Nothing says the 4th of July quite like sizzling burgers, fresh lemonade, and brilliant fireworks. Butler County's communities are hosting spectacular fireworks extravaganzas in 2022. Here are our top picks and the best guide to all things red, white, and the best view!
FREEDOM FESTIVAL - JULY 3
Dazzling fireworks and an all-out celebration in Oxford! Join in on the fun with activities, community booths, entertainment, and food. Fireworks will be displayed at 10pm at the Oxford Community Park!
Excited to be back for 2022! This Hamilton community tradition starts with a parade that will start at 10am followed by fireworks at 10pm. Fireworks will launch from Veteran's Park this year.
HUESTON WOODS STATE PARK FIREWORKS - JULY 5
Fireworks and festivities in Hueston Woods for Thunder Tuesday! Enjoy a cookout and DJ from 5-10pm with a fireworks show at dusk. Make sure to bring your own lawn chair and blankets to hang out on the back lawn until the fireworks show starts.
Liberty Township's community organizations get decked out in 4th of July style for the annual parade. Festivities begin at 9am from Lakota East High School, will continue to Wyandot Lane, and makes its way back to the high school.
LIGHT UP LIBERTY - JULY 2-3
Light Up Liberty will light up the sky again this year. Featuring the Family Fun Zone, there will be lots of carnival games and activities provided as well as food trucks, live music, and of course an enormous fireworks show! July 2nd will be the 5k walk/run and car/show show. July 3rd will be the fireworks show and the activities will start at 6pm.
LIGHT UP THE SKY MONROE - JULY 4
Light Up The Sky will celebrate July 4th again this year! Tons of food booths, activities, crafts, and live music will be provided. The parade begins at noon to kick the day off. Fireworks will start around 9:30pm.
Middletown's Independence Day Festival is back this year. The festival starts at 4pm at Smith Park, come enjoy the DJ and bands playing throughout the day. Fireworks start at 9:45pm.
RED, WHITE, & CARTS WEEKEND - JULY 1-4
Pyramid Hill Sculpture Park & Museum is hosting guided tours of their beautiful park. Perfect for a date or a new adventure. As part of your Red, White, and Carts tour you can enjoy a bottle of red or white wine, with a cheese plate and crackers.
RED, WHITE, & KABOOM - JULY 3
This beloved Independence Day celebration in Fairfield goes BIG! This year's fireworks will be higher, and easier to view throughout the city. The fireworks display will launch on Sunday, July 3rd at 10pm. All other Parks and Recreation organized concerts and activities have been cancelled, and the parks will close at dusk.
Listen to live tunes this 4th of July in Hamilton at RiversEdge, doors open at 6pm.
TAPS, TASTES, AND TUNES - JULY 1-3
This year, Taps, Tastes, and Tunes will be hosted at the National Voice of America Museum of Broadcasting! Hours are: July 1st from 5pm-11pm, July 2nd from 12pm-11pm, and July 3rd from 12pm-10pm. There will be live music, activities, and food and drinks all weekend to celebrate! The main event - the fireworks show - will light up the sky on July 3rd at 10pm!