It’s time once again to Celebrate July 4th. For many people, this means parades, picnics, music, and fireworks!
Here is a list of some of the fireworks displays around Baltimore
Independence Day Fireworks Cruise
July 4, 2018
Spirit of Baltimore
Baltimore, Maryland 21202
The Inner Harbor always puts on a stunning fireworks display. This year take a cruise on the Spirit of Baltimore for a front-row seat! The dinner cruise is a 3 hour cruise with a delicious 3 course buffet-style dinner and a spectacular view of the fireworks. You can also choose a lunchtime cruise or a sightseeing cruise. Prices vary and spots fill up quickly. Click here for more information about the cruises. Fireworks are scheduled to start at 9:30 p.m.
If you choose to gather and watch the fireworks on land, here are a few choice spots:
Pratt & Light Street
Federal Hill Park – 300 Warren Avenue
Canton Waterfront Park – 3001 Boston Street
July 3, 2018 (Rain Date July 4th)
Oregon Ridge Park
13401 Beaver Dam Rd., Hunt Valley
Celebrate 4th of July with the BSO at Oregon Ridge. You will enjoy wonderful music and amazing fireworks! Led by the BSO Associate Conductor Nicholas Hersh, you will hear the orchestra play patriotic scores such as Tchaikovsky’s 1813 Overture and Sousa’s “The Stars and Stripes Forever”. There will also be family favorites from Bruce Springsteen, Beauty and the Beast and so much more! There will be food trucks on site to provide great local eats. Gates open at 5 p.m. All tickets are general admission, lawn seating. You are able to bring lawn chairs, blankets and picnics. Event tickets are available online and also on site. Click here for more information.
Catonsville’s Independence Day Celebration
July 4, 2018
Since 1947, this has been an all-day, fun-filled Catonsville tradition. Starting at 9:30 a.m., it features children’s games, races, and concerts. The Annual Grand Parade is so popular that residents often set out chairs in advance along the route on Frederick Road. The Parade begins at 3:00 p.m. Hailed as “the best fireworks display in the region”, it begins at 9:15 p.m. at Catonsville High School. Click here for more information.
Dundalk Heritage Association Independence Day Parade and Fireworks
July 4, 2018 (Rain date July 5th)
North Point Government Center
The 84th Annual Dundalk 4th of July Parade takes place on July 4th starting about 8:15 a.m. This year, the Parade theme is “Saluting America”. Fireworks will start at approximately 9:15 p.m. at the North Point Government Center/Grange Elementary. The Route is North on Dundalk Avenue, East on Belclare Road, North on Liberty Parkway, West on Dunglow, West on Dunmanway, North on Shipping Place, East on Ship, North on Admiral Boulevard, South on Liberty Parkway, and end at Dunmanway. Click here for more information.
Towson Fourth of July Parade
July 4, 2018.
Towsontown Blvd. & Bosley Ave.
This Parade is a celebration of America’s birthday with bands, clowns, marching units, and military. It begins at 10:30 a.m. and is over at 12:30 p.m. The starting point is Bosley and Burke Avenues. The parade will go on Rain or Shine. All municipal parking garages on Washington and Virginia Avenues are free. You may park at the Towson Commons garage for $5.00. Click here for more information.
Kingsville Independence Day Parade
July 4, 2018 (No Rain Date)
Bradshaw and Jerusalem Roads will be closed at 9:50 a.m.
The parade will start at 11 a.m. at the corner of Bradshaw and Jerusalem.
Included in the Parade will be antique vehicles, floats, equestrians, recreational vehicles, fire apparatus and more.
Pre-parade music and celebration, sponsored by Reds and PNC Bank, commences 10 a.m. at the Judges viewing stand at the corner of Bradshaw and Jerusalem Roads.
A fun-filled hour of entertainment features, Steve Gambrill “The Extreme Balloon Man”, Upper Falls Dance Academy, The Oriole Bird, Baltimore City Pipe Band, Releve Dance & TwirlTasTix Baton Teams, and Tyler Gnade, soloist. The parade will kick off 10:50 a.m. at the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Company on Bellevue Avenue (formation and line-up starts at 9:00 a.m.), proceed down Bradshaw Road to Jerusalem Road, and finish at St. Paul’s Lutheran Church. Click here for more information.
July 4, 2018
Rain date is Saturday, July 7th.
4304 Fullerton Avenue
The show will start at 5 p.m. with music, food, and family fun. Music will be provided by Awaken. Hot dogs, hamburgers, seafood, Tex-Mex, and Greek food will be available as well as draft beer and wine. This year marks the 54th anniversary of this celebration. It is supported by the communities of Perry Hall, White Marsh, Parkville, Overlea, Linover, Rosedale, Elmwood-Belmar and Northeast Baltimore City.
Fireworks are set to go off at 9:15 p.m. Click here for more information.
Happy 4th of July from Phyllis Gettier and Central MD Homes