On the 4th of July, Dublin trades in green and shamrocks for the stars and stripes! Check out everything you need to know about celebrating Independence Day in Dublin.

8:00 a.m. - Annual Sherm Sheldon Fishing Derby

Bring your fishing pole to Avery Park for some good ol’ fishin’ fun.

9:00 a.m. - Inflation Celebration at Metro Center

Head to Metro Center to watch the inflatables take shape and come to life before the parade starts.

11 a.m. -  Independence Day Parade presented by COSI, Historic Dublin, 1 W. Bridge St

Look for giant inflatables, stilt walkers, dancers, marching bands and more during the Independence Day parade. Bring your chair and blanket to get the best spots early in the day.

Independence Day stilt walkers in the 4th of July Parade

4:30 p.m. - Evening Celebration Gates Open &  Live music and entertainment, Dublin Coffman High School Stadium, 6780 Coffman Rd.

Live music and entertainment leading up to the headliner performance from Gary LeVox, lead singer of Rascal Flatts.

9:50 p.m. - Fireworks Show presented by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Cap off the night with the ultimate 4th of July tradition!

Independence Day fireworks show in Dublin, Ohio.


-Residents can purchase general admission stadium wristbands for $5 at the Dublin Community Recreation Center or online

-Any remaining wristbands will be made available to the general public starting July 1 and the price increases to $10 each. Dublin residents and Dublin City Schools district residents may continue to purchase wristbands for $5 at the DCRC from July 1 through noon July 4 with proof of residency.

-The Kids Zone, located just outside the stadium gates, offers a variety of inflatable activities for children (recommended for ages 2 to 12). Kids Zone tickets can be purchased in advance online or at the Dublin Community Recreation Center. Tickets will also be available onsite for $10 each. A ticket allows unlimited play from 4:30 to 9:30 p.m. at the event. You do not need a stadium or reserved table ticket to access the Kids Zone area.

-Coming into town early? Check out some other ways to have fun in Dublin before the festivities.

Independence Day at the Ohio History Center

A Day at the Columbus Zoo - Military Families are FREE from 7/2-7/10

The Dublin Market in Bridge Park - Saturdays 9 a.m.

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