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The Clydesdales

July 1

Marvel at the iconic Clydesdales Saturday, July 1 between 2pm and 4pm as they parade around the main midway.

Let Them Eat Pie

Let Them Eat Pie

Daily July 1-4 from 1:30pm-2pm.
Choir Stage

Join the competition or cheer on those brave enough to vie for the honor of being the fastest pie eater at Cedar Point!

Red, White & Boogie

Red, White & Boogie

Daily July 1-4 from 5pm-9pm.
Lakeside Pavilion

Get your patriotic spirit moving and your taste buds salivating at Red, White & Boogie!* Relax and enjoy dancing and fun family activities while we do the work for you!

*Additional charge required.

Spectacular Fireworks

Spectacular Fireworks

July 4th

Don’t miss spectacular fireworks on the beach July 4! Upgrade to the VIP viewing experience* that includes a seat on the beach in the reserved seating area, all-you-can-eat food and drinks, and 3-D glasses to see fireworks in a new and different light.

*Additional charge required.

Free Admission for Military Personnel

Free Admission for Military Personnel

July 1-4

Military Personnel receive FREE admission into Cedar Point and Cedar Point Shores July 1-4 with proper ID.

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What activities are happening during Light Up the Point at Cedar Point July 1 – 4?

  • Saturday, July 1 from 2pm–4pm
    • See the iconic Clydesdales
  • July 1–4 from 1:30pm–2pm
    • Pie Eating Contest on the Choir Stage by All Wheels Extreme
  • July 1–4 – from 5pm–9pm
    • Relax and enjoy dancing and fun family activities while we do the grilling at Red, White & Boogie*
  • Tuesday, July 4 – Fireworks Spectacular at 10:30pm
    • Upgrade to the VIP Viewing* experience on the beach – 9:00pm – 11pm

*Requires an additional charge.

What is the menu for Red, White & Boogie?

Red, White & Boogie Menu includes:

  • Farmers Market Table
    • Garden, Potato and Pasta salads
  • Slider Bar – Build your own sliders
    • Burgers and pulled pork
    • Tobacco onions and traditional BBQ sauces
  • Hot Dog Extravaganza
    • Mini hot dogs
    • All American topping bar
  • Loaded Potato Wedge Bar
    • Scallions, bacon, cheeses, sour cream, hot sauce, BBQ sauce, ranch
  • Sweet Treats
    • Cookies, Apple Pie, Watermelon
  • Drinks
  • Cash Bar - Beer and Wine ONLY

What is the menu at the July 4th VIP Viewing Experience?


  • hamburgers
  • brats
  • hot dogs
  • chips
  • drinks

Can I buy tickets for Red, White & Boogie and the July 4th VIP Viewing Experience at the Park?

Yes, please note that seating is limited at both events and may sell out. 

Pricing at the park is as follows:

Red, White & Boogie – July 1-4
Red, White & Boogie - Adults (Event Only) Day of: $24
Red, White & Boogie - Jr. (12 and under) (Event Only) Day of: $19

July 4th VIP Viewing Event – July 4
VIP Viewing Party - Adults (Event Only) Day of: $30
VIP Viewing Party - Jr. (12 and under) (Event Only) Day of: $20

Please note: Park admission is required to access special events.

What time is the Fireworks Spectacular?

The fireworks spectacular is scheduled to start approximately 10:30pm on July 4.

Is there a discount for Military Personnel?

Yes! Military Personnel receive FREE military admission into Cedar Point and Cedar Point Shores July 1- 4 with proper ID. You are also able to purchase up to 6 additional discounted Cedar Point tickets ($43.00 + tax each) for immediate family members. You will need to show one of the following valid forms of ID: Active Duty ID. Retired Personnel ID, VA ID or a copy of DD-214 discharge papers with photo ID.