4th of July in Bexley
Independence Day celebrations in Bexley begin with the annual John Barr 5k, followed by the infamous parade, community celebration on Main Street, and a mesmerizing display of fireworks. You won't want to miss this one!
4th of July Overview
The City of Bexley is excited to announce that all traditional Independence Day celebrations are taking place on Monday, July 4! Celebrations will include the John Barr 5k, parade, evening celebrations, and fireworks. See below for the schedule of events. Please note, times are subject to change.
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.
$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 4, 2022 to be guaranteed a race shirt! Click here to register for the John Barr 5k!
Evening Celebrations & Fireworks
From 6:00 - 11:00 pm
The fireworks display will begin around 10:00 pm on July 4. Additional information regarding the evening activities will be released in late spring of 2022 – stay tuned!