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Lorain County Independence Day Festivities- 2013

Independence Day is coming up fast and I’m sure many are trying to plan how to spend your holiday. Which leads to the ultimate question of what is going on in the area for you and your family to enjoy? Hopefully the following will give you some great ideas for family fun!


July 3rd

  • The Avon Lake Fireworks will be at dusk at Weiss Field (33401 Webber Rd, Avon Lake, Ohio 44012)
  • The Oberlin Fireworks will be at dusk at the Hamilton Recreation Complex (225 West Hamilton Road, Oberlin, Ohio 44074)
  • In downtown Wellington there will be an ice cream social at 6 pm, a performance by The Patriots Community Band at 7 pm on the steps of the Town Hall, and fireworks at dusk at the Lorain County Fairgrounds. As a Wellington native, I recommend bringing a blanket and watching the fireworks from the top of the above ground reservoir. The fireworks reflection in the water really adds to the show!
  • The Lorain Port Fest kicks of at 5 pm at the Black River Landing (421 Black River Lane, Lorain, Ohio 44052). Fireworks are at 10 pm. You can even go on a fireworks cruise! Tickets are $20. Click here for a full schedule of events.
  • What better way to celebrate America’s independence than by watching America’s favorite past time? The Lake Erie Crushers are playing with a special pre/post game concert. More details here
  • North Ridgeville will be having their annual Party in the Park. Family friendly activities will start at 7 pm and continue until the fireworks at dusk. 

July 4th

  • The Grafton Fireworks will be at dusk in Willow Park off of Grafton Road
  • The Lake Erie Crushers will be playing another game (7:05 pm), which will end with a fantastic fireworks show. 
  • The 94th Annual Rochester 4th of July celebration will be at the Eagle Street Park and Fire Station. This event has a ton of fun things going on, including a parade at 10:30 am and fireworks at dusk. Check out the complete schedule

  • Wellington’s celebration continues on Thursday with a parade at 3 pm and many other games and events throughout the day. 
Feel free to check out our calendar of events for more fun things happening in Lorain County. Have a wonderful holiday!
~MelodyP.S. If you know of any events in the county that aren’t mentioned, please let us know in the comment section!
posted by lorain at 4:04 pm

Lighting Up Lorain County: Fireworks 2012

Lighting Up Lorain County: Fireworks 2012

The Fourth of July is right around the corner and that means festivals, fireworks and family fun. Wellington Town Hall First up is the Wellington Celebration in the Park, be entertained the evening of July 3rd on Wellington’s Town Hall lawn with the Patriots Community Band Concert and Ice Cream Social. Then, get over to […]

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