4th of July: 20 places you can watch fireworks

How to keep celebrating the Fourth of July in Dayton this weekend

Just because the Fourth is over doesn’t mean the party has stopped.

The Fourth may be over, but the celebrations are still going strong.

Dayton has three ways to keep the party going this weekend with more fireworks and All-American fun. 

Here is how you can extend your holiday celebration.

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🎆🍴🎤Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks Festival in Xenia

The Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks and Xenia Rotary & Greene Memorial Hospital Fireworks Festival was held on Friday, July 3, 2015, at Shawnee Park. Kevin Sonnycalb was a Xenia native, active Rotarian, and local philanthropist. His family donated the funds for the fireworks to give back to the community that Sonnycalb loved, lived in, and greatly influenced his life.
Photo: Staff photo by Hillary McNabb

This family friendly and free event was made possible by the Sonnycalb family, Greene Memorial Hospital, City of Xenia, Xenia Rotary, and by locally owned businesses and families. Fireworks by Rozzi's Famous Fireworks, American Wildlife Bicycle Parade, Food Trucks, Live Entertainment, Mike Hemmelgarn Puppet/Magic Show, Space Invaders Bike Parade, Sentinel Chalk Art Contest, Bouncy House Zone and much more.

WHEN: Friday, July 6, 4-11 p.m.

WHERE: Shawnee Park, 591 South Park Dr., Xenia

COST: Free

INFO: Website

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🎆🍴🎤First Friday at Austin Landing

Austin Landing is hosting a first Friday event with food trucks, a concert by beloved band The Menus, fireworks and more. The first Friday food truck frenzy features a lineup of some of Dayton’s best loved food trucks including El Meson, Cupzilla, Greek Street and more. There will be an opening ceremony American flag skydive from Team Fastrax, pyrotechnic skydive at night from Team Fastrax, fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Arctic Clam performs at 6 p.m. and The Menus at 8 p.m.

WHAT: July First Friday Food Truck Frenzy  

WHEN: Friday, July 6 from 6 to 10:30 p.m.  

WHERE: Austin Landing, 10400 Innovation Drive, Miami Township  

COST: $5 per person ($2.33 online fee)

INFO: Facebook | Website

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🎆🍴🍺🎤Red, White & Brew

The Mall at Fairfield Commons will host its 2nd annual Red, White and Brew event on Saturday, July 7th outside of the main mall entrance next to Bravo!. The event will include live entertainment, family-friendly activities, food trucks, a beer garden with sales supporting Fisher-Nightingale House. 

Children's activities include a bounce house, face painting, and more in the Kids Zone. 

Hey There Morgan will perform at 8 p.m. with fireworks at 10 p.m.

Hunger Paynes is one of 16 food trucks that will serve guests Thursday at the Spring Monroe Food Truck Fare. STAFF FILE PHOTO
Photo: Staff Writer

Participating food trucks include: Flyby BBQ, Young's on the Moove, Hunger Paynes Food Truck, Chicago Gyros and Dogs, Good Golly Miss Molly's Food Bus, Shantz Express, Claybourne GRILLE, Craves, Just Jerks, Ena's Food Truck, El Meson Food Truck.

WHEN: Saturday, July 7, 6-10 p.m.

WHERE: Mall at Fairfield Commons, entrance near Bravo!

COST: Free admission

MORE INFO: Website