Parades, festivals and fireworks fill Independence Day across Miami Valley

A number of Independence Day events have already started and others are planned for later this evening.


The Americana Festival parade took place at 10 a.m. this morning and the street fair continues until 5 p.m. Wednesday.

The food, arts and crafts booths are located on North Main Street in downtown Centerville.


A carnival will continue the Fourth of July events in Fairborn Wednesday.  The event will begin at 5 p.m. and will have food, rides and other entertainment.

Fireworks will cap off the celebration at Community Park at 10 p.m.


The city of Kettering will celebrate the Independence Day holiday with its annual Go 4th Celebration at Delco Park Wednesday evening.

A family fun zone will be open at the park from 6 to 8 p.m. and a fireworks show at 10 p.m. will bring the event to a close.


At Wax Park the family can enjoy amusement rides, visit the family and fun zone, and check out the food trucks of Dayton Urban BBQ and Carvaso’s all at 4 p.m. , followed by concerts by McGuffey Lane and Buddy Jewell.

The Star Spangled Boom fireworks will take place at 10 p.m.


A Fourth of July parade started the holiday Wednesday and a free concert will continue the festivities at Treasure Island Park at 7:30 p.m.

Fireworks will cap off the night along the Great Miami River at 10 p.m.


A parade begins at 6 p.m. at Meadowbridge Drive continuing east on Dayton-Xenia Road to Beavercreek High School. After the parade, at Rotary Park there will be food trucks, live entertainment with the USAF Band of Flight, inflatable bounce houses and fireworks at 10 p.m.


The Englewood Civic Band will have a performance at 7 p.m. at the city’s Centennial Park on Union Road.

Fireworks will light up the sky to end the evening at 10 p.m.


Fireworks will take place at Gaunt Park at dusk.

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