4th of July Guide: Parades, Fireworks & Events

Posted at 8:29 PM, Jun 27, 2017
and last updated 2017-07-04 12:33:48-04

Grab your red, white and blue and join 4th of July celebrations throughout the Baltimore area. 


Anne Arundel County


When: July 4

Parade: 6:30-8 p.m. starting at Amos Garrett and West Street, finishing in front of the Market House

Fireworks: Approximately 9:15 p.m. in Annapolis Harbor

More Info: Visit Annapolis


Glen Burnie

When: Monday, July 3; rain date is July 5

Fireworks: Sawmill Creek Park beginning approximately 9 p.m.

More Info: Glen Burnie Improvement Association


Severna Park

When: July 4

Parade: Begins at 10 a.m. at St. Martin's In-the-Field Episcopal Church and Our Shepherd Lutheran Church on Benfield Road, ending at the Woods Memorial Presbyterian Church

More Info: Greater Severna Park and Arnold Chamber of Commerce


Shady Side

When: July 4

Parade: Parade starts at 10 a.m. at Cedarhurst Road and ends at the Shady Side Community Center on Snug Harbor Road

More Info: call Eddy Boardman, 443-370-8720


Baltimore City

Inner Harbor Fireworks

When: July 4 

What: Live concert by Commodores U.S. Navy Jazz Ensemble beginning at 7 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.


Baltimore County


When: Saturday July 1

Fireworks: Jacksonville Elementary School, 3400 Hillendale Heights Road; rain date July 2

More Info: Baltimore County Government



When: Sunday, July 2 starting at 6 p.m.

Parade: Starts at SHA Salt Dome on I-83 to Bunk Hill Road, east on Mount Carmel Road to north on York Road

Fireworks: Hereford Field next to Hereford High School, 172220 York Road, Parkton; rain date July 3

More Info: Hereford Optimist Club



When: Sunday, July 2

Fireworks: Baltimore County Club, 11500 Mays Chapel Road, Lutherville; rain date July 3

More Info: Baltimore County Government



When: Sunday July 2

Fireworks: Woodholme Country Club, 300 Woodbine Avenue, Pikesville

More Info: Baltimore County Government



When: Monday July 3

Fireworks: Oregon Ridge Park, 13401 Beaver Dam Road, Cockeysville; rain date July 4

More Info: Baltimore County Government



When: July 4 

Parade:  Beginning at 8:15 a.m. from Dundalk Avenue, East on Belclare Road, North on Liberty Parkway, West on Dunglow, West on Dunmanway, North on Shipping Place, East on Shipway, North on Admiral Boulevard, South on Liberty Parkway, end at Dunmanway, see map

Fireworks: Approximately 9:15 p.m. from North Point Government Center/Grange Elementary

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When: July 4 starting at 5 p.m.; rain date July 8

Fireworks: Approximately 9:15 p.m.

More Info: Fullerton Fireworks Foundation


Middle River

When: July 4 starting at 9 a.m.

Parade: Begins on Wilson Point Road toward Dogwood Road to Shore Road, ending at the Middle River Volunteer Fire Company

More Info: Click here



When: July 4 starting at 10 a.m.

Parade: Starts on Albright Avenue east to Central Avenue, north onto Central Avenue to Chatsworth Avenue, west on Chatsworth to Railroad Avenue and then south on Railroad Avenue, ending at Albright Avenue

More info: News about historic Glyndon


Owings Mills

When: July 4

Fireworks: Green Spring Valley Road, Owings Mills

More Info: Baltimore County Government



When: July 4 starting at 10 a.m.

Parade: Springlake and Coachford Communities; Parade begins on Galewood Road toward Tregone Road ending at Pot Spring Elementary Park lot

More Info: Click here



When: July 4 starting at 10 a.m.

Parade: Begins on Adana Road, right on Carysbrook Road, right on Olmstead Road, left on McHenry Road, ending at the Sudbrook Stream Valley

More Info: Sudbrook Park Events



When: July 4 from 10:30 a.m to 12:30 p.m.

Parade: Downtown Towson, see map

More Info:



When: July 4 starting at 10 a.m.

Parade: Begins at 11 a.m. at the Kingsville Volunteer Fire Department, heads down Bradshow Road to Jerusalem Road at Judges viewing standing, ending at the St. Paul's Lutheran Church

More Info: Kingsville 4th of July Parade



When: July 4 

Parade: Beginning at 3 p.m., the Grand Parade starts on Montrose Avenue and Frederick Road, heads east on Frederick Road to Bloomsbury Avenue, ending on Bloomingdale Avenue

Fireworks: Family Fun Fest is at 6:30 p.m., the Mammoth Fireworks Display start approximately 9:15 p.m. from Catonsville High School

More Info:


Carroll County


When: July 4 starting at 3 p.m.

What: 4th of July Celebrations at the Carroll County Farm Museum

Fireworks: Approximately 9:30 p.m.

More Info:


Harford County

Havre de Grace

When: Sunday, July 2 

Parade: Union Avenue, Havre de Grace from 2-4 p.m.

Fireworks: 9:15 p.m.

More Info: Havre de Grace July 4


Bel Air

When: July 4

Parade: Main Street Bel Air starting at 6 p.m., see map

Fireworks: Launched from Rockfield Park approximately 9:30 p.m., see map

More Info: Bel Air July 4


Howard County


When: July 4

What: Festival and fireworks at the Columbia Lakefront

Fireworks: Lake Kittamaqundi

More Info:


Didn't find a display near you? The State Fire Marshal provides a list of approved fireworks displays throughout the state.