Boom! Activities

A full day of events
Parade | Street Festival | Live Music

BOOM! Schedule of Events

Don’t forget to sign-up for the Charity Day 5K! taking place on July 2 at 6:30 p.m.

July 3 | 5:30 p.m.

Ford Oval of Honor Red, White & BOOM! Parade

presented by the Central Ohio Ford Dealers

The 2019 Ford Oval of Honor Red, White & BOOM! Parade presented by the Central Ohio Ford Dealers will be one of the most exciting events to hit the downtown streets all summer long. We hope you will join us in saluting America with your own, creative and unique entry. Over 100,000 cheering spectators will line the one-mile parade route. NBC4 News Anchors will introduce each entry.

The parade will step off at 5:30 p.m. from the Main St Bridge, turn north on Front St and disband at the corner of Front St and Spring St.

Participate in the Parade
July 3 | 10 a.m.-11 p.m.

WNCI 97.9 BOOM! Central

presented by Speedway

Head over to the corner of Broad St and Civic Center to meet radio personalities, Dave and Jimmy. WNCI 97.1 will be broadcasting LIVE starting at 10 a.m. through the fireworks!

Listen Live on I Heart Radio
WNCI 97.9
July 3 | 11 a.m.-11 p.m.

BOOM! Street Festival

Over 108 local and national vendors selling food, Pepsi products, adult beverages, glow sticks and more!

Vendor Applications
July 3 | 4-11 p.m.

NBC4 BOOM! Central

sponsored by Speedway

Stop by NBC4 BOOM! Central, presented by Speedway, and meet Colleen, Darlene and Mark. NBC4’s live coverage of Columbus’ brightest patriotic celebration kicks off with First at 4…and leads up to the biggest broadcast of the summer from 8-11pm on NBC4, nb4i.com and the NBC4 app.

Watch the LIVE Broadcast of NBC4i.com
July 3 | 10 p.m.

BOOM! Fireworks

Fireworks will be fired from the east bank of Genoa Park at 10 p.m. The Grand Finale promises to be another show stopper that you will not want to miss.

Live Music

Two Stages | 14 Bands | FREE All Day

Locate Stages on the BOOM! Map