Everything you need to know to get you to BOOM!

Red, White & BOOM! spans 2.5 square miles of downtown Columbus. We have included directions to popular viewing areas - Battelle Riverfront Park, Bicentennial Park, and McFerson Commons Park. When making your travel plans, please review the street closures surrounding the event to avoid any frustrations. There are many parking opportunities including reserved and non-reserved, and surface lots.

guaranteed parking

Red, White & BOOM! is thrilled to be partnering again with LAZ Parking and SpotHero to provide guaranteed parking to BOOM! attendees. Parking availability is very limited, so it is strongly recommended that you purchase your parking for the festival in advance.
BOOM!'s Partner in Parking
LAZ Parking provides a seamless parking experience. BOOM! attendees can search, view and pre-purchase parking online through LAZ Parking's online reservation system and the LAZgo smartphone app. Once you purchase your parking, you will receive an email with a barcoded parking pass credential. You can either print your parking pass or have it scanned directly from your smartphone.
Reserve Your Parking with LAZ Parking
A Leader in Online Parking Reservations
SpotHero is convenient and affordable and is the nation's leading parking reservation app. BOOM! attendees can see real-time availability and pricing at many locations with great views of the fireworks. To reserve your parking spot, visit the Red, White, & BOOM! SpotHero Parking Page and book a spot with rates up to 50% off drive-up.Once purchased, parking is 100% guaranteed. Simply present your purchase confirmation at the selected location, and this serves as your payment with no additional payments or fees.
Reserve Your Parking with SpotHero

non-reserved parking

Check out these other popular parking options!
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Handicap parking is located on the north side at 2nd St from Mound St to Civic Center Dr and at Gay St between High St and Front St.

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driving directions

Columbus is accessible from all directions

Red, White & BOOM! takes place in downtown Columbus, Ohio and can be accessed via I-71 North and South and I-70 East and West. No matter what direction you are coming from you are guaranteed to find parking and entry place to enjoy the festival and the show! Below our directions to popular BOOM! viewing locations.
mcferson commons park
218 West St,
Columbus, OH 43215

From OH-315 S
Take Exit 1F to W Nationwide Blvd. Continue on W Nationwide Blvd. Drive to West St.

From I-70 E
Take exit 2A from I-670 E. Continue on US-33 E. Drive to West St.
battelle riverfront park
25 Marconi Blvd,
Columbus, OH 43215

From I-670 W

Take exit 4B from I-670 W. Take E Spring St to Marconi Blvd.

From I-71 N to US-33 E
Take the US-33 exit from OH-315 N. Continue on US-33 E. Drive to Marconi Blvd.
bicentennial park
233 S Civic Center Dr, Columbus, OH 43215

From I-70 E

Follow I-70 E to W Fulton St. Take exit 100A from I-70 E. Take S Front St to S Civic Center Dr.

From I-71 N
Take exit 100A from I-70 E/I-71 N. Take S Front St to S Civic Center Dr.