Information on the 4th of July Fireworks in 2015, shortly to be updated!
For information on 4th of July Fireworks in 2014 see below. We hope everyone enjoyed the 2014 Fireworks, and had a Happy Independence Day!
The Solomons Business Association (SBA) proudly sponsors the annual Solomons Independence Day fireworks display, to be held on Friday, July 4th at approximately 9:15 – 9:30 pm (after dusk). Fireworks will be shot from a barge in the Patuxent River and can be viewed from the Riverwalk. Celebrate our nation’s birth, and show your colors all day long!
This year we honor our local NAVAIR Wounded Warriors and their families with free tours, entertainment, dinners and preferred fireworks viewing. Thank you for your dedicated service, Veterans! Thanks for the contributions from these SBA businesses: Calvert Marine Museum, Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Digital Lightning, Back Creek Bistro, Pearl Cafe, Stoney’s Kingfisher, Stoney’s Solomons Pier, The Striped Rock, Hilton Garden Inn, Lotus Kitchen & Kim’s Keylime Pie, Roy Rogers, Tiki Bar, Sail Solomons, Southern Maryland Sailing Association, Primary Residential Mortgage, AMEWAS, and Solomons United Methodist Church.
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: Saturday, July 5th. 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 will take place on Saturday, July 5th.
Traffic & Parking: Vehicular traffic on the island will be restricted. Parking will be available in Glascock Field for $10/car, proceeds go to SYB Optomists and SBA Fireworks. Thanks to the Glascock Family for the generous use of their field! Please park in designated areas only; please respect private property.
Producers: Special thanks to those responsible for producing and launching the 2014 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.
Join us in Solomons for the best 4th of July celebration ever!
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.
2014 Event Sponsors
Solomons Business Association
Calvert County Government
Roy Rogers Solomons
Solomons Plein Air Festival
The McNelis Group
Spring Cove Marina
Holiday Inn Solomons
Dominion Cove Point LNG
Tom & Angie Bird
TitleMax LLC, Wanda DeBord
Annmarie Sculpture Garden & Arts Center
Solomons Victorian Inn
Cedar Beach Lodge
Zahniser’s Yachting Center
Caren’s Solomons Style
Lou & Roger Haskett
Our Lady Star of the Sea Church
Fireworks begin just after dusk. Enjoy the magnificent display of fireworks by land or water.