Fireworks and Parades on Tap for Independence Day Celebrations in Montgomery County

Montgomery County recreation is again hosting the Germantown Glory and Mid-County Sparkles fireworks displays Tuesday evening. Both with feature live music prior to the fireworks. Here’s a rundown parades and fireworks displays around the county:

Gaithersburg SummerFest:
July 1, Live entertainment, activities, beer tasting, and classic car show begins at 5 p.m. Fireworks at 9:20 p.m. at Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm, 506 South Frederick Avenue, Gaithersburg. Find more information, here.
Rain Date: In the event of rain, the fireworks only will be held on Sunday, July 2

Image of July 4rth FireworksBoyds/Germantown Glory:
July 4 at 9:15 p.m. at the Soccerplex, 18041 Central Park Circle, Boyds. Family concert at 7 p.m. features Quiet Fire. Food vendors will be available. Attendees may bring low lawn chairs, coolers and blankets, but alcohol is prohibited. Find more information, here.
Rain Date: In the event of rain, the fireworks will be held July 5.


Kensington / Wheaton Mid-County Sparkles:

July 4 at 9:15 p.m. at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Mill Road, Kensington. Entertainment begins at 7:30 p.m. featuring Gringo Jingo..  A free shuttle bus service will pick up passengers beginning at 6:15 p.m. at Westfield Wheaton Plaza North building lot. There will be no on-site parking at the school or on adjacent properties, except for handicapped parking. Find more information, here.
Rain Date: In the event of rain, the fireworks will be held July 5.

Poolesville:
July 4 at 9 p.m. at the Poolesville Polo Grounds, 14660 Hughes Rd. Live music begins at 6 p.m., Fireworks at 9 p.m. Parking is $5 per vehicle. Contact telephone number, 301.972.8888.

Rockville:
July 4, Live entertainment begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Drive, Rockville. Parking is available in lots along Shady Grove and Gaither Roads. as well as on Piccard Drive. Find more information, here.
No rain date.

Takoma Park
July 4 at 9:30 p.m. at Takoma Park Middle School, 7611 Piney Branch Road. Contact telephone number, 301.270.6876. Parade at 10 a.m. at the intersection of Carroll and Ethan Allen Avenues.
Rain Date: In the event of rain, the fireworks will be held on the next clear evening.

National Mall, Washington DC:
July 4 at 9:09 p.m. following the Capitol Fourth Concert on the West Lawn of the U.S. Capitol. Find more information, here.
Rain Date: In the event of rain or low ceiling cloud cover, the fireworks will be held July 5 at 9:09 p.m. The concerts will not be repeated on the rain date.

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