On the 4th of July we trade in our green and shamrocks for the stars and stripes! Below is everything you need to know about Independence Day in Dublin.

July 4th Independence Day Celebration- Celebrate with your closest friends and family in our quaint town. Here’s the schedule for the 4th of July festivities:

8 a.m. Annual Sherm Sheldon Fishing Derby- Bring your fishing pole to the Dublin Community Recreation Center pond for some good ol’ fishin’ fun.

9:30 a.m. Inflation Celebration at Graeter’s Ice Cream- Head to Metro Place Graeter’s Ice Cream to watch the inflatables take shape and come to life before the parade starts.

11 a.m. Parade in Historic Dublin- 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.

After the parade head to Coffman High School Stadium for an evening of “Punk, Funk and Fireworks”; (gates open at 4:30p.m.)

5 p.m. Skyhoundz Hyperflite Canine Frisbee Competition- Watch dogs show off their Frisbee catching skills during the Canine Frisbee Competition. If you think your furry-friend can keep up with the best of the best, bring them along!

5-9 p.m. Live music and entertainment leading up to the headliner performance from Joan Jett and KC and The Sunshine Band at 8-9:45p.m.

9:50p.m. Cap off the night with a 4th of July tradition during the Fireworks show.

TIPS:

  • Tickets/Wristbands- Purchase a wristband or a table for the 4th of July Celebration at Coffman Stadium beforehand or purchase a general admissions ticket the day of. Learn More.
  • If you’re coming in town early spend the afternoon with the family at the Ohio Village playing old-fashioned games, dancing, watching the Ohio Muffins Baseball, enter the pie-eating contest, and don’t forget to save room for ice cream!
  • Adults: $12
  • Children 6-12: $9
  • Children 5 and Under: FREE

Bring all of your friends and family out to Dublin’s 4th of July celebration. Use #SoDublin to post your pictures and be featured on our website.