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Go Fourth is on July 4th at Delco Park, 6 p.m. - 11 p.m. Entertainment and Food Vendors are from 6 - 11 p.m. Children Activities are from 6 - 8 p.m. The fireworks show begins shortly after dusk.

Our biggest party of the year wouldn’t be complete without the main event – Kettering’s amazing fireworks show! Every year, Kettering works with Rozzi Famous Fireworks to bring the party to the skies above Delco Park. This year promises to be the best yet – we even designed the playlist with your help! As you...

For the first time ever, our Facebook followers helped out with building the soundtrack for the Go 4th fireworks! Followers chose between four songs in three different categories - the top two in each category made it into the playlist. The winners are: Old School Category Eye of the Tiger - Survivor Fun Fun Fun...

5, 4, 3, 2, 1! Have you ever wondered what goes into planning a pyrotechnic show? Spoiler alert- it’s quite the process! Kettering’s Go 4th! stands out among the area’s fireworks displays – we have several elements you’re not going to find anywhere else. Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks in Loveland, Ohio has been in charge of...

Everyone in town is getting ready for the big party this week! We caught up with Kettering’s Mayor Don Patterson for a quick chat about his Fourth of July favorites. What do you enjoy most about Go 4th? I like the way it brings the community together in celebration and represents the City of Kettering....

Kettering’s Go 4th! is almost here! We caught up with this year’s emcee, media guru Jim Bucher or “Buch” as he’s known around the Miami Valley. We’re excited to have him return to the Go 4th! stage this year. Read on to find out why Buch thinks Go 4th! is a great community event. You’ve...

The Fourth of July is all about celebration, whether you’re enjoying a backyard barbecue or partying at Kettering’s Go 4th. No matter how you choose to wish America a happy 243rd birthday, no one wants an accident or injury putting a damper on the fun. We’ve got you covered – read on for our top...

If you’re headed off to a fun event like Go 4th, you might be tempted to bring along your drone to capture some footage. Don’t do it – drones are prohibited from this event due to serious safety concerns. We checked in with Fire Marshal Bill Ford of the Kettering Fire Department to learn exactly...

Hours • Except for Civic Commons, parks are open only from sunrise to dusk unless posted. • Civic Commons closes at midnight, unless extended for a Fraze performance. Restricted Activities • Wading, swimming, ice skating, boating and golf are not permitted. • Drugs are not permitted in the parks. • Intoxicating beverages and beer are...

Want to have your best Fourth of July ever? Check out our top tips for enjoying Kettering’s spectacular Go 4th! celebration and join us on Wednesday, July 4 from 6 – 10pm at Delco Park.  Tip #1 Get comfortable for an evening of patriotic fun. Bring chairs, blankets, snacks, refreshments and your camera. Please leave...

Update 5/15/2020 PLEASE VISIT www.ketteringoh.org AND CHECK OUR SOCIAL MEDIA OUTLETS FREQUENTLY AS INFORMATION IS SUBJECT TO CHANGE OFTEN. Thank you for your patience during the past several weeks as we have worked to ensure the health and safety of our customers and staff. The following updates are additions to our original facility closures and...

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