2017 Greater Cleveland Fireworks Displays

There’s no shortage of ways to celebrate our nation’s birthday this July 4th, but fireworks usually tops the list. With that understanding, I’ve compiled a list of area fireworks displays:

Avon Fireworks

Date:  July 3, 2017 following the Crushers baseball game
Where: Sprenger Stadium
2009 Baseball Bolevard

Avon, Ohio 44011

Avon Lake Fireworks

Date:  July 3, 2017 at 9:00pm
Where: Elmwood park
6200 Elmwood Ave
Independence, OH 44131

Brecksville Home Days Fireworks

Dates:

  • July 1, 2017 at 10:00pm
  • July 2, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: Downtown Brecksville
Brecksville Road 

in BrecksvilleOhio 44141

Mayfield Fourth of July

Date:  July 1, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Progressive Campus 2
425 N Commons Blvd 

in Mayfield VillageOhio 44143

North Ridgeville “Star Spangled Celebration”

Date:  July 3, 2017 at 10pm
Where: 7565 Avon Belden Rd
North Ridgeville, OH 44039

Warrensville Heights Fireworks

Date:  July 2, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Warrensville Heights High School
4270 Northfield Road 

in Warrensville HeightsOhio 44128

North Olmsted Boom

Date:  July 2, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Great Northern Mall
4954 Great Northern Blvd 

in North OlmstedOhio 44070

Independence 4th of July

Date:  July 3, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Elmwood Park
6363 Selig Drive 

in IndependenceOhio 44131

Bratenahl Fourth of July Fireworks

Date:  July 3, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Village Park
in BratenahlOhio 44108

Lakewood 4th of July Celebration

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 9:45pm
Where: Lakewood Park
in LakewoodOhio 44107

Bay Village Fourth of July

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 9:45pm
Where: Cahoon Memorial Park – West
Cahoon Memorial Park 

in Bay VillageOhio 44140

Solon Independence Day Fireworks

Date:  July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Solon Community Park
6679 SOM Center Rd 

in SolonOhio 44139

Berea Independence Day Fireworks

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: Coe Lake
in BereaOhio 44017

Cleveland 4th of July Fireworks

Date:  July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Shot from where Lake Erie meets the Cuyahoga River in the Flats
in ClevelandOhio 44113

Strongsville 4th of July

Date:  July 4, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: Foltz Athletic Fields
Foltz Parkway 

in StrongsvilleOhio 44136

Westlake Fourth of July

Date:  July 4, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Clague Park
Clague Road and Hilliard Blvd 

in WestlakeOhio 44145

Home Days On The Green

Dates:

  • July 6, 2017 at 10:00pm
  • July 7, 2017 at 10:00pm
  • July 8, 2017 at 10:00pm
Where: 9543 Broadview Road 
in Broadview HeightsOhio 44147

Fairview Park Summerfest

Date:  July 8, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Bohlken Park
West 210 Street 

in Fairview ParkOhio 44126

Brook Park Home Days

Date:  July 9, 2017 at Dusk
Where: Behind Ford Middle School
17001 Holland Rd 

in Brook ParkOhio 44142
As always, have a safe and enjoyable 4th!

Details On The Cleveland Orchestra’s “Star-Spangled Spectacular”

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The Cleveland Orchestra, under the direction of Loras John Schissel, will perform in “The Star-Spangled Spectacular brought to you by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and KeyBank,” the Orchestra’s 25th annual free community concert in downtown Cleveland, on Wednesday, July 2, 2014, on Public Square.

The annual “Star Spangled Spectacular” kicks-off Cleveland’s Fourth-of-July holiday weekend.  The 2014 concert marks the 25th that The Cleveland Orchestra has presented a free community concert in downtown Cleveland — in what has become a popular and much-loved tradition for many people from across Northeast Ohio.  The concerts have been made possible by a public-private partnership of funders over the years, with the residents of Cuyahoga County providing lead support through Cuyahoga Arts & Culture in recent years.  For the 2014 concert, KeyBank has become the official corporate sponsor, through a new grant to the Orchestra.

“We are delighted to be celebrating the 25th anniversary of our first free concert on Public Square in 1990,” says Gary Hanson, executive director of The Cleveland Orchestra.  “This annual event has become such a beloved holiday tradition, and we are grateful to Cuyahoga Arts & Culture, to KeyBank, and our other producing partners who make this event possible each year.  We are proud to bring Northeast Ohio together to celebrate a great city and a great nation.”

