The biggest event of the summertime is just around the corner- July 4th! Celebrate America’s independence at these fantastic July 4th events happening in North Delaware:

Fourth of July in Middletown
July 4, 2017

Fireworks display at dusk at Silver Lake Park, entry permitted beginning around 6 p.m. There will be no parade this year. Check out for more info.


Fourth of July Celebration – City of Wilmington
Wilmington Riverfront, Wilmington DE
July 4, 2017 2:00 p.m. – 10:00 p.m.

Fireworks at dusk. Bring your own picnic.

4th of July Fireworks Cruise
July 4, 2017
815 Justison St. Wilmington, DE 19801
Admission: $45.00

A BBQ dinner and unforgettable views of the city of Wilmington’s 4th of July fireworks, all from aboard the Riverboat Queen! Take in the elegant sunset and beautiful scenery of the Christina River and the Wilmington city skyline and end the night with a fantastic view of the 4th of July fireworks!

Fireworks Express on the Wilmington & Western Railroad
Greenbank Station, 2201 Newport Gap Pike, Wilmington, DE 19808
July 4, 2017 at 7pm

Park at our Greenbank Station and our 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! Passengers are welcome to bring coolers, blankets and folding chairs aboard. Allow 4 hours for the train ride and fireworks show.

Newark Fireworks Celebration
July 4, 2017

Join the Parks and Recreation Department for a fun-filled 4th with live entertainment and vendors beginning at 6 p.m. Fireworks at dusk (~9 p.m.) at the University of Delaware athletic complex on South College Avenue.

$5 After 5pm Delaware Children’s Museum
July 7, 2017

Featuring special extended hours until 8pm, unique programming, and discounted pricing for guests visiting after 5pm, Fridays will never be the same!