4th of July Fireworks Near Frederick Md

4th of July fireworks near Frederick Md offer something for everybody!

Whether you’re looking for an action packed day of food, live music, and activities OR you just want to find a quiet little spot to sit with the family after dinner and then go home, Frederick County and our surrounding area has it all!

4th of July Fireworks Near Frederick Md

Clearly, celebrating America’s independence with fireworks is just what we do here in the good old USA.

Undoubtedly, it’s a great day to get together with friends and family!

I mean, it’s a great excuse to enjoy good food and drink, huddle together as the moon rises, and ooooh and ahhhh at the colorful fireworks bursting in the sky.

Also, while celebrating, ya just gotta wear your red, white, and blue!

So where can you go for some 4th of July fireworks near Frederick Md?

Well, I’ve put together a full list of great options!

Notably, our list is ordered alphabetically by events right here in Frederick County and then events within driving distance of Frederick County.

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Please note that not all events are held on July 4th; some are before and some are after.

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4th of July Fireworks in Frederick County

1. Baker Park

Baker Park Independence Day, Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Celebrate Frederick

Frederick’s 4th: An Independence Day Celebration
Date: Tuesday, 7/4/23
Begins: Noon to Dusk
Fireworks: Dusk
Rain Date: None

Baker Park Band Shell
121 N. Bentz St.
Frederick, MD 21701

Celebrate the largest Independence Day celebration in Frederick County with two stages of entertainment along side family friendly rides, activities, food and fireworks from Noon to Dusk.

2. Boonsboro, Md

Boonsboro Independence Day Celebration
Facebook Event Link
Date: Monday, 7/3/23
Begins: 5pm
Fireworks: 9:30pm
Rain Date: Friday, 7/7/23

Shafer Park
37 Park Drive
BoonsboroMD  21713

  • The Community Center parking lot will be closed except for vehicles with “handicapped parking permits” only.
  • There will be music and food vendors in Shafer Park for everyone’s enjoyment. Lawn chairs & blankets are always welcome at our events!!
  • We strongly suggest that you do not bring your dog to the event because the fireworks are very loud and are right above the Park.

3. Brunswick, Md

Independence Day Fireworks
Date: Monday, July 3, 2023
Fireworks: 9pm
Near Brunswick Middle School Complex
301 Cummings Dr
Brunswick, MD 21716

4. Emmitsburg, Md

Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day
Photo credit: Town of Emmitsburg

Emmitsburg Community Heritage Day
Date: Saturday, 6/24/23
Begins: 7:00 am
Fireworks: 9:45 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, 6/25/23

E. Eugene Myers Community Park
201 W Lincoln Ave
Emmitsburg, MD 21727

Mark your calendars and plan for a day of fun, sun and hometown celebration in historical Emmitsburg, Maryland!

Activities start at 12 noon and ends after Fireworks (around 10:30pm). Join in activities like our frisbee golf tournament, bike rides & bike rodeo, horseshoe contest, traditional field games, live music, kids activities and rides, craft & vendor show, parade, Music at the bandstand with Special Delivery, Beer garden and our Independence Day Fireworks!  And if you love history the civil war tours at the National Shrine of St. Elizabeth Ann Seton as well as two national monuments and two museums are open to explore.  We are within fifteen minutes of the Gettysburg civil war sites and a half an hour from the Frederick civil war sites.  Make Saturday, June 25th a day to visit Emmitsburg!

5. Frederick Keys

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Frederick Keys

Frederick Keys Fireworks Nights
Date: Every Friday & Saturday Home Games AND Monday, July 3, 2023
Fireworks: End of the game
Rain Date: None
Reader Tip: You can watch them from park and ride parking lot or Costco if you do not go to the game.

Frederick Keys Schedule

Nymeo Field at Harry Grove Stadium
21 Stadium Dr
Frederick, MD 21703

6. Middletown, Md

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Middletown Rec Council

Middletown Rec Council Independence Day Celebration
Facebook Event Link
Date: Saturday, 7/1/23
Begins: 12:00 pm
Fireworks: 9:30 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, 7/2/23

Middletown Community Park
7628 Coblentz Rd
Middletown, MD 21769

Shop the variety of Vintage & Handicraft vendors, Train ride for a cost, Pony Rides, Petting Zoo, Face Painting, KIDS pick a prize, a craft and create a FAN-tastic craft! All FREE. Special prize giveaway while they last. Please note most children’s activities end at 7:30/8:00. 5 large Inflatable’s proceeds will benefit the Knucklers Marble Program, Music, GREAT FOOD & more!

7. Mount Airy, Md

Mount Airy Event
Facebook Event Link
Date: 7/3/23
Begins: 4:00 pm
Fireworks: 9:30 pm
Rain Date: No

Mt. Airy Fire Company Carnival Grounds
1008 Twin Arch Rd
Mt Airy, MD 21771

8. Monrovia, Md

Adventure Park USA
4th of July Party
Date: Saturday, 7/1/23
Begins: 8:30pm
Fireworks: 9:30pm 
Rain Date: None

Adventure Park USA
11113 W Baldwin Rd
Monrovia, MD 21770

Join us for fantastic fireworks at Adventure Park U.S.A.! Gather the family for a day of fun with our Ride & Play passes, then settle in as day turns to night to watch a beautiful display by Zambelli’s Fireworks!

