Fireworks shows in Germantown and Kensington for Independence Day


Montgomery County will host two Independence Day fireworks displays this year, one on Saturday, July 2, and the other on Monday, July 4.

Independence Day celebrations will be held at the following locations:

July 2: Mid-County Sparkles at Albert Einstein High School, located at 11135 Newport Road in Kensington

It will kick off at 6 pm on Saturday, July 2 with a concert by the Joe Falero Band, a Latin jazz band. Quiet Fire, a soul, rhythm and blues and rock band, will take the stage at 7:30 p.m. The only parking available on the Einstein High School site will be for individuals with disabilities. Free parking and shuttle service will be provided from Westfield Wheaton, located at 11160 Veirs Mill Road. Parking at Westfield Wheaton will open at 5:30 pm Event attendees parking at Westfield Wheaton prior to 5:30 pm may be subject to towing by the property owner. Transportation service will begin at 5:30 pm Follow the directional signs for the event parking lot and shuttles.

July 4: Germantown Glory at South Germantown Recreational Park, located at 18041 Central Park Circle in Germantown (Boyds)

It will kick off on July 4 at 7 pm with a concert by Quiet Fire, a soul, rhythm and blues, and rock band that covers hits from the ’60s, ’70s, and ’80s. Follow the directional signs for free on-site parking.

Fireworks shows will begin at approximately 9:15 pm for both celebrations. Fireworks show hours may change due to weather conditions. Low lawn chairs, blankets, and coolers are welcome at both events. There will be food vendors at both locations. Alcoholic beverages and pets are not allowed.

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