Independence Day Celebration

Wear your red, white & blue!

The City of Loveland will hold its annual Independence Day Celebration on Thursday, July 4, 2024. JOin us for a day of free, family fun!

Full Activity List & Times Coming Soon

Kids’ Bike Contest — 6:15 p.m. — Loveland Elementary School
Decorate your bike/scooter/tricycle for the holiday, and meet at Loveland Elementary School (600 Loveland-Madeira Road) to take part in this annual tradition. Kids will gather and then take part in the parade at 7 p.m.

Parade — 7 p.m.
The parade will leave from Loveland Elementary School (600 Loveland-Madeira Road), turn on West Loveland Avenue, and travel through the downtown district, ending at the intersection of State Route 48 and East Loveland Avenue. If you or your organization would like to be in the parade, please register online by June 20.

Fireworks — 10 p.m.
Downtown Loveland will be the best place to view the show, as the fireworks will be staged from Kiwanis Park.  *The Matt Haverkamp Foundation Dog Park (located at Kiwanis Park) will close at noon on July 4 to allow for event prep.*

Road & Parking Closures

This large event requires temporary road closures and parking restrictions. List coming soon.


Map Coming Soon

View activities. Select the square icon in the top left-hand corner of the map to filter.

Download printable map (PDF) – Coming Soon

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Date: Jul 4, 2024
Time: 4:00 pm - 11:00 pm


Independence Day Celebration
120 West Loveland Avenue
Loveland, Ohio 45140
120 West Loveland Avenue
Loveland, Ohio 45140


Email: mclark@lovelandoh.gov
Phone: 5137071437

The Ohio Department of Natural Resources (ODNR) is replacing the Little Miami Scenic Trail’s pedestrian bridge near Downtown Loveland. This is the bridge just north of Nisbet Park. Construction began Oct. 1, 2023, and will last through May 2024. Click for the latest project updates: READ MORE

Loveland remains open for business during the bridge replacement! Take advantage of Loveland’s free public parking lots, restrooms, and picnic areas. Head south when you bike or paddle along the trail, and then return to Loveland for coffee, ice cream, drinks, dining, shopping, entertainment and FUN!