, car show, and 5K
  • Fireworks at dark on June 30

Massillon (July 3)

  • Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Tommy Henrich Blvd.

North Canton

  • 4th of July races, 7:45 a.m. at North Canton YMCA
  • Fireworks at dusk at Dogwood Park

Summit County

Akron (June 29-July 4)

  • 41st annual Rib White and Blue Festival at Lock 3. CLICK HERE to read more about it.
  • Fireworks on July 4 at 9:45 p.m.

Cuyahoga Falls (July 3-4)

  • 8 p.m. at Blossom Music Center, featuring music from the Blossom Festival Band

Hudson (June 28-July 1)

  • Hudson Booster Days featuring carnival, food, parade, and more
  • Fireworks at dusk on July 1

Portage Lakes (June 30)

  • Sand castle building contest and boat parade at State Park
  • Fireworks at 10 p.m.

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