Fourth of July Fireworks on Delmarva 2016
Looking for a place to watch the fireworks this Independence Day? Below is a list of dates, times and locations of Fourth of July events being held this year across Delmarva.
If you are aware of a fireworks show that is not already listed below, please email information about it to firstname.lastname@example.org so it can be added to the list. For specific questions or details about any of the below listed events, readers are advised to contact their town or city halls with inquiries.
- Berlin: Sunday, July 3, 9:15 p.m.; Berlin Falls Park on Old Ocean City Boulevard. Parking is available at Berlin Intermediate School on Franklin Avenue, Berlin First Baptist at 616 William Street, the Worcester County Senior Center on Old Ocean City Blvd, Tractor Supply parking lot on Old Ocean City Boulevard and Pitt Stop on Worcester Highway.
- Cambridge: Tuesday, July 5, Dusk; Choptank River Waterfront. Best viewing spots include Great Marsh Park and Long Wharf Park. Event was originally scheduled for Monday but was postponed due to the rain.
- Centreville: Saturday, July 2, 9:15 p.m. at Queen Anne’s County High School bus loop
- Chesapeake City: Friday, July 1, 9 p.m.; Over the canal waters. Rain date Saturday, July, 2.
- Chestertown: Monday, July 4, Dusk; Chester River Waterfront. Good viewing spots include The Wilmer Park.
- Easton: Monday, July 4, 4-11 p.m.; Easton Fireworks & Carnival, located at Waterside Village, behind Target, 28539 Marlboro Avenue, Easton. Fireworks show beginning at 9:15 p.m., following the concert.
- Hebron: Monday, July 4, 9:30 p.m..; Hebron Carnival Grounds.
- Ocean City: Monday, July 4; Concert and Fireworks on the Beach. Concert at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.; Downtown on the beach at North Division Street AND uptown at Northside Park on 125th Street. Entertainment includes The Reagan Years, downtown and The Janitors, uptown. For more information, call 1-800-626-2326 or (410) 250-0125.
- Ocean Pines: Monday, July 4; Celebration at Veterans Memorial Park. Music, food, games and prizes from 10 a.m.- 2 p.m.. Fireworks at 9 p.m. at Showell Park. Parking and outdoor viewing areas available at Showell Elementary School, The Community Church at Ocean Pines, Most Blessed Sacrament School, The Pavilions and St. John Neumann Church. Bring a chair or blanket. Rain date: July, 5. For more information call 410-641-7052.
- Oxford: Sunday, July 3, Dusk; Fireworks at the Tred Avon Yacht Club
- Rock Hall: Sunday, July 3, 9 p.m.; Over Rock Hall Harbor
- Salisbury: Monday, July 4. Fireworks at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium following the 6:35 p.m. Delmarva Shorebirds game.
- Salisbury: Tuesday, July 5, 9:15 p.m.; Red, White and BOOM Fireworks Show at Wicomico County Stadium across from the Wicomico Youth & Civic Center. Event was originally slated for Monday but was postponed due to rain.
- Snow Hill: Saturday, July 2, 5:30 p.m.; Food and activities at Sturgis Memorial Park. Fireworks begin at dusk.
- St. Michaels: Saturday, July 2, 7-10 p.m.; Fireworks and Big Band Night at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Admission: $10 for non-members and $5 for members. Admission falls to $2 after 8:45 p.m. for those watching the fireworks only. For more information call (410) 745-2916.
- Bethany Beach: Tuesday, July 5. Fireworks at dusk and are best viewed from the beach or boardwalk. Event was postponed to Tuesday due to weather.
- Cape May-Lewes Ferry: Sunday, July 3, Fireworks Cruise. Cruise departs Lewes at 7:15 p.m.. Fireworks will illuminate the skies over the Delaware Bay. This event is SOLD OUT.
- Dewey Beach: Monday, July 4, Dusk. Fireworks will be visible on Dewey Beach and the surrounding areas.
- Dover: Monday, July 4, 9:20 p.m.; Legislative Hall. Tours, food and more from 9 a.m.- 10 p.m.. For a full list of activities, click here. Event was CANCELED due to the weather.
- Laurel: Monday, July 4. The town’s annual Independence Day Celebration will begin with a prayer breakfast at 8 a.m. at Abbott’s on Broadcreek. Vendors will begin setting up at 4 p.m. A parade will be held at 5:30 p.m. This year’s theme is “Cruisin’ Thru Time.” The Little Miss Independence Pageant will follow the parade at 6:30 p.m. A cornhole tournament, pie eating contest and other entertainment will be held throughout the evening. The Bands Running with Scissors and Chain Break will perform in the Bandstand. Fireworks will end the evening. A carnival will also be set up starting on July 4 and run through July 9. For more information, vendor, parade, or pageant applications, call or visit Laurel Town Hall.
- Middletown: Monday, July 4, 6-10 p.m.. Fireworks display at dusk at Silver Lake Park. No pets, bikes, skateboards, alcohol, open flames or personal fireworks allowed.
- Newark: Monday, July 4. Vendors and entertainment begin at 6 p.m.. Fireworks begin at dusk at University of Delaware’s David M. Nelson Athletic Complex on South College Avenue at Del. 896 (near Delaware Stadium). Bring a blanket or chairs. Rain date July 5.
- Rehoboth Beach: Sunday, July 3, 9:15 p.m.. Fireworks will be launched from the beach and can be seen up and down the boardwalk and shoreline. Live entertainment before and after fireworks at the Bandstand. Rain date July 4. For more information call (302) 227-2772.
- Smyrna: Monday, July 4. Parade begins at 9:30 a.m.. Fireworks at dusk at Smyrna Little League fields on Duck Creek Parkway at Smyrna Municipal Park, opposite Smyrna High School and Smyrna Middle School.
- Cape Charles: Monday, July 4, Dusk; Off of the Cape Charles beach. Festivities begin at 8 a.m. and will take place along Bay Avenue.
- Chincoteague Island: Monday, July 4; Chincoteague Carnival Grounds. Fireworks to begin at 10 p.m.. Carnival open from 7-11 p.m..