Celebrate America’s independence with cookouts, parades, fireworks, and family.

Fourth of JulyGet your family together and celebrate at home, or attend one of many local events celebrating our country.

Enjoy a parade in downtown Washington D.C., Annapolis, Rock Hall, or Severna Park.

Attend La Plata’s free Watermelon Bash, or American Visionary Art Museum pet parade, or Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s Salute to Independence Concert.

And no matter where you are, you can’t forget about the fireworks because cities all over Maryland are hosting their own displays.

For a detailed list of events and fireworks displays, check out this year’s Celebrate the Fourth of July page.

For more summer fun ideas, check out our 100 Days of Summer page for daily family activities and our daily calendar of events.