- Dayton – Lights in Flight Festival: A street festival at RiverScape on Sunday, July 3rd at 5pm, then the Lights in Flight fireworks show at 10pm.
- Beavercreek – 2022 Fourth of July Celebration: A parade at 6pm on Monday, July 4th, along Dayton-Xenia Road from Meadow Bridge Drive to Beavercreek High School. The fun then continues at Rotary Park, and ends with a 10pm fireworks show!
- Kettering – Go 4th!: Monday July 4th, from 6pm-10pm at Delco Park with food trucks, live music, a kids’ zone, and fireworks at 10pm!
- Centerville – Americana Festival: The 50th Americana Festival starts on Sunday, July 3rd at Centerville High School with a festival, then continues on Monday, July 4th with a 5K run, parade, street fair, and more!
- Huber Heights – Star Spangled Heights: A full day of celebration starting at 10am on Saturday, July 2nd, at Thomas Cloud Park with festivities, then fireworks at dusk!
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Happy 4th of July!
Our flag honors those who have fought to protect it,and is a reminder of the sacrifice of our nation’s founders and heroes. As the ultimate icon of America’s storied history, the Stars and Stripes represents the very best of this nation. – Joe Barton
Dayton Firsts Part 5
First Newspaper – First regularly published newspaper was “The Repertory,” published by William McClure and George Smith, the initial issue appearing on Friday, September 18, 1808.
First Political Convention – Held on September 6, 1809.
First Drug Store – It was opened in 1809 by Dr. Wood in Reid’s Inn, then occupying a part of the present site of Loew’s theater.
First “Fourth” Celebration – Dayton’s first public celebration of the Fourth of July, with a parade and speeches, was held in 1809.