Friday, July 8th, 2016 – We are ago on fireworks tonight!
Fireworks are on for Friday between 9:15 & 9:30.
Updates on this page and on our FaceBook page… www.facebook.com/solomonsbusinessassoc
To find out more about becoming a sponsor for this year’s fireworks as well as for sponsorship level information, click here for a printable sponsorship form.
We thank the following 2016, 8th of July Fireworks Sponsors
Solomons Plein Air Festival – September 15 – 20, 2016
PT Tiki Bar-Solomons
Old Line Bank
FastStop Solomons, MD
- Solomons Inn Joint Venture- Holiday Inn, Solomons, Conference Center & Marina
- Our Lady Star of the Sea Catholic Church
- Bird Barkman Daly Wealth Management Group Wells Fargo Advisors, LLC
- The Lighthouse Restaurant and Dockbar
- Roy Rogers Restaurant
- Spring Cove Marina
- Dominion Cove Point LNG
- The McNelis Group Real Estate Services
- Zahniser’s Yachting Center
- Lotus Kitchen/Kim’s KeyLime Pie
- Community Bank of the Chesapeake
- Solomons Victorian Inn
- Washburn’s Boat Yard
- Boomerang’s Restaurant
- Cedar Beach Lodge
- Kinetic Sailing
- Caren’s Solomons Style
- Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill, Dowell & Piney Point
- Aulson Inlay
- Grand Mother’s Store
- Solomons Gallery
- Solomons Island Yacht Club
Wounded Warriors: Note Postponed to Friday, July 8th due to the prediction of 100% rain on July 4th & 5th.
The SBA will once again be hosting a Wounded Warriors group for our annual 4th of July Celebration! Get involved by welcoming these veterans with gift certificates, prime viewing locations, gift bag items, or any other idea you have for helping them make the most of their time here in Solomons! Message the SBA if you’d like to participate.
Thank you to the organizations who have already committed to the 2016 Wounded Warriors Welcome campaign!
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center, Back Creek Inn, The Blue Heron Inn, Calvert Marine Museum, Carens Solomons Style, Holiday Inn, Solomons Conference Center & Marina, Kingfishers Seafood Bar and Grill, The Lighthouse Restaurant & Dock Bar, Lotus Kitchen featuring Kim’s Key Lime Pie, Maertens Fine Jewelry & Gifts, Ruddy Duck Brewery & Grill, Solomons United Methodist Church, Tiki Bar-Solomons, Charles Street Brasserie, Hidden Harbour.
If you would like to contribute please email Lauren Simpson, firstname.lastname@example.org.
Boat Parade: Watch a glorious parade of decorated boats and crew showing their patriotic colors! Parade begins at noon, and can be viewed from many waterfront locations in Solomons. See the map below for the boat parade route. Captains – rendezvous start at N38.34018 W76.4599.
Rain date: TBA. All efforts are made for the display to be held July 4th. If weather factors force a last-minute delay or postponement in order to maintain the safety of the crew and spectators, the fireworks date will be advised. Also, check our Facebook page for updates.
Traffic & Parking: Vehicular traffic on the island will be restricted. Parking will be available in the grassy area of Glascock Field, proceeds go to Boy Scout Troop 451 and SBA Fireworks. Thanks to the Glascock Family & Dominion for the generous use of the field. Please park in designated areas only; please respect private property.
Producers: Special thanks to those responsible for producing and launching the 2016 SBA July 4th Fireworks show: Fireworks by Digital Lightning, barge platforms by Ward’s Marine Construction. Thanks to Calvert Marina for hosting the barge during the extensive loading process.
Sponsors: In addition to SBA, the fireworks are also sponsored by the Calvert County Commissioners and local Solomons businesses and residents. Fireworks contributions from the public and corporate sponsors are gratefully accepted – every little bit helps to keep the fireworks display alive. Please donate with the PayPal button below, or send checks to: SBA Fireworks, PO Box 724, Solomons MD 20688. Donors will be acknowledged on the SBA website.
Community Service: Special thanks to the Saint John Youth Center for their volunteer clean-up crew, and to Isaacs at Holiday Inn Solomons for providing breakfast for the crew.
Vendors: Vendors wishing to operate in Solomons, whether on public or private property, are reminded to follow Vendor Guidelines established by Calvert County. Public sites need to be applied for through Calvert County, private sites through individual landowners!
Join us in Solomons for the best 4th of July celebration ever!
Fireworks begin just after dusk. Enjoy the magnificent display of fireworks by land or water.