Looking for a place to celebrate Independence Day 2019? WJZ has you covered with a comprehensive list of fireworks displays across Maryland.
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Unless otherwise noted, all fireworks displays will take place Thursday, July 4.
Cumberland — Cumberland’s annual July 4th Fireworks Display will be held at Constitution Park on Fort Avenue beginning at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Anne Arundel County
Annapolis — The annual Annapolis Harbor fireworks show will begin around 9:15 p.m. The display will be launched from a barge in the Harbor and can be viewed from many locations in the area. The Fourth of July parade starts at 6:30 p.m.
Glen Burnie — (July 3) Glen Burnie Improvement Association’s annual fireworks display is scheduled for 7 p.m. to 9:30 p.m. at Sawmill Creek Park. Fireworks will start at approximately 9 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Inner Harbor — Commemorate Independence Day with live music and celebratory fireworks in the heart of downtown Baltimore. The Fourth of July Celebration takes place from 7 to 10 p.m. on July 4. Fireworks are scheduled to begin at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Baltimore — Fullerton Park, 4303 Fullerton Avenue, Baltimore (Rain date July 6)
Catonsville — Catonsville High School, 21 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville (Rain date July 6)
Cockeysville — (July 3) Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville (SOLD OUT)
Dundalk — Grange Elementary School, 2000 Church Road, Dundalk (Rain date July 5)
Middle River — (July 6) On a barge off Wilson Point (Rain date July 7)
Owings Mills — Greenspring Valley Hunt Club, 30 Greenspring Valley Road, Owings Mills (Rain date July 5)
Pikesville — (July 3) The Suburban Club, 7600 Park Heights Avenue, Pikesville
Pikesville — (July 3) Woodholme County Club, 300 Woodholme Avenue, Pikesville
Towson — Loch Raven Technical Academy, 8101 LaSalle Road, Towson (Rain date July 5)
Details about all of Baltimore County’s fireworks displays can be found here.
Chesapeake Beach — (July 3) Fireworks over the bay start at dusk. MORE INFO HERE
Solomons — The Solomons Business Association proudly sponsors the annual Solomons Independence Day fireworks display. Fireworks will be shot from a barge in the Patuxent River staring at 9:15 p.m. and can be viewed from the Riverwalk. MORE INFO HERE
Westminster — Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center Street. Festivities begin at 3 p.m., fireworks at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Chesapeake City — (July 5) 108 Bohemia Avenue, 21915. Enjoy an evening of food, music, and fireworks. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. near Pell Gardens with food and music. Fireworks display starts around 9 p.m. Best viewing locations are along either side of the canal on the north or south sides of town. MORE INFO HERE
Elkton — Fireworks begin around 9 p.m. at Meadow Park. Gates open at 5 p.m. for food, music and family fun. MORE INFO HERE
North East — (July 3) North East Community Park, 200 Walnut Street. Fireworks begins at 9:20 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Indian Head — Village Green Park. Events begin at 3:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:10 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
La Plata — 8440 Fairground Road, La Plata. The July 4th Celebration at the Charles County Fairgrounds begins at 3 p.m. and runs through 10 p.m. Admission is free. MORE INFO HERE
Cambridge — The Cambridge, Maryland, fireworks show over the Choptank River are scheduled for July 4 at dusk (usually a little bit after 9 p.m.). Best viewing spots include Great Marsh Park, near Somerset Avenue and Hambrooks Boulevard and Long Wharf Park, near High and Water Streets. MORE INFO HERE
Brunswick — (July 3) The city’s fireworks display will take place at 9 p.m. The fireworks will be launched at the entrance to Brunswick Middle School. MORE INFO HERE
Frederick — The 34th annual “Frederick’s 4th” Independence Day celebration begins at noon in Baker Park and Culler Lake. Fireworks will be shot at dusk from Parkway Elementary School. MORE INFO HERE
Walkersville — (July 5) Walkerville Volunteer Fire Company Carnival fireworks at 10 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
McHenry — Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display. The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display. Fireworks launched from the top of Bear Claw Tubing Park at Wisp Resort out toward the waters of Deep Creek Lake. Viewing spots include the scenic overlook on Rt. 219, McHenry Cove on Deep Creek Lake and businesses in McHenry. MORE INFO HERE
