4th of July – Fireworks and Events in Cincinnati {2022}

Get ready for Independence Day with this listing of 4th of July events and fireworks in Cincinnati.

American flag with sparkler for 4th of July in Cincinnati

The list of celebrations is loooong for July 4, 2022. Who’s ready?!

Here are the the best 4th of July fireworks, parades, and festivals in Cincinnati and the surrounding areas:

Crossroads West Side Fireworks
Date: June 25, 2022
Activities for the kids, food trucks. Free live concert with The Menus. Concert begins at 7pm. Pack your coolers and blankets. Fireworks at dark.
Where: Crossroads West Side, 8575 Bridgetown Rd.

Madeira Independence Day Parade and Celebration
Date: July 2, 2022
Madeira Mile: 4:30 pm; Parade: 5:00 pm; Festivities at McDonald Commons Park- (food, beer, entertainment); Fireworks at 10:00pm

Freedom Fest and Fireworks in New Richmond
Date: July 2 and July 3, 2022
Celebrate our independence this year at New Richmond Ohio’s “Freedom Fest” presented by VFW Fred Calaway Post 6770. All of the events are family friendly and will be spread out over a day and a half.

Northside 4th of July Parade and Rock-n-Roll Carnival
Date: July 2-4, 2022
Details from the website: Opens Saturday from 3pm-1am with music starting at 4pm. Sunday opens at 3pm, music starts after the parade, and closes at 12am. Monday opens at 11am, music starts after the parade, and closes at 7pm.
Where: Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Sawyer Point Summer Concert Series + Fireworks
Date: July 2, 2022
This free event starts off with live music (starting at 2:30pm). Four bands will play throughout the day with fireworks after the last performance.
Where: Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Sparks in the Park (Milford)
Date: July 3, 2022
Their Independence Day celebration is scheduled for Sunday, July 3rd from 7-10pm at Riverside Ballfield.  They’ll have special event DORA cups, soda and water, Kona Ice, Johnny’s Creamy Whip mobile unit, and Street Fried Food Truck at the event. Live music starts at 7pm. Rozzi’s Fireworks go off at 10pm.information.

Colerain Township’s 4th of July Spectacular
Date: July 3, 2022, Fireworks at 10pm
Live music starts at 7pm. They’ll have children’s activities from 7pm to dusk and food trucks. Happening at Drew Campbell Memorial Commons located at 4160 Springdale Rd. Vintage Baseball game starts at 1pm at Colerain Park. Enjoy watching the 1869 Cincinnati Red Stockings take on the Colerain Chamber of Commerce All Stars.

Fairfield Red, White & Kaboom
Date: July 3, 2022, Fireworks at 10pm
Harbin Park will close at dusk to vehicular traffic. 
Harbin Park is under construction- but that doesn’t mean we can’t enjoy the fireworks! Harbin Park’s soccer lot will be open to foot traffic for viewing purposes, so pack a picnic, walk on over, and enjoy the park. The show is designed to help broaden the viewing area by utilizing bigger shells and a larger shooting zone, so whether you walk over to the park, gather with your friends and neighbors, or set up on your own porch, Fairfield will be celebrating Independence Day together. 

Kings Island Independence Day Fireworks
Date: July 3, 2022
Kings Island will remain open until midnight on July 3. The park will light up the sky with its new 50th anniversary show “Fun, Fireworks, and Fifty – a Kings Island Nighttime Spectacular”. The show is 14 minutes in length and features fireworks, 200 synchronized drones, fire bursts, laser projections and original music score while taking guests on a nostalgic journey through Kings Island’s first 50 years. Barry Williams, best known for his role as Greg Brady in the 1970’s television series, The Brady Bunch, narrates the show, which starts at 10 p.m.
Where: Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Kings Island, OH 45034

Freedom Fest and Fireworks in New Richmond
Date: July 2 and July 3, 2022
Celebrate our independence this year at New Richmond Ohio’s “Freedom Fest” presented by VFW Fred Calaway Post 6770. All of the events are family friendly and will be spread out over a day and a half.

