Downtown surface lots are filling up as visitors arrive to stake out their spots for tonight's Red White & Boom Independence Day celebration.

As always, the Columbus business community has provided support and sponsorship for the event. Locally-based sponsors for 2013 include:

American Electric Power The Arena District Catering by Cox Catering by Design Central Ohio Ford Dealers The Children's Hunger Alliance Columbia Gas of Ohio The Columbus Blue Jackets The Columbus Clippers COSI Donatos Franklin County Rumpke The Westin Columbus

The full sponsor list, performance schedules and other fun event details are online at RedWhiteandBoom.org. Happy Fourth, Columbus!