Fireworks Location: Maumee-Perrysburg Bridge
(Visible from Both Sides of Maumee River)
Maumee & Perrysburg, Ohio
Saturday, July 3, 2021 | Dusk (Approximately 9:45 p.m.)
The City of Maumee and the City of Perrysburg will be hosting the traditional Independence Day fireworks on Saturday, July 3 (rain date is July 4). Fireworks will begin at dusk and will last approximately 20-25 minutes.
Before the Independence Day fireworks blast off from the Fort Meigs Memorial Bridge, join your family and friends in Uptown Maumee for a family-friendly picnic. Food Trucks will be on hand as well as inflatables for the kids. Performances by the Maumee Community Band and Johnny Rodriguez will begin at 6:00 p.m.
- Conant Street will be closed to traffic between Dudley and Broadway Street at 4 p.m.
- Anthony Wayne Trail to the Maumee-Perrysburg Bridge will be closed at 8 p.m. and will re-open after the fireworks display is completed and the bridge has been cleaned.
- Suggested route through the city is to use I-475
More information: https://maumeeuptown.com/july-3rd-fireworks-picnic/
- Fort Meigs Historic Site will allow visitors on their property for the annual event. Food trucks will be on site to provide refreshments.
Details and Traffic Pattern for July 3
In an effort to avoid emergency vehicles being caught in traffic, an emergency traffic lane will be maintained on Fort Meigs Road.
The northbound lane of Fort Meigs Road will be closed to all traffic except emergency vehicles between Eckel Junction Road and West Indiana Avenue. The closure will begin at 9:00 P.M. and will continue until sufficient traffic has left the area. Southbound traffic on Fort Meigs Road will be maintained throughout the event.
The Maumee Perrysburg Bridge will be closed at 8:00 P.M. and will re-open after the fireworks display is completed and the bridge has been cleaned. Motorists should plan on using alternate river crossings on I-475 and I-75. All westbound traffic on West Front Street will be forced to go south on State Route 25 and northbound traffic on State Route 25 will be forced to go east on West Front Street.
The special traffic pattern will go into effect at 9:00 P.M. and will remain in effect until the Officer in Charge determines that traffic has returned to normal. The Police Division recommends that guests make arrangements to arrive prior to 9:00 P.M and plan on leaving the area after 11:00 P.M. to avoid the congestion and confusion.
The times of the alternate traffic flow patterns are subject to change based on area observations during the event and the need to effectively provide City services to residents.
More Information: https://www.ci.perrysburg.oh.us/news_detail_T5_R96.php\
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