There are many 4th of July Activities for your family in the Akron, Ohio and NE Ohio area for 2021. If you are looking for fireworks, parades, festivals, and other 4th of July Independence Day Events, this is the list for you!
Pick one or two and have fun with your family and be safe this Independence Day in Akron, Ohio!
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The below are listed by date, and some events span multiple dates.
Summit County Fireworks and Independence Day 2021
Akron, OH 4th of July Downtown Block Party on July 3, 2021
Akron: Lock 3 is hosting a Downtown Block Party on July 3 from 2-7 p.m. Fireworks 9:45pm. Enjoy a food truck round-up, craft beer tasting, inflatables and live music by 45 RPM at 2 and 5pm, Realm of Reptile Show at 3 and 4pm. Location is Lock 3 Akron Cleveland Clinic Stage. Downtown Akron Partnership is hosting Family Skate on Cascade Plaza from 3-6 p.m. It is open to anyone and they have skate rental. Both events are free to attend.
Lock 3 200 S Main Street, Akron
Akron, OH Fireworks on July 4, 2021
Enjoy 4 synchronized neighborhood fireworks displays in Akron at 9:45pm on July 4, 2021. Fireworks will be launched from the Akron Executive Airport, Patterson Park Ballfields, Summit Lake, and Erie Island. Watch from your own home or neighborhoods and enjoy from a distance. Test fires shot at 8:30, 9, and 9:30 so you can get a good spot. Tune to WONE 97.5FM.
Akron, OH Rubber Ducks Fireworks and FUNday on July 4, 2021
Join the Akron RubberDucks for their Fourth of July Celebration Fireworks + Family FUNday on July 4 at 6pm. Kids can run the bases post-game too! Enjoy fireworks by Imagine Dragons. Buy tickets here.
Canal Park, 300 S. Main St., Akron, OH 44308
Norton, OH Fireworks and Rodeo on July 3, 2021
The Buckeye Rodeo is coming to Barberton Speedway on July 3th, gates open 3pm, rodeo starts at 5:30pm! Enjoy a rodeo, music by Erica Dawn and a huge fireworks show at dusk, all in one night. Buy tickets here. .
Barberton Speedway, 3363 Clark Mill Rd., Norton, OH 44203
Cuyahoga Falls, OH at Blossom on July 3-4, 2021
The Cleveland Orchestra presents, An American Celebration Concert on July 3-4, 2021 at Blossom Music at 8pm. Purchase tickets here,kids under 18 are free on the lawn. Enjoy a night under the stars with great music, fireworks, and family fun.
Blossom Music Center, 1145 W. Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44223
Cuyahoga Falls, OH 4th of July Float on July 4, 2021
Float The River, 2035 Old Towne Loop, Cuyahoga Falls, OH 44262,
Hudson, OH Fireworks on July 3, 2021
Hudson, Ohio is holding their Independence Day Fireworks Celebration at dusk on Saturday, July 3 at Barlow Farm Park. Food trucks open at 7 p.m. DJ Area330 will provide music from 7:30-9 p.m.!
There is no parking available at Little Tikes this year due to renovations taking place. Free parking at JoAnn Fabrics, 5555 Darrow Road (shuttle service provided to the park) and Oak Grove Park, 2200 Barlow Road (limited parking; Hudson Police Department assisting. Shuttle service is not provided from this location to or from Barlow Farm Park). Free handicap parking is available and encouraged at Wood Hollow Metro Park, 2121 Barlow Road.
Barlow Farm Park, 1965 Barlow Road.
Stow, OH 4th of July Parade on July 4, 2021
This year’s July 4 Parade in Stow, Ohio will be a mini representation of their traditional parades due to COVID. This year’s theme are Superheroes. The parade covers 34 miles around Stow – wear your patriotic clothes and play patriotic music as they drive by!
Parade steps off at 10 a.m. from Stow City Hall (3760 Darrow Rd). The Firecracker Run was cancelled.
