Independence Day Celebration
Hancock County Fairgrounds
Monday, July 3, 4 – 10:30 p.m.
Kick off festivities with Findlay’s Independence Day celebration! Gates open at 4 p.m., plan on arriving early to secure your spot! There will be gospel music from 5 – 9 p.m., with Nashville Crush performing from 7 – 10 p.m. Food vendors will be on site all evening and the Lighting up the Sky fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m.! The rain date for the Fireworks is Wednesday, July 5. HancockFairgrounds.org
Flag City July 4 Parade
Tuesday, July 4, 11 a.m.
Come downtown for the Fourth of July Parade! The parade will start on Main Street at the Lincoln Street intersection and head north, ending at the Veterans Memorial. The Flag City July 4th Parade is an annual event held on the Fourth of July each year and is a free event. VisitFindlay.com
Spirit of 1776 Celebration
First Federal Bank Parking Lot
Tuesday, July 4, 10 a.m. – 2:30 p.m.
Be swept back in time with reenactors and historical displays hearkening back to the news days of the United States! There will a cannon expert and historian, and Abigail and John Adams, Alexander Hamilton, George Washington, Abraham Lincoln, Benjamin Franklin and a Civil War soldier, and more will be on site. “Victory or Death” reenactors sharing the story from the 5th US Colored Troops in the Civil War will be on hand, and there will be face painting for kids and colonial period novelties as well! The celebration will break during the Fourth of July parade, and pick up with speakers following! VisitFindlay.com
Ice Cream Social
Hancock Historical Museum
Tuesday, July 4, Noon – 2 p.m.
Celebrate Independence Day with an old-fashioned ice cream social on the front porch of the Hull House. Ice cream costs $1 for 1 scoop or take advantage of the sundae bar for $3! Museum facilities will be closed for tours. HancockHistoricalMuseum.org
Village of McComb Fireworks
McComb Village Park
Tuesday, July 4, Dusk
Visit the Village of McComb of the Fourth of July for a firework show!
Independence Day: Open House
Litzenberg Memorial Woods: McKinnis House
Sunday, July 9, 1 – 4 p.m.
The Fourth of July was one of the major holidays that was widely celebrated in the 19th century. Each state celebrated Independence Day differently with a variety of festivities ranging from parades to picnics. See how the McKinnis family celebrated our nation’s birthday in Ohio in 1847. All ages welcome to this free event, registration is not required. HancockParks.com
We hope you have a happy and safe Fourth of July! Over the holiday, make sure to visit some of the locations on our Summer Passport, you can pick up your child’s passport at 123 E. Main Cross St in the Visit Findlay Welcome Center, Monday – Friday, 8 a.m. – 5 p.m. However, the Welcome Center will be closed July 3-4 for the holiday. Don’t miss out on any of the great events coming to our area, and take advantage of all the opportunities to enjoy live music outdoors this summer!