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Celebrate July 4th in Delaware - 2021

Red, white, and BOOM! Celebrate the Fourth of July this year by attending one of Delaware’s spectacular regional fireworks displays!

July 2nd

Freedom Fireworks at the UD Athletic Complexalt
Enjoy the views of spectacular fireworks over the campus of the University of Delaware! The show will launch at dusk (approximately 9:15 PM) and will be visible from the free parking lots at the UD Athletic Complex.

Fireworks Express at the Wilmington & Western Railroad
Spectate incredible fireworks and ride on an antique locomotive! Pack a cooler, bring a blanket or chairs, and invite the family for a celebratory train ride, followed by a stop in Hockessin to enjoy the fireworks show.

July 3rd

Blue Rocks vs. Rome Braves: Fireworks Extravaganza!alt
What celebrates American culture more than rooting for the home team? Enjoy a game against the Rome Braves at Frawley Stadium, and stick around after the game for an incredible fireworks display, presented by The Casino at Delaware Park.

Rehoboth Beach Independence Day Fireworks Show
Grab an ice cream cone, take a seat on a boardwalk bench, and enjoy the views of fireworks over the ocean while enjoying live music by The Funsters at the Rehoboth Beach Bandstand.

Old Dover Independence Day
The First State Heritage Park presents Independence Day, colonial-style! Programming includes lawn games, guided walking tours, as well as free admission to local history and art museums. A beautiful fireworks display will commence following a performance by the 287th Army Band of the Delaware National Guard.

Fireworks Show at Paradise Grill
Celebrate Independence Day “beach-style” at Paradise Grill in Long Neck! Programming includes live performances by local musicians & an evening fireworks display, presented by Brother’s Pyro, LLC.

July 4th

A Celebration of Independence in the Capital of the First State - Dover 
Celebrate all things patriotic in the captial of Delaware for fourth of July! Enjoy ringing of the Old State House bell, a red, white, and blue parade, live music, and of course fireworks. Bring a picnic blanket or chair to set up on the green, walk the historic streets, enjoy a savory dinner from Governors Cafe, and the list goes on! 

Independence Day Boat Parade & Lewes Fireworks Showalt
Spectate as Lewes locals mosey their patriotically-decorated boats down the Canal for the Independence Day Boat Parade! City Council & Mayor Becker will adjudicate and announce the winners shortly after the last boat pulls into the Savannah Road Drawbridge. Stick around after the sunset to see a gorgeous firework display over the Atlantic Ocean!

Smyrna Independence Day Fireworks Show
Enjoy an incredible firework display from the comfort of your own car this year! The show will launch at dusk & will be visible from the free parking lots located at Smyrna Middle & High Schools.

July 5th

Love Seed Mama Jump Concert & Fireworks in Bethany Beach
Enjoy the company of your family & friends while enjoying live music by Dewey-native rock band Love Seed Mama Jump at the Bethany Beach Bandstand! The concert starts at 7:30 PM, and fireworks display will follow at 9:15 PM.

Please review location information before visiting and remember to explore safely by following recommended safety precautions including, wearing a face covering and social distancing if not vaccinated or if it is required by certain locations and staying home if you're feeling sick.