Where to see fireworks in the DMV

Are you looking for the perfect way to end your Fourth of July?  Look no further. There will be several firework displays happening throughout the DMV area. Here are some places we recommend to see a great show in D.C., Maryland and Virginia.

Firework displays in DC

The National Mall Fourth of July Celebration will start at 9:09 p.m. Fireworks will go up from the Lincoln Memorial Reflecting Pool and will be able to be seen from all over D.C. Public access to view the fireworks show will be available at: the National Mall, U.S. Capitol Grounds and along George Washington Memorial Parkway. Get there early to grab a good seat! If the Fireworks are cancelled on the 4th due to inclement weather the rain date will be July 5th at 9:09 pm.

Firework displays in Maryland

Annapolis: Annapolis City Dock plans to have a firework show at 9:15 p.m. following their parade at 6:30 p.m. The parade's route will start on West Street, around Church Circle, then down Main Street to the City Dock.

Bowie: The Bowie Baysox play at 6:35 p.m. at Prince George's Stadium. A picnic will start at 5:30 p.m., and a fireworks display will follow the game. Click here for information and tickets.

Columbia: The Columbia Lakefront will have their annual celebration at 5 p.m. Food, family activities, and live entertainment will begin at 7 p.m. and fireworks will begin at 9:30 p.m. The rain date for the fireworks display will be July 5. 

Gaithersburg: A 30 minute fireworks show will start around 9:30 p.m at Bohrer Park and Summit Hall Farm.

Germantown: The Maryland Soccerplex is holding a concert at 7 p.m. and a firework display at 9:15 p.m.

Kensington: Albert Einstein High School will have a concert at 7:30 p.m. followed by fireworks at 9:15 p.m.

Rockville: Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park is having Independence Day events. The celebration starts at 5 p.m. with the firework display at 9:15 p.m.

Takoma Park: Takoma Park is hosting a parade starting at 10 a.m., followed by all day festivities including a concert at 7 and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. The celebration will take place at Takoma Park Middle School. For more information, click here. The rain date for this event will be the first clear evening. 

Firework displays in Virginia

Alexandria: Oronoco Bay Park will have evening activities starting at 6 p.m on July 9. Food and entertainment from the Alexandria Symphony Orchestra is included.  In the event of inclement weather, fireworks only will be rescheduled for Sunday, July 10, at 9:30 p.m.

Falls Church: There will be a concert and fireworks at George Mason High School . The concert will start at 7 p.m. and the fireworks will start at 9:20 p.m.

Fairfax: There will be an all-day celebration that starts at 10 a.m. in downtown Fairfax. The 50th annual parade and fireworks starting 9:30 p.m. are some of the many things to look forward to! A full schedule of events can be found here.

Fairfax County: Lake Fairfax Park is hosting all day events starting at 10 a.m. A puppet show is scheduled for 2 p.m., live music will start at 4 p.m., and a fireworks finale will begin at 9:15 p.m. The rain date for fireworks only will be July 5. 

Herndon: Family-fun events including food, music, balloon artists and more will start at 6:30 p.m. at Bready Park. A music-choreographed firework show will begin at 9:30 p.m. In the case of inclement weather in the evening, the fireworks might be delayed or just the fireworks show will happen on July 5.

Reston: The Annual Fourth of July celebration is scheduled from 4 to 8 p.m at Lake Fairfax Park. Live music, food will be followed by fireworks at 9:30 p.m.

Vienna: All festivities will start at 4 p.m. in Yeonas Park. The second annual Vienna Inn chili dog contest will take place, as well as a circus performance and a fireworks show at 9:30 p.m.