Portage Lakes

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

This Years Fireworks will be   July 6, 2024. Rain date July 7, 2024. The Boat Parade will be held July 6, 2024 at 1 p.m.  to sign up or for more information contact Andy Shriner at (330) 400-4470.

Antique Boat Show

August 19, 2024

Will be at Picks at Portage Lakes and Harbor  Waterfront Grille


July 6, 2024

Will be shot from the State Park
July 7, 2024 rain date for fireworks only

Boat Parade

The Boat Parade will be held July 6, 2024 at 1 p.m.


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 16 for your business name to be printed on the shirts.


Donations must be received by June 12 for 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 t-shirts
  • You will receive 2 PLFA printed t-shirts
 learn more

Gold Package – $500 to $999

  • 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 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  t-shirts You will receive 1 PLFA printed t-shirts  learn more

Say Hello


    Thank You to Our Business Sponsors


    #1 Lakefront Realtor John Scaglione Coldwell Banker Schmidt Realty
    ANR Electric
    Ayers Insurance
    Barberton Printcraft
    Boat Masters Marine, Inc.
    Bryan, Kelly and Alexis Kepler
    Carbliss-Bud Light
    Caston & Main Brewyard
    Cornerstone Benefit Svcs LLC
    Crest Roofing
    Dano, Tammy & Family- In Memory of Father Lou
    Dano’s Lakeside Pub
    Dano’s Lakeside Pub
    Dusty’s Landing/Dusty’s II Pontoon Rental
    Employ-Temps Staffing Services
    Esber Beverage- Laker Lager
    First Security Title Corporation
    Glenn Fisher Jewelry, Inc.
    Heartfelt Cares
    Hostetler Family Homes – Your Custom Homebuilding Professionals
    Kelly Pariso – Ameriprise Financial
    Lakefront Excavating & Seawalls
    LaLa’s In The Lakes
    Lenny Herbert Re/Max Edge
    Picks At PLX
    PLX Marine Service
    Portage Lakes Polar Bear Jump 2/22/2025
    Remcon Waterjet
    Rose Villa Restaurant
    Shoemaker Rigging and Transport in Akron
    Shriner Marine
    Shultz Design & Construction
    Smoke On The Water
    Sully’s Tool Rental
    TAR Financial Services
    The Basement
    The Gardner Pie Company
    The Manchester Tavern
    The Ramp-In Memory of Jim Genovese
    The Tudor House at Mason Cove
    This Land of Love in Ohio: P-O-R-T-A-G-E LAKES – The Walton Family
    Tom & Leah Flemming
    Toth Buick GMC
    Turkeyfoot Lake Golf Links
    Upper Deck


    “Mia”s Big Heart”
    Akron Rotary Camp
    Akron Yacht Club
    American Attitude
    Bearing Engineered Solutions, Inc.
    Bells Custom Concrete
    Bling It On Apparel
    Brooks, Janey and Trace Ames
    Creative Designers
    D&K Fence & Lawncare
    Deborah Weber
    Ducks of Portage Lakes
    Ed Diebold – Coventry Township Trustee
    EIB Construction
    Elect Jack Daniels State Rep – Elect Jack Daniels State Rep
    Guiseppes Pizza
    Haulin Hot Tubs
    Honeymoon Grille
    Integrity Print Solutions, Inc.
    John and Laura Forret
    Kaster Eye Clinic
    Kevin &; Lisa Adkins &; Family
    Kiwanis Club of Portage Lakes
    Luigi”s Restaurant
    Masters Electrical Services Corporation
    Memory of Dick Farkas
    Mike Hahn and Shana Fletcher
    Mr. Andrew Ambler
    Next Day Access of NEO
    Nova Structural Steel, Inc.
    On Behalf of Nauti Vine Winery
    O’Neil Lube
    Pav’s Creamery
    Pier 619 Pontoon Rentals
    Redline Building company
    Republic Abrasives
    Residents of Turkeyfoot Channel-The Party Corridor of Portage Lakes
    S.E.R. Coating Solutions/Shawn Rogers
    S.I.T. String Company
    Sei Bello Spa & Salon at the Lakes
    Skoops – We Skoop The Best
    Steve & Danielle Surace
    Summit Trailer Sales & Service, Inc.
    Tom Conway Attorney At Law
    Welty Facility Management Services


