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93.7 WSTW has compiled the following list of professional fireworks displays throughout the region. In case of bad weather, 93.7 WSTW will announce any event cancellations we receive, but we don't receive them all. Please check directly with the event organizers for verification that the event will occur.
Bethany Beach - Thursday, July 4
Fireworks at dusk and are best viewed from the beach or boardwalk. During the day there will be a parade and concert at the bandstand. For more information, visit www.townofbethanybeach.com.
Cape May-Lewes Ferry - Wednesday, July 3
Rehoboth Fireworks Cruise. Cruise departs Lewes Terminal at 7:15 p.m. Fireworks will illuminate the skies over the Delaware Bay at around dusk (9 or 9:15 p.m.) Return to Lewes at 11 p.m. For reservations call 1-800-643-3779.
Dewey Beach - Thursday, July 4
9 p.m. Fireworks to be launched from the beach and seen all up and down the Boardwalk and shoreline.
Dover - Thursday, July 4
9:20 p.m.; Legislative Hall. Tours, food and more from 9 a.m.- 10 p.m.. In case of rain or high winds, fireworks will be rescheduled for Saturday, July 7. For more information or Dover4thofjuly.com.
Elsmere - Saturday, July 6
Fairgrounds Park, Filbert & Dover Avenues. Join them at 5 p.m. for their annual patriotic event for fun, games, vendors, food and a fireworks show at dusk. Get more details on the Town of Elsmere's website.
Hockessin - Thursday, July 4
Lots of fun in Hockessin with relay races giving way to a parade at 3 p.m., an all-day festival with food trucks, beer garden, games and entertainment, then fireworks at dusk. Check out hockessin4thofjuly.org for more info.
Laurel - Thursday, July 4
Fireworks at dusk. Around Market Square Park there will be a parade, live music, vendors, a petting zoo, a clown, a car show, and a Little Miss Independence pageant (ages 4-7 years old). Rain date July 5 (fireworks only). Check out TownofLaurel.net for more info.
Lewes - Thursday, July 4
Stars & Stripes 5k Run/Walk at 5pm. Festivities and fireworks after.
Middletown - Thursday, July 4
Fireworks display at dusk/dark at Silver Lake Park. No personal fireworks, dogs, open flames, allowed in the park. Rain date July 5. Check out MiddletownDE.org for more info.
Millsboro - Saturday, June 29
6-9:30 p.m. - Cupola Park. There will be food trucks and vendors. Fireworks at dusk. Rain date Sunday, June 30.
Newark - Thursday, July 4
6-10 p.m. Live musical entertainment, vendors and food trucks will begins at 6 p.m. Fireworks begin at dusk at University of Delaware’s David M. Nelson Athletic Complex on South College Avenue at Del. 896 (near Delaware Stadium). Visit the City of Newark's website for more info.
Rehoboth Beach - Sunday, July 1
8-11 p.m. - Fireworks will be launched from the beach and will be visible up and down the boardwalk and beach. Live entertainment before and after fireworks at the bandstand. Depending on the weather, the fireworks may launch anytime after 8 p.m. Visit CityOfRehoboth.com.
Smyrna - Thursday, July 4
Lay a blanket in the field across from Smyrna High School’s baseball diamonds for the spectacular annual fireworks show, starting at 9:15pm.
Wilmington - Wednesday, July 3
Celebrate the holiday with fireworks and Blue Rocks baseball. 6:35 game vs Potomac, with fireworks show to follow. For details, go to Bluerocks.com.
Baltimore - Thursday, July 4
Commemorate Independence Day with live music and celebratory fireworks in the heart of downtown Baltimore. The Fourth of July Celebration takes place at Baltimore's Inner Harbor from 7 p.m. to 10 p.m. Visit their website for more info.
Berlin - Wednesday, July 3
9 p.m. - Berlin Falls Park on Old Ocean City Boulevard. Historic celebration with children's games, bands, and picnic foods at Calvin B. Taylor House Museum. Visit BerlinMD.gov.
Cambridge - Thursday, July 4
Dusk - Choptank River Waterfront. Best viewing spots include: Great Marsh Park, near Somerset Avenue and Hambrooks Boulevard; and Long Wharf Park, near High and Water Streets.
Centreville - Sunday, June 30
6-10 p.m. - across from Queen Anne's County High School. Free family event including moon bounce, slides and rides, and food, followed by fireworks at 9:15pm. Rain Date July 1st. Visit TownOfCentreville.org.
Chesapeake City - Friday, July 5
Enjoy an evening of food, music, and fireworks. Festivities begin at 5pm in the Pell Gardens with food and music. Fireworks Display – starts around 9pm. Best Viewing is anywhere along the canal on either the north or south sides of town. Check out ChesapeakeCity.com for more info.
