Is it BOOM! time yet?

Over 400,000 people will gather in downtown Columbus to celebrate the 38th annual Red, White & BOOM! This beloved event began in 1981 when 30,000 people gathered in Bicentennial Park to watch a small fireworks display. The excitement of the downtown Independence Day Celebration has boomed into what is now the largest single day event in Columbus and features the most recognized firework display in the Midwest.

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Charity Day 5k!

Kick off your Red, White & BOOM! festivities by participating in the Charity Day 5K on Sunday July 2nd! Show your support for any of our 19 charity partners by running or walking in this fun family friendly event. The race will start and finish next to the all new BOOM Beer Garden which will be open for post-race festivities. All participants will receive a Brooks technical shirt and finisher medal! Visit to learn more!

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