Fireworks Shows on the Bay: Find One Near You

There's nothing quite like watching Independence Day fireworks light up the night sky with the Chesapeake Bay as a backdrop. It's an experience you can only get here, with the bright lights reflected on the water and boat horns honking their approval. It doesn't matter on which part of the Bay you're spending your July 4th, you can find a fireworks show from our list below. Plan it just right, and you may be able to catch multiple shows in different parts of the sky!

 Photo: Visit Annapolis

Photo: Visit Annapolis

WASHINGTON, D.C.

National Mall, July 4, nps.gov

 

MARYLAND

Annapolis, July 4, visitannapolis.org

Baltimore, Inner Harbor, July 4, promotionandarts.org

Cambridge, July 4, downtowncambridge.org

Chesapeake Beach, June 30, chesapeake-beach.md.us

Chestertown, July 4, chestertown.com

Crisfield, July 7, crisfieldevents.com

Havre de Grace, July 4, havredegracejuly4.org

Middle River, Eastern Yacht Club, July 4, easternyachtclub.com

North East, July 3, stoccv.org

Oxford, July 3, oxfordmd.net

Rock Hall, July 3, rockhallmd.com

St. Michaels, June 30, townofstmichaels.com

Solomons, July 4, solomonsmaryland.com

 

VIRGINIA

Alexandria, July 7, alexandriava.gov

Cape Charles, July 4, capecharles.org

Colonial Beach, July 4, colonial-beach-virginia-attractions.com

Dumfries, Tim’s Rivershore, June 30, timsrivershore.com

Mathews, July 4, visitmathews.com

Mount Vernon, June 29–30, mountvernon.org

Newport News, July 4, nnva.gov

Norfolk/Portsmouth, July 4, festevents.org

Reedville, July 7, rfmuseum.org

Smithfield, July 3, co.isle-of-wight.va.us

Urbanna, July 2, urbanna.com

Yorktown, July 4, visityorktown.org 

Virginia Beach, July 4, visitvirginiabeach.com

Megan Viviano