Fireworks displays for Fourth of July 2019 in Southern Maryland & DC

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Chesapeake Beach

The Town’s Firework’s Over the Bay have been scheduled for Wednesday, July 3 @ Dusk with a rain date of Friday July 5.
Kellam’s Field will open at 4 PM to the public to watch the Fireworks.

North Beach Boardwalk Fireworks
Wednesday, July 3 @7:30 p.m.
View Fireworks Over the Bay (see above) from the North Beach Boardwalk. Rain date is July 5th

4th of July Fireworks on Solomons
Thursday, July 4
Fireworks start at dusk.


Hollywood Volunteer Fire Dept

Saturday, June 29, 2019
5:00 PM to 10:00 PM
Parking opens at 4:30 PM

21st Annual River Concert Series - A Super Celebration + Fireworks
Friday, July 5
7:00 PM to 9:00 PM
Townhouse Greens on St. Mary's College of Maryland Campus

Fourth of July Freedom Fest
Thursday, July 4 @5 p.m.
NAS Patuxent River (Requires base access)
West Basin Marina
46970 Bauhof Rd
Patuxent River, MD 20670


La Plata Watermelon Bash

Thursday, July 4th
10:00 am to 1:00 pm
Water slides, hot dogs, and plenty of watermelon. No Fireworks at this event.

Indian Head Fourth of July Celebration & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019
3:30 - 10:00 p.m. (Fireworks at 9:10 p.m.)
Village Green Park & Pavilion

Charles County Fairgrounds Celebration & Fireworks
Thursday, July 4, 2019
3:00 - 10:00 p.m.

Independence Day Concert at Blue Crabs Stadium
Thursday, July 4
5:30 - 9:30 p.m.

❓Did we miss one? Let us know! There are many more events scheduled for the tri-county area. You can find these listed in the Community Calendar.
⛈Last minute weather-related changes can happen. Please confirm the information printed above using the provided web sites or telephone numbers before departing for the event.
🚔 Police will be out in force over the long weekend looking for DUI drivers. Be safe! Use a designated driver. We'd prefer not to publish your name on in the DUI arrest reports.
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Interior Announces Additional Details about Salute to America, Annual Fourth of July Celebration

Blue Angels flight demonstration and donation of expanded fireworks display added to day's events

U.S. Navy Blue Angels

WASHINGTON – Today, the U.S. Department of the Interior announced new details about Salute to America including a flight demonstration by the U.S. Navy Blue Angels and a generous donation of additional fireworks. Salute to America, a part of this year’s annual Independence Day celebration on the National Mall, will feature remarks by President Donald J. Trump to honor America’s armed forces.

“This is going to be a fantastic Fourth of July with increased access across the National Mall for the public to enjoy music, flyovers, a spectacular fireworks display, and an address by our Commander-in-Chief,” said Secretary of the Interior David Bernhardt. “We received an extraordinary donation for a phenomenal fireworks display, and our colleagues from the Department of Defense will be providing a one-of-a-kind music and air power experience including a flight demonstration from the Blue Angels.”

Salute to America will honor each of the nation’s five service branches with music, military demonstrations, multiple flyovers including a flight demonstration by the Blue Angels and much more. Participants include the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”), the Armed Forces Chorus, the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Team, and many others.

This year’s fireworks will run approximately 35 minutes thanks to a donation from Phantom Fireworks and Fireworks by Grucci to light up the night sky and celebrate America. The donation to the National Park Service is valued at $750,000.

Additionally, this year for the first time in recent memory, the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool, the World War II Memorial and Constitution Gardens will each be accessible and available as a location from which to view the fireworks. These prime viewing areas are now outside of the fireworks safety zone due to the fireworks launch site being moved from the Reflecting Pool to West Potomac Park and behind the Lincoln Memorial. The change of locations also means that the Signers of the Declaration of Independence Memorial will be accessible to the public on Independence Day. These had been closed due to the previous fireworks safety zone.

Schedule of Events

National Independence Day Parade – Constitution Avenue NW from 7th Street to 17th Street NW

11:45 a.m. - 2 p.m.
Marching bands, fife and drum corps, floats, military units, giant balloons, equestrian, drill teams and more celebrate Independence Day in this patriotic, flag-waving, red, white and blue celebration of America's birthday!

Salute to America – Lincoln Memorial
6:30 p.m. – 7:30 p.m.
President Donald J. Trump honors America’s armed forces with music, military demonstrations, flyovers and much more. Participants include the Old Guard Fife and Drum Corps, the U.S. Army Band (“Pershing’s Own”), the Armed Forces Chorus, the United States Marine Corps Silent Drill Team, and many others. Gates open at 3 p.m.

A Capitol Fourth Concert – West Lawn the U.S. Capitol
8 p.m. – 9:30 p.m.
Co-sponsored by the National Park Service and the National Symphony Orchestra, join host John Stamos for an all-star salute to America's 243rd birthday with performances by Grammy Award-winning music legend Carole King, multi-platinum recording artist Vanessa Williams, Grammy Award-winning singer-songwriter Colbie Caillat, the National Symphony Orchestra, a special appearance by the Sesame Street Muppets, and much more! Gates open at 3 p.m.

Fireworks Display
9:07 p.m. – 9:42 p.m.
Independence Day celebrations culminate with a spectacular fireworks display over the National Mall. The fireworks will be launched from West Potomac Park and behind the Lincoln Memorial. They will be visible from locations throughout D.C. and Northern Virginia.

For additional information about the day’s events, including security restrictions, public access points, road closures and prohibited items, please visit: Complete information and updates on the Independence Day celebration will be posted to
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