Portage Lakes

Making Fireworks Happen Year After Year!
The Largest Privately Funded Fireworks in Northeast Ohio!

Congratulations to Vicky Hayes for winning this year’s gift card drawing!

This Years Fireworks will be   July 9, 2022. Rain date July 10, 2022.
The Boat Parade will be held July 9, 2022 at 1 p.m.  to sign up or for more information contact Andy Shriner at (330) 400-4470.

Antique Boat Show

August 27, 2022

Will be at Picks at Portage Lakes and Harbor  Waterfront Grille

Sand Castle Building Contest


Boat Parade

The Boat Parade will be held July 9, 2022 at 1 p.m.


July 9, 2022

Will be shot from the State Park. July 10th rain date for fireworks only.


It’s your donations that make this event happen.          Thank you.

Business and Corporate Sponsors

Does your Business want to sponsor this years event?

 Funding this event, takes the co-operative efforts of businesses, neighbors and friends. Enclosed, you will find a list of sponsorship packages, offering your business local media exposure, for your tax deductible donation. We thank you, in advance for your continued support.  Donations must be received by June 24for your business name to be printed on the shirts.


Platinum Package – $1,000 or more

  • Business mentioned on the night of the simulcast on The Summit 91.3 FM
  • Business will be posted on this website the week before the fireworks
  • Business name on back of PLFA 2022 t-shirts
  • You will receive 2 PLFA printed t-shirts
 learn more

Gold Package – $500 to $999

  • Business will be posted on this website the week before the fireworks
  • Business name on back of PLFA 2022 t-shirts
  • You will receive 2 PLFA printed t-shirts
 learn more

You may donate by clicking the donate button or you may send your donation by mail to: Portage Lakes Fireworks Association                               P.O. Box 26923 Akron, OH  44319  learn more

Silver Package – $250 to $499

Business name on back of PLFA 2021 t-shirts You will receive 1 PLFA printed t-shirts  learn more

Say Hello


    Thank You to Our Business Sponsors

    And thank you to all the residents that donated towards this years fireworks!


    Ayers Insurance
    Upper Deck Bar & Grill
    Basement Sports Bar
    Boat Masters Marine
    Caston & Main Brew Yard
    Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realty-Top Lake Front Realtor – John Scaglione
    Dano’s Lakeside Pub
    Dick Lowry & Andrea Norris
    Dusty’s Marina & Dustys 2 Pontoon Rental
    Dusty’s Yacht Club Inc.
    Employ-Temps Staffing Services
    Gardner Pie Company
    Glenn Fisher Jewelry, Inc.
    Honeymoon Grille
    Hostetler Family Homes
    Lakefront Excavating
    Mich Ultra/Budlight Seltzers
    Pav’s Creamery
    Picks at Portage Lakes
    Smoke On The Water
    The Ramp Restaurant at Sandy Beach Marina
    Toth Buick – GMC


    “”Mia’s Big Heart”
    Akron Rotary Camp
    Ameriprise Financial- Kelly Pariso
    Barberton Print Craft
    Bearing Engineered Solutions
    Bells Custom Concrete, LLC
    Blue Iguana Tequilla Bar
    Bronzed A Sunless Spa
    Brooks Janey and Trace Ames
    Bryan, Kelly and Alexis Kepler
    Cornerstone Benefit Services, LLC.
    Creative Designers
    Esber Beverage – Laker Lager
    Friess Welding, Inc.
    Guiseppe’s Pizza
    Integrity Print Solutions
    Kaster Eye Clinic
    Kevin Adkins Family
    Kiwanis Club of Portage Lakes
    Majestic Trailer
    Nauti Vine Winery
    O’Neil Lube
    Papa Roni”s Pizza Ice Cream
    PLX Polar Bear Club
    Point Comfort Association
    Random Products, Inc.
    Robert & Susan Savage
    Shriner Marine
    Shultz Design & Construction, Inc.
    Sully’s Rent All
    Summit Trailer Sales & Service
    TAR Financial Services LLC
    The Dick Farkas Family
    The Ducks of Portage Lakes
    The Rose Villa Restaurant
    The Walton Family
    Tom Conway Attorney At Law
    Turkeyfoot East Shore Association, Inc.
    Welty Facility Management Services


    Ed Diebold Family
    James Surace
    In Memory of Phil & Betty Rock
    Mosquito Joe of Akron
    Aldawood Hills Landowners Association
    Auto Central
    Basement At The Lakes
    Bling It On Apparel
    Buckeye Reserve Title
    C.S.E. Solutions
    Castle Noel
    Cross Country Mortgage-Stephanie Spada
    Deborah Weber
    Dougherty Family
    Esterle Enterprises, LLC
    Foxy Golf
    Friend of Rose Hunter
    Gary & Tammie Catlett
    Global Talent Resources
    Goodyear Boating and Yachting Club
    Harvey Wallbangers Cocktail Lounge
    Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home
    In Memory of Phil and Betty Rock
    Lakes Water & Outdoor Store
    Lamanna Tree Service
    Masters Electrical Services Corporation
    Merrill A Bank of America Company
    Mike & Debbie Rutherford
    Mike & Sue Sikora
    Mike Hahn Family
    Pin Oak Homeowners Association
    Portage Lakes Advisory Council
    Portage Lakes Cruises
    Pugh Well Drilling & Pump, Inc.
    Rick & Jeff Cockrell Brothers, LLC
    SER Coating Solutions/Shawn Rogers
    Thirsty Gator Drive Thru
    Turkeyfoot Lake Golf Links, Inc.
    Woody’s Restaurant