Again this year, Montgomery County will host two Independence Day fireworks displays on July 4 — Germantown Glory at the Maryland SoccerPlex in the South Germantown Recreational Park, 18041 Central Park Circle, Germantown (Boyds) and Mid-County Sparkles at Albert Einstein High School, 11135 Newport Road, Kensington. Both fireworks displays will begin at approximately 9:15 p.m.
Germantown Glory will kick off at 7 p.m. with a concert by Quiet Fire, a soul, R&B and rock band that covers hits from the 1960s, 70s and 80s. Mid-County Sparkles begins at 7:30 p.m. with a concert by Gringo Jingo performing the best of Santana.
For more information, go to montgomerycountymd.gov/rec.
Local July 4 Celebrations
Rockville Independence Day Celebration
Rockville's Independence Day Celebration is celebrating its second year at Mattie J.T. Stepanek Park, 1800 Piccard Dr., in King Farm. The location offers wonderful spectator viewing, and ample and parking. This event is hosted by the Mayor and Council of Rockville.
City of Gaithersburg Independence Day Celebration & Fireworks
Gaithersburg's 4th of July celebration has a new home. An entire day’s worth of activities – all leading up to a spectacular fireworks display – will take place at historic Bohrer Park at Summit Hall Farm. More information at http://www.gaithersburgmd.gov/leisure/independence-day
Town of Poolesville
The Commissioners of Poolesville and the Upper Montgomery County Volunteer Fire Department will present the 2016 Traditional Fourth of July Fireworks event on July 4. The event will be held at the soccer fields at the corner of Hughes Road and Sugarland Road in Poolesville. The gate opens at 5 p.m.