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Events to Celebrate for 4th of July

Fireworks Photograph by Jingda Chen via Unsplash.com

Events to Celebrate for 4th of July

Posted: July 1, 2021

Summer is in full swing and it’s almost the Fourth of July! Looking for a way to celebrate in your Cincinnati Parks for free? We’ve got some ideas for you. From concerts to outdoor theatre performances to fireworks, you and your family are bound to have a fun-filled weekend.

We want everyone to be safe this Fourth of July, so remember individuals and/or organizations are not allowed to set off fireworks in Cincinnati Parks without a permit. Our staff works hard to keep our parks and shelters clean for everyone to enjoy, especially on holiday weekend. Please do your part and remember to pick up any trash, leftover food, decorations, or litter your celebrations may leave behind.

Rockin’ the Roebling

Smale Riverfront Park | July 1 (6:00pm – 8:00pm)
Kick off your fourth of July weekend at Rockin’ the Roebling concert series at Schmidlapp event lawn next to Moerlein Lager house. $1 from each Moerlein Lager House beer sold at the event will be donated to the Cincinnati Parks Foundation. 

 

Shakespeare in the Park

Eden Park Seasongood Pavilion | July 2 (7:00 pm)
Cincinnati Shakespeare Company’s FREE Shakespeare in the Park tour is the only professional outdoor theatre opportunity of its kind in Cincinnati each summer, attracting more than 10,000 patrons to over 40 area parks during the summer months. CSC’s FREE Shakespeare in the Park Tour enhances the vibrancy of neighborhoods throughout the region by creating traveling arts programs that increase the affordability, availability, and accessibility of the arts outside the downtown core.

 

Carol Ann’s Carousel Grand Re-opening

Smale Riverfront Park | July 3 & 4 (11:00am – 7:00 pm)
Carol Ann’s Carousel Grand Re-opening will feature carnival style food, non-alcoholic beverages, bar offerings, live music, face painters and balloon sculptures. There will also be daily carousel gift bag giveaways and daily drawings for a chance to win the following prizes:
  • Ride-for-a-year
  • Birthday party for 15 guests
  • Complimentary Tickets (8) for Children’s Tea Party! (Date to be determined)
  • One-Hour Private Family Photography Session (date to be determined)

 

Cincinnati Riverfront Volksmarch

Moerlein Lager House Restaurant and Brewery | July 3 (10:00 am – 1:00 pm)
Celebrate America’s birthday at the July “Great American Volksmarch.” This will be a non-competitive Volksmarch walk of 5K through the gorgeous Cincinnati Riverfront Park System from Smale to Friendship Park along the Ohio River. The walk begins and ends at Moerlein Lager House. Registration is between 10AM and Noon in the Lager House. Costs to register is $3 and kids are free. For all participants that complete the Volksmarch (3.1 miles) you will receive a raffle ticket to win prizes. Every participant gets a raffle ticket and we will draw at Noon, 12:30 and 1PM. Prizes will come from the Moerlein store. This months theme is “Great American Volksmarch” so wear your favorite Red, White and Blue gear.

 

Rozzi Fireworks and Live Music at Sawyer Point Summer Concert

Sawyer Point | July 4 (2:00 pm – 10:00 pm)
Featuring Thunderstruck and Rozzi Fireworks
Sawyer Point will be hosting Rozzi Fireworks and live concerts all day on July 4 with Thunderstruck headlining at 8:00 pm. Free to the public with food, vendors, and alcohol on site for a great family friendly event next to the picturesque Ohio River.

 

Independence Day Fireworks

Ault Park | July 4 (11:00am – 11:00pm)
Enjoy an Independence Day celebration filled with family fun and an evening celebrating freedom featuring a children’s parade, concessions and fireworks.

We want everyone to be safe this Fourth of July so please remember individuals and/or organizations are not allowed to set off fireworks in Cincinnati Parks without a permit. For your Cincinnati Parks to be enjoyed by all please also remember to pick up any trash, leftover food, decorations, or litter your celebrations may leave behind.

Photo by Jingda Chen on Unsplash