Thanks to the efforts of organizations throughout Troy, Troy residents can enjoy a variety of entertainment and events this Independence Day! Below are details for the parade, concert at Treasure Island Park, and fireworks scheduled for July 4, 2020.
PARADE: There will be a parade on July 4 starting at 9:00 a.m. The parade will form in the Hobart Arena parking lot, and follow the route of:
- Staunton Road to North Market Street.
- North Market Street to West Main Street.
- West Main Street to Monroe Street, where it will conclude.
The City of Troy is grateful to the officers and volunteers of the Miami Valley Veterans Museum for all their efforts in organizing this parade.
CONCERT AND FOOD TRUCKS AT TREASURE ISLAND: The City of Troy and Troy Area Chamber of Commerce will present a concert by Direct Energy at Treasure Island Park, beginning at 8:00 p.m. This Columbus-based "rock band with horns" re-creates legendary music from the 70s and 80s. Concert-goers will enjoy the music of such artists as Chicago, Foreigner, the Eagles, Toto, and Joe Cocker.
Food truck vendors will be on-site before the concert begins.
FIREWORKS: The annual fireworks display will be held on July 4 starting at approximately 10:00 p.m. The City greatly appreciates the funding assistance of The Troy Foundation and the Concord Township Trustees towards the cost of the fireworks.
North Market Street will be closed from Water Street to Staunton Road from 9:00 p.m. until the fireworks are over and the crowd has dispersed (approximately 10:45 p.m.). The bike path will be closed east from the Senior Citizens Center and at Rutherford Drive starting at noon on July 4 until the fireworks are over.
The Market Street Bridge, both sides and the top of the levee, and the seating area at the North Market Street ballfield are all excellent locations to see the fireworks.
Due to the ongoing risk of COVID-19, those attending the festivities are asked to follow these guidelines from the Miami County Public Health District:
- Stay home if you are sick or do not feel well.
- Using social distancing and maintaining at least six feet or more between individuals in all areas of the event whenever possible.
- Don’t gather in large groups of more than ten people, or congregate near people from different households.
- Don’t stand in or block walkways or narrow passage areas.
- Practice good personal hygiene. Use hand sanitizer or wash your hands for 20 seconds; refraining from touching your eyes, nose, and mouth, and cough or sneeze into your elbow instead of your hand.