Although many communities that normally offer fireworks and festivities aren’t doing anything to celebrate the Fourth of July this year, there’s still lots going on around Columbus.
There are lots of creative and different ideas this year. So here is your list of ways to celebrate!
*Be sure to check the city websites listed below closer to the event, as times and activities may change. We hope you have a wonderful Fourth of July holiday!*
Fourth of July Activities in Columbus
June 29 – July 2, 2020
Red, White and Blue Express
Traveling through neighborhoods in Hilliard will be the Red, White and Blue Express. This includes the fire department, police department and City of Hilliard vehicles.
Hilliard also has other things planned such as Front Yard Food with Friends on the Fourth, Creative Art Competition, Chalk Art and more. All of those events have different days and times.
July 1 – July 4, 2020
This four-night event will be shown on NBC4 and showcase the best fireworks shows from the past 39 years.
July 1 – July 5, 2020
This is a drive-thru digital light show from Butch Bando’s Fantasy of Lights where you tune into a specific radio station to watch a light show synchronized to Patriotic music.
Where: Westerville Athletic Complex from 9 pm – 11:30 pm
Cost: $10 per vehicle
July 3 – July 4, 2020
Don’t miss out on fair food this holiday! Classic fair food such as funnel cakes, french fries, lemonade, corn dogs and fried Oreos will be sold.
Where: The parking lot of Big Sandy Superstore in Dublin from 12 pm – 8 pm.
This is a charity event with a pet parade, live music, food, drink specials and giveaways.
Where: Grove City Brewing Company
Saturday, July 4, 2020
Hang out in your front yard and enjoy live music, small floats, and exotic and vintage vehicles as they pass by your home between 6:00 and 9:00 pm on the 4th.
“Show your American Spirit” by decorating your bike to reflect this year’s theme.
Times and Neighborhoods for the Bike Brigade.
Although COVID-19 changed the original plans, New Albany is planning a 2 ½ hour parade beginning at 10 am that will travel throughout many neighborhoods. There will be fire trucks, police cars, popular kids’ characters, musical guests, local businesses, and local sports teams.
Fireworks: 10:00 pm (abbreviated show)
Activities: The parade, entertainment and food vendors have been cancelled. Be sure to click on the website to see the road closures and closed public viewing areas.
Parade: Beginning at 9 am. This year the parade route has been revamped and there will be two different routes traveling through numerous neighborhoods.
Through July 5, 2020
4th of July Social Distance Parades– Choose from 80 characters and mascots from Paulette’s Princess Parties for a parade, singing, dancing and more.