2018 Worthington Hills Fourth of July

Theme “Vacation Nation”

Chairmen: Kate and Eric Norton, kathrynnorton@msn.com; whjuly4thcommittee@gmail.com

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  • Sunday, July 1, 2018
    • Firecracker Trot: 8:30am, Worthington Hills Elementary School
    • Fun Fest: 4-7pm, Worthington Hills Elementary School
  • Monday, July 2, 2018
    • Stars and Stripes Softball Games
      • Kids’ 10 & Under Game: 4:30pm*, Worthington Hills Elementary School
      • Kids’ Over 10 Game: 5:30pm*, Worthington Hills Elementary School
      • Adults’ Game: 7:00pm*, Worthington Hills Elementary School
        *Times subject to change
  • Wednesday, July 4, 2018
    • 4th of July Parade: Noon
    • 4th of July Fireworks: Dusk, Worthington Hills Country Club


Sponsorships: The 4th of July Celebration would not happen each year without our generous sponsors! We rely heavily on the generosity and financial support of the community and local businesses – thank you! Please consider becoming a 4th of July Sponsor. Opportunities and details can be found on the link below. For more information, contact this year’s Fundraising/Assistant Marshals, Emmalee & Jared Terpenning at emmaleeterpenning@hotmail.com.

2018 Donation Request

2018 Sponsor Return Form

Firecracker Trot: Join us for a fun-filled 5k run/walk through the Hills! The race begins and ends at Worthington Hills Elementary School.  All ages welcome! For more information, contact Kerri & Michael Rathburn at kerrirathburn@gmail.com.

40th Annual Firecracker Trot 5K Registration and More Information

Fun Fest: Fun Fest is a family carnival featuring games, inflatables, a DJ, raffles and food trucks. Held at Worthington Hills Elementary School. Tickets are sold and are good for games and raffles. Wristbands are available for unlimited turns on inflatables. Volunteers are always needed (adults and kids 5th grade and up) to work this event. For more information, contact Debbie & Jeff Todd at debktodd@hotmail.com and Liz & Nick Miesen at lizmiesen@gmail.com

Stars and Stripes Softball Games:Come one, come all for a family-friendly game of softball! Meet at the Worthington Hills Elementary field. It’s “North” vs. “South” and fun is the name of the game! The grills are fired up during the games – hamburgers and hotdogs are provided for our hungry spectators and players. For more information, contact Meredith & Sam Ziskin at skinsfamily@yahoo.com, Jodi & Jeff Fox at jodibfox@yahoo.com and Brittany & Scott Hauptman at bdevsie@yahoo.com

Parade: The 4th of July starts off with our neighborhood parade. Floats, veterans, bands, classic cars, bikes & trikes… you never know who or what you might see coming down Clubview Boulevard! We encourage all streets and groups to enter the parade. If you’d like to claim your theme, please consider submitting the form below to avoid duplicate floats. The parade starts at noon at Clubview North/Highview and ends at Worthington Hills Elementary School. Awards ceremony is held immediately after the parade in the school parking lot. For more information, contact this year’s Parade Marshals, Heather & Jud Van Syckle at heather.vansyckle1@gmail.com

Parade Entry Information/Rules and Registration Form

WHCA Street Float – Judges’ Score Sheet

Fireworks: The grand finale to our 4th celebration! This impressive fireworks display is brought to us each year by the Worthington Hills Civic Association. Special thanks to Worthington Hills Country Club for hosting the fireworks and inviting neighbors to sit on the golf course to view them. Bring your lawn chairs and blankets and enjoy! Please respect the golf course property – only walk and sit in designated areas. For more information, contact Kate and Eric Norton at kathrynnorton@msn.com; whjuly4thcommittee@gmail.com

Fireworks Viewing map

Ohio Law regarding Fireworks

Weather: For all Independence Day events, as a spectator or participant you must use your own judgment as to your safety regardless of whether or not an event is canceled.

Cancellation Policy: Events will be delayed or canceled by dangerous weather such as high winds, lightning, tornadoes, etc. Rain alone will not stop the events. Every effort is made to run every event.

Notice of Delays/Cancellations: In the event of a delay or cancellation, notice will be posted on the WHCA website home page under “News & Events” and our Facebook page. Follow us at: https://www.facebook.com/WH4th

DISCLAIMER: Participation in the Worthington Hills Civic Association events, including but not limited to the 4th of July parade, fireworks and accompanying festivities, is done so at your own risk.