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4th of July Celebrations

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Event Details

Schedule of Independence Day Events and Activities in Bexley on Monday, July 4:

John Barr 5k Run/Walk – 8:00 am
Sponsored by Bexley Community Foundation and Bexley Automotive

Click here to register for the John Barr 5k!

The John Barr 5k, presented by Bexley Automotive, is a run that is routed through Bexley, commencing from and returning to Jeffrey Mansion at 165 N. Parkview Avenue. The race begins at 8:00 am sharp, which will leave plenty of time after the race to watch or participate in the parade.

Pre-Registration Fee:
$30 through July 3 at 11:59 pm
Day of Fee: $35 (Starting at 7:00 am)

Race Packet Pickup:

> Wednesday, June 29, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
> Thursday, June 30, 9:30 am – 6:00 pm
> Friday, July 1, 9:30 am – 12:00 pm

All participants will receive a race bag. Register by June 15, 2022 to be guaranteed a race shirt! Click here to register for the John Barr 5k!

Bexley Parade – 9:30 am
Sponsored by Bexley Community Foundation and Ohio State Bank

The 4th of July parade returns to normal operations in 2022! Parade registration is now open – click here to complete a sign up form for entries and/or participants.

Parade Contact Information:
Elizabeth Ellman,

Evening Celebrations & Fireworks – 6:00 – 11:00 pm
Sponsored by Bexley Community Foundation and Golden Orthodontics

The fireworks display will begin around 10:00 pm on July 4. More information regarding the evening activities will be posted soon! For more information, visit, or click the ‘Learn More‘ button below.



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