The City of Youngstown is hosting an event celebrating both Independence Day and the unveiling of the first marker on the Youngstown Walk of Fame on July 4.

The event begins at 5 p.m. with the Walk of Fame unveiling at the Wean Park Walking Path near the Market Street Bridge.

The Walk of Fame's first marker will honor Kool & the Gang and the 2024 Walk of Fame honorees will be announced by Mayor Tito Brown.

'Food Trucks & Fireworks' will be held at Wean Park between 6 and 10 p.m. with fireworks starting at dark.