WORTH THE DRIVE: Head to Cedar Point for an unforgettable fireworks show

Out of ideas to celebrate the upcoming Fourth of July holiday? Cedar Point may just have the most colorful option yet.

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On Saturday, July 4, Cedar Point will be hosting its annual Light Up the Point event. Though the celebration won’t be taking place inside of the park this year (the park is still closed and is set to reopen on July 9), guests will be able to view the popular fireworks display from the parking lot outside of Cedar Point.

Cedar Point is located in Sandusky, located on the shores of Lake Erie and close to popular tourist destinations including Kelleys Island, Put-in-Bay, Port Clinton and Marblehead.

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In the past, spectators could view the display in all its glory from inside of the park. This year, however, organizers have moved the viewing area to the parking lot to keep their guests amid the coronavirus pandemic.

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Tollbooths will be open at 8 p.m. and the fireworks display begins at 10 p.m. Tickets to the Independence Day show are $20 per person and will need to be purchased in advance by visiting Cedar Point's website.

This year, the ticket sales will be donated to The Sandusky State Theatre, OH Go and Second Harvest Food Bank of North Central Ohio.

The Light Up the Point fireworks display will also be set against a patriotic soundtrack and will be broadcast live on Sandusky’s 102.7 FM.

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Food and beverages will not be available for purchase on the day of this event. Alcoholic beverages will not permitted on the premises.


What: Light Up the Point

Where: Cedar Point, 1 Cedar Point Drive, Sandusky

When: Saturday, July 4. Tollbooths open at 8 p.m. and fireworks begin at 10 p.m.

Cost: $20

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