4th of July Fireworks and Festivities: In and Around Columbus


The Fourth of July is right around corner! Check out the fireworks, parades and fun events happening around Columbus!

Fourth of July Activities in Columbus

As always, the information provided here could change. Be sure to use the links and check directly with each community.


Date: June 24-25, 2022


Friday: 5:00 p.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Saturday: 10:00 a.m. – 11:00 p.m.

Details: Celebrating the 25th anniversary of the Powell Festival!

Back for the first time since 2019, this family-friendly free event offers two days of live music (Ryan Cabrera, Spin Doctors), children’s activities, local shopping, food trucks, and a Designated Outdoor Refreshment Area (DORA).

Powell Website

Downtown Columbus: Red, White & BOOM!

Date: July 1, 2022

Time: Street festival begins at 11:00 a.m. with events happening all day. Parade at 5:30 p.m. and impressive fireworks show at 10:00 p.m.

Details: This amazing events returns for 2022! 40th year celebration so it will be amazing!

Red, White & BOOM! Website


Date: Friday, July 1, 2022

Time: 5:30 p.m.

Details: The pinnacle of Summer 2022 in Gahanna will be the Independence Day Celebration, which will kick off on Friday, July 1 at the Gahanna Municipal Golf Course. Starting at 5:30 p.m. with food and live music—the event will culminate with the fireworks display at 10 p.m.

The fun continues on Saturday, July 2, with the 2nd annual Red, White and Blue Block Party, presented by The Gahanna Foundation. The event will run from 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. at the Gahanna Sanctuary and will feature live music.

Parade will be Monday, July 4, beginning at 12:00 pm.

Columbus Clippers Ball Park Boom 

Date: July 1, 2022

Time: Gates open at 5:30 p.m.

Details: Come view the Red, White and Boom Fireworks from the screen on the field! Inflatables, live music and much more!

Columbus Clippers


Date: July 2, 2022 and July 4, 2022

Time: Afternoon and into the evening

Details: Hilliard is having a Freedom Fest on July 2 and Parade on July 4.

Freedom Fest: Singer, Dylan Scott will be the music headliner, food trucks, kid zone and fireworks.

Join the Hilliard community for the annual parade at 9 a.m. on Monday, July 4.

Hilliard Website


Date: July 4, 2022

Time: Events begin with parade at 10:00 a.m.

Details: Parade: 10:00 a.m. and Fireworks on Monday, July 4 at 10:00 p.m.
Launch site – Pickerington High School Central

Pickerington Website

Westerville 4th of July 

Date: July 4, 2022

Time: Parade steps off at 10:30

Details: The Rotary Club of Westerville Independence Day Parade will step off on State Street at a new time this year: 10:30 a.m.

Beginning at 4:00 p.m.; food trucks, bands, and fun will begin!

The Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave., is the best site for viewing the show!

Website: Westerville 4th of July Schedule 


Date: July 4, 2022

Time: Begins with a fishing Derby at 8:00 a.m., parade at 11:00 a.m.

Details: Independence Day will be celebrated on Monday, July 4, 2022. The City of Dublin plans to host a parade in Downtown Dublin, a fireworks display as well as a concert on Coffman High School grounds. Gary Levox to perform from Rascal Flatts for 2022! Tickets are required.

Dublin Website

things going on in Columbus for Fourth of July

New Albany

Date: July 4, 2022

Time: 5k race at 8:00 a.m. Parade at 11:00 a.m.- the parade will start at 11:00 am at the New Albany Primary School and end at the Church of the Resurrection.

Details: The Festival is 6:00 p.m. – 9:45 p.m. at the green space at New Albany Middle School, 6600 E. Dublin Granville Road. This free family-friendly event features kids’ activities, bounce houses, ice sculpture demonstration, caricature artists, costume characters & more! Food and beverages will be available for purchase.

New Albany Website

Upper Arlington

Date: July 4, 2022

Parade: Beginning at 9 am! Party in the park begins at 5:30 p.m. with 10:00 p.m. fireworks!

Upper Arlington Website 


July 4, 2022

The Worthington community will once again celebrate Independence Day with Fireworks on the Fourth of July, with the Rotary Family Picnic returning! 

Also see Worthington Hills website for parade, 5k run, and much more!

Worthington Website


Date: July 4, 2022

Details : Celebrations will include the John Barr 5k, parade, evening celebrations, and fireworks.

Time: Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.

Bexley Website

Plain City

Date: July 4, 2022

Time: Parade begins at 10 a.m. Later in the day, bounce houses, food trucks, and live music. Unfortunately the vendor has canceled the fireworks.

Plain City Website

Have a safe and happy Fourth of July! Please remember to check back often (and click on the links to confirm) as websites and events are updated for 2022 and changes may be made. If you still prefer to have a 4th of July at home we have ideas for you too!


    • Thanks for letting us know. It was still listed on their website but someone else commented on Facebook so it seems like Delaware hasn’t updated their website. We have removed Delaware from our post.


Please enter your comment!
Please enter your name here