Beacon Journal staff report

Looking for fireworks, parades or other Fourth of July holiday events?

Here are some celebrations happening in the region:

TUESDAY TO SATURDAY

Orrville — Firefighters Association Parade at 7 p.m. Tuesday from Orrville High School parking lot. Carnival midway with rides, games and food at Orr Park begins after parade, daily through Saturday. Fire in the Sky Fast Pitch Softball Tournament, Thursday-Saturday. Rotary Club Firecracker 5K at 10 a.m. Saturday. Fireworks about 10:15 p.m. Saturday.

TUESDAY TO SUNDAY

Brunswick — Brunswick Summer Celebration Festival, Brunswick High School Campus, 3553 Center Road. Includes musical acts, rides, food, games, vendors and contests. 5 to 11 p.m. Tuesday-Friday, 1 to 11 p.m. Saturday, 1 to 8 p.m. Sunday. Fireworks at 10:30 p.m. Saturday and Grand Parade at 2 p.m. Sunday. Admission $3, free for ages 2 and under.

WEDNESDAY

TO SATURDAY

Akron — The Rib, White & Blue festival, South Main Street between Bowery and State streets, and Lock 3 Park, next to Civic Theatre. Concerts, children’s rides, inflatables and food concessions, including barbecue vendors. Free admission. Hours are 11 a.m. to 11 p.m. each day. Fireworks at Lock 3 following Akron Symphony Orchestra Pops concert at 9:45 p.m. Friday. Wednesday concerts: Zach and the Bright Lights at 6 p.m., and Bruce in the USA, a tribute to Bruce Springsteen and the E Street Band at 8:30 p.m. Thursday concerts: Roger Hoover and the Hurt at 6 p.m., and Hotel California, a tribute to the Eagles, 8:30 p.m. Friday concerts: Alex Bevan at 4 p.m., Brass Band of the Western Reserve at 6 p.m. and the Akron Symphony Orchestra Pops at 8 p.m. Saturday concerts: The Brothers Gecht Band at 4 p.m., the Speedbumps at 6 p.m. and 1964 The Tribute at 8:30 p.m.

THURSDAY

Massillon — City of Champions Independence Day Celebration, 6-10:30 p.m., at Paul Brown Stadium. Free admission. Li’l Miss Liberty and Li’l Uncle Sam pageant for ages 3 to 7. Family activities, food and entertainment. LaFlavour, the main musical attraction, performs at 7:30 p.m. Concludes with Aqua Ohio fireworks display.

Medina — Fireworks Festival at Medina Community Recreation Center, 855 Weymouth Road, 4-11 p.m. Carnival games, food, inflatables, live music and more. Fireworks at dusk on Medina High School grounds.

Wadsworth — Fireworks at dusk from the square along High and College streets downtown. Rain date is Saturday.

THURSDAY TO FRIDAY

Spencer — Fourth of July Festival in J.B. Firestone Park. Parade at 11 a.m. Friday, fireworks at dusk.

FRIDAY

Akron — Hereford Park, North Highland Avenue and Wye Drive in Highland Square neighborhood. 10 a.m. parade. Prizes for best decorations and costumes. Bounce house for children.

Akron — Goodhue and Braewick drives in west side neighborhood. 10 a.m. parade. Line up at Goodhue/Braewick intersection at 9:30 a.m., marching down Goodhue for three blocks with fire and police officials and local residents.

Akron’s Castle Park neighborhood — Parade at 10:30 a.m. on Castle Boulevard, between Dartmouth Avenue and Radcliff Avenue. Registration 10 to 10:25 a.m., $1 fee. Boy Scouts, Girl Scouts and military veterans invited to march. Prizes for creative bikes, wagons and strollers, walkers and inline skaters, best-dressed pet.

North Canton — Two-mile walk/run at 8:10 a.m. and five-mile race at 8:30 a.m. at the North Canton YMCA. Parade at 10:30 a.m. from Memorial Stadium parking lot off Seventh Street Northeast to North Main Street, south through the square to Harmon Street Southwest, and west to North Canton Middle School. Celebration in the Park near the stadium at 6 p.m.

Stow — Firecracker Run at 7:30 a.m. from Holy Family Church. Four-mile run and 3K fun run. Parade steps off at Stow-Kent Shopping Center on Kent Road at 10 a.m. and marches west, past Holy Family Church, ending at Park Drive.

Wadsworth — 7 p.m. concert at Wadsworth High School.