Don’t miss the fireworks this Fourth of July

Check out this huge list of fireworks displays set for the Fourth of July in Washington, D.C., Maryland, Virginia and other areas.

Washington DC July 4 – Parade at 11:45. The fireworks display in Washington, DC is unlike any other in the United States. The show, administered by the National Park Service, illuminates everything from the Washington Monument, Lincoln Memorial and the Thomas Jefferson Memorial. Spectators can gain access to the National Mall through secure access points, and it’s important to arrive earlier than the9:10pm start time.  The show will be accompanied by live music from “A Capitol Fourth,” the concert held on the U.S. Capitol’s West Lawn. Click here for info.

fireworks-804838_1280Baltimore July 4, The celebration begins at 4pm with live music at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater and fireworks begin at 9:30pm. Great views from the entire inner harbor area.

Catonsville MD July 4 Many activities during the day followed by live music at 6:30pm and fireworks at9:15pm on the grounds of Catonsville High School. Click here for info.

Towson MD July 4 area that can be viewed from both the neighborhood and surrounding areas. Click here for info.

Oregon Ridge in Cockeysville with the Baltimore Symphony Orchestra has their Star Spangled Spectacular on July 3 and 4 at 8pmClick here for info.

Dundalk MD July 4 parade at 8:15am and fireworks at the North Point Government Center at 9:15pm.

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Fairfax, VA Fairfax High School, July 4, 7-10:30pm. Limited parking at FHS, please take shuttles. Overflow seating available, bring chairs. Performances by City of Fairfax Band, Almost Journey & U2.Fireworks at9:30pm. Click here for info.

Falls Church, VA July 4 at George Mason High School, 7124 Leesburg Pike, Falls Churcc, VA. Live music begins at 7pm followed by fireworks at 9:20pm. Click here for info.

Herndon, VA July 4. Family-fun events featuring games, patriotic arts and craft activities, bingo, food, face painting, balloon artists and more at the Herndon Community Centerbeginning at 7pm, fireworks with music at 9:30pm. Click here for info.
Leesburg, VA July 4, parade, held at 10am.Evening events begin at Ida Lee Park at 6pm, fireworks start at9:30pm. Click here for info.
Manassas, VA July 4 Live music, children’s activities, and begin at 4pm, fireworks at 9:15pm. Click herefor info.
McLean, VA July 4 at Cooper Middle School (977 Balls Hill Road) open at 8pm. Admission and parking via shuttle bus is free from St. John’s Episcopal Church on Douglass St. and Georgetown Pike and the McLean Community Center.
Reston, VA July 4 at Lake Fairfax Park. Fireworks show begins at 9:15pm. Click here for info.
Vienna, VA July 4 at the Vienna Community Center grounds. Activities include a flea market of arts and crafts, food and drink, music, family games, children’s entertainment, antique and classic car display, and fireworks at dusk. Click here for info.

Bel Air, MD July 4. Events all day long beginning with a flag raising at 6am and at parade at 7pm followed by fireworks at 9:30pmClick here for info.

Columbia, MD July 4.  Live entertainment on two stages  from 5-9:30pm. Bring a picnic or purchase food from on-site vendors. Parking is free. Fireworks at dusk. Click here for info.

Frederick, MD July 4 celebration that begins at noon in Baker Park topped off with  a fireworks display at dusk. Click here info

Gaithersburg, MD July 4 at the Montgomery County Agricultural Fairgrounds. Events begin at 6pm that includes food, live music and, of course, a fireworks display set to launch at dusk. Click here info.
Germantown, MD July 4 “Germantown Glory” will begin at the SoccerPlex in the South Germantown Recreational Park at 7pm with fireworks at 9:15pm. Click here info.
Greenbelt, MD July 4  A free fireworks display at 9pm at Buddy Attick Lake Park. Events include a community drum circle and a concert. Click here info.
Kensington, MD July 4 at Albert Einstein High School at 7:30pm with fireworks at 9:15pm. No on-site parking. Shuttle buses will pick up passengers at Westfield Wheaton Plaza. Click here info.
Laurel, MD July 4 at Granville Gude Park. Events begin at 11am, fireworks at 9:15pm. Click here info.

Carroll County MD  July 4  events including Onstage entertainment, children’s games, food and crafts for sale begin 11 am at the Carroll County Farm Museum in Westminster, MD. Fireworks at 9:30pm, one of the best shows in the region. Click here for info.

Chesapeake City MD July 3. Music of the season will be played in concert from the bandstand in Pell Gardens starting at 5:30pm. At 7pm, the hometown Independence Day Parade begins from under the bridge on the South Side of town and marches through the waterfront area. Fireworks at dust. 410-885-5298.  Click here for information.

This year’s Middle River Fireworks Extravaganza will be held on Saturday, July 4th! Mark your calendars, send out the invites and start saving your parking spots- because it’s going to be a real EXTRAVAGANZA of a show this year. Read more here.

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