Van Wert's Holiday at Home
Van Wert's traditional Fourth of July celebration kicks off with an old-fashioned patriotic parade down Main Street starting at 11 AM. After the parade visitors are invited to the grounds of the Van Wert County Historical Museum (located on North Washington Street) where there will be crafters, music, and activities for all ages with lunch being served by the local Rotary Club.
At 4 PM the Van Wert Firefighters will be serving their famous chicken BBQ at Smiley Park (located on Leeson Avenue).
At 7 PM, the Lima Symphony Pops Orchestra will offer a free Independence Day concert in downtown Fountain Park.
Activities will continue at Smiley Park with entertainment and food followed by fireworks at dusk.
Van Wert Historical Musuem
602 N. Washington Street
Van Wert, Ohio
Local Number: 419-238-9378
Wednesday: 11:00 AM - 10:30 PM