Martina McBride Headlines Dublin’s Independence Day Concert

(Dublin, Ohio) — The City of Dublin is thrilled to announce that renowned country music sensation Martina McBride will be headlining this year’s Independence Day Celebration.

Multi-Grammy nominee Martina McBride has sold more than 23 million albums, including 20 Top 10 singles and six No. 1 hits. The range and soul of her vocals are instantly recognizable to country music fans. McBride’s legendary career has earned her more than 15 major music awards, including four wins for Female Vocalist of the Year from the Country Music Association and three Academy of Country Music honors for Top Female Vocalist.

Her biggest hits include “Independence Day,” “Safe in the Arms of Love,” “Wild Angels,” “A Broken Wing” and “This One’s for the Girls.”

The daylong celebration begins at 8 a.m. with the 37th Annual Sherm Sheldon Fishing Derby, at the Avery Park Pond (7401 Avery Road). A traditional parade will follow at 11 a.m. in Downtown Dublin. The day will conclude with evening performances headlined by Martina McBride at Dublin Coffman High School along with a spectacular fireworks show presented by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center beginning at 9:50 p.m

Independence Day Schedule

8 a.m. — Sherm Sheldon Fishing Derby

  • Avery Park Pond at the corner of Wynford Drive and Avery Road 

11 a.m. — Independence Day Parade  

  • Metro Center-Historic Dublin
  • Parade sponsors: Renewal By Anderson and Crown Automotive Group

4:30 p.m. — Evening Celebration 

  • Dublin Coffman High School

9:50 p.m. — Fireworks Display

  • Dublin Coffman High School
  • Fireworks presented by The Ohio State University Wexner Medical Center

Table Sales and Ticketing

For more information about ticketing for residents, Dublin City Schools district residents and the public, please visit our website.

Reserved Table Sales

Reserved tables are sold online only. Dublin residents may only purchase two tables per household on the stadium field. Reserved tables are $200 each and seat up to eight people. Children ages 4 and older require a ticket.

To purchase a table, please follow these steps:

Prior to May 8: Set up/Confirm Your DCRC Account

Dublin residents interested in purchasing a table must verify their residency and have an active account with the Dublin Community Recreation Center (DCRC). Check your current account status or activate a free one beforehand. Once your residency is verified, staff members will update your household’s status within one to two business days.

May 13-14: Register for Table Sale

Dublin residents with an active DCRC account can register for the table sale starting 10 a.m. May 13. Registration will end at midnight on May 14. Starting May 15, confirmed registrants will be separated into groups and notified of their assigned time slot for the online table sale, scheduled later that week. The earlier a resident registers, the earlier they can purchase a table once the sale is.

May 16-17: Online Table Sale

On the day of the assigned timeslot, registrants will be emailed a ticket sales link. Upon selecting and purchasing a table, tickets will be emailed to the buyer. Individual tickets can be transferred to other guests electronically. Reserved Table wristbands can be picked up in advance at the DCRC during select dates, and they will be distributed at the event.

VIP Tables

Interested in a VIP table for eight people at the evening celebration? A prime-location table and a parking pass are included with each VIP package for $1,000. Individuals and companies will be recognized for their partnerships on the City of Dublin website and at the evening celebration. To purchase a VIP table, contact Jim Loch at

Stadium Wristband Sales

Dublin residents and Dublin City Schools district residents may purchase stadium wristbands (bleacher and field seating) for $5 each beginning June 16 at noon. Wristbands can be purchased online or at the DCRC.

If wristbands do not sell out, they will be available to the general public starting Friday, June 28, for $10 each. Dublin residents and Dublin City Schools district residents may still purchase $5 tickets at the DCRC; $5 discount wristbands will no longer be available online. All wristbands sold at Coffman Stadium on July 4 will be $10, regardless of residency. Onsite sales start at 3 p.m.

DCRC Hours

  • 5600 Post Road
  • 5:30 a.m. to 9:30 p.m.Monday to Friday
  • 8 a.m. to 8 p.m.Saturday and Sunday
  • 8 a.m. to noon July 4

Get Involved

Interested sponsors, parade partners and volunteers can visit the City of Dublin Independence Day website for more information about joining the celebration.

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