07/02/15 11:49 a.m.
Starting Friday, there will be plenty of Independence Day activities happening in the Findlay area for the weekend. First, Findlay’s annual fireworks show will take place at 10 p.m. Friday night. Gates to the fairgrounds will open at 4 p.m. for food, kids activities and live music.
Friday night, several roads will be closed in the area of the fairgrounds during the fireworks show. The City of Findlay says from 9:30 to about 11:30 p.m. no traffic will be allowed to drive toward the fairgrounds on E. Sandusky Street, Blanchard Avenue or Fishlock Avenue for safety reasons.
On Saturday, there will be reenactors portraying the likes of George Washington, Ben Franklin and more at Dorney Plaza starting at 10 a.m. There will also be a speaker talking about the Constitution and the country’s founding.
The annual Fourth of July parade will step off at 11 a.m. in downtown Findlay. The parade will travel down Main Street from Lincoln to Center Street. There will be cash prizes for best float and for children who attend for the best-decorated bicycle.
Main Street will be closed from Baldwin Avenue to Center Street Saturday morning for the parade.
Following the parade, the Hancock Historical Museum will host an ice cream social and sundae buffet on the museum’s porch at 422 W. Sandusky Street.
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