4th of July in Maryland

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4th of July Events in the Maryland Area


4th of July

On the 4th of July, festivities and various events will take place all over Maryland. Please see the county breakdown and contact information. Be sure to make your plans early, confirm times and plan for traffic.


Event: Annapolis Parade and Fireworks

Location: Parade route: West Street to the City Dock

Date/Time: July 4th 6:30pm for the parade, 9:15pm for the fireworks

Phone: Not listed

Website: dc.about.com/od/specialevents/a/4thofJuly_2.htm

Notes: The Naval Academy's concert band will perform at the end of the City Dock just prior to the fireworks

Event: Annual Breakfast with Pancakes

Location: 617 Baltimore-Annapolis Boulevard, Severna Park, MD, Central MD

Date/Time: July 4th at 8:30 am

Phone: (443) 708-6062

Website: Spcommunitycenter.org

Notes: Annual pancake breakfast with music by the Bay Winds Band from Annapolis. The concert is free at the Severna Park Community Center. Fourth of July Parade to follow.

Event: Red, White and Blue Fort Meade Independence Day Celebration

Fort Meade 4th of July 2015

Location: Fort Meade Parade Field, English Avenue, Fort Meade, MD

Date/Time: July 2nd

Phone: (301) 677-6586

Website: http://www.armyfieldband.com/pages/schedule/sched.html

Notes: Jazz and swing music performed by the Jazz Ambassadors


Event: Visionary Pets on Parade!

Location: Baltimore Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD in Baltimore City, Central, MD

Date/Time: July 4th. Start time is at 10 a.m., registration is at 9:30 a.m.

Phone: (410) 244-1900

Website: avam.org

Notes: Pets will be on display in a parade and trophies will be awarded for the most visionary pet, best costume, most patriotic, and Pet look-a-likes. The event is free.

Event: Washington Monument Rededication

Location: Washington Monument at Mount Vernon Place, Baltimore City, MD, Central MD

Date/Time: July 4th 10:45 am – 11:30 am

Phone: (410) 962-5070

Website: mvpconservancy.org

Notes: Rededication ceremony, old fashioned fair and celebration.

Event: Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration

Location: Light Street and Pratt Street, Inner Harbor, Baltimore, MD

Date/Time: July 4th Fireworks start at 9:30pm

Phone: (410) 659-7300; (410) 837-8493

Website: events.baltimoresun.com, viewbaltimore.org

Notes: Performance by US Navy's Cruiser Band at 7pm; World Observation level Picnic at the top is from 7-10pm.


Event: Fireworks and a street fair

Date/Time: July 4th, time not noted

Location: Solomons, MD

Website: dc.aobut.com


Event: The Carroll County Farmers Market holiday Weekend

Location: 700 Agriculture Center Drive, Westminster, MD

Date/Time: July 4th from 8 a.m. To 2 p.m.

Phone: (410) 848-7748

Website: carrollcountyfarmersmarket.com

Notes: 40 vendors will have indoor food and events, plants, fresh gardens, flowers and crafts

Event: Old Fashioned July 4th Celebration
Location: 500 South Center Street, Westminster, MD, Central MD

Date/Time: July 4th The time was not noted on the website

Phone: (410) 386-3880

Website: ccgovernment.carr.org/ccg/farmmus/

Notes: Old fashioned celebration with entertainment, fireworks, games, arts and crafts for kids.


Event: Celebrate Charles: A Fun Filled 4th

Location: 11765 St. Linus Drive, Waldorf, MD

Date/Time: July 4th

Phone: (301) 259-2500

Website: Sompdbluecrabs.com

Notes: This will be a fun filled day of music and family fun with music guest Sam Grow.
Entertainment, as well as Family Fun Zone, fireworks and celebrating the Charles marketplace.


Event: Fireworks in Cambridge

Location: Choptank River Waterfront, Cambridge, MD

Date/Time: July 4th9-10pm

Phone: Not listed

Website: Delmarva-almanac.com


Event: Capital Region Event Fredericks Fourth - An Independence Day Celebration

Location: 121 North Bentz Street, Frederick, MD

Date/Time: July 4th

Phone: (301) 600-2489

Website: celebratefrederick.com

Notes: A Fourth of July celebration with a volleyball tournament, chili cook-off, bathtub races, fireworks and music


Event: Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display

Location: 296 Marsh Hill Road, McHenry, Maryland, Western MD

Date/Time: July 4th Fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. The rain date it noted is July 5th.

