WATCH: Most-recognized fireworks display in Midwest, in heart of Ohio

This year’s show in Columbus featured 48,750 pounds of fireworks

Red, White & BOOM! Columbus
Courtesy: WCMH

COLUMBUS (WCMH) — Nearly half a million people headed to downtown Columbus Monday night to celebrate the 37th annual Red, White & BOOM!

This beloved event began in 1981 when 30,000 people gathered in Bicentennial Park to watch a small fireworks display.

The excitement of the downtown Independence Day celebration has boomed into what is now the largest single-day event in Columbus and features the most-recognized fireworks display in the Midwest.

This year’s show featured 48,750 pounds of fireworks.


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