With Independence Day falling in the middle of the week some festivities begin on Friday, June 29th and running through the 4th of July.
Red, White, and Brew, Taft Museum of Art, 316 Pike St., Downtown. Reservations required. 513-241-0343; taftmuseum.org.
West Side Fireworks, 8575 Bridgetown Road, Miami Township. Fireworks at dark. 513-731-7400.
Red, White and Liberty, 1-4 p.m., Liberty Center, 7100 Foundry Row, Liberty Township. ; liberty-center.com.
Light Up Liberty, 6-10 p.m., Princeton Pike Church of God, 6101 Princeton Glendale Road, Liberty Township lightupliberty.com.
Red, White and Kaboom, 8 p.m., William Harbin Park, 1300 Hunter Road, Fairfield. Fireworks. Offering 3 official viewing locations: Harbin Park, Village Green Park, and Fairfield Aquatic Center. 513-867-5348; fairfield-city.org/kaboom.
Maderia, Sellman Park 10 p.m. Fireworks MadeiraCity.com
Red, Rhythm & Boom, 4-10 p.m., Mason Community Campus, 6000 Mason-Montgomery Road. Fireworks at end of the night. 513-229-8500; bit.ly/2GUqzoK.
Cincinnati Reds Independence Day Fireworks, 7:10 p.m. Tuesday, 6:40 p.m. Wednesday, Great American Ball Park, 100 Joe Nuxhall Way, Downtown. Postgame fireworks both nights. 513-381-7337; reds.com.
Blue Ash Montgomery Symphony Orchestra, 7:30-9:30 p.m., Montgomery Park, 10101 Montgomery Road, Montgomery. 513-891-2424; montgomeryohio.org.
Anderson Township Independence Day Parade and Festival, 10 a.m., Anderson Towne Center, 7500 Beechmont Ave., Anderson Township.Free. 513-688-8400; andersonparade.com.
Ault Park Independence Day Celebration, 11 a.m.-11 p.m., Ault Park, 3600 Observatory Ave., Mount Lookout. Fireworks 6-10 p.m. Free. 513-352-4080; aultparkac.org.
Hamilton Fourth of July Parade, 10 a.m., Butler County Fairgrounds, 1715 Fair Ave., Hamilton. Fireworks at 10 p.m.
Liberty Township Fourth of July Parade, 10-11 a.m., Lakota East High School, 6840 Lakota Lane, Liberty Township. 513-759-7500; liberty-township.com.
Montgomery Independence Day Parade, 10-11 a.m., City of Montgomery. The parade starts at 10 a.m. along Cooper Road from Sycamore Junior High School to north on Montgomery Road to Schoolhouse Lane. Free. 513-891-2424; montgomeryohio.org.
Fourth of July Fireworks Extravaganza, 10 a.m.-midnight, Kings Island, 6300 Kings Island Drive, Mason. Fireworks. 800-288-0808; visitkingsisland.com.
Red, White and Blue Ash, 4-10:30 p.m., Blue Ash Summit Park, 4335 Glendale-Milford Road. Fireworks. Free. 513-745-8500; blueashevents.com.
Summer Cinema: Independence Day, 9 p.m., Washington Park, 1230 Elm St., Over-the-Rhine. Free. 513-352-4080; washingtonpark.org.
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