Chester - Tuesday, July 2
5-10 p.m. - Chesapeake Exploration Center, 425 Piney Narrows Road.
Crisfield - Saturday, July 6
5-9 p.m. - Somers Cove Marina. Freedom Fest - A Tribute to Our Heroes. Bring a chair/blanket. Live music, arts & crafts, military appreciation, food & more. Fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Visit CrisfieldEvents.com.
Easton - Thursday, July 4
Dusk - Best viewed from Easton Carnival grounds, 28539 Marlboro Ave. (behind Target).
Georgetown - Saturday, July 6
Sassafras River Harbor. Boat parade at 5pm. Fireworks to begin after sunset.
Havre de Grace - Saturday, July 6
Parade at 2 p.m. from Union Ave to Tydings Park, concerts at 7 p.m., and fireworks at 9:15 p.m. Great viewing all along the shoreline. Visit ExploreHavreDeGrace.com for more info.
Hebron - Friday, July 5
9:30 p.m. - Hebron Carnival Grounds. Rain date July 6th.
Ocean City - Thursday, July 4
Concert and fireworks on the Beach. Free live DJ performance at 8 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m. on the beach at North Division Street AND uptown at Northside Park on 125th Street. For more information, call 1-800-626-2326 or the Ocean City Department of Recreation & Parks at 410-250-0125, or visit OCOcean.com.
Oxford - Wednesday, July 3
Dusk - The Strand.
Rock Hall - Wednesday, July 3
9 p.m. over the harbor. Check out RockhallMD.com for more.
Salisbury - Thursday, July 4
Red White and BOOM at Bennett Middle School. Americana Avenue open at 6:30 p.m. with fireworks at 9:15 p.m.; Food vendors will be on site. Free parking at Salisbury University, Bennett High School, and the many commercial parking lots nearby.
Salisbury - Thursday, July 4
Fireworks at Arthur W. Perdue Stadium following the 6:05 p.m. Delmarva Shorebirds game vs. the Hagerstown Suns.
Snow Hill - Saturday, June 29
Food and activities at Sturgis Memorial Park on River Street. Food vendors, craft vendors, bounce houses, face painting, and music. Fireworks begin at dusk, which will be around 9:15 p.m.
St. Michaels - Saturday, July 6
7-10 p.m. - Big Band Night & Fireworks at the Chesapeake Bay Maritime Museum. Admission: $10 for non-members and $6 for members and member guests. Admission falls to $2 after 8:45 p.m. Children ages 5 and under are free. Rain date: Sunday, July 7. Visit StMichaelsMD.org.
Tredyffrin Township Chester County - Thursday, July 4
Concert by the Chester County Concert Band at 7pm, fireworks at dusk, all at Wilson Farm Park. Call 610-408-3626 or visit Treddyffrin.org for details.
Philadelphia - Saturday, June 29
United States Army Band "Pershing's Own" at 8pm at 101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd. Fireworks over the Delaware River Waterfront to follow. Visit welcomeamerica.com for details.
Philadelphia - Saturday, June 30
US Army Field Band Concert at 8pm at 101 S Christopher Columbus Blvd. Fireworks over the Delaware River Waterfront beginning to follow. Visit welcomeamerica.com for details.
Philadelphia - Thursday, July 4
The Wawa Welcome America Thursday, July 4th Concert and Fireworks begins at 7:00 p.m on the Ben Franklin Parkway. The event is FREE and open to the public. Come early and enjoy the Party on the Parkway complete with food trucks, games, activities and more! The Concert will end with a huge fireworks show. Visit welcomeamerica.com for details.
Atlantic City - Thursday, July 4
Parade starting at the Smithville Town Center at 9am. Two fireworks shows - at 9:20 p.m. at the Borgata in the Marina District, then 10 p.m. at the Tropicana along the boardwalk. AtlanticCityNJ.com has more.
Cape May - Thursday, July 4
Fireworks from Congress Beach. Check out CapeMay.com for more.
Ocean City - Thursday, July 4
A bike parade earlier in the day and a kite flying competition starting at 7 p.m., followed by fireworks around 9 p.m. Check out more on Ocean City's website.
Sea Isle City - Thursday, July 4
Festivities include a concert at the Excursion Park Band Shell at 7:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9 p.m. at the 50th Street Beach. Visit Sea Isle's website for details.
Wildwood - Thursday, July 4
There's plenty to do in Wildwood, including a people parade and a pooch parade, both starting at 9 a.m., talent show, and concert, all capped by a firework display at 10 p.m. Visit WildwoodsNJ.com for details.