“KeyBank is thrilled to present this incredible gift to the community,” says Margot James Copeland, Chairman and CEO, KeyBank Foundation.  “We are so pleased to partner with one of the finest Orchestra’s in the world as we celebrate, together with all of Northeast Ohio, the 25th anniversary of the Orchestra’s free downtown concerts.”

Beginning at 9:00 p.m., The Cleveland Orchestra and Loras John Schissel perform a program featuring popular American favorites including The Star Spangled BannerThe Battle Hymn of the Republic and Stars and Stripes Forever.  The program also features “Superman March” by John Williams, commemorating the hero’s origins and creation in Cleveland.  The concert culminates with Tchaikovsky’s “1812” Overture, with a fireworks display following, weather permitting.

Beginning at 7:00 p.m., selected “Make Music!” videos made by the Northeast Ohio community will be featured on a giant screen on Public Square.  Also, in the hours leading up to the Orchestra’s concert, a line-up of Cleveland’sgourmet food trucks will provide a variety of cuisines to concertgoers.  The 9:00 p.m. concert will be broadcast live on 90.3 WCPN and WCLV 104.9.

MAKE MUSIC! — In conjunction with the July 2 concert, The Cleveland Orchestra invites musicians of all ages to contribute their talents to Make Music!, the Orchestra’s initiative to encourage community music-making.  Any and all ensembles —  from a bell choir to a church choir, or barbershop quartet to a string quartet, garage band, or a marching band  —  are invited to submit a video.  High resolution videos will compete for a spot on the giant Jumbotron in Public Square.  You can also submit “Make Music” videos using your favorite video apps (Instagram, Vine, YouTube, Facebook etc.).  Those submitting recordings are urged to use the hashtag #makemusic in order to be entered for a special Blossom Music Center prize pack.

For Jumbotron consideration, or to be featured on the Orchestra’s social media outlets go to http://www.clevelandorchestra.com/education-and-community/community-engagement/public-square-concert/make-music/

Also in conjunction with the July 2 concert, the Orchestra is partnering with Cuyahoga County Public Library, who will host several interactive, hands-on family workshops during June where young people can explore the instruments of the orchestra, practicing singing the National Anthem and learn more about the music to be featured on the July 2 concert.  Please see below for more information on events at CCPL locations.


 

The Star-Spangled Spectacular 
Brought to You by Cuyahoga Arts & Culture and KeyBank
with The Cleveland Orchestra


 

Date:
Wednesday, July 2, 2014

Time:
Concert begins at 9:00 p.m. and ends at approximately 10:15 p.m., followed by fireworks (weather permitting).  Community videos will be shown prior to the concert, beginning at 5:00 p.m.

Where:
Public Square in Downtown Cleveland
Superior Avenue and Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44114

What:
The Cleveland Orchestra
Loras John Schissel, conductor

Program:

TRADITIONAL                           The Star-Spangled Banner                    
JERRY GOLDSMITH                 The Generals March                               
WILLIAM SCHUMAN              Chester
TRADITIONAL                           The Wide Missouri (Oh Shenandoah)                  
JOHN WILLIAMS                       Superman March from Superman
GEORGE GERSHWIN               Prelude No. 2
JACQUE PRESS                       Wedding Dance from the Hassaneh Suite
RICHARD RODGERS                Symphonic Portrait: Victory at Sea 
TRADITIONAL                           Armed Forces Salute (arr. Loras John Schissel)
TRADITIONAL                           Battle Hymn of the Republic 
PYOTR I. TCHAIKOVSKY          “1812” Overture                          
JOHN PHILIP SOUSA                March: The Stars and Stripes Forever      


Cleveland Food Trucks

Time:
5:00-10:00 p.m., prior to and during the Orchestra’s performance

Where:
Public Square in Downtown Cleveland
Superior Avenue and Ontario Street
Cleveland, OH 44114

NE Ohio Fireworks Displays

Well, it’s that time of year again.. When fireworks light up our skies as we celebrate our country’s independence. As I’m sure you can imagine, there are plenty of places to catch the fireworks this year and proof of such is below list of firework displays in NE Ohio. Enjoy!

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AKRON
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Red, White and Blue Festival, downtown Akron

AKRON
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Lock 3

ALLIANCE
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk. Rain date is July 5.
Where: Silver Park, 2930 South Union Ave.

