4th_of_july_fireworks_guideOoohs & Aaaahs guaranteed here. 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 stops to celebrate their independence, appreciate their freedoms and display their admiration for the USA 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 237th birthday.

We’ve got your guide to all the best Independence Day celebrations in NORTH DELAWARE and beyond starting Wed, July 3rd thru Sun, July 7th. Boom, Boom, POW!


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Celebrate America | Longwood Gardens

Get ready for an evening of oohs and ahhs, as Longwood presents spectacular Fireworks & Fountains shows guaranteed to make your summer memorable. For more info, visit Celebrate America | Longwood Gardens




Delaware Bay Fireworks Cruise | Lewes

Wednesday, July 3rd Only. All aboard the CMLF. Departing from Lewes on board the M.V. Twin Capes, you will see an incredible fireworks display on the Delaware Bay. On the 3rd deck, Lido Bar, listen to the sound of live music provided by “Glass Onion” and Mike Warren from “Just Kidding Around” for the children. For more info, visit Delaware Bay Fireworks Cruise | Lewes


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4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront | Wilmington

WOWZA MACY GRAY! Join the City at Tubman-Garrett Park at the Riverfront on Thursday, July 4th to celebrate our independence with fireworks, food, arts, culture and a special performance by R&B singer Macy Gray. To learn more, visit 4th of July Celebration on the Riverfront | Wilmington

 4th of July Celebration | Hockessin

A day long celebration – neighborhood relays, parade and fireworks. Events Presented by the Hockessin-Greenville Rotary. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Hockessin

4th of July Fireworks | NewarkHockessin_Parade_2013

Annual Fourth of July and Liberty Day celebration with live music, food and fireworks! Great food, fun entertainment and a pyrotechnic show that gets better every year. 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. Fine arts and crafts booths are available to browse and games abound for the kids. For more info, visit 4th of July Fireworks | Newark

4th of July Celebration | Middletown

Parade presented by Middletown Jaycees’ & Fireworks presented by Town of Middletown. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Middletown

Fireworks_Dover-Delaware4th of July Celebration | Dover

A Celebration Of Independence In The Capital Of The First State. Celebrate another exciting Fourth of July Celebration in beautiful downtown Dover.   In 2013, we celebrate on Thursday with many favorite events and the best fireworks show for miles. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Dover

4th of July Celebration | Rehoboth BeachPaul_Rendel_Rehoboth_Beach_Fireworks_Show

Heading South? Check out a spectacular Fireworks display visible from the beach and boardwalk in Rehoboth and up and down the coast. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Rehoboth Beach

fireworks in Dewey4th of July Celebration/Dewey Beach

Most people that take on new ventures start out small, ease their way in and grow as they go, but not the organizers of this years 1st Ever~ Dewey Beach Fireworks Show. These guys; Alex Pires and John Snow of the Highway One Group, are going for the World Record for the most fireworks detonated in 10 minutes, right out of the gate. You read it right, there’s going to be 10 minutes of full blown fireworks instead of the usual 23 minute show. It’s short, sweet and to the point with no need to wait anxiously for the finale to arrive~ THE ENTIRE 10 minutes will be FINALE Quality Fireworks. For more information visit Fireworks Debut in Dewey Beach.

“Most fireworks kind of drag out, and we just didn’t want to do it [that way],” said Pires.

4th of July Celebration | Bethany Beach

Kick off the festivities along the boards in Bethany Beach with a parade starting at noon and fireworks at dusk. For more info, visit 4th of July Celebration | Bethany Beach

*****July 5th, FRIDAY thru July 7th, SUNDAY *****


Independence Fireworks Show & 3 Day Carnival | Elsmere

Celebrate Friday thru Sunday!  For more information, visit Independence Fireworks Show & 3 Day Carnival | Elsmere

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