4th_of_july_fireworks_guideBoom, Boom, POW! July 4th, is undoubtedly the most patriotic celebration of the year – no matter where you plant your sweet red, white and blue feet. A day when every American halts to gloriously celebrate our independence, appreciate our freedoms, pay tribute to 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 238th birthday.

We’ve got your guide to all the best Independence Day celebrations in NORTH DELAWARE and beyond starting Thursday, July 3rd thru Saturday, July 5th. Ooohs & Aaaahs guaranteed here.


***  Thursday, July 3rd ***


Blue Rocks vs. Potomac Nationals | Independence Day CelebrationBlueRocks_Baseball_Fireworks_Friday

A special post-game Fireworks Extravaganza to help celebrate Independence Day, courtesy of Bank of America! For more info, visit Blue Rocks vs. Potomac Nationals | Independence Day Celebration

Fireworks on the Delaware Bay | Cape May-Lewes Ferryfireworksferry_CapeMayLewesFerry

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.  For more info, visit Fireworks on the Delaware Bay | Cape May-Lewes Ferry

 ***  Friday, July 4th  ***


4th of July Celebration | Wilmington RiverfrontWilmington Fireworks July4th

The City of Wilmington invites you to celebrate our nation’s independence at the 2014 July 4th Celebration on the Riverfront. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Wilmington Riverfront

July 4th Fireworks and Liberty Day | Newarkfireworks_newark_delaware_4th of July

Great food, fun entertainment and a pyrotechnic show that gets better every year. The annual Independence Day celebration draws approximately 18,000 people while the fireworks are viewed by an estimated 40,000 people in the area. The University of Delaware Athletic Complex is filled with great activities and has plenty of space to lay down a blanket and enjoy the sun and then the fireworks. For more info, visit July 4th Fireworks and Liberty Day | Newark

Fireworks Express on the Wilmington & Western RailroadFireworks-train

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! For more info, visit Fireworks Express on the Wilmington & Western Railroad

4th of July Celebration | HockessinJuly 4th Fireworks-Delaware

Parade, Neighborhood Relays, Fireworks and more come to Hockessin this 4th of July. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Hockessin

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. For more info, visit 4th of July Parade & Fireworks | Middletown

Celebrate the 4th of July in Historic DoverFireworks_Dover-Delaware

Head to the Capital for another exciting Fourth of July Celebration in beautiful downtown Dover. In 2014, we celebrate on Friday with many favorite events and the very best fireworks show for miles!  For more info, visit Celebrate the 4th of July in Historic Dover

Fourth of July Fireworks | Rehoboth BeachPaul_Rendel_Rehoboth_Beach_Fireworks_Show

Rehoboth Beach Main Street (RBMS) 2014 Fireworks spectacular will take place Friday, July 4, 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. For more info, visit Fourth of July Fireworks | Rehoboth Beach

Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival | LewesJuly 4th Fireworks-Delaware

The City of Lewes continues its long tradition of hosting old-fashioned games for children on Second Street beginning at 9 am.  For the safety of the participants, Second Street will be closed while the games are in progress and will re-open at the conclusion of the games. For more info, visit Old Fashioned 4th of July Festival | Lewes

4th of July Fireworks | Bethany Beachfireworks_Bethany_Beach_Delaware

31st annual Bethany Beach Fourth of July Parade.  The 2014 Grand Marshals will be Phil and Mary Rossi in recognition of their years of dedicated service to making the parade what it is today. For more info, visit 4th of July Fireworks | Bethany Beach

Fireworks & Fountain Show at Longwood GardensLongwood Gardens July 4th Fireworks

Glittering fireworks and colorful fountains light up the night sky and dance to exciting music on select evenings in the midst of Longwood’s Gardens’ lush, natural beauty.  For more info, visit Fireworks & Fountain Show at Longwood Gardens


 ***  Saturday, July 5th  ***


Independence Day Celebration | Elsmereelsmere fireworks july 5th

Elsmere’s annual celebration. Fireworks will begin at dusk at Fairgrounds Park. For more info, visit Independence Day Celebration | Elsmere