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Fourth Of July

Deanna Staffo

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No one can agree on what constitutes the truest, realest celebration of Easter, or New Year’s, or Presidents’ Day, but there is really just one unarguable model for Fourth of July parties: cold beer, fireworks, fairly unhealthy food, tiny American flags, and crowds of your fellow citizens. Hooray for the rule of the masses. All dates are July 4 unless otherwise noted.


Baltimore’s July 4th Fireworks Celebration, noon-9:30 p.m., Inner Harbor, (410) 752-8632, website, free.

Baltimore Museum of Industry’s Fourth of July Celebration, Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, (410) 727-4808, ext. 144, website.

Independence Day Fireworks Cruise, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Inner Harbor, (410) 727-3113, website, $87.

The Glorious Fourth—an Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Weekend, July 1-2, Fort McHenry, 2400 E. Fort Ave., (410) 962-4290, website.

USS Constellation Museum’s Independence Day Deck Party Picnic, 7-10 p.m., Inner Harbor, Baltimore, (410) 539-1797, website, $65, members $50.


Accident’s Homecoming, 9 a.m.-10 p.m., Fire Hall, Accident, (301) 946-6346, website, free.

Bay Country Festival, June 30-July 4, Sailwinds Park, Cambridge, (410) 228-7762, free.

Bel Air Independence Day, Bel Air High School, Bel Air, (410) 893-4444, free.

Catonsville’s July 4th Celebration, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Frederick Road, Catonsville, (410) 744-9655, website, free.

Concert on the Beach, 8 p.m., North Division Street and the beach, Ocean City, (800) 626-2326, website, free.

Deep Creek Fireworks Celebration, 9:30 p.m., Deep Creek Lake Area, McHenry, (301) 387-4386, website, free.

Dundalk Heritage Association Independence Day Parade, 8:15 a.m., Logan Village Shopping Center, Dundalk, (410) 446-3526.

84th Annual Barbara Fritchie Classic, 9 a.m., Frederick Fairgrounds, 797 E. Patrick St., Frederick, (301) 663-8333, free.

Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park, 6 p.m., Fairgrounds Park, Cleveland Ave., Hagerstown, (301) 739-8577, ext. 116, website.

Fireworks in Crisfield, 9 p.m. July 2, Somers Cove Marina, website.

Fireworks Sailing Cruise, 6:30-10 p.m., Annapolis Marriott Waterfront Hotel, 80 Compromise St., Annapolis, (410) 263-7837, website, $75, kids ages 12 and under $55.

4th of July Boat Parade, Choptank River and Cambridge Creek, Cambridge, (410) 228-2142, free.

4th of July Celebration, 6-9 p.m., Montgomery County Fairgrounds, Gaithersburg, (301) 258-6350, website.

Independence Day, Colonial Williamsburg, Williamsburg, Va., (757) 229-1000, website.

Frederick’s 4th: An Independence Day Celebration, noon, Baker Park, 2nd and Bentz streets, Frederick, (301) 694-2489, website, free.

Independence Day Fireworks Cruise, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Dock Street, Annapolis, (410) 268-7601, website, $45, children $25.

Jamboree in the Park, 5 p.m., Northside Park, 127th St. and the bay, Ocean City, (800) 626-2326, website.

July 4th Celebration, 6 p.m. Main Street, City Dock and the US Naval Academy, Annapolis, (410) 263-7997, website, free.

July 4 Extravaganza, 7-10 p.m., Meadow Park, Delaware Ave., Elkton, (410) 620-7924.

Old Tyme Fourth of July, VFW Grounds, 355 Glede Road, Easton, (410) 822-2863, website.

Pirates of the Chesapeake, 10:45 a.m. Annapolis City Dock, Annapolis, (410) 268-7601, ext.104, website.

Red, White and Blue Cookout, July 2-4, Berrywine Plantations/Linganore Winecellars, 13601 Glissans Mill Road, Mount Airy, (410) 795-6432.

Solomons Fireworks Celebration, starts at dusk July 4, Boardwalk Area, Solomons Island, (410) 326-2599,

St. Mary’s County Freedom Fest, 5-10 p.m., St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown, (301) 475-4200, ext. 1849.

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