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Fourth of July Fireworks

Montgomery County, Maryland has a variety of places to see fireworks for the Fourth of July. Most events are family-friendly and include live entertainment.

Events are held on July 4th unless otherwise noted.

All events are subject to weather conditions. Please check the websites below before attending.

Summerfest at Bohrer Park

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Enjoy a lively street festival, with multiple stages of live music, great food, and plenty of activities for kids. Cap off the evening with spectacular fireworks display and an illuminating SummerGlo After Party. Click here for more information. 

When: Saturday, July 1, 2017 | 5-11:30 pm

Where: Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm 506 South Frederick Avenue Gaithersburg, Maryland 20877

Takoma Park Independence Day Celebrations

Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road, Takoma Park, Maryland.

When: July 4th, 2017

The Takoma Park, Maryland community celebrates the Fourth of July with a full day of events including an Independence Day Parade, musical entertainment and a spectacular fireworks display. This annual small-town Independence Day celebration kicks off with a community parade that sets off at 10 a.m. and travels along Carroll and Maple avenues. The evening program begins at 7 p.m. at Takoma Park Middle School with performances by the Polyphony Marimba Ensemble and the Takoma Park Community Band. The fireworks begin at 9:30 p.m. at the middle school. Click here for more information.

Kensington Fourth of July Bike Parade

When: July 4th, 2017

This event is open to all kids, and those young at heart, that wish to decorate their bike, scooter, wagon or stroller and follow a Kensington Volunteer Fire Department truck through the streets of Kensington.

The 22nd Annual 4th of July Bike Parade will be held on Tuesday, July 4th at St. Paul Park. The Bike Parade begins at 10 am and the Town asks that those wishing to participate begin lining up by 9:45 am. This event is open to all kids, and those young at heart, that wish to decorate their bike, scooter, wagon or stroller and follow a Kensington Volunteer Fire Department truck through the streets of Kensington.


Fireworks throughout the county

When: July 4th, 2017

More information coming soon – dates and times subject to change. 

 

Mid County Sparkles

Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Road, Kensington, Maryland.

This event kicks off with a concert by Gringo Jingo performing Santana cover songs at 7:30 p.m. and the fireworks show begins at 9:15 p.m. The county-sponsored show allows visitors to bring low lawn chairs, blankets and coolers—although alcoholic beverages are not permitted. Food vendors will be on site. The county is offering a free shuttle available only from Westfield Wheaton North Plaza parking lot beginning at 6:15 p.m.

Germantown Glory

South Germantown Recreational Park

This county-sponsored fireworks show starts at 7 p.m. with a performance by Quiet Fire, a soul band that covers hits from the 1960s, ’70s and ’80s. The fireworks begin at 9:15 p.m. Those attending can bring low lawn chairs, coolers and blankets, but alcohol is prohibited. Free parking is available.

Fireworks in Rockville

Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Dr. Rockville, Maryland. 

The city of Rockville will host its July 4 celebration at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park in King Farm. Music begins at 6 p.m. with the Rockville Concert Band. The fireworks display will commence at 9:15 p.m. Guests are encouraged to bring blankets, lawn chairs, food and drinks. No barbecuing or open flames are permitted.


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