    Aldawood Hills Association
    Buckeye Reserve Title Agency
    City Yellow Cab Company
    Doug’s Upholstery & Canvas
    Foxy Golf
    Goodyear Boat & Yacht Association
    Harvey Wallbangers Cocktail Lounge
    Hopkins Lawver Funeral Home
    Jim & Nancy Surace Foundation
    Karen & Timothy Snyder
    Krieger’s Health Foods Market
    Lakes Water Treatment
    Lamanna Tree Service
    Lou & Amy Mahshie
    Merestead Farms
    Mike & Debbie Rutherford
    Mike & Susie Sikora
    Papa Ronie’s Pizza
    Pin Oak Point
    Point Comfort Association
    Portage Lakes Advisory Council
    Portage Lakes Cruises
    Portage Lakes Rocks
    Rebecca S Ciriello
    Richard & Stacey Kyle
    Robin & Jim Kulick
    Shawn Swaino & Kim Zink
    Shookman Family
    The Straub Family
    Thristy Gator Drive Thru
    Tim & Jeannie Angel
    Turkeyfoot East Shore Assoc
    Woodys Restaurant

    Thank you to our Resident Sponsors

    Amanda & Matthew White
    Andrew Dzurovcin
    Bill Allen
    Bob & Beth Moyers
    Brittany Bowen & Brian Dean
    Cathy Blackie & Rodney Glassner
    Charles Colitre
    Chett Workman
    Daniel A Matuszewski
    Dave & Rosie Chris
    David A Carroll
    David A McNea
    David Leffler
    David Martin
    Debra J Rankine
    Denise Fitzpatrick
    Denny & Cathy Church
    Diana Bennett
    Diane Guillod
    DonandCarol Forret
    Doug and Brenda Vogley
    E. G. Shackleford
    Edward & Kenneth Peglow
    Edward R Sutter
    Eric R Eggert
    Esther Clouser
    George & Judy Nutial
    Georgiana & Dudley Colvin
    Gilbert & Cheryl Maringer
    Greg & Lori Wolf
    Harry & Angie
    Jaclynn Fulkman
    James & Teresa Guspodin
    James Cotts
    James Mackie
    James Poulos
    Jan & Patricia Ries

    Jeff Sheeler
    Jeffrey & Beverly Ash
    Jeffrey & Jody Riedl
    Jen Klinect
    John & Karen Sheppard
    John M Springer
    John T Spaid
    Joyce R Kryah
    Judith A Clapsaddle
    Judy Morris
    Karen A Peluso
    Karen A Peluso
    Karen and Dan Rose
    Karen S Hamilton
    Kathleen A Schindewolf
    Kathy A Yoder
    Katy Boyle
    Keith & Julie Phillips
    Kenneth & Marlene Shoemaker
    Kerry Macomber
    Kim & Dr. Juson Sprandel 2nd
    Lenny & Bridget Herbert
    Linda & Chip Hartong
    Linda Seib
    Lisa Dean
    Lon & Dawn Marino
    Loretta Rufener
    Lynne Dougherty
    Marcia Adair
    Mark & Ellen Fryer
    Mary & David Pilversack
    McKenney for Judge
    Michael & Vicki Lonteen
    Michael Bandrowsky & Marguerte Erme
    Michael Woodford
    Michele J Spardy

    Nancy & Harry Bagwell
    Nancy J Robeson
    Pam Droder
    Patrick Conry
    Peter & Nancy Anderson
    Peter Leahy
    Philip Getz
    Priscilla McCartt & Matthew Kiraly
    Ralph & Pat Leadbetter
    Rebecca Shookman
    Rex & Chris Sourwine
    Rick Hanger
    Robert Buehrle
    Robert Murray
    Robert Nitzsche
    Robin Clark
    Rochelle & Curt Crews
    Ronald & Amy Shonk
    Ronald & Janet Porosky
    Shirley Prinzo
    Stephen & Shirley Mervosh
    Stephen Funk & Tracy Thomas
    Stephen W Funk
    Stephen Wascak III
    Steven & Linda Hartman
    Susan & Kenneth Keller
    Susan Salem
    Susan Wolak
    Ted & Joanne Branham
    Theresa & Bruce Moore
    Thomas & Barbara Cook
    Thomas Fry
    Tod Smith
    Todd & Michelle Mazzagatti
    Turkeyfoot Commons Assn
    Turkeyfoot Sportsman Club Inc.
    Vicki L Hayes
    William & Kathleen Reinhard
    William and Cindy A Volk