Find your fireworks fix this Fourth of July

Ailey Clark

The 4th of July is a day filled with friends, family, food, reminders of our freedoms, and of course, fireworks.

To help you find the best place to enjoy your holiday, we’ve compiled a list of a few of this year’s fireworks displays that will be happening throughout the Mid-Atlantic.

DELEWARE

4th of July Middletown Fireworks

July 4, 6pm, Silver Lake Park, Middletown, DE — 4th of July Fireworks, sponsored by the Town of Middletown, will be held on Monday, July 4, at dusk/dark. Food will be sold by non-profits.

No pets, no bikes, no skateboards, no alcohol, no open flames, no personal fireworks allowed.

July 4th Celebrations – City of Wilmingtonfireworks-1191925_640

The City of Wilmington extends a special thank you to everyone who attended the 2015 4th of July Celebration on the Wilmington Riverfront. It is your support at this and all the City-sponsored festivals and events make that make them a success.
We look forward to seeing all of you on Monday, July 4, 2016.
For more information, visit our site here: http://www.wilmingtonde.gov/visitors/july4th

MARYLAND

Fireworks in Baltimore, MD

July 4, 7-10pm at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor! Live music from the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers as they perform contemporary hits from the Inner Harbor Amphitheater at Pratt and Light streets. The fireworks show, choreographed to patriotic and contemporary music, begins at 9:30pm. The holiday fireworks can be viewed from several locations in downtown and the surrounding areas, including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Fell’s Point, Canton, and Harbor East.

Fireworks in Westminster, MD

July 4. Gates open 2pm, fireworks begin at 9:30pm, at the Carroll County Farm Museum. Artisan demonstrations,museum tours, Uncle Sam with his monkey “Django,” children’s games and crafts, live music, great food, moon bounce, balloon sculpture, and special performance by the Estonian Folk Dance Groups “Südameke” and “Kerrutajad” 4:30 and 6 pm. 800-654-4645.

Fire on the Mountain Fireworks at Deep Creek Lake, MD

July 4, rain date July 5. Visit Wisp Resort and make your holiday weekend memorable. Fireworks are just the icing on the cake. Check out all the activities at WispResort.com. 855-480-6596.

Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park

July 4, 2016 Fairgrounds Park Hagerstown, Maryland 21740 Washington County – Western Maryland Opening ceremonies begin at 6:00 p.m., followed by entertainment at 6:30 p.m. and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. With 15,996 shells to be set off in just 30 minutes, this promises to be an action-packed show!
301-739-8577, ext 116

Frederick’s 4th

Monday, July 4, 2016 | Noon to Dusk | Baker Park, Frederick, MD
The event features regional and national entertainment beginning at noon on two stages of entertainment. Families from the surrounding region enjoy a day packed with rides, activities and entertainment. Dunk a Frederick celebrity or race a bath tub down Culler Lake – there is a little something for everyone.

PENNSYLVANIA

4th of July at Fort Roberdeau, PA

July 4. A dedicated anniversary celebration and revolutionary experience for all ages. Living history. Free admission. 814-946-0048.

Wawa Welcome America July 4th Fireworks

sylvester-970863_640July 4, 10 pm – Showcasing patriotism and important moments in our nation’s history, the Wawa Welcome America July 4th Fireworks will take revelers on a 240-year journey from July 4, 1776 to July 4, 2016. Accompanied by a powerful soundtrack that combines rousing musical works and powerful quotes, this fireworks display will light up the skies over the iconic Philadelphia Museum of Art for the grandest of grand finales starting around 10 p.m.

 

VIRGINIA

Celebrate a Valley Fourth in Harrisonburg, VA

July 4. There’s a parade, live music, kid’s activities, a BBQ Cook-Off, craft beer and Virginia wine, and a fireworks finale as Harrisonburg, VA, marks Independence Day. There’s also an art market, local food trucks, craft vendors, and theater performances to enjoy.

4th of July Stars in the Sky

Everyone is invited to the Virginia Peninsula’s biggest Independence Day party: Fourth of July Stars in the Sky at Victory Landing Park. This waterside park, which offers spectacular views of the James River, is filled with 20,000 people who come to celebrate our nation’s birthday. The evening begins as crowds gather to enjoy summer’s favorite foods from a variety of vendors. As dusk approaches, the stage comes alive with music. As the last note from the concert ends, the sky over the James River explodes with a kaleidoscope of color in a spectacular fireworks show. Victory Landing Park is located at Exit 6/26th St. from I-664, just minutes from Colonial Williamsburg, Norfolk, Virginia Beach and all Newport News attractions.

Annual Fourth of July Great American Picnic & Fireworks presented by AT&T

Leave the grilling to us on the 4th of July and bring your family and friends down to Town Point Park from 5pm-10pm! Guests can feast on traditional All American Fare, including hot dogs, hamburgers, barbecue, seafood, buttered corn on the cob, juicy watermelon, lemonade… with all the fixin’s and much more! Relax on the lawn and enjoy the sound of live entertainment along the beautiful Downtown Norfolk, Virginia Waterfront. Then, watch as the sky lights up with the fireworks display at approximately 9:30pm!

WASHINGTON, DC

Fireworks in Washington, DC

Washington DC is a spectacular place to celebrate July 4th! The National Mall, with Washington DC’s monuments and the U.S. Capitol in the background, forms a beautiful and patriotic backdrop to America’s Independence Day celebrations. This is an all-day event in the nation’s capital, beginning with a parade along Constitution Avenue and ending with a spectacular display of fireworks over the Washington Monument.

4th of July Fireworks on the National Mall

Fireworks Time: At dark, usually around 9:15 p.m. Rain Date: July 5th
Launch Location: The fireworks are launched from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and light up the sky over the Washington Monument. See Photos of the Fireworks

WEST VIRGINIA

4th of July Weekend in Grant County, WV

July 1-4. A weekend of fun, food and activities for the entire family. Events include a car show, parade, pony rides, and fireworks – all FREE! While in Grant County, check out the trout hatcheries, Top Kicks Military Museum, Dolly Sods, Smoke Hole Caverns, and Eagle’s Nest. Visit the website for more details. 304-257-9264.

Alderson’s 4th of July Celebration

Many events throughout the day. At 10:15 p.m. we will have our GRAND FIREWORKS DISPLAY – The Alderson Fire Department will put on the best show in Greenbrier County featuring marvelous aerial and ground displays – (Alderson Memorial Football Field)

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