Best Fireworks Displays

Are you looking for the best fireworks displays in Cincinnati? Hold onto your sparklers, folks, because Cincinnati is about to ignite with dazzling shows of light!

Celebrate Early

Madeira Independence Day Parade and Celebration
Date: July 3, 2023
Madeira Mile: 5:30 pm; Parade: 6:00 pm; Festivities at McDonald Commons Park- (food, beer, entertainment); Fireworks at 10:00pmBottom of Form

Freedom Fest and Fireworks in New Richmond
Date: July 1 and July 2, 2023
Celebrate our independence this year at New Richmond Ohio’s “Freedom Fest” Tom Tekulve and crew will rock us right into the big boom by Rozzi Famous Fireworks. All of the events are family friendly and will be spread out over a day and a half.

Northside 4th of July Parade and Rock-n-Roll Carnival
Date: June 30-July 2, 2023
Details from the website: Opens Saturday from 3pm-1am with music starting at 4pm. Sunday opens at 3pm, music starts after the parade, and closes at 12am. Monday opens at 11am, music starts after the parade, and closes at 7pm.
Where: Hoffner Park, 4101 Hamilton Ave., Cincinnati, OH 45223

Sawyer Point Summer Concert Series + Fireworks
Date: July 1, 2023
This free event starts off with live music (starting at 2:30pm). Four bands will play throughout the day with fireworks after the last performance.
Where: Sawyer Point and Yeatman’s Cove, 705 E. Pete Rose Way, Cincinnati, OH 45202

Dazzling shows of light

July 3, 2023

Sparks in the Park (Milford)
Date: July 3, 2023
Their Independence Day celebration is scheduled for Monday, July 3rd from 7-10pm at Riverside Ballfield.  They’ll have special event DORA cups, soda and water, Funnelofluv, Kona Ice, Johnny’s Creamy Whip, Joe’s Pizza Napoli, Street Fried, Street Kitchen, Cool Guys Dogs & Fries at the event. Live music starts at 7pm. Rozzi’s Fireworks go off at 10pm.information.

Fairfield Red, White & Kaboom
Date: July 3, 2023, Fireworks at 10pm
Harbin Park will close at dusk to vehicular traffic. 
Harbin Park’s soccer lot will be open to foot traffic for viewing purposes, so pack a picnic, walk on over, and enjoy the park. The show is designed to help broaden the viewing area by utilizing bigger shells and a larger shooting zone, so whether you walk over to the park, gather with your friends and neighbors, or set up on your own porch, Fairfield will be celebrating Independence Day with a BOOM. 

LaRosa’s Balloon Glow
Date: July 3, 2023
Get up close with dazzling hot-air balloons lighting up against the night sky followed by a spectacular fireworks grand finale. Enjoy all of Coney Island’s favorites like Sunlite Pool, Cannonball Cove, and Twister. PLUS, challenge yourself on the inflatable obstacle course, the Challenge Zone!
Where: Coney Island, 6201 Kellogg Avenue, Cincinnati, Ohio 45230

Mason Red Rhythm and Boom
Date: July 3, 2023
The event kicks off at 6pm with food and fun, live music from Lit and The Gin Blossoms, and fireworks at 10pm.
The Mason Municipal Center and Community Center Campus 

Sharonville Stars & Stripes Beneath the Lights
Date: July 3, 2023
The event kicks off at 6pm with food and fun, live music from The Remains , and fireworks at 10pm.
Where: Sharon & Chester Roads Cincinnati, OH 45241

Independence Day

July 4, 2023

Kings Island Independence Day Fireworks
Date: July 4 2023
Kings Island will remain open until midnight on July 4. The park will light up the sky with its spectacular show. The show is 14 minutes in length and features fireworks, 200 synchronized drones, fire bursts, laser projections and original music score.
Where: Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Kings Island, OH 45034

City of Loveland’s Independence Day Celebration
Date: July 4, 2023
The Independence Day Celebration event will feature a parade (7pm), live music from Pandora Effect at Nisbet Park Amphitheater (8-10pm), kid zone (4-6:30pm), food trucks (4-10pm), and fireworks at 10pm.
Where: Nisbet Park, 126 Karl Brown Way, Loveland, OH 45140

City of Montgomery Parade and Festival
Date: July 4, 2023
The day starts with a parade at 10am, followed by a celebration until 2pm. The parade route runs east along Cooper Road from the Junior High to Montgomery Road and then north to Schoolhouse Lane. Stick around for food, entertainment, and family fun!
Where: Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Rd, Montgomery, Ohio 45242

Red, White & Blue Ash
Date: July 4, 2023
Live music returns for Red, White and Blue Ash. 2023 artists include multi-platinum artist Collective Soul (8:15pm) and Plush (6pm). The night sky (and the Observation Tower) will light up with the region’s biggest and best fireworks show from Arthur Rozzi Pyrotechnics starting at 10pm! The score will be simulcast on WARM 98.5.
In addition to the music and fireworks, they’ll have family-fun festival rides, local food vendors, drinks, live character performances, and more.
Where: Summit Park, 4335 Glendale Milford Rd, Blue Ash, OH 45242

Ault Park Fireworks
Date: July 4, 2023
Join in for a day filled with family fun and an evening celebrating freedom and our Founding Fathers. There will be food trucks, kids’ activities, and live music throughout the day! Children’s parade and programs start at 11am. Evening program starts at 6pm and includes live music and fireworks (10pm).

Washington Park’s 4th of July Celebration:
Date: July 4, 2023
Enjoy live music, kids activities and games throughout the park, and food from local vendors. Fireworks show will take place after sunset, approximately around 9:15pm.
Where: Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Cincinnati, OH 45202