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Watching the vibrant colors of fireworks light up the night sky makes viewing Independence Day fireworks by boat extra special. The team at Atlantic Marinas pulled together a list of the area’s fireworks offerings that are viewable by boat in Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.

  • Annapolis – Tuesday, July 4 @ 8 p.m., Parade starts at 6:30 p.m. on West Street. Best fireworks viewing by boat from Annapolis Harbor on Spa Creek and Severn River. Reminder that Spa Creek Bridge closes to all traffic from 6 p.m. to 10 p.m.
  • Baltimore – Tuesday, July 4 @ 9:15 p.m., 13 minutes long, viewing from Baltimore Harbor
  • Chesapeake Beach – Monday, July 3 @ 9:15 p.m. (dusk), viewing from Fishing Creek
  • Havre de Grace – Sunday, July 2 @ 9:15 p.m., viewing off Concord Point on the Susquehanna River
  • Middle River – Saturday, July 1 @ 9: 15 p.m. (dusk). Viewing off Wilson Point on the Middle River. The barges will be anchored just outside the 6knot zone in Middle River.
  • Queen Anne’s County – Tuesday, July 4 @ 9:20 p.m. Due to the site improvements being done at the Chesapeake Heritage and Visitors Center the celebration has moved to the parking area of the “old outlets” at 59 Piney Narrows Road. Viewing from Piney Creek, Chester River and Kent Island Narrows.
  • Rock Hall – Monday, July 3 @ 9:15 p.m., Viewing from Rock Hall Harbor.
  • Sherwood Forest – Monday, July 3 @ 9:15 p.m. (dusk), viewing from Severn River near Round Bay, Olde Severn Park, or Linstead.
  • St. Michaels – Saturday, July 1 @ 9:15 p.m. (dusk), viewing from the Miles River.

From everyone on the Atlantic Marinas team, we hope you have a safe and memorable Independence Day on the beautiful waters of Maryland’s Chesapeake Bay.

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