Fourth of July celebrations aren't complete without fireworks lighting up the sky.
Though many people purchase fireworks and create their own show, most simply sit back and leave the fireplay to the professionals. Here's a list of fireworks displays in the area. Most shows start at dusk on July 4, which will be around 10 p.m. (unless another date is noted).
The Cedar Point fireworks show will begin at 10:30 p.m. and will be viewable from inside the park, as well as along the Sandusky shoreline.
The Clyde fireworks show will begin at dusk over the Raccoon Creek Reservoir at the corner of Main St. and Limerick Road.
The Fremont fireworks will begin at dusk at Walsh Park and will be viewable from Walsh Park, Rodger Young Park and other areas on the same side of town.
The Lakeside fireworks will begin at dusk off of the Lakeside dock.
The Norwalk fireworks will begin at dusk at the Huron County Fairgrounds, 940 Fair Road.
The Oak Harbor fireworks will be held on Tuesday, July 3 beginning at 10 p.m. and will be viewable along the riverbank downtown.
The Port Clinton fireworks will begin at 10 p.m. and will be viewable all along the shoreline. The fireworks show will be timed to go along with music that will be playing on speakers in Waterworks park, and will also be playing on portclintonradio.com during the show.
The Put-in-Bay fireworks show will begin at 10 p.m. over the downtown harbor, with great views from the Perry Memorial grounds, as well as downtown.
Lake Erie Fireworks Cruise
Enjoy Fourth of July fireworks (weather permitting) aboard the Sawmill Explorer. Cost: $12.95/person. At Sawmill Creek Resort in Huron.
Fireworks Cruise on the Goodtime I
Enjoy Fourth of July fireworks on board the Goodtime I. Boat will depart Sandusky at 8:30 p.m. and will return a half hour after the show ends. Cost: $15/person; children under 5 are free. Board the Goodtime I at Jackson Street Pier in downtown Sandusky.