LaRosa’s Balloon Glow
Date: July 3, 2022
Get up close with dazzling hot-air balloons lighting up against the night sky followed by a spectacular fireworks grand finale. Enjoy all of Coney Island’s favorites like Sunlite Pool, Cannonball Cove, and Twister. PLUS, challenge yourself on the inflatable obstacle course, the Challenge Zone!
Where: Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230

Green Township Independence Day Fireworks and Concert
Date: July 3, 2022
Enjoy fireworks and a concert at Kuliga Park starting at 5:30pm.
Where: Kuliga Park, 6717 Bridgetown Rd., Cincinnati, OH 45248

Northside 4th of July Parade and Rock-n-Roll Carnival
Date: July 2-4, 2022
Details from the website: Opens Saturday from 3pm-1am with music starting at 4pm. Sunday opens at 3pm, music starts after the parade, and closes at 12am. Monday opens at 11am, music starts after the parade, and closes at 7pm.
Where: Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Mt. Healthy Fireworks at City Park
Date: July 3, 2022
The event kicks off at 6pm with an ice cream social, live music from Michelle Robinson and her band, and fireworks at dusk.
Where: City Park, 1541 Hill Ave, Cincinnati, OH 45231

Reading American Legion 4th of July Celebration (no link)
Date: July 3, 2022
Fireworks are at 10pm per facebook message. Will post link when available.
Where: Koenig Park, 520 W Columbia Ave, Reading, OH 45215

Sharonville Stars & Stripes Beneath the Lights
Date: July 3, 2022
The event kicks off at 6pm with food and fun, live music from The Remains , and fireworks at 10pm.
Where: Sharon & Chester Roads Cincinnati, OH 45241

City of Montgomery Parade and Festival
Date: July 4, 2022
The day starts with a parade at 10am, followed by a celebration until 2pm. The parade route runs east along Cooper Road from the Junior High to Montgomery Road and then north to Schoolhouse Lane. Stick around for food, entertainment, and family fun!
Where: Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Rd, Montgomery, Ohio 45242

Ft. Mitchell 4th of July Parade (KY)
Date: July 4, 2022
The parade will start at 12:30pm. Coming soon: grand marshal, theme, route, how to register online, and more!

Liberty Township 4th of July Parade
Date: July 4, 2022, starting at 9am
The parade will start at Lakota East High School and end at Liberty Junior School.

Harrison Fourth of July Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2022
More details to come
Where: Harrison Community Center, 300 George St., Harrison, OH 45030

City of Loveland’s Independence Day Celebration
Date: July 4, 2022
The Independence Day Celebration event will feature a parade (7pm), live music from Color Blind at Nisbet Park Amphitheater (8-10pm), kid zone (4-6:30pm), food trucks (4-10pm), and fireworks at 10pm.
Where: Nisbet Park, 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH 45140

Red, White & Blue Ash
Date: July 4, 2022
Live music returns for Red, White and Blue Ash. 2022 artists include multi-platinum artist Gavin DeGraw (8:15pm) and Blessid Union of Souls (6pm). The night sky (and the Observation Tower) will light up with the region’s biggest and best fireworks show from Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics starting at 10pm! The score will be simulcast on WARM 98.5.
In addition to the music and fireworks, they’ll have family-fun festival rides, local food vendors, drinks, live character performances, and more.
Where: Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242

Evendale July 4th Festivities (scroll down on page for details)
Date: July 4, 2022
Fourth Fest runs from 6-10pm. They’ll have food trucks, inflatables, a DJ, and more. Fireworks start at 10pm (weather permitting).

Northside 4th of July Parade and Rock-n-Roll Carnival
Date: July 2-4, 2022
Details from their website: Opens Saturday from 3pm-1am with music starting at 4pm. Sunday opens at 3pm, music starts after the parade (?), and closes at 12am. Monday opens at 11am, music starts after the parade (?), and closes at 7pm.
Check on the parade date before you go – they have it listed twice. Not sure that’s right.
Where: Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Taps, Tastes, and Tune at VOA Park
Date: July 1-3, 2022 (for fireworks, see below for more dates)
Taps, Tastes, and Tunes will at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting for a 4th of July weekend celebration. The event will take place July 1st from 5-11pm, the 2nd from 12-11pm and the 3rd from 12-10 pm. Join in for a fun-filled weekend of live music, great food, cold beverages, and activities for the whole family including a extravagant 4th of July Fireworks show on Sunday night at 10pm. Admission for all three days and the fireworks show is free.
Where: 8070 Tylersville Rd., West Chester, Ohio 45069 (GPS use Cox Road Entrance)

Ault Park Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2022
Join in for a day filled with family fun and an evening celebrating freedom and our Founding Fathers. There will be food trucks, kids’ activities, and live music throughout the day! Children’s parade and programs start at 11am. Evening program starts at 6pm and includes live music and fireworks (10pm).

