Baltimore’s 4th of July Celebration – presented by Ports America Chesapeake

7:00pm to 10:00pm
Inner Harbor Fireworks start at 9:30pm

Commemorate Independence Day with live music and celebratory fireworks in the heart of downtown Baltimore. The Fourth of July Celebration takes place Monday, July 4, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm.

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Greater Baltimore’s biggest Fourth of July celebration returns to the Inner Harbor!  Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration presented by Ports America Chesapeake takes place Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 7 to 10pm at Baltimore’s Inner Harbor with live music and celebratory fireworks. At 7pm, audiences can enjoy live music from the U.S. Navy Band Cruisers as they perform contemporary hits from the Inner Harbor Amphitheater at Pratt and Light streets.  The fireworks show, choreographed to patriotic and contemporary music, begins at 9:30pm.  The display is produced by fireworks company Pyrotecnico.  The holiday fireworks can be viewed from several locations in downtown and the surrounding areas, including Federal Hill, Locust Point, Fell’s Point, Canton and Harbor East. Support for Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration is provided by Ports America Chesapeake, BGE, GEICO, Visit Baltimore, Waterfront Partnership, FOX 45 and Amtrak.

Visitors can make a day of their holiday downtown by going to area attractions and nearby restaurants and retailers.  Top of the World Observation Level offers the Picnic at the Top on Tuesday, July 4, 2017 from 7pm to 10pm.  Visitors can take in a 360-degree view of Baltimore as well as have the best view of the vibrant fireworks display.  Family-fun activities and food & beverages will be available.  Tickets cost $50 for adults and $25 for children ages 3-12.  Top of the World Observation Level is located on the 27th floor of the World Trade Center at 401 East Pratt Street.  For more information on Top of the World Observation Level or upcoming events, please visit 410-837-VIEW (8439) or visit

In the event of a cancellation due to severe weather, the fireworks show will take place Wednesday, July 5, 2016 at 9:30pm.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion &The Arts is a 501 (c) 3 non-profit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office, and events agency. By producing large-scale events such as Light City, Artscape and the Baltimore Book Festival, and providing funding and support to artists, arts programs and organizations across the city, BOPA’s goal is to make Baltimore a more vibrant and creative city.

For more information on Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration, call 410-752-8632.

Baltimore, one of the best places to view July 4 fireworks on the East Coast.


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12pm       Hat Draw Tournament
7pm        U.S. Navy Band Cruisers
9:30pm   Fireworks Show

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