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 Wednesday, July 4, 2018.

70 days until the event

The Mid-Atlantic’s biggest Fourth of July celebration returns to the Inner Harbor! Baltimore’s Fourth of July Celebration presented by Ports America Chesapeake takes place Wednesday, July 4, 2018 in the heart of downtown Baltimore at the Inner Harbor, featuring live music and celebratory fireworks. The fireworks can be viewed from several locations downtown and in 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, Compass Cyber Security, Visit Baltimore, GEICO and Fox45. 

Visitors can make a day of their holiday downtown by going to nearby attractions, restaurants and retailers. Top of the World Observation Level offers the Picnic at the Top on Wednesday, July 4, 2018.  Visitors can take in the 360-degree view of Baltimore and the vibrant fireworks display from one of the most prominent buildings downtown.  Family-fun activities and food & beverages will also be available. 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, visit

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.

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

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Accessibility Guide

View the 4th of July Accessibility Guide here.