Independence Day, commonly referred to as Fourth of July is a federal holiday commemorating the adoption of the Declaration of Independence on July 4, 1776. We celebrate July 4th in Columbus Ohio with fireworks, parades, backyard BBQ, fairs, baseball games, shopping for great deals, or enjoying a nice evening out with friends and family. However we choose to celebrate 4th of July 2017 in Columbus OH, we do so by honoring the the founders of our great nation. Some things to do on 4th of July weekend in Columbus Ohio 2017 include camping, fishing and golfing. Want to do something at night in Columbus for July 4th 2017? Check out the Columbus Nightlife Guide or the Columbus Restaurants Guide.
Things to Do for 4th of July Independence Day in Columbus 2017
Red, White & BOOM! 2017
at John W. Galbreath Bicentennial Park
Over 400,000 people will gather in downtown Columbus to celebrate the 37th annual Red, White & BOOM! This beloved event began in 1981 when 30,000 people gathered in Bicentennial Park to watch a small fireworks display.
Neighborhood 4th of July Party
at Glen Echo Neighbors Civic Association
July 4th Party All are invited to Glen Echo’s own 4th of July celebration taking place on the Glenmawr Ave. Boulevard between Arcadia and Hudson. This party is always lively and fun for children and adults alike.
34th Annual Doo Dah Parade + Party!
at Goodale Park
Get knocked out at the 34th Annual Doo Dah Parade with some great humor and Less-Than-Grand Marshal Former Undisputed World Heavyweight Boxing Champion and Author James “Buster” Douglas!
Dublin Independence Day Parade
at Historic Dublin
Come down to Historic Dublin and get a great viewing spot for this year's Dublin Independence Day Parade! While in the district, grab a delicious bite to eat at one of our many restaurants or treat shops and stroll into our unique boutiques!
July 4th Celebration at GCKA
at Grove City Kids Association
Join GCKA as we celebrate Independance Day with Fireworks, DJ Mikol G and Food trucks! More information to come as we are still planning the fun! Parking will be $5 fundraising donation per vehicle. No leaving and re-entry.