Celebrate our nation’s birthday with music, festivals and fireworks! We are fortunate to live in an area where there are many fireworks displays and celebrations to choose from – where will you watch fireworks this year?
Other viewing areas:
U.S. Capitol, Lincoln Memorial, National Mall between 14th Street and 3rd Street (construction in the area may restrict access), Franklin Delano Roosevelt Memorial, Thomas Jefferson Memorial, The White House Ellipse, West Potomac Park, East Potomac Park, Anacostia Park, U.S. Marine Corps Memorial (Virginia), George Washington Memorial Parkway (Virginia).
Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool
2 Lincoln Memorial Circle NW
Washington, DC 20024
4th of July at the National Archives
The National Archives celebrates the 4th of July with special family programming celebrating the signing of the Declaration of Independence. Visit the National Archives Building for this special birthday party from 10:00 a.m. to 5:30 p.m.
Boyds/Germantown Glory Fireworks
South Germantown Recreational Park (SoccerPlex), 18041 Central Park Circle, Boyds. Concert begins at 7 p.m.; fireworks at 9:15 p.m.
City of Gaithersburg’s Independence Day Celebration
16 Chestnut St, Gaithersburg 20877
City of Gaithersburg’s Independence Day celebration featuring live music, food, and spectacular fireworks on July 4 at the Fairgrounds – Gates open at 5 p.m.
Walk-in at Chestnut or Dalamar Streets; the Perry Parkway entrance will be closed
City of Rockville Music and Fireworks
Montgomery College, Rockville Campus, 51 Mannakee Street, Rockville, Maryland. Additional parking will be available at Rockville Town Center.
Events kick off at 7 p.m. with music from the main stage. At 9:15 p.m. get ready fireworks.
Poolesville Polo Grounds
14660 Hughes Rd., Poolesville, Maryland. Live music begins at 6 p.m., Fireworks at 9 p.m. Parking is $5 per vehicle.
Mid-County Sparkles Fireworks
Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Mill Road, Kensington. Concert begins at 7:30 p.m.; fireworks at 9:15 p.m. (Shuttle buses will pick up passengers, beginning at 6:15 p.m., at Westfield Wheaton Metro Parking Garage adjacent to the JC Penney.)
Baker Park, Second and Bentz Streets, Frederick, Maryland. (301) 228-2844. A full day of activities, beginning at noon. Music on four stages, fireworks and much more.
Howard County 4th of July Festival & Fireworks at Lake Kittamaqundi
10221 Wincopin Circle Columbia, MD 21044
5-10 PM Fireworks at Dusk (Rain date: Friday, July 5)
Takoma Park Independence Day Celebration
Corner of Carroll Ave. and Ethan Allen Avenue.
Takoma Park, MD 20912
Parade starts at 10 a.m. with entertainment at 7 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m.
College Park 4th of July Fireworks
University of Maryland, College Park. Parking Lot 1, off Campus Drive near the University Boulevard/Adelphi Road entrance, July 4, 2013, Food is served beginning at 5:00 p.m. and music start at 7 p.m., with fireworks beginning at dusk.
Annapolis City Dock
Annapolis, Maryland (410) 263-1183 Parade and fireworks: Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Parade Route: West Street, around Church Circle, down Main Street to the City Dock. Naval Academy’s Concert Band will perform at the end of City Dock just prior to the fireworks.
Buddy Attick Lake Park Independence Day in Greenbelt
555 Crescent Rd., Greenbelt, MD 20770
Celebrate Independence Day with friends and neighbors at Buddy Attick Park! Community Drum Circle from 5:30-6:45pm. Greenbelt Concert Band from 7:30-8:30pm. FIREWORKS at approximately 9:00pm. Please check weather hotline at 301-474-0646. Greenbelt Police have posted 4th of July Regulations.
Six Flags America – 4th of July Celebration
13710 Central Ave., Mitchellville, MD 20721
Six Flags America, 13710 Central Ave, Largo, Maryland 20775
Fireworks to begin at dusk.