July 3rd is the 34th annual Red, White & BOOM celebration in downtown Columbus. There are lots of great free, family, fun activities all day long! You can also download a BOOM! app to keep you in the know on the go! Another key to a successful BOOM experience is where to park! Find parking and directions here.
BICENTENNIAL STAGE (Civic Center Dr. and Main St.)
12:00 All Star Jammerz
1:30 The Asterino Sisters
3:45 Real ‘Em In
5:00 The Martini Affair
6:15 Pett Crow
7:30 Three Ton Toad
8:45 The Divide
10:25 The Divide
GENOA PARK STAGE (Washington Blvd.)
12:00 Ohio Idol
5:00 Jeffrey “DJ Shy” Bryant
10:25 Jeffrey “DJ Shy” Bryant
LONG ST STAGE (Long St. and Neil Ave.)
12:00 Barefoot Swagger
1:15 4 Finger Shot
2:30 Liberty Deep Down
3:45 High Impact
5:15 Cortney Gail Band
6:30 Tail Gatorz
7:45 Full Tilt
THE ARENA DISTRICT STAGE presented by Hollywood Casino Sponsored by WCOL (Nationwide Blvd. and McConnell)
3:00 The Carlie Short Band
4:30 Big Bang
5:30 Todd Berry
6:30 Casee Allen
8:15 WCOL Headliner
9:15 Ashleigh Kingsmore
10:35 Ashleigh Kingsmore
THE ARENA DISTRICT STAGE presented by Hollywood Casino Sponsored by Three Legged Mare (Nationwide Plaza)
3:00 Kid Runner
4:00 Erica Blinn & the Handsome Machine
5:00 The Rust Belt Rumble Family Band
6:00 Angela Perley & The Howlin’ Moons
7:00 Jared Mahone
8:00 The Wet Darlings
8:45 Nick D’ & The Believers
11:00 Nylon Pink
And here is a little more info to help you plan your Red, White & BOOM experience:
How long is the fireworks show?
The show will begin at 10 p.m. and will last for approximately 26 minutes.
Where are the best places to watch Red, White & BOOM!?
The best views will be at Bicentennial Park, along Long St., Nationwide Blvd., Washington Blvd. and Genoa Park. Spots will be taken quickly so it will be in your best interest to arrive early.
Is there a rain date for Red, White & BOOM!?
No. If the weather prevents Red, White & BOOM! from shooting the fireworks display at the designated time, every effort will be made to fire the show by midnight. However, if it is not possible, the fireworks exhibit will be canceled.
Will the fireworks be televised?
Yes. You can watch “Red, White & BOOM! Live” on NBC4 on Thursday, July 3 starting at 8 p.m.
Will Red, White & BOOM! be re-broadcast on NBC4 after July 3?
Yes. The rebroadcast time for fireworks is 7 p.m. on July 4.
Don’t forget to also check back soon for my list of Central Ohio Independence Day Celebrations and Fireworks Displays, for more ways to celebrate our Freedom!