|The City of Bexley is excited to announce that all traditional Independence Day celebrations are taking place on Sunday, July 4th! Celebrations will include the John Barr 5k, parade, evening celebrations, and fireworks. The City has worked with public health experts and Franklin County Public Health to ensure our plans will keep residents, guests, and volunteers as safe as possible. The City encourages all participants to follow CDC guidelines this 4th of July, depending on whether or not they are fully vaccinated. |
John Barr 5k Walk/Run – 8:00 am – Click Here to Register!
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. The cost to participate is $30 through July 3rd at 11:59 pm. The price jumps to $35 for day-of registrations. For early race packet pickup info, and additional details, visit www.bexley.org/fourth.
Parade – 9:30 am
The parade will start at 9:30 am, and will follow a modified parade route to better allow social distancing. The expanded route will go to Astor Avenue, turning onto Euclaire Avenue, which is a high traffic area on the parade route. To view the expanded route, please click here. If your organization is interested in participating in the parade this year, please register by clicking here.
Evening Celebrations & Fireworks – doors open at 5:00 pm – Ticketing Required
To ensure safe spacing for the evening celebrations and fireworks, we are using a ticketing system for this years’ event. Tickets are free, and residency in Bexley is not required to register. We have 7,500 tickets available for the evening celebrations and fireworks, and guests can register starting today! Ticket registration will be open leading up to the event as long as there are tickets remaining. Entry will not be permitted without a ticket, and minors must be registered by a parent or guardian.
Click here to reserve tickets for the 4th of July evening celebrations and fireworks in Bexley!