Category: Local Events


In this section of our Directly Speaking Blogyou will find great local events happening in and around Cleveland and Lake County, Ohio.

Happy Fourth of July!

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We wish everyone a very happy and safe Fourth of July Weekend filled with spending time with family and friends.

Have a great Fourth of July!

Check out and find your favorite fireworks display in the 2017 Northeast Ohio Fireworks Guide.

July 4: dusk

Silver Park


July 4: 9:45 p.m.

Lock 3 — 200 S. Main St.

Details: Rib White and Blue, Akron’s National Rib Festival: June 30-July 4 on South Main Street in downtown Akron. Admission is FREE, and gates open at 11am.

More information, HERE.


July 4: 9:30 p.m. (Rain date is July 5)

Community Stadium — 1440 Hiner Avenue.

Details: Live music, food, fun, and fireworks.

More information, HERE.


July 4: 9:45 p.m.

Aurora West Pioneer Trail baseball fields.

Details: Live band at 7:30 p.m. at Kiwanis Moore Pavilion; food trailers.

More information, HERE.


July 4: 9:45 p.m. 

Bays Days at Cahoon Park.

Details: Booths and rides, bubbles, classic cars, live music, and fireworks.

More information, HERE.


July 4 at 10 p.m.

During Grindstone Festival at Coe Lake


July 9 at 10 p.m. during  the Home Days


July 1 at 10:30 p.m.

Brunswick High School campus


Monday, July 3, 9:45 p.m.

William McKinley Presidential Library and Museum


July 4: At dusk

Viewing areas: Jacobs Pavilion at Nautica Boardwalk; Music Box Supper Club; Shooters on the Water; Superior Viaduct; Wendy Park; Whiskey Island; Flats East Bank Boardwalk; Settlers Landing; Voinovich Bicentennial Park; Edgewater Beach; Kirtland Park.

Details: Show brought to you by Light Up the Lake. Fireworks shot off from Dock 20 over Lake Erie in Downtown Cleveland.

More information, HERE.


July 4: 10 p.m.

Classic Park Stadium (gates open at 7:30 p.m.)

Details: Bring the family for a night of fun, food and fireworks!

More information, HERE.


July 4th: At dusk

Fairport Harbor Lakefront Park Beach

Details: As part of Fairport Mardi Gras Festival

More information, HERE.


July 4: 10 p.m.

Bicentennial Park, 3486 S Smith Road.

Details: As part of the Brass Band of the Western Reserve and Fireworks display. Food, fun and fireworks for the whole family.

More information, HERE.


Saturday, July 8: At dusk (Rain date: July 9 at dusk)

Bohlken Park, 3885 West 210 Street.

Details: As part of Summerfest

More information, HERE.


July 4: At 8 p.m.

Geneva-on-the-Lake Golf Course, Al Mraz Drive.

Details: See the annual celebration on “The Strip,” the golf course, or the Old Firehouse Winery.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At 9:45 p.m. (Rain date: July 5)

Viewing areas from dock and lakefront.

Details: This year, a barge will be used to launch the fireworks. Please watch for signs at the Pavilion about dock closure for the day.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At 9:45 p.m.

Lakewood Park

Details: Live music, food, festivities, and fireworks.

More information, HERE.


July 1 after sunset

Rockin’ on the River event


July 3

Medina High School

Rain date: July 5


July 4: 9:50 p.m.

Civic Center Park, 8500 Civic Center Blvd.

Details: Free concert, food, refreshments and fireworks. Bring blanket or a lawn chair.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At dusk 

Northeast section of the city

Details: Community celebration at 7 p.m. with a live band, children’s activities, and several food vendors.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At dusk

Huron County Fairgrounds, 940 Fair Road.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At dusk (Rain date: July 5)

Oberlin Recreation Complex, 225 West Hamilton Road.

More information, HERE.


July 8 10:15 p.m.

Orr Park


July 4: At dusk 

E. Perry Street, Port Clinton, Ohio.
Details: Concerts, contests, food, fun, and fireworks!
More information, HERE.


July 4: At 11 p.m.

From Cedar Point Amusement Park

Details: On July 4 only, watch fireworks light up the Lake Erie shoreline and upgrade to VIP viewing with 3-D glasses, a reserved seat on the beach, plus all-you-can-eat food and drinks for just $25 + tax.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At dusk

Solon Community Park, 6679 SOM Center Road.

More information, HERE.


July 4: At dusk

Firestone Park

Details: Parade, festival, and fireworks.

More information, HERE.


July 4: 10 p.m.

Foltz Parkway Athletic Fields

More information, HERE.


July 3 at dusk

Downtown Wadsworth


July 4: At dusk

Clague Park, at Clague and Hilliard roads.

More information, HERE.


July 4: 9:45 p.m.

South High School


July 4: 10 p.m. (festival kicks off at 5 p.m.)

Burbank/Old Man Road soccer field

Local Events In & Around Lake County

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