Summer is in full force on Delmarva and the 4th of July is quickly approaching.  We’ve been gathering all of our options so we can plan our patriotic weekend, and it seems we’ll be pretty busy with parades, carnivals, fireworks, hot dog eating contests and more.  Events annotated with the * include fireworks.

June 28

Macky’s, Ocean City
10:00pm – 2:00am
Red, White and Blue theme party, costume contest, dancing, specials

July 2

Somers Cove Marina, Crisfield *
5:00pm – 9:00pm
Freedom Fest, entertainment, kid’s activities, military appreciation, food vendors, fireworks

Sturgis Park, Snow Hill *
5:30pm – 10:30pm
Bounce house, face painting, food vendors, fireworks

Waterside Village, Easton *
6:00pm – 11:00pm
Carnival, food vendors, entertainment, fireworks

July 3

Cape May-Lewes Ferry, Lewes *
6:45pm – 11:00pm
Fireworks cruise, entertainment, food & beverages available for purchase

The Strand, Oxford *
8:30pm – 10:00pm

Berlin Falls Park, Berlin *
9:15pm – 10:00pm

Boardwalk, Rehoboth Beach *
9:15pm – 10:00pm

July 4

White Horse Park & Yacht Club, Ocean Pines
8:00am – 10:00pm
OPA Freedom 5K, entertainment, waterslides, carnival games, refreshments, Yacht Club pool party

Laurel *
8:00am  – 10:00pm
Prayer Breakfast, parade, food vendors, pageant, cornhole tournament, pie eating, entertainment, carnival, fireworks

Second Street, Lewes
9:00am – 6:00pm
Old Fashioned Celebration, boat parade, old fashioned games for children, Doo-Dah parade

Assateague Island State Park, Berlin
9:00am – 12:00pm
Independence Day program. Call the Nature Center for details at (443) 397-0078.

Route 1 and Central Avenue, Bethany Beach *
12:00pm – 10:00pm
Parade, entertainment, fireworks

Fish Tales, Ocean City
1:00pm – 2:00pm
Hot Dog Eating Contest

Old Hebron Camp Grounds, Hebron *
5:00pm – 10:00pm
Carnival, food vendors, fireworks

Wicomico County Stadium, Salisbury *
6:30pm – 10:00pm
Red, White & Boom Celebration, food vendors, bounce houses, entertainment, fireworks

Arthur W. Perdue Stadium, Salisbury *
6:35pm – 10:30pm
Delmarva Shorebirds play Lakewood BlueClaws, fireworks

South Main Street Carnival Grounds, Chincoteague *
7:00pm – 11:00pm
Carnival, food vendors, fireworks

Inlet, Ocean City *
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Concert, fireworks

Northside Park, Ocean City *
8:00pm – 10:00pm
Concert, fireworks

Dewey Beach *
8:00pm – 9:00pm

Great Marsh Park of Long Wharf Park, Cambridge *
8:30pm – 10:00pm
Fireworks over the Choptank River

Showell Park, Berlin *
9:00pm – 10:00pm

Happy 4th of July!