Weekends on Wednesdays
4th of July Celebrations:
Fireworks Over the Bay (Chesapeake Beach)
Join us in Chesapeake Beach for a dazzling fireworks display over the Chesapeake Bay. Fireworks occur at dusk, approximately 9:15- 9:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, fireworks will be rescheduled.
Freedom Fest (Crisfield)
Honoring the military, food (specialty is crab cakes, soft crabs & Smith Island cake), kids games, live entertainment, arts & crafts, ending with fireworks, family oriented evening.
MSO Salute to Independence (Sharpsburg)
Light classical and patriotic music, complete with cannon fire and fireworks.
Broadford Lake Fireworks (Mountain Lake Park)
Celebrate Independence Day early at Oakland's annual fireworks display! Check website for updates!
Mt Airy Fireworks (Mount Airy)
Bring chairs or blankets along with a cooler of beverages to celebrate Independence Day on the 3rd with our Mt. Airy neighbors. Food, corn hole, & face painting.
The BSO presents "Star Spangled Spectacular" (Cockeysville)
The BSO’s essential red, white and blue bash. This outdoor celebration features patriotic favorites such as Tchaikovsky’s 1812 Overture and Sousa’s Stars and Stripes Forever, topped off with fireworks.
4th of July Celebration (Annapolis)
Celebrate July 4th by witnessing a Naturalization ceremony & touring the historical mansion of one of the signatories of the Declaration of Independence. Spend your day in the heart of downtown Annapolis!
Annapolis Parade (Annapolis)
Annapolis launches its fireworks from a barge in Annapolis Harbor. Join this patriotic salute to our nation with marching bands, fire engines old and new, cars and vans, service clubs and scouts.
4th of July Watermelon Bash (La Plata)
Celebrate the 4th of July at Town Hall. Join us for hot dogs, games, wet fun, and plenty of watermelon.
Accident Fourth of July Homecoming (Accident)
The town of Accident, MD celebrates Independence Day
Celebrate Charles: A Fun Filled Fourth (Waldorf)
Enjoy fireworks and local food vendors, artisans and crafters at The Best of Charles County. All-You-Can-Play-Wristbands will be able available for $5 (cash only, exact change preferred).
Fire on the Mountain (McHenry)
The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce presents fireworks launched from Wisp Resort toward Deep Creek Lake
4th of July Celebration (Wesminster)
Onstage entertainment, children's games, food and crafts for sale. After 5pm parking fee is collected to offset cost of the fireworks. Fireworks sponsored by Kiwanis Club of Westminster begin at 9:30pm.
Frederick's 4th of July Celebration (Frederick)
Join us for the largest Independence Day celebration in Frederick County! Enjoy non-stop children’s activities, volleyball tournament, fabulous local food & beers & two stages of live entertainment.
Thomas Stone National Historic Site (Port Tobacco)
Spend America's 240th birthday at the home of one of Maryland's signers of the Declaration of Independence. A special abbreviated production of the musical "1776" will be presented.
Pancake Breakfast and 4th of July Concert (Severna Park)
Enjoy Bay Winds Concert Band of Annapolis and a pancake breakfast at the Severna Park Community Center. Stay for the annual Fourth of July parade!
Red White and BOOM! (Salisbury)
Red White and BOOM, Salisbury's free community fireworks display, is back on the Fourth of July. A vendor area opens at 6:30pm with food, music and more. Fireworks start around 9:15pm.
Solomons Celebration (Solomons)
Join us in Solomons for a dazzling fireworks display over the Patuxent River. Fireworks occur at dusk, approximately 9:15- 9:30 p.m. In case of inclement weather, fireworks will be rescheduled.
12 Spots to see the fireworks in DC (DC)
Watching the fireworks is one of the highlights of DC’s Independence Daycelebrations, and there are lots of interesting sites from which to view them. For example, you’ll find excellent vantage points from a few rooftop bars, sitting on the steps of the Lincoln Memorial, or across the river in Arlington. Here are twelve strategic sites around DC where you can get a good view
Other Things Happening This Weekend:
Country Life Festival (Leonardtown)
Country Life Festival celebrates the great outdoors including hunting, fishing & camping. Entertainment, giveaways, vendors, food, music, beer, fireworks. Ultimate air dog & cornhole contests.
African American Festival (Baltimore)
As the largest cultural festival on the East Coast, Baltimore has welcomed over 350,000 attendees annually. Our attendees experience Wellness, Beauty, and Technology while enjoying the sultry sounds of national recording artist and emerging talent.
Brandon Woody and Friends (Baltimore)
Brandon Woody is a Charm City trumpeter who is currently a student at Baltimore School for the Arts, join him for live jazz Friday!
Big Band Night (St. Michaels)
Bring a picnic & blankets for music, dancing & fireworks. Food, ice cream & non-alcoholic beverages are available for sale. Carry-on alcohol permitted.
Live Music in the Vineyard (Thurmont)
Join us for live music in the vineyard featuring David Davol! Bring family, friends, and a picnic!
Nature's Night Lights (Oella)
Light up your life and get to know, up close and personal, blinkies, fireflies, lightning bugs and glowworms. Dress for the weather and bring a flashlight and bug box.
The Idol Kings (Annapolis)
Three times the excitement, 3x the entertainment, The IDOL KINGS will pack the house with devoted fans of Tom Petty, Journey & John Mellencamp, three influential artists from the 80s rock era.
15th North American Lithuanian Folk Dance Festival (Baltimore)
1,800 dancers from six countries will perform intricately choreographed dances set to traditional Lithuanian folk music, while wearing native costumes.
Pat Benatar and Neil Geraldo (Hanover)
Benatar & Geraldo at Rams Head Center Stage. In support of a vocal, or guitar solo, Giraldo knows how to up the power. Benatar, a rule-breaker & trail-blazer, remains bold & distinctive.
Autism Speaks 5k Run (Potomac)
Registration is now open for the 16th annual Autism Speaks 5K! Start your team or register as an individual today and help make 2016 the best year yet!
Barbara Fritchie Classic Motorcycle Racing (Frederick)
Professional Racers from around the globe have thrilled the fans with high speed up close racing year after year at the Frederick Fairgrounds in Frederick Maryland.