Phone: (888) 387-5237

Website: visitdeepcreek.com

Notes: Fireworks will be hosted by the Garrett County Chamber of Commerce launched from the location at Wisp Resort going towards Deep Creek Lake


Event: Havre de Grace Carnival and July 4th Celebration

Location: Havre de Grace, MD, Central MD

Date/Time: See notes below. Website says July 5th for the celebration

Phone: (410) 939-2100

Website: Hdgtourism.com

Notes: Community event, parade, fireworks and a concert. Noted date states July 5th2pm Parade begins on Union Avenue, 7pm Concert at TydingsPark, then fireworks at 9:30 pm.


Event: July 4th Festival and Fireworks

Location: Columbia Lakefront, Columbia, MD

Date/Time: July 4th From 5-10 pm

Phone: (410) 313-4451

Website: howardcountymd.gov

Notes: Rain date is July 5th

Event: Rock Hall Maryland festival with county events including a flat 5 race, fireworks and entertainment

Location: Eastern Shore, Rock Hall, MD

Date/Time: Starts July 3rd thru July 5th

Phone: (410) 778-0416

Website: Kentcounty.com


Event: Takoma 4th of July Parade and Celebration

Location: Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenue, Silver Spring, MD, Capital Region

Date/Time: July 4th Fireworks begin at dark

Phone: (301) 258-6350

Website: gaithersburgmd.gov

Notes: Food, music and concert, fireworks begin at dark.

Event: Takoma Park Middle School Parade

Location: 7611 Pinely Branch Road, Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues

Date/Time: July 4th at 10am

Phone: Not listed

Website: dc.about.com


Event: The Bowie Baysox will play the Erie Seawolves

Location: North East Crain Highway, Bowie, MD

Date/Time: July 4th. Game time is 6:35 p.m.

Phone: (301) 805-4101

Website: baysox.com

Event: Fireworks display after the game

Location: Prince George's Stadium, 4101 NE Crain Highway, Bowie, MD

Date/Time: July 4th at dark

Phone: (301) 805-6000

Website: http://dc.about.com/od/specialevents/a/4thofJuly_2.htm

Event: Laurel 4th of July Celebration with fireworks, a parade, car show and field events

Location: Laurel Lakes, Laurel, MD

Date/Time: July 4th Seel notes below for scheduled activity times

Phone: (301) 725-5306

Website: laurel4th.org

Notes: The parade starts at 11am, the car show is from 12-4pm, free games and activities will be at 3pm at the Granville Gude Park Field, fireworks start at 9:15pm (estimated time)


Event: Fireworks on the Narrows

Location: 117 Yacht Club Drive, Chester, MD, Eastern Shore

Date/Time: July 4th Fireworks begin at dark

Phone: (410) 643-4101

Website: kiyc.org

Notes: Fireworks will be on display


Event: The Big Band Night Fireworks

Location: 213 North Talbot Street, St. Michaels, MD, Eastern Shore

Date/Time: July 4th. The performance begins at 7 p.m.

Phone: (410) 745-2916

Website: cbmm.org/v_calendar.htm.

Notes: The public is welcome to attend and bring their own blankets and lawn chairs for an evening of dancing, music, and fireworks and front of the MilesRiver. Available amenities include food, ice cream, and non alcoholic beverages.


Event: MSO Salute to Independence

Location: 5831 Dunker Church Road, Sharpsburg, MD, Western MD

Date/Time: July 4th The time was not noted on the website

Phone: (301) 797-4000

Website: Nps.gov/anti/index.htm

Notes: Patriotic music with cannon fire and fireworks


Event: Wicomico County Model Rocket Launch

Location: 8480 Ocean Highway, Delmar, MD

Date/Time: July 4th From 2-3pm

Phone: (800) 332-TOUR

Website: Wicomicotourism.org


Event: Eastern Shore event, concert and fireworks

Location: North Division Street, Ocean City, MD

Date/Time: July 4th. Starting at 8 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 pm

Phone: (800) 626-2326 or (410) 250-0125

Website: ococean.com

Notes: There will be a free concert followed by fireworks which begin at 9:30 p.m., on the beach in front of North Division Street



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