4th of July Fireworks and 4th of July Festivities near Akron, Ohio
Portage County Fireworks and Independence Day 2021
Aurora, Ohio 4th of July Parade, Run & Drive -in Movie Night on July 3, 2021
The Aurora Independence Day events start with a 5K and 1-mile walk/run, Bicentennial Park, state Route 43 and East Pioneer Trail, is on July 3, 2021 at 8 a.m. (Registration at 7 a.m.), register online here. Drive-in movie night at Aurora High School senior lot, movie starts at dusk. Registration required.
Parade starts at 1 p.m. at state Routes 306/43. Festival at 2 p.m. at Kiwanis-Moore Park. Food trucks will be open. Fireworks at Pioneer baseball fields 9:45 p.m.
Medina County Fireworks and Independence Day 2021
Brunswick, OH Fireworks on July 3, 2021
Fireworks will be shot from the high school in Brunswick, Ohio at 9:30 p.m. on July 3, 2021.
Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road.
Medina, OH Fireworks and Parade on July 3-4, 2021
Fireworks after dark at Medina High School parking lot on July 3, 2021. Rain date is July 5. There will be an Independence Day parade at 4pm on July 4th. Parade route begins at Medina High School parking lot, heads south on Spring Grove, then west on Liberty Street and around the Square.
Medina High School 777 E Union St, Medina, OH 44256
Valley City, OH Parade and Fireworks on July 4, 2021
The Valley City 3th of July Parade steps off at 1 p.m. on July 4,2021 from state Route 303 to West River to School Street to Maple Street, ending at Mill Stream Park. Car Show at the park. Concessions available. 7 p.m., music by Sarena Tamburitza Orchestra. Food, water and pop served. Fireworks at dusk.
Route 303 to West River to School Street to Maple Street, ending at Mill Stream Park (1200 Maple St, Valley City, OH 44280)
Wadsworth, OH Fireworks on July 2, 2021
The Wadsworth Independence Day event is July 2 at 6-10:30 p.m. Food trucks will be downtown as well as over 30 downtown restaurants and retailers. Fireworks about 10 p.m. Event is free. Rain date is July 5.
Main Street Wadsworth, Ohio
Wayne County Fireworks and Independence Day 2021
Orrville, OH Parade, Carnival & Fireworks on June 30, 2021 – July 4, 2021
The Orrville 4th of July Parade is at 7 p.m. June 30. Carnival midway with rides, games and food at Orr Park through July 4. Fire in the Sky Fast Pitch Softball Tournament, girls 14 or younger, July 1-4. Fireworks about 10:15 p.m. July 4.
Orr Park 440 N Elm St, Orrville, OH 44667
Wooster, OH Fireworks on June 30, 2021
There will be 4th of July activities in Wooster on June 30,2021. There will be food vendors and other activities starting at 5 p.m. at the Kinney property at Burbank and Oldman roads and Ida Sue Soccer Field. Fireworks about 10 p.m.
100 Oldman Rd, Wooster, OH 44691
Stark County Fireworks and Independence Day 2021
Alliance, OH Fireworks on July 4, 2021
Alliance will have fireworks on July 4th at dusk at Silver Park, 2930 S. Union Ave.
Canton, OH Fireworks on July 4, 2021
In Canton, A Monumental 4th Independence Day fireworks will take place at McKinley Presidential Library & Museum. Monument grounds open at 7 p.m. on July 4 with entertainment at 7:30 p.m. The fireworks will start around 9:50 p.m. The fireworks staging area will be adjacent to the McKinley Monument.
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum 800 McKinley Dr. NW, Canton, OH 44708
Massillon, OH Fireworks on July 3, 2021
The Massillon Celebration at Duncan Plaza is on July 3rd with free admission. Li’l Miss Liberty and Li’l Uncle Sam pageant for ages 3 to 7 at 6 p.m. New Wave Nation performs at 7 p.m. Concludes with fireworks display at 9:45 p.m.
2 James Duncan Plaza, Massillon, OH 44646
North Canton, OH Fireworks on July 2021
In North Canton on July 4, there will be Fireworks at dusk from Dogwood Park.
241 7th Street NE, in North Canton