See the Spectacle of Fourth of July Fireworks in Delaware

From the beach to the big city, Delaware is set to celebrate Independence Day with a barrage of Fourth of July fireworks. Along the way, there’s plenty of fun to be had as each Delaware town celebrated with its own style of fun, from a Boat Parade in Lewes to a Baseball Game in Wilmington. So grab your lawn chairs and blankets, pack the cooler and head to these great Delaware destinations for a Fourth of July to remember.

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Delawre Fireworks
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Blue Rocks Baseball
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Millville Boardwalk
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Bethany Beach
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Lewes Canalfront
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Fireworks in Middletown
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Dewey Beach Fireworks Hyatt Place Dewey

NORTHERN DELAWARE
Wilmington Blue Rocks Game with Fireworks (July 1)
Catch a minor league baseball game and catch a post-game fireworks extravaganza as the Blue Rocks host their home opener against the Jersey Shore BlueClaws. 

Wilmington July 4th Celebration (July 4)
Head for Tubman-Garrett Riverfront Park on Monday for festivities that run from 2 to 10 p.m., including pony rides, games, face painting, tours of the Kalmar Nyckel tall ship, a petting zoo, live music, and mini train rides. The fireworks show gets under way at 9:15 p.m., with a rain date of Tuesday, July 5.

Liberty Day and Fourth of July Fireworks in Newark (July 4)
Folks will be gathering around Tubby Raymond Field at 631 S. College Ave. beginning at around 6 p.m. to catch the big fireworks display over the University of Delaware Athletic Complex. Vendors and entertainment accompany the fun.

Hockessin 4th of July Parade and Fireworks (July 4)
Line up for the “Best 4th of July Parade in Delaware” along Lancaster Pike at 3 p.m., then head for a prime viewing spot for the dusk fireworks (including Swift Park, Piedmont Baseball Fields, Hockessin Library and Artesian Soccer Fields).

Middletown 4th of July Fireworks (July 4)
Start gathering at Silver Lake Park at 6 p.m. for some food, then get ready for the big booms, starting sometime between 8:30 and 9:30 p.m.

CENTRAL DELAWARE
Smyrna-Clayton 4th of July Celebration (July 4)
Start the day cheering the annual parade, 9:30 a.m. in downtown Clayton. Then, enjoy the July 4th Baby Contest at noon at Ewell's St. Paul Church, 401 West St., Clayton. Fireworks complete the day at dusk at the Little League fields across from Smyrna High, accompanied by live music and food trucks.

Independence Day Fireworks at Bally's Casino (July 3)
Bring a chair or blanket and be sure to check out the Bally’s Food Truck Festival for snacks, desserts and late-night bites, beginning at 7 p.m. Then settle in for the fireworks at dusk. 

First Saturday in the First State: Old Dover Independence Day (July 4)
The state capital knows how to get its patriotic feelings flowing, starting with old-fashioned family fun in First State Heritage Park, music, and free tours of Revolutionary-era Dover. Head for the parade along State Street at 6 p.m., then sit back for fireworks at dusk.

SOUTHERN DELAWARE
Rehoboth Beach 4th of July Weekend Fireworks (July 3)
The rockets head skyward from the beach near Brooklyn Avenue at around 9:30 on Sunday, but they’ll be visible all across town, accompanied by a concert by a 10-piece band on the Bandstand (8 p.m.). DART and the Jolly Trolley will provide special service into town.

Lewes Independence Day Celebration (July 4)
Don't miss the decorated boat parade at this full day of festive beach fun, beginning on Second Street with old-fashioned kids’ games from 9 a.m. to noon. Line up along the canal at 1 p.m. for the boat parade, then linger in town for the annual makeshift Doo-Dah Parade (around 5 p.m.). Cap it off with dusk fireworks over the ocean!

Fourth Of July Pier Pig Roast (July 4)
Here’s a great way to watch the Lewes fireworks: Head for Grain on the Rocks at the Cape-May-Lewes Ferry from 6-9 p.m. and enjoy an open bar of beer and wine, along with an all-American Pig Roast, on the waterfront.

Dewey Beach Fireworks (July 4)
The revelry will be well under way at this rockin’ beach town by the time the fireworks go off at around 9 p.m. from a barge in Rehoboth Bay.

Bethany Beach July 4th Celebration (July 4)
A noon parade along Garfield Parkway precedes the dusk fireworks in this charming seaside town. Grab a 2022 Bethany Beach collector’s T-shirt while you’re there!

Downtown Milton July 4th Festival (July 4)
They want to “Bring Mayberry Back to Milton” at this celebration starting at 10 a.m. in Memorial Park. Old-fashioned fun and games are in store for all ages: Dunk tank, sack races, chess matches, water balloon fights, pie-baking contest, bike-decorating contest and a bike parade.

Town of Laurel 4th of July Celebration (July 4)
Head for Market Street Square Park starting at 3 p.m. to enjoy the food vendors, a petting zoo, two live bands, a car show at Janosik Park (4-8 p.m.), and a parade on Evergreen Drive (7 p.m.). Fireworks get under way at dusk.

Millville Boardwalk’s 4th of July Hot Dog Eating Contest (July 4)
Before you hit the beach, get your fill at the Millville Boardwalk Hot Dog Eating Contest, starting at noon. If you’re not too full, stop by for some small batch premium homemade ice cream from Agape Creamery.