🎇1) The Main Street Garage with access points on First and Main streets. There is a $3 flat fee and you can access all floors.
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🎆 2) From a Kayak on the Great Miami River. This is Val's favorite place to see the show.
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🎇3) Depending on the water levels, along the river near RiverScape's River Run. Bring a lawn chair.
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🎆 4) On the recently replaced, 10.1 million Webster Street Bridge.
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🎇 5) Along the Great Miami Recreational Trail near River's Edge Montessori, 108 Linwood St. in Dayton.
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6) Fifth Third Field
It’s not every year we’re lucky enough to have a home Dragons game on the night of the big show. This year, the Dragons Professional Baseball Team takes on Bowling Green at 7 p.m. Fifth Third Field is a prime spot to stick around after the game to catch the lights.
You can still purchase tickets for Wednesday's game at ticketmaster.com.
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The newly reopened Bar Granada at 5 W. Monument Ave. is taking advantage of its riverfront location with a Independence Day Fireworks Viewing Party. Doors open at 6 p.m. and music begins at 8 p.m. The party is hosted the Dayton Salsa Project with special guest, DJ Mi Gente.
The cost is $15 at the door only, so you might want to arrive early.
THINGS TO DO AT LIGHTS IN FLIGHT
A family friendly celebration will begin at 5 p.m. at RiverScape MetroPark. The live music schedule includes:
6-7 p.m. — Dayton Jazz Collection featuring Kelli Campbell
7:30-8:30 p.m. — Brass Tracks Band
9-10 p.m. — D-Funk Band
There will also be food, fun for the whole family and fireworks will close the show at 10 p.m.
Admission is free.
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WANT TO GO?
WHAT: Lights in Flight: Dayton's Fourth of July celebration and fireworks
WHEN: Wednesday, July 3; festival at 5 p.m.- 10 p.m., fireworks at 10 p.m.
WHERE: RiverScape MetroPark, 111 E. Monument Ave., Dayton
COST: FREE admission