9. Walkersville, Md

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Walkersville Volunteer Fire Company

Walkersville Fire Company Carnival
Walkersville Volunteer Fire Co. Carnival Grounds
West Frederick Street
Walkersville, MD

Dates: Monday, 7/3/23 thru Saturday, 7/8/23
Begins: 6pm
Fireworks: 10pm
Rain Date: None

Continues nightly through July 8. Rides, games, fireworks, nightly entertainment, food. July 3 — The Full Effect Band; July 4 — Mike Kuster and The Catoctin Cowboys, bingo in the hall; July 5 — 5.5 Men Band; July 6 — Tall in the Saddle, bingo in the hall; July 7 — music by Feehan Brothers followed by fireworks; July 8 — The Slipback Band. Ride night specials. 

4th Of July Fireworks Close to Frederick County

1. Deep Creek Lake, Md 4th of July Events

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Garrett County Chamber of Commerce

Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display 
Date: Tuesday, 7/4/23
Begins: 9:30pm
Fireworks: 9:30pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, 7/5/23

Above Marsh Mountain at Wisp Resort overlooking Deep Creek Lake, Maryland
296 Marsh Hill Rd
McHenry, MD 21541

The Garrett County Chamber of Commerce presents the annual Fire on the Mountain Fireworks Display. Join the celebration! The display is set off from the tubing hill at the Mountain Park. 

Prime viewing locations for the annual display include:

  • Scenic overlook along Rt. 219
  • Wisp Resort
  • Lawn at Garrett College
  • Boat on Deep Creek Lake, particularly McHenry Cove
  • Local Businesses in McHenry

2. Gaithersburg, Md

SummerFest Independence Day Gaithersburg, Md
Photo credit: SummerFest

SummerFest at Bohrer Park
Date: Saturday, 7/1/23
Times: 6pm-11:30pm
Fireworks: 9:25 pm
Rain Date: Sunday, 7/3/22

Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm
506 S Frederick Ave
Gaithersburg, MD 20877

Celebrate America’s independence with friends and family at SummerFest, Gaithersburg’s illuminating summer festival on the expansive grounds of Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. The free event takes place on SATURDAY, JULY 1, 2023, from 6 to 11:30 p.m. The festival features live music, food trucks, local breweries, family-friendly activities, all leading up to a spectacular fireworks display & SummerGlo After Party.

3. Gettysburg, PA 4th of July Events

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Destination Gettysburg

A Gettysburg Fourth!
Date: Tuesday, 7/4/23
Begins: 4:00 pm
Fireworks: 9:20 pm

Gettysburg Recreation Park
545 Long Ln
Gettysburg, PA 17325

Join the Gettysburg Area Community for a celebration of America’s Independence at Gettysburg Area Rec Park. This annual event includes music, food trucks, and fireworks.

4. Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md

Photo credit: Visit Hagerstown Fairgrounds Park Event

Fireworks July 4th at Fairgrounds Park
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Begins: 9:30 pm
Fireworks: 9:30 pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Fairgrounds Park
351 N Cleveland Ave
Hagerstown, MD 21740

Spectacular fireworks will light the sky while event-goers can enjoy the show from Fairgrounds Park on a blanket or a lawn chair. The fireworks are also visible from many areas throughout the city for those not able to attend.       

Please note, no food or drink vendors will be at this year’s event. Event-goers are encouraged to bring their own food and refreshments and enjoy the free show! 

5. Hagerstown Community College

MSO Salute to Independence
Date: Saturday, July 1, 2023
Begins: 8pm
Fireworks: 9:30pm
Rain Date: None

Hagerstown Community College Amphitheater
11400 Robinwood Drive
Hagerstown, MD 21742

Since 1986 the Maryland Symphony Orchestra has presented a free “Salute to Independence” Concert to celebrate the independence of our great nation.  Held on the first weekend in July, the “Salute” has been billed as “Maryland’s Most Patriotic Event” and has also been recognized by the American Bus Association as “One of the Top 100 Events in North America.” The evening concert typically attracts thousands of people from all over and is capped off by a spectacular fireworks display, one of the largest in the region.

6. Poolesville, Md

Poolesville 4th of July Fireworks
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Begins: 5pm
Fireworks: At Dark

Soccer fields at Hughes Rd. & Sugarland Rd.

7. Sharpsburg, Md

Salute to Independence Sharpsburg, Md
Photo credit: Visit Washington County

Maryland Symphony Orchestra’s Salute to IndependenceCanceled at the battlefield in Sharpsburg for 2022 due to the rehabilitation of the park visitor center. Event will be held at Hagerstown Community College.

8. Waynesboro, PA 4th of July Events

Waynesboro Summer Jubilee

Waynesboro Summer Jubilee 5K Race & Fireworks Celebration
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Begins: 8am for the 5K Race
Fireworks: Dusk

500 E Main St
Waynesboro, PA 17268-2314

Firecracker 5K Race w/ 1 Mile Kid’s Fun Run, Fun & Games, Live Music & Entertainment, Great Food & Craft Vendors, and Fireworks at Dusk! This event is nothing short of a celebration of our American Independence! Come join the fun!

9. Westminster, Md 4th of July Events

4th Of July Fireworks in & Around Frederick, Md
Photo credit: Carroll County Farm Museum

Carroll County Farm Museum Fourth of July Celebration 
Facebook Event Link
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Begins: 4pm to 10pm
Fireworks: 9:30pm
Rain Date: Wednesday, July 5, 2023

Carroll County Farm Museum
500 S Center St
Westminster, MD 21157

Join us for a Fourth of July Celebration with entertainment, kids activities, food vendors and fireworks of course! Carroll’s largest fireworks display. Gates open at 4pm with fireworks going off around 9:30pm. Admission is $5 per car.

10. Williamsport, Md

Byron Memorial Park
Date: Tuesday, July 4, 2023
Begins: 5pm
Fireworks: Dusk

Food & ice cream at 5pm. Music starts at 7pm.

Happy Independence Day America!!

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