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Fourth of July Observations


Friday, July 1



Wadsworth July First Friday: Fireworks and Food Trucks, 10 p.m. to 2:30 a.m., 102 Main Street, Wadsworth.




Sunday, July 3


Brunswick Fireworks Show, dark, approximately 9:30 p.m. to 10 p.m., Brunswick High School, 3581 Center Road, Brunswick.   Rain date: July 5




Medina Recreation Center Festival, 5 p.m. to 11 p.m., 777 E. Union Street, Medina. DJ, games, chalk art, food trucks, bounce houses, water balloon toss, pool party. Free contests: pie eating, frozen T-shirt, hot dot eating. Must pre-register for pool party ($5 per person) at and for free contests at


Cornerstone Chapel Fireworks Fest, 6 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Cornerstone Chapel, 3939 Granger Road, Medina. Food trucks, kid activities, games. Free, but collecting food for West Virginia families. Then watching Medina fireworks show from hill and parking lot. List of needed foods: Ramen noodles; canned vegetables, stew, ravioli, and meats; peanut butter and jelly; and spaghetti noodles and sauce.   


Medina Fireworks Show, at dark, Medina High School, 777 E. Union Street, Medina.




Spencer Independence Day Celebration, 12:30 p.m. with fireworks at dark, Firestone Park. Park Drive, Spencer. Parade, festival with DJ, games, bounce houses, 2 p.m. to 4 p.m. animal show, 2 p.m. to 8 p.m.. clown, 2:30 p.m. helicopters, food trucks. For more information and updates, go to




Monday, July 4



Chippewa Lake Lions Club Foundation Fourth of July Parade, 1 p.m., parade starts at Gloria Glens Town Hall, 7966 Lake Road, Chippewa Lake, and ends at Lions Park. Shuttles available, prizes awarded. For more information, go to


Chippewa Lake Water Ski Team, 5 p.m., Chippewa Lake. Free Fourth of July show.




Medina Fourth of July Parade, 4 p.m., starts at Medina High School, 777 E. Union Street, Medina. Parade travels south on Spring Grove, west on Liberty Street, and around the square.


Medina Community Band Concert, 8:30 p.m. to 9:30 p.m., Uptown Park, Medina Public Square. Free, but donations gratefully accepted at the concert for sheet music and other band expenses.




Valley City Parade, Car Show, Concert, and Fireworks, noon to 11 p.m., Mill Stream Park, 1200 Maple Street, Valley City. Parade starts at 11 a.m., follows State Route 303 to West River to School Street to Maple Street to Mill Stream Park. Concessions available.