Independence Day Celebrations

Fireworks and hot dogs and flags, oh my! Summertime in Oxford, Ohio means the entire community gathering together for family-friendly Independence Day celebrations. July 4th may be just one day but the party lasts all week long, giving you several opportunities to join in the festivities even amid your busy work schedule. Read on for all the information you'll need regarding food, fun, and fireworks right here in your favorite small town.

Oxford Freedom Festival: Fireworks

When: Saturday, July 3rd, 2021 at 10:00 PM - 10:30 PM

Where: The Oxford Community Park (6801 Fairfield Rd)

Begin your Independence Day Celebrations in preparation for Fireworks from 5-10 PM with the entire family at Parks & Rec's Freedom Festival Community Event.

Take note:

  • There will be free games, hot air balloon rides, food, archery, carriage rides, and vintage baseball.

  • Please note- No alcohol, grills, or drones permitted in the park.

Friday Night Fireworks at Hueston Woods

When: Monday, July 5th, 2021 at 9:00 PM - 11:00 PM

Where: Hueston Woods Lodge (5201 Lodge Road, College Corner)

This annual event is an Oxford favorite! Bring your own lawn chairs and blankets so that the whole family can hang out. Admission is completely free! Fireworks begin at dusk and are launched over Acton Lake. It will be a gorgeous sight and one that you'll be able to see from the lodge and all of the shore areas surrounding the lake. Pick a spot and watch the magic unfold!

Take note:

  • Enjoy a cook-out, DJ and fireworks at dusk on July 5th from 5 - 10 PM on the back lawn.
  • Please note- Coolers, drones and pets are not permitted.


Updated on 6/16/2021

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