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Posted on: June 23, 2021

[ARCHIVED] BG Fireworks to go off July 3rd!

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To celebrate this Independence Day, the Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce Foundation, Fireworks Project Team, and the City of Bowling Green, invite the community to come out and enjoy the pyrotechnics display on July 3rd at dusk, approximately 9:45 pm.

As announced previously, this annual event will happen in a new location.  The launching of the fireworks will happen in a secured area within the National Tractor Pulling Championships property.   No unauthorized persons will be allowed past the cement barriers located around this area.  The prime location to view the display will be from the Wood County Agricultural Society property located in the camping area behind the Fairgrounds. Access to this lot will be from Brim Rd and will be open at 7:00 pm. Volunteers will be guiding guests to the proper parking spaces and the Chamber asks that guests follow the directions given by the volunteers in order to maintain a safe and organized experience.  The Wood County Sheriff’s Office will be present within the fairgrounds parking area.

Additional parking will be available in the lot across from the Fairgrounds on Poe Road. No volunteers will be guiding parking in that area.

The Fairgrounds proper will not be accessible for this event and roadside parking will not be permitted. 

At the conclusion of the display, if you are leaving the main parking area from the north exit onto Brim Rd., you will be directed to turn left and if you are leaving from the south exit onto Brim, you will be instructed to turn right.  Those parked at the Poe Road lot will only be able to exit onto Haskins Road. Bowling Green Police Division will provide crowd control and traffic direction outside of the Wood County Fairgrounds

The Wood County Agricultural Society is offering a limited number of camping spaces for this weekend, with a pull-in deadline of 12:00 p.m. on Saturday, July 3. Golf carts will not be permitted on the grounds for this event. For details on camping, please contact the WC Ag Society at 419-352-0441.   

The Chamber would like to recognize the City of Bowling Green, Bates Recycling and BGSU’s Office of the President for being Uncle Sam Sponsors for this year’s Fireworks event.  They would also like to thank all the sponsors and individual donors who are making this event possible. A list of sponsors and donors can be found on the Chamber website’s homepage. Donations can still be made to the BG Chamber of Commerce Foundation and sent to the Chamber office at 217 S. Church St.

A rain date for the fireworks will be Monday, July 5th

The Bowling Green Chamber of Commerce supports an environment for the development and success of business within the Bowling Green area. The BG Chamber of Commerce Celebrates, Educates, and Strengthens its Investors through business improvement events, grants, services, leadership, Legislative Updates and group savings programs. We are your Community Connection via ‘The Morning Show’ radio program WBGU 88.1FM, Wood County Safety Council, annual Awards, Holiday Parade and Fireworks. The BG Chamber of Commerce is Celebrating 85 years, Est. 1936.

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