Saturday, July 4th 2016; Rain date TBA
Fireworks are on for Monday between 9:15 & 9:30.
If that changes we will post an update on this page.
Last Year’s 2015 Sponsors/Donations
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.
Solomons Plein Air Festival September 15-20, 2015
Old Line Bank
The Harbours at Solomons Island
Holiday Inn Solomons
The McNelis Group
Wells Fargo Advisors
G & H Jewelers
Spring Cove Marina
Solomons Victorian Inn
Cedar Beach Lodge
Caren’s Solomons Style
Our Lady Star of the Sea
The Solomons Business Association (SBA) proudly sponsors the annual Solomons Independence Day fireworks display, to be held on Saturday, July 4th (Rain date July 5th) 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 once again will be honoring our local NAVAIR Wounded Warriors and their families with free tours, entertainment, dinners and preferred fireworks viewing. Thank you for your dedicated service, Veterans! This would not be possible without contributions from these SBA businesses: Annmarie Sculpture Garden, Calvert Marine Museum, Caren’s Solomons Style, Digital Lightning, Back Creek Bistro, Stoney’s Kingfisher’s, Holiday Inn Solomons, The Lighthouse, Lotus Kitchen & Kim’s Keylime Pie, Tiki Bar, Solomons United Methodist Church, Wells Fargo Advisors, Ruddy Duck, Back Creek Inn, Calvert County Department of Economic Development, The Striped Rock, Hidden Harbour, Roy Rogers, and Maertens Jewelry. If you would like to contribute please email Lauren Simpson, email@example.com, or Lisa Frailey,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: Sunday, 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 Sunday, July 5th.
Traffic & Parking: Vehicular traffic on the island will be restricted. Parking will be available in the grassy area of Glascock Field for $10/car, 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 2015 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!
Fireworks begin just after dusk. Enjoy the magnificent display of fireworks by land or water.