MIAMI VALLEY — Some communities in the Miami Valley have chosen to host an Independence Day event while many in our area have postponed or canceled due to coronavirus concerns.
Attendees are asked to follow guidelines from their local health district including social distancing and hand washing.
Those who are sick should not attend and there should be no large groups of more than ten people.
The following communities are holding events on or around July 4 to celebrate Independence Day. This is a developing list that we will updated as more announcements are made:
- Xenia will hold its Kevin Sonnycalb Memorial Fireworks show in the area of Progress Drive, according to the city’s website.
- Lebanon will have its 2020 Independence Day Parade at 4 p.m., beginning on Oakwood Avenue and ending on North Water Street.
- Enon will have a fireworks display beginning at dark at the Enon VFW, according the Enon-VFW.
- Troy will have a parade, concert and fireworks at Treasure Island Park. The parade will start at 9 a.m. on Staunton Road and conclude on Monroe Street. The concert will begin at 8 p.m. Food truck vendors will be available before the concert starts. Fireworks will begin at approximately 10 p.m., according to information from the city.
- Beavercreek will have fireworks to celebrate Independence Day and the 40th anniversary of the city at the Mall of Fairfield Commons. The show begins at 10 p.m. There will be entertainment before the show. Restrooms will not be available in the parking lots.
- Tipp City will have fireworks at Kyle Park at 10 p.m. Food trucks will be on site, according to the city’s Facebook page.
- Springboro will host its annual fireworks at Springboro High School at 10 p.m.
- Huber Heights will hold its annual Independence Day parade at 10 a.m. beginning at Brandt Pike and Chambersburg Road. There will be food truck vendors at Thomas A. Cloud Memorial Park beginning at 6 p.m. Fireworks will also take place at 10 p.m.
The following communities have postponed celebrations:
- West Milton has postponed their 4th of July celebration for Labor Day, September 7. The plans include a parade, a special activity in a park and fireworks.
- Vandalia-Butler Twp. Star Spangled Celebration. A rescheduled date has not been announced.
- Piqua has postponed its City of Piqua Fireworks for later in the year, according to the city’s Facebook page.