Happy Independence Day!

 There are so many ways to celebrate in Bowie this year!

If you like to go all out on the 4th of July and enjoy barbecues, festivals, parades, and firework displays, we’ve got you covered! 

Check out our list of 4th of July Celebrations in Bowie for 2017!

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4th of July Celebrations & Events

1. National Mall Fourth of July Celebration

When: July 4 || Where: The National Mall

"The National Park Service (NPS) will once again host its annual celebration of Independence Day on the National Mall. For more than half a century, the NPS has been at the heart of the Independence Day festivities on the National Mall. Every year thousands of people come together on the Mall in honor of the founding of our nation." 

Enjoy the parade, the US Navy band, a Capital Fourth concert, and of course an extravagant fireworks show which begins at 9:09 PM!

2. Coca-Cola July 4th Fest at Six Flags

When: July 2nd-July 4th || Where: Six Flags

"Independence Day is more than just a holiday, it’s the ultimate American tradition. For three consecutive days - Sunday July 2, Monday July 3 and Tuesday July 4 - join us as we celebrate our country, enjoy the summer, and share great times with friends at Coca-Cola® July 4th Fest...We will be celebrating every night of 4th Fest with fireworks. At park close, look to the skies to see something even brighter than some of our coaster drops."


3. University of Maryland July 4th Spectacular

When: July 4th at 5 PM (Fireworks at 9PM) || Where: University of Maryland College Park

"The University of Maryland and the City of College Park host a Fourth of July celebration with fireworks and Rock and Roll tunes. Grass seating is limited, so bring your lawn chairs and blankets. Concessions will offer hamburgers, hot dogs, funnel cakes, ice cream, snow cones, soda and bottled water. Personal coolers are allowed. Alcohol and personal fireworks are prohibited on campus."

4. Baysox Independence Day Celebration

When: July 4th at 4:30 pm || Where: Prince George's Stadium

Come to the Baysox Red, White and Boom All-American Independence Day Celebration on July 4, as the team takes on the Trenton Thunder at 6:35 p.m., featuring a barbecue and an extraordinary fireworks presentation following the game!

"The stadium gates will open early at 4:30 p.m. and fans will be able to enter the stadium and enjoy music and games on the concourse. The stadium concessions stands will open early and fans will be able to watch batting practice from inside the ballpark."