4th of July Celebrations Near Kent Island

Looking for 4th of July Celebrations near Kent Island? We’ve got you! Independence Day (or the Fourth of July) commemorates the Declaration of Independence of the United States, which was ratified by the Second Continental Congress on July 4, 1776. The Second Continental Congress declared that the thirteen American colonies were no longer subject (and subordinate) to the monarch of Britain, King George III, and were now united, free, and independent states.

When you think of Independence Day, you also think of fireworks, parades, and more! Independence Day is the national day of the United States. Want to go watch the fireworks or hit up a parade? We’ve got you covered! Check out this list of 4th of July celebrations near Kent Island. Some celebrations might take you on adventure – but it’ll be worth it, we promise! Grab your red, white, and, blue and head out to enjoy the celebration of our country! Click the links for details.

4th of July Celebrations Near Kent Island

July 3rd

Salute to Veterans & Fireworks! North East Town Park

Saluting our Nation’s Veterans in Cecil County on Wednesday, July 3, 2024. Starting at 6pm there will be a Ceremony, followed by Family-Fun, Food, Music, Displays, and of course – FIREWORKS!
Location: North East Town Park in North East, Maryland, 21901.More details will be confirmed and added here leading up to the BIG EVENT! Details will also be added to www.stoccv.org Seating is on the grass and along the waterfront in the Park. Bring blankets and chairs. Masks are not required this year although they are encouraged.

July 4th

Queen Anne’s County Annual Fireworks and Family Fun Celebration

Come celebrate Independence Day with Queen Anne’s County at the newly renovated Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center. The event starts at 6PM and is FREE. There will be a kids zone, live music and of course fireworks!

When: Thursday, July 4, 2024, with a rain date of Friday, July 5, 2024
Time:  Parking opens at 5:30 pm, Event starts at 6:00 pm and Fireworks at 9:15 pm 
Food: Food trucks will be available with food to purchase. 
Entertainment: Live music from Jason Morton & Chesapeake Sons and WCEI will be broadcasting LIVE! Kids: Bounce houses, face painters, photo booth and more *kids activities are free
Parking location: Free parking at the “old outlets” 59 Piney Narrows Road in Chester at 5:30pm *handicap parking is available 

Rock Hall Independence Day Celebration

The annual Waterman’s Day celebration on July 4 (12noon – 2 pm), held at the Rock Hall Bulkhead, is a day full of family-friendly fun, food, vendors, and the “beloved” boat docking contest.  Fireworks will be on Thursday, July 4th at Rock Hall Harbor.  Raindate Wednesday, July 5. The parade in Rock Hall is on Tuesday, July 4 at 10 am to feature local bands. Join the celebration afterward for midway games, talent show, and other family-friendly activities.

City of Annapolis Independence Day Parade and Fireworks

Date: July 4, 2024 Parade 6:30PM to 8PM
Location: Susan Campbell Park, Annapolis
Join this patriotic salute to our nation with marching bands, fire engines old and new, cars and vans, service clubs, and scouts! ROUTE: The parade kicks off at Amos Garrett and West Street. We’ll head down West Street, the wrong way around Church Circle, and down Main Street. Anywhere along the parade route will provide a good view of the parade.
Annapolis 4th of July Fireworks Tuesday, July 4, 8 p.m. – 9:45 p.m.

Annapolis launches its fireworks from a barge in Annapolis Harbor. The best viewing areas include public spaces Northeast of the Severn River, City Dock, along the Naval Academy Bridge (limited parking area), any of the street end parks facing Spa Creek, and aboard a boat in the Annapolis harbor. The Spa Creek Bridge is closed from  Eastport into Annapolis at 6 p.m. The bridge will remain closed until the conclusion of the fireworks at approximately 10 p.m. Please be aware that the closer you get to downtown, the harder it will be to park and the more difficulty you will have getting out of town after the celebration. Click HERE for a list of parking options from the City of Annapolis. 

Baltimore City 4th of July Concert and Fireworks

Multiple location along the Inner Harbor Promenade
July 4, 2024; 4:00 PM – 10:00 PM
The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA), Baltimore Symphony Orchestra (BSO) and Waterfront Partnership of Baltimore (WPB) are excited to announce that 4th of July festivities are returning to the Harbor! From 4-9:30 p.m., enjoy live musical performances from the Navy Band Commodores, the BSO and Wordsmith. Then, enjoy a spectacular firework show from the Waterfront Promenade at 9:30 p.m.

Howard County 4th of July Fireworks

Dates: July 4, 2024
Location: Lake Kittamaqundi
Address: 10221 Wincopin Circle, Columbia, MD 21044
Time: 3:00 PM to 10:00 PM

July 5th

Chesapeake City Independence Day Festival and Fireworks

7/05/2024 2:00 PM – 10:00 PM
Location: Pell Gardens 20 Bohemia Ave Chesapeake City

July 6th

St Michael’s

Big Band Night & Fireworks at CBMM
Saturday, July 6, 2024
Rain date: Sunday, July 7, 2024
7–10pm
Scheduled for Saturday night July 6, 2024, shortly after dusk with a rain date on July 7, 2024. Bring your lawn chairs and find a good spot in town! The Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum will be open to the public for viewing. Or, come by boat and anchor out in the Miles River! Photo by Graham Scott-Taylor

Fourth of July Fireworks Display Rehoboth Beach

July 6th, 2024 – 8:00 pm – 11:00 pm
A spectacular fireworks display will launch at approximately 9:30 pm, but depending on weather conditions, fireworks could launch as early as 8 pm or later than 9:30. Fireworks launch from south of Rehoboth Avenue and are visible up and down the beach and boardwalk.

We hope you enjoy this roundup of 4th of July celebrations near Kent Island – there’s sure to be fun for all ages.

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