Oakland — (July 3) “A Fireworks Spectacular” presented by the American Fireworks Company will take place at dusk at Broadford Park. Admission is $3 per person; children 8 and under are admitted for $1. MORE INFO HERE
Havre de Grace — (July 6) Fireworks will be shot from Concord Point around 9:30 p.m. A parade honoring first responders begins at 2 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Columbia — The annual Fourth of July fireworks celebration featuring fireworks and live entertainment begins at 5 p.m. at Columbia Lakefront, 10275 Little Patuxent Parkway, Columbia. Free for all ages. MORE INFO HERE
Rock Hall — (July 3) Fireworks begin at dusk over the harbor. MORE INFO HERE
Great Oak — (July 6) Great Oak fireworks at 9:30 p.m. at Great Oak Landing Road outside Chestertown MORE INFO HERE
Germantown – “Germantown Glory” will begin at the SoccerPlex in the South Germantown Recreational Park (18041 Central Park Circle, Boyds) at 7 p.m. Fireworks will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Kensington — Mid-County Sparkles at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Road in Kensington, begins at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Poolesville – Soccer fields at Hughes Road and Sugarland Road. Festivities go from 5 p.m. to 10 p.m. $5 parking fee. MORE INFO HERE
Rockville – Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Drive. Fireworks are scheduled to begin at around 9:15 p.m. The park offers great spectator viewing and ample, convenient parking. Bring your own food and beverages as there are no food vendors on site. Please bring blankets or lawn chairs for your family. MORE INFO HERE
Prince George’s County
College Park — The University of Maryland and the City of College Park are once again breaking out the red, white and blue for a fabulous July 4th celebration. A free concert and fireworks are on tap for Independence Day at the University of Maryland in Lot 1 adjacent to Campus Drive off Adelphi Road. Fireworks begin around 9 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Laurel — (July 6) Laurel’s Independence Day celebration begins at Granville Gude Park (Laurel Lake) at 11 a.m. Fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Queen Anne’s County
Chester — (July 2) Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road. Festivities begin at 6 pm. MORE INFO HERE
Crisfield — (July 6) Somers Cove Marina. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. Fireworks to follow at 9:15 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Easton — Easton Carnival and Fourth of July Celebration runs June 28 through July 3 from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m. and July 4 from 4 p.m. to 11 p.m. at the corner of Marlboro Avenue and St. Michaels Road. MORE INFO HERE
Boonsboro — (July 3) Shafer Park. Festivities begin at 5 p.m. with music by a DJ. At 7 p.m. live music is provided by the Rohrersville Band. Children’s activities abound. Local food for purchase is available. Fireworks display begins at dark. Feel free to bring lawn chairs or a blanket. MORE INFO HERE
Hagerstown — Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park, 351 N. Cleveland Avenue, Hagerstown. Food vendors on site at 8 p.m.; fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Sharpsburg — (July 6) Antietam National Battlefield. Maryland Symphony Orchestra – Salute to Independence. Evening concert begins at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks begin at 9:45 p.m. MORE INFO HERE
Williamsport — Independence Day fireworks in Byron Memorial Park at dark on July 4th. MORE INFO HERE
Salisbury — Red White & BOOM. Salisbury’s free community fireworks display returns to Wicomico County Stadium on July 4. The stadium is right across from the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Gates open at 6:30 p.m., and fireworks will go off at 9:15 p.m. Bring blankets and lawn chairs. Attendees can also enjoy music, food, bounce houses and Americana. MORE INFO HERE
Berlin — (July 3) Town of Berlin’s July 3rd Fireworks will be held at 9 p.m. at Berlin Falls Park, across from Burley Oak and next to Burn Pizzeria. MORE INFO HERE
Ocean City — Enjoy a free concert at 8 p.m., followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. downtown on the beach at North Division Street and simultaneously, uptown at 125th Street at Northside Park. For more information, please call 1-800-626-2326 or the Ocean City Department of Recreation & Parks at 410-250-0125. MORE INFO HERE
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