City of Gahanna

200 South Hamilton
Gahanna, OH 43230

(614) 342-4000
(614) 342-4100 Fax

Hours of Operation
8:00 AM - 5:00 PM M-F

​Independence Day Celebration

Presented by 

The Gahanna Independence Day Celebration presented by KEMBA Financial Credit Union 

Please join us in celebrating with the following events:

All events will be July 4, 2017 (Fireworks rain date is July 5)

Dash for a Splash 5k by the Gahanna Aquatics Group
8:30 am
  • Starting location is Gahanna Swimming Pool, 150 Parkland Ave.
Lions Club Parade
10:30 am
  • Parade route is from Clark Hall west on Granville St. ending at Stygler Rd.
  • Parade application TBA
Creekside Family Day 
5 - 9 pm
  • Games2U inflatables, game truck and hamster balls Lew Griffin Insurance Parking lot (wrist band required, pricing: 1 for $10, 2 for $15, 3 for $20, 4 or more $6 each)
  • Creekside Restaurants:
    • Arepazo
    • Barrel & Boar
    • Cold Stone Creamery
    • Koko Cupcake & Tea Salon
    • Local Cantina
    • Old Bag of Nails
    • Pigskin Brewery
    • Somedays Bistro
  • Food trucks & vendors Creekside (5-9 pm)
    • TBD
  • Food vendors at Golf Course (6-10 pm)
    • TBD
Viewing area is accessible via a paved & lighted walking trail less than a quarter mile from Creekside

Fireworks 
Show begins at 10 pm Gahanna Municipal Golf Course opens at 8 pm for fireworks viewing.
  • Launched from the traditional location near the Gahanna Golf Course, located at 220 Olde Ridenour Rd., Gahanna.
  • Viewing area is located via paved & lighted walking trail less than a quarter mile from Creekside
Independence Day Celebration Partners

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Forms & Event Information

Event Map

Parking Map & Street Closures

Event FAQ

Food Vendor Application-  application available March 17 

Activity Provider Application - application available March 17


Gahanna Independence Day Celebration Guidelines:

We ask that all attendees of the Celebration be courteous and respectful of other patrons and refrain from behavior that interferes with others’ ability to enjoy the event. Remember that every attendee wants to enjoy this event, not just you.
Sit back, relax, enjoy some great music and FIREWORKS. 

Chairs are not provided for the concert by the stage. 

Restricted Items: 
No pets
No alcohol
No soliciting
No fireworks
No smoke bombs
No sparklers
No grills
No staking tents
COOLERS, BAGS, PACKS ARE SUBJECT TO SEARCH