County residents don’t have to go far to enjoy traditional fireworks celebrations on the Fourth. Mid-County Sparkles and Germantown Glory are presenting evenings of entertainment, family fun and, of course, fireworks.
Montgomery County government will observe the following holiday schedule for Independence Day on Friday, July 3 (observed):
- County Offices – closed
- Libraries – closed
- County liquor stores – open (open on July 4, 10 a.m. – 6 p.m.)
- Recreation – all indoor and outdoor aquatic facilities will be open as scheduled; on July 4 the Germantown Indoor Swim Center will close at 3 p.m., all other aquatic facilities will close at 6 p.m.; swim lessons will meet as scheduled; administrative offices, senior centers and community recreation centers will be closed
- Montgomery Parks -- most Parks facilities are open during holiday weekend. For operating schedules, visit www.MontgomeryParks.org.
- Ride On – Saturday schedule
- Metrobus – Saturday schedule (Saturday supplemental on July 4)
- Metrorail – Saturday schedule (special service on July 4)
- TRiPS Commuter Stores (Silver Spring and Friendship Heights) – closed
- Refuse/recycling pickup – regular collection (no collection on Saturday, July 4*)
- Transfer Station – open (closed on Saturday, July 4)
- Parking at public garages, lots, curbside meters – free
- MCPS Administrative Offices – closed
- State offices and courts – closed