Fourth of July celebrations in Baltimore

Posted at 8:19 AM, Jul 04, 2016
and last updated 2016-07-04 09:51:17-04

Fireworks Displays

Where: Catonsville High School
Location: 421 Bloomsbury Avenue, Catonsville 21228
Rain Date: July 9

Where: Fullerton Park
Location: 4304 Fullerton Avenue, Baltimore 21236
Rain Date: July 5

Where: Grange Elementary School
(This event has been postponed.)
Location: 2000 Church Road, Dundalk 21222
Rain Date: July 5 at 9:15 p.m.

RELATED: Dundalk cancels fireworks display due to weather; rescheduled

Where: Loch Raven Academy
Location: 8101 Lasalle Road, Towson 21286
Rain Date: July 5
Where: Oregon Ridge Park
Location: 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville 21030
Rain Date: None


Complete list of Baltimore area events



What:  Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration - presented by Ports America Chesapeake
Where: Downtown Baltimore
When: Monday July 4 7 p.m. - 10 p.m.
There will be live music and fireworks in Downtown Baltimore. This event is considered to be the biggest Fourth of July celebration and will feature contemporary music from the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers and a patriotic fireworks show. The music begins at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will start at 9:30 p.m. The musical performance will take place at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater at Pratt and Light Street and the fireworks can be viewed in several locations downtown and the surrounding area including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Fell’s Point, Canton and Harbor East.

What: The Baltimore Symphony Orchestra’s Star-Spangled Spectacular
Where: Oregon Ridge Park
When: July 3-4 at 8 p.m. on both nights
In addition to an incredible lineup of music, guests will be treated to food trucks and fireworks. Attendees can enjoy patriotic songs, songs dedicated to the armed forces and the newest edition of John Williams' "STAR WARS" score.

What: The Piranhas at Hard Rock Café
Where: Hard Rock Café
When: Noon-10 p.m.
Join the Hard Rock Café’s Fourth of July Tradition by rocking out with The Piranhas all day. This event is free.


Other fun stuff              

What: Fourth of July Pier Party      
Where: National Aquarium
When: July 4
The Baltimore National Aquarium will celebrate the Fourth of July with fun for the whole family. There will be crafts and face painting for children along with music and entertainment. There will be an option to purchase meal  tickets for a BBQ buffet of burgers, hot-dogs, grilled mushrooms and more. At the end of the night, all will have a view of the fireworks display.

What: Frederick Douglass Special Presentation
Where: Fort McHenry National Monument and Historic Shrine
When: July 4
Michael Crutcher will be portraying Frederick Douglass at 11 a.m. and 2 p.m. for Independence Day. Following the special presentation, visitors will be invited to a question and answer session about the history of Frederick Douglass and America as a whole. The entrance fee is $10 per adult and free for visitors 15 and under.

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