With July 4 falling on a Friday this year, local communities are celebrating our nation's birthday all weekend long.
Fireworks displays, concerts, parades and festivals are planned across Greater Cincinnati.
The celebrations begin on Fountain Square Thursday night with a 10 o'clock fireworks show. More fireworks are planned in Washington Park on the 5th.
On Saturday, the Cincinnati Park Board is honoring veterans with a parade and festival at Sawyer Point.