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Celebrations for the 4th of July

2021 - This weekend is all about the Red, White, and Blue! Whether you are visiting Canton or you are from Canton—we have all of the summer fun activities and special events that are happening!


June 26th    
Jackson Township Community Celebration
North Park
7660 Fulton Dr. NW, Massillon, OH 44646 
Canton South Community Day 
Ricky Lee & The Mustangs Concert at Faircrest Park
Faircrest Park 
1001 Faircrest St. SW, Canton, OH 44706
July 3rd    

City of Champions 4th of July Celebration
New Wave Nation Concert at Duncan Plaza

Duncan Plaza
2 James Duncan Plaza, Massillon, OH 44646
Lake Cable Community Independence Day Fireworks Lake Cable Beach
5725 Fulton Rd. NW
Canton, OH 44718
Clay's Park Resort
4th of July Camping Weekend
Clay's Park Resort
12951 Patterson St. NW, North Lawrence, OH 44666
10:00PM **For Campers Only
July 4th     
A Monumental 4th
Entertainment begins at 7:30PM
McKinley Presidential Library & Museum
800 McKinley Dr. NW
Canton, OH 44708
City of Alliance Independence Day Fireworks Silver Park 
2930 S. Union Ave. 
Alliance, OH 44601
North Canton Jaycees Fireworks
The Scenic Route Concert at Hoover High School Lawn 
Hoover High School 
525 7th St. NE
North Canton, OH 44720


Independence Day Weekend is the perfect time to make some stops on the Hall of Fame Hops Craft Brew Trail! Have fun visiting local restaurants, breweries, and a distillery. Discover the home of the Pro Football Hall of Fame, the heart of Ohio Amish Country, and award-winning craft brews in each unique destination along the way.

Independence Day Flea Market

July 1-5 | Hartville MarketPlace & Flea Market

Looking for something fun to do during the holiday weekend? Stop out July 1-5 (Closed SUNDAY) for an exciting weekend of shopping, food and fun! They typically have more than 1,000 vendors selling everything from comic books and produce to antiques. Make sure to wear your walking shoes, sunscreen, and bring your water bottle! Mark your calendars, because you do not want to miss out on all of the bargains and fun!

Fourth of July Celebration Bold Stripes, Bright Stars and Brave Hearts Weekend

July 2-July 5 | Clay’s Park & Resort

Spend the holiday at Clay’s Park Resort! Enjoy a GIANT firework display Saturday, put on just for campers! Whether you want to camp in a tent, pull through spots, and even glamping—Clay’s Park & Resort has the perfect spot for you! Make sure to enjoy the Adventure WaterPark, Miniature Golf, sand volleyball, and so much more while you are there. Book your campsite before they are sold out today. 

North Canton Heritage Trail Grand Opening

July 2-5 | North Canton 

Take a stroll through North Canton for a fun and educational walking tour showcasing individuals, organizations, and events that shaped the development of North Canton. Visit anytime July 2-5, take a picture of yourself on the trail, and tag the North Canton Heritage Society on Facebook for a chance to win a prize!

Canton First Friday: Chalk the Walk 

July 2 | Downtown Canton 

First Friday is a monthly party in the downtown Canton Arts District, featuring music, performances, and visual arts events. This party is one to be matched, with chalk artists using Downtown Canton as their canvas. Chris Higbee will be taking the stage at Centennial Plaza from 8PM-11PM to kick-off the long holiday weekend

Red, White and BBQ Buffet

July 2 | Inn at Amish Door

Enjoy dinner and live music in the Sunset Patios overlooking Amish Country. Buffet featuring Summer Strawberry Salad with Strawberry Vinaigrette, BBQ Chicken, BBQ Ribs, BBQ Brisket, Cheesy Potatoes, Baked Beans, Dinner Roll, and Peach Cobbler. Sit back and enjoy the sunset and a glass of wine from Swiss Heritage Wines in Sugarcreek, Ohio.

North Canton YMCA July 4th Race

July 3 | North Canton YMCA

Stark County’s landmark run, the North Canton YMCA July 4th Race, is celebrating its 43rd Anniversary. It will be held on Saturday, July 3rd. Drawing people from all over the region, we anticipate nearly 3000 people of all ages to participate in the 2 mile or 5 mile course.

Sidestreet MKT 

July 3 | Oakwood Square 

Enjoy open air, market style shopping at the newly renovated Oakwood Square Plaza. Shop local, tented vendors in green space AND explore restaurants and breweries in the plaza!

St. Helena III Canal Boat Rides

July 3 | Canal Fulton Canalway Center

Take a step back in history and travel the Canal! The St. Helena II canal boat is pulled by two draft horses, Dan & Izzy, and departs from the Port of Canal Fulton in St. Helena Heritage Park for a one-hour ride down the Ohio & Erie Canal. A historian on board provides information on the history of the canal, the boat and the area. Ride leaves at 11:00AM, 12:15PM, 1:30PM and 2:45PM. Make sure you are there a half hour early to purchase tickets and board the boat.

Maize Valley Lavender Festival 

July 3 | Maize Valley Winery & Craft Brewery

Wander the grounds while you enjoy a glass of wine or beer, visit with all of the artisans, take tons of pictures of the beautiful lavender in bloom, pick a bouquet to take home. The event will feature approximately 100 various artisans displaying their unique talents with jewelry, wood, painting, fiber, ceramic and more.  In addition to all of the artisans, food trucks will be on site and the kitchen at Maize Valley will be open with our daily menu.

Umbrella Alley Chalk Art

July 3-5 | Umbrella Alley 

Come out and watch superior artists chalk the walls all weekend! Umbrella Alley and Louisville will be alive with a couple of food vendors and our restaurants and shops will be open for you to enjoy!

Allison Gromofsky


Allison Gromofsky is the Marketing Coordinator for Visit Canton.  She enjoys shopping, spending time with friends & family, going to concerts, and watching football!  Allison can be found trying new restaurants, exploring museums, and hanging out at Canton First Fridays. Allison is a Stark County native and loves to work, play and live in Canton, with her husband, Andy. Have an update or comment about the blog? Reach out at

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