UPDATED Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2016

June 30, 2016

 Calvert County

fireworksChesapeake Beach Fireworks

UPDATE – The fireworks in Chesapeake Beach over the bay have been postponed until Sunday, July 3rd.

Location: Chesapeake Beach Waterfront
Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 7-10 p.m.The Town’s Fireworks Over the Bay will be held on Friday, July 1, 2016 with a rain date of Sunday, July 3, 2016. NOTE THE CHANGE OF DATES FOR THE FIREWORKS. This event date has been changed to accommodate the weekend dates of the Independence Day Holiday in 2016.The Chesapeake Beach Waterfront plays host this free community event. Two barges will launch fireworks from off the waterfront. Join them along the waterfront to watch the annual patriotic fireworks display over the Chesapeake Bay. This event is free to the public. Arrive early for easy parking.

Solomons Fireworks

UPDATE –  The Solomons Business Association has made the following announcement:

With the forecast calling for 80% rain Monday the 4th and Tuesday the 5th, our scheduled rain date, we have decided to push the show until Friday the 8th, with the 9th as a last chance rain date.

While we understand the inconvenience this may have caused, our best chance to have the show go off was pushing until next weekend.

We still pay for fireworks whether they get to shoot off or not.

Thank you for your understanding!

Location: Solomons Waterfront
Date: Monday, July 4
Time: Fireworks display begins between 9:15 & 9:30 p.m.
Rain Date: TBAThe Solomons Business Associations proudly sponsors the annual Solomons Independence Day fireworks display, and admission is free.Fireworks will be shot off from a barge floating on the Patuxent River off the West side of Solomons , and can be viewed from the Riverwalk. The Fireworks will be preceded by activities throughout Solomons, sponsored by individuals and businesses.

 Charles County

Jason Fireworks2Celebrate Charles! A Fun Filled Fourth!

Location: Regency Furniture Stadium
Date: Monday, July 4
Time: 4:30 -9:30 p.m.

Fun for the whole family!

• See what local food vendors, artisans, and crafters (such as: Spin It Again, B.Essential Soap Boutique, Dooleys BBQ, Circus Ice Cream, Mai’s Stiches, Tasty Creations, County Manners, Janet’s Homemade Candy, Anything’s Possible Creations, Diane’s Treasures, Kona Ice, and more) have to offer in The Best of Charles County.

• Kids of all ages can play all day in the Family Fun Zone. All-You-Can-Play-Wristbands will be available for $5 (cash only, exact change preferred).

• Enjoy fantastic local live entertainment performed by the No Green JellyBeenz (7:30 p.m.) and Dub City Renegades (4:30 p.m.).

• Be dazzled by a spectacular fireworks display.

• Cheer on the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs as they take on the Somerset Patriots.

Free admission.
Family Fun Zone Wristband: $5 • Fees for food and marketplace purchases. • Event held rain or shine. • Seating outside Regency Furniture Stadium is limited. Guests are encouraged to bring their own blankets and chairs.

A ticket is required to enter Regency Furniture Stadium for the Southern Maryland Blue Crabs baseball game. Purchase tickets by calling 301-638-9788 or visiting www.somdbluecrabs.com. Guests receive a complimentary Family Fun Zone Wristband with the purchase of a Blue Crabs ticket.

For more information, call 1-800-766-3386.

Town of Indian Head Independence Day and Fireworks

Location: The Village Green and Pavilion
Date: Monday, July 4
Time: 3:30 – 9:10 p.m.

3:30pm – Patriotic Kick-Off at the fountain
4pm-8pm – Amusements Rides
4pm – Food & Novelty Booths Open
*Ticket Booth Closes Promptly at 7:15pm*
9:10pm – Spectacular Fireworks Display
Rain or Shine

Live Entertainment Outdoor Stage:
4pm-8pm- DJ Rockin’ Roger”
6pm-9pm- One Louder Band

Bring blankets/law chairs

Limited General Parking around Village Green. Handicapped Parking Available in V.G. Pavilion Lot.

