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Southwest Ohio private amusement park to open to public for Fourth — and there will be fireworks

Published: Wednesday, July 04, 2018 @ 6:00 AM

Stricker’s Grove is typically open for private events only, but on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4, it will be open to the general public. DONNA HACKER/CONTRIBUTED
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Stricker’s Grove is typically open for private events only, but on Labor Day Monday, Sept. 4, it will be open to the general public. DONNA HACKER/CONTRIBUTED(Contributing Writer)

Looking for some last-minute fun on this Fourth of July holiday?

Today you can get a rare chance to spend the day at Stricker’s Grove in Ross. 

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Stricker’s Grove — typically a private venue — is open to the public on the Fourth of July from 2-11 p.m.

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The park, which is available to rent for private events, opens to the general public four times each year. The Fourth of July is one of those days this year. Other dates include Aug. 12 (Family Day), Sept. 3 (Labor Day) and Oct. 14 (Customer Appreciation Day).

Enjoy rides from 3-11 p.m., food and fireworks at 10 p.m. 

Admission to the park is free.

There are costs for rides. Ride ticket packages range from $1.75 to $20. Wristbands for unlimited rides are $15. Parking is $5 per car.

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Celebrants of the 25th year anniversary of LaValle Private School of Fairfield ride the Tornado roller coaster at Stricker’s Grove in Ross Twp. The family-owned amusement park rents to groups. CARRIE COCHRAN/JOURNALNEWS(Staff Writer)

ABOUT STRICKER’s GROVE

Stricker’s Grove has two coasters, a carousel, ferris wheel, scrambler, tilt-a-whirl, train and tons of carnival-style rides, plus an 18-hole miniature golf course, arcade with video games, skeeball and more

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WANT TO GO?

What: Fourth of July celebration at Stricker’s Grove

When: July 4th, 2-11 p.m. Rides operate from 3-11 p.m. Fireworks at 10 p.m.

Where: Stricker’s Grove, 11490 Hamilton-Cleves Road, Hamilton

Cost: Free admission. Costs apply for rides (individual tickets or wristbands). Ride ticket packages range from $1.75 to $20. Wristbands for unlimited rides are $15. Parking is $5 per car.

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