Ports America Chesapeake 4th of July Celebration

Commemorate the Declaration of Independence with a live music performance and fireworks display in Baltimore’s Inner Harbor. Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration returns Thursday, July 4, 2019 from 7–9:30pm. Starting at 7pm, the U.S. Navy Jazz Band Commodores perform classic and today’s top hits at Inner Harbor Amphitheater at Pratt and Light streets. At 9:30pm, fireworks brighten up the night sky over downtown Baltimore.

The 18-minute display is produced by fireworks company Pyrotecnico and choreographed to music. The best view of the fireworks are along the Inner Harbor promenade and surrounding areas downtown. In the event of a cancellation due to severe weather, the fireworks display will take place Friday, July 5, 2019 at 9:30pm. The annual Fourth of July Celebration is produced by the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts (BOPA) and sponsored by Ports America Chesapeake, with additional support from Visit Baltimore, Metro by T-Mobile and FOX 45.

The Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts is a 501 (c)(3) nonprofit organization which serves as Baltimore City’s arts council, film office, and events agency. By producing large-scale events such as Artscape and the Baltimore Book Festival and Light City, 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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