It's a cultural tradition of the Short North Arts District that is unique to Columbus on the Fourth of July.

Itís a cultural tradition of the Short North Arts District that is unique to Columbus on the Fourth of July.

In honor of freedom of speech, participants ó ranging from politicians to cops ó sign up to march and express their thoughts on everything from social to political issues.

Itís a fun, lively and wacky atmosphere thatís then followed by a free block party with live music until 8 p.m.