This traditional, end-of-summer event began more than 30 years ago when WEBN treated the tri-state to a fireworks show in honor of the radio station's 10th anniversary. The party, held annually at Sawyer Point on Sunday of Labor Day weekend, has grown into an all-day affair with music, food and family fun and entertainment all day. On both sides of the river, nearly a half-million people view the choreographed Rozzi's Fireworks show while listening to the soundtrack on WEBN (102.7 FM) starting just after 9pm and lasting for about 30 minutes.
This year's theme is "Celebrating 40 Years of Fireworks". As part of the event Kiss 107, Cincinnati's Hit Music Station, will provide live performances from recording artists Jacob Whitesides, Daya, Jordan Fisher, and Alex Angelo, as well as performances from local music and entertainment acts at the Hubert's Lemonade Pavilion Stage.
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ALL DAY ENTERTAINMENT 12-10 p.m.
Hourly Rozzi’s Famous Fireworks Blue Salutes honoring Local Police Officers
Historic Aircraft Flyovers by the Cincinnati Warbirds and the Tri-State Warbird Museum
Kroger Activity Zone – 700WLW’s Seg Dennison (12pm-2pm), Xavier Musketeer’s Cheerleaders (2pm-3pm), Jim Scott (2pm-4pm), UC Bearcat’s Mascot (3pm-4pm), Cincinnati Bengals Who Dey Mascot (3:30pm-4:30pm), FC Cincinnati Players and Marketing Team (4pm-5pm), Cooking with Caitlin (4pm-6pm), Cincinnati Reds Rosie & Mr. Red Legs Mascots (4:30pm-6:30pm), FC Cincinnati Coaches (6:30pm-8pm), Free Face Painting, and a Kids Coloring Contest.
WEBN Museum featuring historic archives from 40 years of WEBN and the Fireworks
FREE Family Fun Zone thanks to Western & Southern in Yeatman’s Cove + Sawyer Point Park
Misting Tunnel thanks to Hubert’s Lemonade
Hubert’s Lemonade Beach featuring 34 tons of sand and a 1pm “Grand in the Sand” contest
Hubert’s Lemonade Pavilion Stage with Kiss 107/102.3 The Beat/The Project 100.7/106.3
Pavilion Stage Sawyer Point Park
1pm-1:30pm – Matt Thomas
1:45pm-2:30pm – Daniel in Stereo
2:45pm-3pm – Amazing Urban Adventures
4pm-5:10pm – Systems Go Air Force Band of Flight
5:45pm-6:15pm – Alex Angelo
6:30pm-6:50pm – Jordan Fisher
7pm-7:20pm – Daya
7:30pm-8pm – Jacob Whitesides
8pm-9:35pm – 102.7 WEBN Radio
LIVE BROADCAST Stage 12pm-10pm
Lower Serpentine Wall Yeatman’s Cove
12 p.m. – Shroom Broadcasting Live from the Cincinnati Warbirds Flyover
12-7 p.m. + 8:35 p.m. – Light the Fuse featuring Blue Salutes to honor local Police Officers
12-6 p.m. – Dick’s Last Resort Jet Pack Water Adventure Demos
3 p.m. – 22nd Annual Freestore Foodbank Rubber Duck Regatta drop from Purple People Bridge
7:30 p.m. – Military Ceremony featuring The Cincinnati Boychoir and Oath of Enlistment Ceremony
9 p.m. – Crowd Wars from the crown of the Purple People Bridge
9:05 p.m. – Western & Southern / WEBN Fireworks