ASHLAND
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk
Where: Community Stadium

AURORA
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m. Rain date is July 5.
Where: West Pioneer Trail Baseball Fields

AVON
When: Friday, July 4 around 10 p.m.
Where: Lake Erie Crushers vs. Frontier Greys game

AVON LAKE
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk
Where: Weiss Field

BAY VILLAGE
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m. Rain date is July 5
Where: Gala Fireworks Display at Cahoon Park

BEREA
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Grindstone Festival Fireworks at Coe Lake, 11 Berea Commons

BRATENAHL
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk. Rain date is July 5.
Where: Bratenahl Village Park

BRECKSVILLE
When: Sunday, June 29 at 10 p.m.
Where: Brecksville, just south of Route 82 and Route 21

BROOK PARK
When: Sunday, July 13 at 10 p.m.
Where: Brook Park Home Days

BRUNSWICK
When: Saturday, July 5 at 10:30 p.m.
Where: Brunswick High School

BUCYRUS
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk. Rain date is July 5.
Where: Crawford County Fairgrounds

CANFIELD
When: Sunday, June 29 at 10 p.m.
Where: Canfield Fairgrounds

CANTON
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk
Where: Downtown Canton/Fourth of July First Friday Event

CHARDON
When: Thursday, July 3 at 10 p.m. Rain date is 10 p.m.
Where: Chardon High School

CLEVELAND
When: Wednesday, July 2 at dusk
Where: Star-Spangled Banner Spectacular at Public Square

CLEVELAND
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Where Lake Erie meets the Cuyahoga River in the Flats

CLYDE
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk
Where: Main Street Reservoir

EASTLAKE
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:30 p.m.
Where: Classic Park

ELYRIA
When: Wednesday, July 2 at 10:45 p.m. Rain date is July 3.
Where: West Park

FAIRLAWN
When: Sunday, June 29 at 10 p.m.
Where: Bicentennial Park on South Smith Road

FOSTORIA
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk. Rain date is July 6.
Where: Foundation Park

GALION
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk
Where: Heise Park

GENEVA-ON-THE-LAKE
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Geneva-On-The-Lake Golf Course, Mrza Drive

GREEN
When: Saturday, June 28 at 10:15 p.m.
Where: FreedomFest at Boettler Park

HUDSON
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk. Rain date is July 6.
Where: Barlow Farm Park

HURON
When: Saturday, July 5 at 10:15 p.m.
Where: Boat Basin Amphitheater

INDEPENDENCE
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk. Rain date is July 5
Where: Elmwood Park

KENT
When: Saturday, July 5 at 9:45 p.m.
Where: 19th Annual Kent Heritage Festival in downtown Kent

LAKESIDE
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk.
Where: Lakeside Dock

LAKEWOOD
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m.
Where: Lakewood Park

LORAIN
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Black River Landing

LOUDONVILLE
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk
Where: Riverside Park

MANSFIELD
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk
Where: Red, White and Blue Fest at Charles Mill Lake Park

MANTUA
When: Friday, July 18 at 10 p.m.
Where: St. Joseph’s Ox Roast Fair on St. Joseph’s Boulevard

MAYFIELD VILLAGE
When: Saturday, June 28 at dusk. Rain date is June 29.
Where: Corner of SOM Center and Wilson Mills

MEDINA
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk
Where: Medina Recreation Center

MENTOR
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:50 p.m.
Where: Civic Center/Park Mentor High School

NEW PHILADELPHIA
When: Saturday, July 5 at 10 p.m.
Where: Tuscora Park

NILES
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Downtown Niles

NORTH CANTON
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk
Where: 7th St between Hoover High School and the Memorial Stadium Parking lot

NORTH LAWRENCE
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Clays Park Resort

NORTH RANDALL
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk
Where: ThistleDown Racino

NORTH RIDGEVILLE
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk. Rain date is July 5.
Where: South Central Park on Avon Belden Road

OAK HARBOR
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk
Where: Along Portage River in downtown Oak Harbor

OBERLIN
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk. Rain date is July 5.
Where: Oberlin Recreation Complex, 225 W. Hamilton Road

ONTARIO
When: Friday, July 4 at 10 p.m.
Where: Ontario Fourth of July Festival at Ontario Middle School

ORRVILLE
When: Saturday, July 5 at 10:15 p.m.
Where: Orr Park, 400 N. Elm St.

SANDUSKY
When: Friday, July 4 and Saturday, July 5 at dusk
Where: Cedar Point, regular admission

STREETSBORO
When: Saturday, July 5 at dusk
Where: Woodside Campground

STRONGSVILLE
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk
Where: Foltz Industrial Parkway Athletic Fields

WADSWORTH
When: Thursday, July 3 at dusk
Where: The square along High Street and College Street

WESTLAKE
When: Friday, July 4 at dusk
Where: Clague Park

WILLOUGHBY
When: Friday, July 4 at 9:45 p.m.
Where: South High School

WOODVILLE
When: Saturday, July 5 at 10 p.m.
Where: Trailer Mark Park