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4th of July Celebrations

Independence Day celebrations are scheduled throughout the state.

Annapolis harbor fireworks

It's time to sail on the Chesapeake Bay, build sandcastles in Ocean City, visit some of Maryland's many wonderful parks and outdoor spaces, and get into a mountain of steamed crabs—this is just the beginning of summer in Maryland
Here are just a few ideas of activities happening 4th of July weekend across Maryland. Reach out to the organizers for details.


Boonsboro Independence Day Celebration -  Fireworks
Shafer Park & Surrounding Area
37 Park Drive
Boonsboro, MD 21713
July 1, 2022
Fireworks begin at 9pm.  Maintain social distancing inside Shafer Park. and take advantage of many other viewing locations that also offer safe social distancing opportunities..
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Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display
Deep Creek Lake Area
McHenry, Maryland 21541
July 4, 2022 (Rain Date July 5)
Fireworks are typically 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, Wisp Resort, the lawn at Garrett College, McHenry Cove on Deep Creek Lake and in McHenry.  More info...


Howard County’s July 4th Fireworks
Downtown Columbia Lakefront at Lake Kittamaqundi
Columbia, Maryland
July 4, 2022
There will be two live music bands on the Lakefront stage.The 20-minute fireworks show will start around 9:20 p.m. at Lake Kittamaqundi in Columbia. Residents who wish to place blankets may do so after 3:00 p.m. Food trucks will be onsite (TBD, in 2021, they were open from 5-9pm). There will be a premium location for viewing the concert and fireworks that includes a dinner buffet and cash bar. More information is coming.    More info...

Frederick's 4th of July
Baker Park
121 N. Bentz Street
Frederick, Maryland
July 4, 2022
Celebrate the largest Independence Day celebration in Frederick County with two stages of entertainment along side family friendly rides, activities, food and fireworks from Noon to Dusk.   More info....


City of Annapolis Independence Day Parade
Start at Amos Garrett Blvd and West Street route ends at Susan Campbell Park
July 4, 2022; 6:30 PM - 8:00 PM
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City of Annapolis Independence Day Concert and Fireworks
Susan Campbell Park
July 4, 2022; 8:00 PM - 9:45 PM
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Annapolis Fireworks Cruises 
Watermark Journey
1 Dock Street
Annapolis,  Maryland
July 4, 2022
On July 4th, enjoy the City of Annapolis' spectacular Fourth of July fireworks from the best seat in town as you cruise the historic harbor. A selection of delicious complimentary desserts will be available. Alcoholic and non-alcoholic beverages will be available for purchase from our full bar. More info...


July 4th Celebration - Charles County Fair
8440 Fairground Road
LaPlata, Maryland 
July 4, 2022 - 3-10pm
Enjoy great food, pony rides and live music that lead up to the grand finale with an outstanding Fourth of July Fireworks Show.  Come for free. 


Queen Anne's County Fireworks & Family Fun Celebration
Chesapeake Heritage & Visitors Center
425 Piney Narrows Road
Kent Narrows
July 4, 2022
Bring the family and park in the lot at the Visitors Center or watch the fireworks from your boat or even from home.  
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Rock Hall Fireworks over the Harbor!
Rock Hall, Maryland
July 3, 2022
This year's show will run a full 30 minutes and is hosted by the Rock Hall Volunteer Fire Department.  While you are in town, enjoy the charm of Rock Hall's relaxing summer vibe. 
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Rock Hall 4th of July Holiday Celebration
Civic Center
July 4, 2022
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St. Michaels Big Band Night & Fireworks
Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum
213 North Talbot Street
St. Michaels, Maryland 21663
July 2, 2022
Rain date:  July 3
Watch the  St. Michaels fireworks display.from the waterfront campus of the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum.  Hosted  by the St. Michaels Fire Department, the fireworks show will launch after dusk on July 3.   But starting at 5pm, CBMM’s campus and facilities will be open to the public free of charge.  Guests  may bring their own food or drink. (There will be no food vendors or live music this year.)   More info...

4th of July Celebration - OC - Two Locations 
North Division Street at the Beach
and 125th Street at Northside Park
Ocean City, Maryland
July 4, 2022
Fireworks displays and music will take place in two locations:  downtown on the beach at North Division Street and simultaneously, uptown at 125th Street at Northside Park. Call 1-800-626-2326 or the Ocean City Department of Recreation & Parks at 410-250-0125 for details.  More info....

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