Where to Celebrate the Fourth

Staff Writer

The area will offer up plenty of options to celebrate Independence Day this weekend.

Fort Loramie Liberty Days

A tradition for more than 40 years, Fort Loramie will bring in the Fourth of July with its annual Liberty Days July 3-4. Musical acts Karma’s Pawn on Friday and Kevin and the Others and Trick Dick and the Cover Ups on Saturday night along with Friday night fireworks are highlights.

New Knoxville Independence Day Celebration

The village of New Knoxville will once again greet the Fourth of July with a two-day celebration at New Knoxville Community Park. The band 1988 will rock the park on Friday, July 3 from 8:30 p.m. to midnight.  On Saturday night, Haywired takes the stage from 8 p.m. to midnight. Fireworks are on Saturday night.

St. Henry Community Picnic

This three-day event July 3-5 features the Steeplechase Bike Tour on Saturday, the Redskin Classic 5K Run/Walk on Sunday and live music all weekend from the Ohio Brewed Band, Saw Creek, Walt Schmitmeyer and the Moonliters and Roger Demange.

Celina Freedom Days

Wapakoneta St. Joseph Fourth of July Festival

July 4th Campout at Grand Lake St. Marys State Park


Fireworks Shows

Friday, July 3            Fort Loramie Liberty Days, Fort Loramie
Saturday,  July 4      St. Joe Festival, Wapakoneta
Saturday, July 4         Freedom Days, Celina, 
Saturday,  July 4        Independence Day Celebration, New Knoxville