The 4th of July AKA America’s Birthday is THIS WEEK already! If you’re looking for some patriotic plans, you’re in luck! Join the fun in Westlake and the surrounding areas throughout the week and weekend!

Bay Days will fill Cahoon Park in Bay Village with children’s rides, fair food and plenty of family-friendly activities for the entire week leading up to July 4th. The event also includes a 5K, and fireworks on Independence Day in Cahoon Memorial Park, Bay Village from June 30th-July 4th.

The Cleveland Orchestra will perform patriotic favorites at its annual Salute to America concert. You can listen to Sousa marches and hits from Broadway. Once the show is over, fireworks will light up the sky located at 1145 W. Steels Corners Rd., Cuyahoga Falls from July 3rd-4th, 8 pm.

Berea’s Grindstone Festival will celebrate the Fourth of July with Coe Lake paddle boat rides, concerts, outdoor movies, games, and rides. Fireworks will take place on the first night of Grindstone Fest located at Coe Lake, Berea from July 4th-7th, 4-10 pm.

In Westlake, don’t miss out on the fourth of July Parade, Celebration, & Fireworks. The City’s annual Fourth of July festivities begin at 10 am with a parade that typically starts at Burneson Middle School on Dover Center Rd., then onto Hilliard Blvd., traveling east to Clague Park. Fireworks will conclude this event beginning at dusk.

In Cleveland celebrate, Light Up the Lake Fireworks in Downtown Cleveland. Start early in the day with your family and stay late to see the annual Fourth of July fireworks shot off from Dock 20 over Lake Erie in Downtown Cleveland. There are so many exciting events happening in Cleveland and the surrounding areas, don’t miss out on commemorating the birth of our nation at one of these spectacular events.