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July 4th, is undoubtedly the most patriotic celebration of the year – no matter where you plant your sweet red, white and blue feet. A whole weekend for Americans to gloriously celebrate our independence, appreciate our freedoms, pay tribute and our respects and display our admiration for the U* S* A with fireworks, parades, BBQs, baseball, festivals, picnics, concerts, family and friends. Get ready to light your sparklers, crack those glow sticks and celebrate America’s 240th birthday.

We’ve got your guide to all the best Independence Day celebrations in North Delaware +++ starting Friday, July 1st thru Monday, July 4th. Ooohs & Aaaahs guaranteed here.

Friday, July 1st

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Blue Rocks vs. Winston-Salem Dash

A special post-game Fireworks Extravaganza to help celebrate Independence Day, courtesy of Bank of America!

Saturday, July 2nd

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Independence Day Celebration | Elsmere

Elsmere’s annual celebration. Fireworks will begin at dusk at Fairgrounds Park.

Sunday, July 3rd


Fireworks on the Delaware Bay | Cape May-Lewes Ferry


Enjoy Fireworks on the Delaware Bay! Start your July 4th weekend early aboard the Cape May-Lewes Ferry. A relaxing cruise across the Delaware Bay to see spectacular fireworks off the Cape May, NJ coast.

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Independence Day Fireworks in Rehoboth Beach

he Rehoboth Beach Main Street (RBMS) 2016 Fireworks spectacular will take place Sunday, July 3, at approximately 9:15 p.m. Everyone is invited to gather downtown on the boardwalk and shoreline to watch the fireworks as they are launched from the beach. Guests will enjoy live entertainment at the Bandstand before and after the show. For easy transportation in and out of the city, the Jolly Trolley and DART buses will be running.

Monday, July 4th


Fireworks Express on the Wilmington & Western Railroad

Park at the Greenbank Station and the WWRR train will take you directly into Hockessin for the July 4th Fireworks – it’s a fun, family event at an affordable price. Plus, you won’t have to worry about the parking hassles in Hockessin, as our engineer will do the parking for you!

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4th of July Celebration- Wilmington

4 live bands, DJ, midway style carnival games, food trucks, and face painting for the children. At dusk an amazing 22min fireworks show set to music begins to commemorate our country’s independence. Please bring your family, friends, blankets, lawn chairs, and smiles to Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park at 3pm on Monday, July 4th!

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4th of July Celebration | Hockessin

The fun starts at Hockessin with the annual relay race in the morning. This year will feature the 2nd annual Eating Contest hosted by 2 Fat Guys American Grill at George and Sons Seafood. In the early afternoon, you can attend the Hockessin Independence Day parade.

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4th of July Fireworks & Liberty Day Celebration- Newark

The annual event draws approximately 18,000 people while the fireworks are viewed by an estimated 40,000 people in the area.The University’s athletic complex will be filled with great activities and has plenty of space to lay down a blanket and enjoy the sun and then the fireworks. Fine arts and crafts booths are available to browse and games for the kids abound. Live musical entertainment will begin at 6 p.m.

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4th of July Parade & Fireworks | Middletown

It is once again time to celebrate the creation of our nation with Middletown Jaycee’s 5th Annual Independence Day 4th of July Parade and fireworks.

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Celebrate the 4th of July in Historic Dover

Head to the Capital for another exciting Fourth of July Celebration in beautiful downtown Dover. In 2016, we celebrate with many favorite events and the very best fireworks show for miles!

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Dewey Beach Fireworks

At dusk (around 9:00pm), on the bay-side. Fireworks will be set off from a barge in the bay and will be visible from any bar or restaurant along the bay-side in Dewey.

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Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival | Lewes

The City of Lewes continues its long tradition of hosting old-fashioned games for children on Second Street beginning at 9 am. Then the Boat Parade and the Doo-Dah Parade follows. A full day of fun for the whole family.

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4th of July Fireworks | Bethany Beach

The festivities begin at noon with the start of the parade. Following the parade we have the awards, The Army National Guard Band (Northeast) performs and the Fireworks at Dusk!

Festive Snacks & Bevies

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A party in any glass. Mix up these patriotic infused cocktails and watch the red, white and blue fireworks flair! Fizz, spritz, shots, sangria, snow cones, layer, pop rocks, shakes – we’ve found it all to make your holiday stand tall. Mocktails too. Happy Red, White & Blue to you!
Do you feel like being creative and skipping the Bakery this Holiday? If so,  there’s a plethera of great 4th of July dessert ideas from Pinterest, the Food Network and various other web-sites at your fingertips.  The DIY craze is not limited to home projects!  You can learn the tools to create store bought looking desserts, with a twist,  all by yourself.   “Prepare to Impress”  or should I say “Beware to Impress” your friends.  Once you start making all these professional looking treats you’ll be on Dessert Duty for life!


Happy Red, White & Blue to YOU!


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