Edgewood 44th Annual 4th of July
Date: July 4, 2022
Parade starts at 9:30am. Grand Marshall will be WWll Marine Corporal, Mr. Howard Requardt who served in The Battle of Okinawa. Freedom park is the site for the fireworks and free concert. The Derek Alan Band will perform at 7:30pm followed by fireworks around 9:45pm.
Where: Freedom Park. 550 Freedom Park Dr, Edgewood, KY 41017

Hamilton’s July 4th Celebration
Date: July 4, 2022
The parade begins from Butler County fairgrounds at 10am. Various historical sites open in the afternoon. Free Concert at Riversedge with The Inturns at 7pm and at 8:30pm is That Arena Rock Show. Fireworks begin at 10pm and are viewable along the river bike trail.
Where: Across from Veterans Park. 10 New London Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013

Light Up the Sky at Monroe Community Park
Date: July 4, 2022
The celebration begins with a parade from Kroger to Community Park at noon. Vintage baseball kicks off at noon with a game between the Losantiville Black Stockings and the Tippecanoe Canal Jumpers. Kids Area opens at 1pm, as does the beer tent. Live music starts at 1:30pm. Fireworks at dusk.
Where: Monroe Community Park, 550 South Main St., Monroe, OH 45050

Norwood Hometown Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2022
Join in for the 2022 Famous Rozzi’s Fireworks at Shea Stadium.
Where: 11490 Hamilton Cleves Rd, Hamilton, OH 45013

Stricker’s Grove 4th of July Celebration
Date: July 4, 2022
Admission to park is free. Ticket costs vary for the rides. Fireworks at 10pm. Parking extra. Food and drinks available for purchase or bring you own to enjoy under the covered shelter.
Where: Shea Stadium, 2603 Harris Ave, Norwood, OH 45212

Wyoming July 4th Celebration
Date: July 4, 2022
The parade begins at 10am. The parade will line up on Oak Avenue, then go west on Wyoming Avenue, north on Springfield Pike, east on Wentworth Avenue, south on Burns Avenue, and then east on Wyoming Ave. Awards and live music to follow at the Village Green gazebo on Wyoming Avenue. Head to Oak Park for inflatable slides, bounces, games, and food starting at 5:30pm. Live music starts at 6:30pm. Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks start at 9:45 p.m.
Where: 878 Oak Ave, Wyoming, OH 45215

Washington Park’s 4th of July Celebration:
Date: July 4, 2022
Enjoy live music, kids activities and games throughout the park, and food from local vendors. Fireworks show will take place after sunset, approximately around 9:15pm.
Where: Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202


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Please be sure to check with the venue of your choice to confirm the date and time. We did our best to list everything in an accurate fashion but we all make mistakes. Many of these events are weather dependent. Be sure to click the link and check out the website for each event before you head out the door.

12 thoughts on “4th of July – Fireworks and Events in Cincinnati {2022}”

  1. We heard that Amelia, Ohio was having a fireworks display, it was not in your list? Do you know anything about this, or could you find out? Thanks

  2. Hi Winona, I have not been able to find anything about a fireworks show in Amelia for this year. I searched and came up empty.

  3. Hi

    Don’t forget about the Northside Parade and Rock N’ Roll Carnival! Its been a tradition for I don’t know how long but it’s my favorite parade to hangout on Hamilton Ave and watch.

    Thanks!
    Kitty

  4. yes you can go to mount echo Park you can go to the park off of Grand avenue you can also get to the same park off of Grand avenue off of Mount Hope avenue in Price Hill and you can go to the view which is the high rise apartments in Price Hill off of price avenue

  5. city of Hamilton (copied from their website):
    parade: 3pm – (Leaves Garfield promptly at this time)
    Ends: Approximately 5pm at Front & Ludlow Streets in Downtown

    7:00pm – 4th of July in Hamilton at RiversEdge: That Arena Rock Show and H&R Rock will take the stage at 7:00pm and play until the Hamilton fireworks begin at 10:00pm!

    10:00pm – Hamilton’s fireworks show will begin! Fireworks will be let off from Veteran’s Park.

  6. Late night, 10:30 in Anderson Township, Ohio. I live in the 5800 block of Salem Road and having resigned myself to stay home tonight I have been hearing fireworks for fifty minutes. I just was not invited. Nothing new. Happy 245 America!

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