Festival Guide

So much to do at Red, White & BOOM!

A full day of activities are planned including two stages of Live entertainment.
Red, White & BOOM!’s footprint covers 2.5 sq. miles of downtown Columbus. There is so much to do and see during BOOM!

Fireworks will be fired from the east bank of Genoa Park at 10 p.m.
The Grand Finale promises to be another show stopper that you will not want to miss.

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Schedule

11:00 AM
BOOM! Street Festival
Over 108 local and national vendors selling food, Pepsi products, adult beverages, glow sticks and more!
2:00 PM
WNCI 97.9 BOOM! Central
Head over to the corner of Broad Street and Civic Center to meet radio personalities, Dave and Jimmy. WNCI 97.9 will be broadcasting LIVE starting at 2 p.m. through the fireworks!
4:00 PM
NBC4 BOOM! Central
Stop by and meet Colleen Marshall, Kerry Charles, Dave Mazza, Jerod Smalley, Andrea Henderson and Kristine Varkony. NBC4’s live coverage of Columbus’ brightest patriotic celebration kicks off with First at 4…and leads up to the biggest broadcast of the summer from 8-11pm on NBC4, nb4i.com and the NBC4 app.
5:30 PM
Ford Oval of Honor and Red, White & BOOM! Parade
presented by Central Ohio Ford Dealers
Over 100,000 cheering spectators will line the one-mile parade route saluting America. The parade will step off at 5:30 p.m. from the Main Street Bridge, turn north on Front Street and disband at the corner of Front Street and Spring Street. Each entry will be introduced by NBC4 News Anchors.
10:00 PM
BOOM! Fireworks
presented by Franklin University
Fireworks will be fired from the east bank of Genoa Park at 10 p.m. The Grand Finale presented by Franklin University promises to be another show stopper that you will not want to miss.
NOON
The Twylights Check 'em out online
1:30 PM
3 PM
Edge of 17
4:30 PM
Shotgun Eddie Check 'em out online
6 PM
Cherry Blonde Check 'em out online
7:30 PM
9 PM
Distorted Silence Check 'em out online
10 PM
fireworks display
10:20 PM
Distorted Silence Check 'em out online
NOON
Joey and Jessica Check 'em out online
1:05 PM
School of Rock
3 PM
4:30 PM
All Star Jammerz Check 'em out online
6 PM
7:30 PM
Phoenix Rising Check 'em out online
9 PM
10 PM
fireworks display
10:25 PM
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