Schedule of Events


Presented by:
The Lima News, The City of Lima, Your Hometown Lima Stations,
St. Rita’s Medical Center, and Superior Credit Union

8:30 AM Abilities League Baseball Game (Diamond 2)

9:00 AM Freedom 5k Run/Walk
Sponsored by: Orthopaedic Institute of Ohio

11:00 AM Freedom Fun Ride
Sponsored by: Cranker’s Cycling

2:00 PM – 11:30PM Shuttle Buses
Sponsored by: AEP, Allen County Refuse, Tuttle/Touchstone CMP, Dominion

2:00 PM Food Booths/Concessions

3:00 PM – 8:00 PM Kids Entertainment featuring Mike Hemmelgarn
Sponsored by: Cricket Wireless

3:00 PM – 9:00 PM Kids Rides
Sponsored by: Tom Ahl, Kewpee, Lima Eagles #370, Proctor & Gamble, Sidney Electric

3:00 PM WOBL All-Star Baseball Game (Diamond 2)

3:00 PM Veterans’ Car Show & Cruise-In
Sponsored by: Chiles-Laman Funeral Home

2:00 PM Car Staging (803 W. Market St/St Rita’s Cancer Center)
3:00 PM Car Show & Cruise-In
6:00 PM Veterans’ Parade and Cruise-Out

6:00 PM Lima Locos Game (Simmons Field)

6:00 PM Main Stage Entertainment
Sponsored by: Husky Energy

6:00 PM Lima Area Concert Band
7:30 PM Phase 5
9:00 PM The United States Army Field Band Jazz Ambassadors

8:30 PM Flag Pass-Out
Sponsored by: Tom Ahl Family of Dealerships

10:00 PM Fireworks
Sponsored by: Tom Ahl, Citizens National Bank, SignPro Imaging, Peacock Water, Sidney Electric
Grande Finale Sponsored by: Potash