Fourth of July
Just in case you got the party started early and you're picking this guide up for where to go next, we're going to spell it out for you, plain and simple: The affairs listed below occur on, yep you guessed it, the Fourth of July, unless otherwise noted. Now, we're willing to bet a chili dog that most of these red, white, and blues celebrations are going to have some sort of bbq, beverages, patriotism, and some major explosions. If not, check it off the list and hurry to the next.
Baltimore's July 4th Fireworks Celebration, noon-9:30 p.m., Inner Harbor, (410) 752-8632, free.
Baltimore Museum of Industry's Fourth of July Celebration, Baltimore Museum of Industry, 1415 Key Highway, (410) 727-4808, ext. 144, www.thebmi.org.
Family Cruise with Fireworks and Nautical Buffet with Fireworks, 6:30-10:30 p.m., Inner Harbor, (410) 727-3113, www.harborcruises.com, $25-80.
The Glorious Fourth-an Old-Fashioned Fourth of July Weekend, 11a.m.-4p.m. July 1-2, Fort McHenry, 2400 E. Fort Ave., (410) 962-4290, www.nps.gov/fomc/index.htm.
USS Constellation Museum's Independence Day Deck Party Picnic, 7-10 p.m., Inner Harbor, (410) 539-1797, www.constellation.org, reservations required.
Accident's Fourth of July Homecoming, 9 a.m.-6 p.m., South Street Complex, Accident, (301) 746-6346.
All American Fourth of July Celebration, noon-5 p.m., William Paca House and Garden, 186 Prince George St., Annapolis, (410) 990-4539, www.annapolis.org.
Allen Pond Park, 3-10:30 p.m., 3330 Northview Drive, Bowie, (301) 809-3011, www.cityofbowie.org.
Annapolis City Dock Parade, 6 p.m., West Street, (410) 263-1183, www.dc.about.com.
Buddy Attick Park, 4 p.m., 555 Crescent Road, Greenbelt, (301) 397-2200, www.greenbeltmd.gov.
Catonsville's July 4th Celebration 61st Annual, 9 a.m.-11 p.m., Fredrick Road, Catonsville, (410) 744-9655.
Chestertown Fireworks, 9 p.m., downtown Chestertown, (410) 778-0416, kentcounty.com.
Deep Creek Lake Fireworks Celebration, 9:30 p.m., Deep Creek Lake, McHenry, (301) 387-4386, deepcreeklakeinfo.com.
Dundalk Heritage Association Independence Parade, 8:15 a.m., Logan Village Shopping Center, 3400 Dundalk Ave., (410) 466-3526.
Fireworks After the Game, Baysox vs. Binghamton, Prince George's County Stadium, 4101 NE Crain Highway, Bowie, (301) 464-4865, www.baysox.com.
Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park, 6-10 p.m., Fairgrounds Park, 400 N. Mulberry St., Hagerstown, (301) 739-8577, ext. 116, hagerstownmd.org.
4th of July Celebration BBQ, 7:30 p.m., Golf Course Clubhouse, College Park, (301) 314-6632, dining.umd.edu.
4th of July Concert on the Beach and Fireworks, 8 p.m., North Division Street, Ocean City, (410) 250-0125, ococean.com.
Fredrick's 4th- An Independence Day Celebration, noon-10:30 p.m., Baker Park, Fredrick, (301) 694-2489, celebratefredrick.com.
Independence Day Celebration, 5-9 p.m., Chesapeake Exploration Center, Chest, (410) 758-0835, www.qac.com.
Independence Day Fireworks Cruise, 7:30-10:30 p.m., Annapolis Harbor, Annapolis, (410) 268-7601, www.watermarkcruises.com, $25-$45.
Jamboree in the Park and Fireworks, 5-10:30 p.m., Northside Park, 127th Street on the Bay, Ocean City, (410) 250-0125, ococean.com.
July 4th Week Celebration, 10 a.m., Rock Hall Community Center, (410) 778-0416, www.rockhallmd.com.
Montgomery County Fairgrounds, 5 p.m., 16 Chestnut St., Gaithersburg, (301) 258-6350, www.dc.about.com.
Old-Fashioned July 4th Celebration, noon-9:30 p.m., Carroll County Farm Museum, 500 S. Center St., Westminster, (410) 386-3880, www.carrollcountytourism.org.
Six Flags Spectacular Fireworks Display, Six Flags America, 13710 Central Ave., Mitchellville, (301) 249-1500, www.sixflags.com.
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