Ticket Booth closes promptly at 7:15pm – Remains open for emergencies/lost & found ONLY

Amusements 4pm-8pm WEATHER PERMITTING

NEW for 2016 – Reduced rate ride wristbands for Town Residents. Must be purchased in advance at the Town Hall. Available June 13 – July 1. Proof of residency required. Not available at July 4th event. No ride wristband refunds for inclement weather and after ticket booth or amusements are closed.

No pets of any kind or alcoholic beverages permitted!

More info call 240-375-4061 or karen@townofindianhead.org

Town of La Plata Independence Day Watermelon Bash!

Location: La Plata Town Hall
Date: Monday, July 4
Time: 10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Celebrate the 4th of July at Town Hall. Join us for hot dogs, games, wet fun, and plenty of watermelon.

Watermelon Bash Schedule

Water slides
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Face Painting
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM

Free hot dogs, watermelon, & ice cream
10:30 AM to 1:30 PM or while they last


Watermelon Eating
(2 rounds per age group)

  • Age 6 – 9: 11:00 AM
  • Age 10-14: 11:15 AM
  • Age 15 and up: 11:30 AM

Watermelon Balloon Toss
(3 rounds per age group)

  • Age 4-7: 11:45 AM
  • Age 8-12: 12:00 PM

Watermelon Toss
(3 rounds per age group)

  • Age 13-16: 12:15 PM
  • Age 17 and up: 12:30 PM

For safety concerns, the watermelon toss will be open to anyone 13 years or older only.

 St. Mary’s County

Chesapeake Orchestra at River Concert Series- Fireworks

Location: St. Mary’s College of Maryland
Date: Friday, July 1
Time: 7 -10:00 p.m.

The River Concert Series will feature the Music of Sousa, Filmore, Clarke, Anderson, Chicago, Blood Sweat and Tears, Prince, James Brown and more!

1812 Overture
Pyotr Ilyich Tchaikovsky

Linwood Taylor, guitar
Bryan Bourne, trombone
Zachary Silberschlag, trumpet
DC’s Top Brass!

Hollywood Volunteer Fire Department Independence Day Celebration

Location: 24801 Three Notch Road, Hollywood
Date: Saturday, July 2
Time: 5 – 10 p.m.

Join them for their 8th Annual Independence Day Celebration on July 2nd. 2016.

Fireworks Display at Dusk

Carnival Rides from 5pm-Fireworks
Games from 5pm-Fireworks
Food and Drinks from 5pm-Fireworks

Entertainment provided by the talented Robbie Boothe from 6pm-10pm

Bring your family and friends to one of the best firework displays in the area!

Visit www.hvfd7.com for more information

Country Life Festival

Location: St. Mary’s County Fairgrounds, Leonardtown
Date: fireworks display will be held on Saturday, July 2
Time: 9 p.m.

What would the Fourth of July Celebration be without a fireworks show? After the festival comes to an end on Saturday, July 2nd at 9:00pm, the fireworks display will begin. Come for the festival, stay for the fireworks.

Please note that admission is required to enter the Country Life Festival. Once the festival closes at 9:00pm, you will no longer be able to enter the St. Marys County Fairgrounds.

Rain Date
Please note that in event of imminent bad weather for July 2nd, the rain date is Friday, July 1st. Please follow our Facebook page for changes. Blankets and lawn chairs are welcome.
Coolers, alcohol and outside food are not permitted


3 Responses to UPDATED Southern Maryland July Fireworks Calendar for 2016

  1. James Hitchcock on June 29, 2016 at 3:45 pm

    well minus Sam Grow Band, he isn’t playing anywhere around here this year.

  2. Brianna on July 3, 2016 at 7:30 am

    There are also fireworks at the Charles County fairgrounds

  3. Dave on July 3, 2016 at 5:46 pm

    ONE LOUDER is playing 5 to 9 rain or shine in Indian Head. If it rains, they will be inside.