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Independence Day Celebration

Concert Series & Food Truck Festival

2023 Free Concert & Food Truck Festival

Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N Cleveland Ave.
(At the southwest corner of County Line Road & Cleveland Avenue, across from the Westerville Community Center)
Beginning at 4 p.m., on Tuesday, July 4, 2022.

The Rotary Club of Westerville again in 2022 will present its free annual Concert Series to help residents and visitors celebrate the Independence Day holiday. The concert and accompanying Food Truck Festival will again this year be held at the Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave.

Blue and British

The 2023 Concert schedule will be:

Programmed music: 4 -5 p.m.

Blue Spectrum: 5–7:10 p.m.

British Invasion: 7:40–9:50 p.m.

DJ James Mintner of Buckeye Media Services will entertain before and between acts.


The Food Trucks


We’ve added vendors for 2023! Fourteen will join us at the Free Concert venue:

  • Cardinal Pizza – pizza, whole or by the slice
  • Chick-fil-A – CFA sandwiches, chips, cookies, canned pop/water
  • Coffee Coffee Company – Iced coffee, iced tea, shaved ice, lemonade, Italian sodas, Smoothies, Frappes
  • Donna Delicious Dozen -Made to orderdonuts, cold brew
  • Fat Kid’s Burgers – hamburgers, tater tots, and kid’s hot dogs and chicken nuggets meals
  • Funnel Cake Station – Funnel cakes with choice of toppings
  • Kona Ice large food truck – shaved ice
  • Kona Ice small food truck – shaved ice
  • Madallens Gyros – Gyros, Gyro rolls, salads, cyclone fries, pop/water
  • Ruda 40 Grill – Argentine food – beef and bratwurst sandwiches, ground beef empanadas, salads
  • Schmidt’s – Bahama Mama Sausage, pork bratwurst, chicken bratwurst, all beef frankfurter, garlic knockwurst
  • The Tasty Bus – Mini donuts, soft pretzels, ice cream, donut sundaes
  • Tortilla Food Truck/Tortilla Street Food – Tacos, quesadillas, burritos
  • Yummi Kettle Corn Co. – kettle corn, water


‘Fun Zone’ returns

The City of Westerville will be back with its free Fun Zone entertainment at the Sports Complex for the 2023 Independence Day evening celebration.

Inflatables including a giant slide, performers in patriotic attire and exciting activities like the bungee run, Hungry Hippos game and baseball pitch game will be included!

New in 2023: The City will also host food trucks and lawn games at the south end of the Community Center, 350 N. Cleveland Ave., all evening. The Community Center will be closed to accommodate event setup, traffic and parking.


Stay for the Fireworks!

The Concert and Food Truck Festival site is a great place to stick around and catch the Westerville fireworks!

Families are encouraged to bring blankets and lawn chairs to make an Independence Day evening of it!

NOTE: Heritage Park will be closed to residents as a viewing location for the fireworks display, due to safety precautions. The Westerville Sports Complex, 325 N. Cleveland Ave., is the best site for viewing the show!

The British Invasion band performs at the All Ohio Balloon Fest in Marysville Aug. 13, 2022. Photo from British Invasion Facebook page.


Rotary 50/50 Raffle goes digital

2023 Raffle Winning Number Announced!

Rotarians again will conduct a 50-50 Rotary Raffle at the Free Concert/Food Truck Festival site in 2023, with half the proceeds going to the raffle winner, and half toward the Club’s charitable activities.

This year, participants can purchase tickets using a credit card — and even can buy them online, right now, using the accompanying form.

Just scan the QR Code to see purchase options.

Also new this year: The winner NEED NOT be present to win!  We still will announce the winner from the stage July 4, following the concert.

Rotary 50/50 Raffle winning number

Thank you, Westerville, for participating in our Rotary 50/50 Raffle during our 2023 Independence Day Celebration.

The 2023 Raffle total pot reached $5,310! Half of that will go to our Westerville Rotary Foundation, which funds our annual Service Above Self Scholarship Program for Westerville high school graduates, including our three impressive 2023 recipients.

And of course, the other half goes to the lucky winner of the raffle!

The 2023 winning number is: C-25695. Congratulations to the winner.

The Rotary Club of Westerville hopes you enjoyed a wonderful 2023 Independence Day Celebration at our 5K, State Street Parade, Free Concert & Food Truck Festival, and Fireworks!



Contact Us

Rotary Club of Westerville
P.O. Box 595
Westerville, OH  43086-0595

Where We Meet:
The Medallion Club
5000 Club Drive
Westerville, Ohio 43082

Thursdays at noon (with Occasional off-site, evening socials)



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