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Bexley's Fourth of July Celebration

The John Barr 5k Race | 8:00 am start time
The John Barr 5k is a run that is routed through Bexley, commencing from and returning to Jeffrey Mansion. The run begins at 8:00 am, which gives participants plenty of time to get to the parade. The first 350 registered will receive shirts. The Pre-Registration fee is $30 (thru July 3 at Noon), or $35 on-site day of (July 4 starting at 6:30 am). More information will be posted below!

Bexley July 4th Parade | 9:30 am start time
The Bexley July 4th Parade has a 2.8 mile route starting at Maryland Avenue/Remington Road and ending at Fair Avenue and Cassingham. To view an interactive map of the Bexley parade route, click here.

Community Celebration | 6:00 pm start time
Presenting Sponsor: The Bexley Community Foundation

The community celebration with family events, music, and food will be located on the front lawn of Capital University starting at 5:30 pm. Remember, due to block parties, several of the streets around Capital's campus will be closed. If you can, try to walk or bike to the community celebration to help ease traffic congestion. Additionally, the Bexley Beat Bus will be providing free transportation throughout the evening to and from the Community Celebration and fireworks - to view the Beat Bus Route, click here

For more information regarding the Community Celebration, click here.

Fireworks | 10:00 pm start time
Capital University Main Lawn

Fireworks are launched from the field between College Avenue and Pleasant Ridge Avenue. Several viewing areas will be available around Capital's Campus Center off of Pleasant Ridge Avenue.