Big Bicentennial Weekend
July 3rd-5th, 2021
Friday, July 2nd
This Big Bicentennial Weekend celebration will start off with a dedication of the Schines Art Park Stage at 1 pm. The Chamber of Commerce will be hosting the 1st Friday events with a Bicentennial flare which will include entertainment and food throughout the downtown historic district. The evening will close-out with a movie at Schines Art Park at dusk.
Saturday, July 3rd
The celebrations will continue with entertainment at Schines Art Park, food, and self-guided tours throughout Bucyrus. In honor of the Centennial celebration, there will be a Bicentennial parade at 7 pm. The parade will start at Harmon Park soccer fields and travel south bound on Lane Street to the Bucyrus Elementary School. There will be bleachers on Lane Street for parade watchers and for the evenings finale. The Kiwanis’ Fireworks will be held in Harmon Park this year! This year’s show will be twice as long and will be seen all the way downtown. Don’t forget to bring your chairs.
Sunday, July 4th
A community church service will be held at Schines Art Park at 9 am. The area churches will be serving coffee, orange juice, and doughnuts before the service. (This is a non-denominational service.) At 1 pm at Oakwood Cemetery there will be a Re-Dedication to the True Meridian Marker and a Cemetery Walk.
Monday, July 5th
There will be an Architectural Scavenger Hunt and Historic Building Tours.