Fireworks schedule for the Fourth of July weekend

June 29, 2011
  • Towns around the area plan fireworks displays this weekend.
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Fireworks displays scheduled July 1 through July 4 in the Tri-State area:

Boonsboro Shafer Park | July 1
Independence Day celebration features Rohrersville Band, activities and food. Starts at 5 p.m. Fireworks start at dusk. Raindate is July 3.

Smithsburg Carnival | July 1
Carnival rides, concert by Elvis tribute artist Kevin Booth. Fireworks at dusk. Smithsburg Community Volunteer Fire Co. grounds. Call 301-824-2889.

Salute to Independence | July 2
Annual Maryland Symphony Orchestra concert followed by fireworks. 7:30 p.m. Free. Antietam National Battlefield, off Md. 34, Sharpsburg. Go to

Hagerstown Speedway | July 2
46th Annual Johnny Roberts Memorial 50 Lap. Late models, late model sportsman, and Purestock beginning at 7 p.m. Fireworks will follow the races. Rain date is 6 p.m. July 3.

Municipal Stadium | July 3
The Hagerstown Suns take on the Lexington Legends at 7:05 p.m. Fireworks will follow the game. Call 301-791-6266.

Clear Spring Independence Day Celebration | July 3
Patriotic celebration includes live bands, children’s games, house tour, food. Event begins at 4:30 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. Sponsored by the Clear Spring Independence Jam Committee. Plumb Grove Mansion and Museum, off Broadfording Road, Clear Spring. Call 301-842-2252.

Waynesboro Summer Jubilee | July 4
Most activities will be held across the street from Waynesboro Hospital, whose address is 501 E. Main St., Waynesboro, Pa. Event kicks off at 8 a.m. Firecracker five-kilometer run, parade down Main Street, at 10:30 a.m., with activities scheduled after the parade including children’s games, exhibit, live entertainment. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m.. Call 717-762-7123 or go to

Williamsport Independence Day Celebration | July 4
Annual Fourth of July celebration. Concert by Williamsport Community Band, followed by fireworks. 7:30 p.m. Byron Park, off Park Road, Williamsport. Go to

Fireworks at Fairgrounds Park | July 4
Annual Fourth of July event. Opening ceremony begins at 6 p.m. Entertainment at 6:15 and fireworks at 9:30 p.m. For more information, call 301-739-8577, ext. 116.

Martinsburg, W.Va. | July 4
Entertainment, food vendors, and special activities for kids begin at 1 p.m. Fireworks at 9:30 p.m. War Memorial Park. Go to or call 304-264-4842.

Frederick, Md. | July 4
“Frederick’s 4th” features a chili cook-off at 12:30 p.m., entertainment at 1:15 p.m.. Other activities include the Frederick bathtub races and a kids zone. Fireworks will begin at dusk.

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