Columbus Fourth of July Festivities 2014 Posted July 1, 2014 by Abby Reynolds

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It's almost the Fourth of July! In addition to being a day to honor and celebrate the country's independence, it can also be a great way to connect with our communities! The marketing team at Military Veterans Resource Center has put together a list of some of the parades and firework displays taking place in the Columbus area this year.

And of course, we will all be starting the day off right running at the Vets Run Free race at the Hilliard YMCA at 8 a.m. on Friday morning!

See below for a list of events going on in Columbus, and have a great and safe Fourth of July weekend!

Parades:

Bexley: 9:30 a.m., Starting at Maryland Avenue/Remington Road and ending at Fair Avenue and Cassingham
Delaware: 3 p.m., starting from the county fairgrounds at Liberty Street gate
Dublin: 11 a.m., Metro Center through Historic Dublin
Gahana: 10:30 a.m., All around Olde Gahana, call (614) 342-4041 or visit OldeGahanna.com for more details
Hilliard: 10 a.m., Begins at Franklin County Fairgrounds and heads down Main Street
New Albany: 10 a.m., Near the New Albany Middle School parking lot
Pickerington: 6 p.m., Victory Park (Across from City Hall)
Reynoldsburg: 10 a.m., Main and Rosehill
Upper Arlington: 9 a.m., Northwest Boulevard
Westerville: 1 p.m., Starting at Brooksedge and heading up State Street from Heatherdown Dr.

Firework Displays:

Bexley: 10 p.m., College Ave & Pleasant Ridge
Delaware: Dusk, Henry Street and Ohio Wesleyan University practice fields
Dublin: 9:50 p.m., Dublin Coffman Football Stadium, 6780 Coffman Road
Groveport: Dusk, Wirt Road, Groveport, Ohio 43125
Hilliard: 9:45 p.m., Roger A. Reynolds Municipal Park, 3800 Veterans Memorial Drive
New Albany: 10 p.m., New Albany High School
Pickerington: 10 p.m., Victory Park (Across from City Hall)
Reynoldsburg: 9:45 p.m., Civic Park
Upper Arlington: 10 p.m., Northam Park
Westerville: 10 p.m., Alum Creek Park South
Whitehall: July 3, 10 p.m., John Bishop Park
Worthington: 10 p.m., Worthington Hills Country Club