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Mayor Stephanie Rawlings-Blake and the Baltimore Office of Promotion & The Arts present Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration.

The Baltimore Inner Harbor is known to attract millions of visitors each year, and with its historical, exciting and culturally diverse background, it is a premiere spot to commemorate the independence of the United States.

Visitors can enjoy live entertainment earlier in the evening, starting at noon, with performances at the Inner Harbor Amphitheater, located at Pratt and Light streets, and Inner Harbor West Shore Park, near the Baltimore Visitor Center at 401 Light Street. The spectacular fireworks display starts at 9:30pm.

Schedule of Events

West Shore Park

The Magic and Comedy of Jason Moffett, 12pm & 2pm

Milkshake Duo, interactive musical entertainment for children, 1pm & 3pm

Inner Harbor Amphitheater

Pennsylvania Air National Guard Band, patriotic, 4pm

Electric Brigade, a U.S. Naval Academy Band, 7:30pm

Fireworks Show, 9:30pm

Produced by Pyrotecnico, the holiday fireworks can be viewed from several locations in downtown and beyond, including Federal Hill, Fell’s Point and Rash Field.

In case of severe inclement weather, the Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration fireworks show only, will take place on Tuesday, July 5, 2011 at 9:30pm.

For general information, call 1-877-BALTIMORE.

Ports America Chesapeake Fourth of July Celebration

Festival/Fair/ Concert

July 4th : 4 p.m. (Fireworks show begins at 9:30.)

Price: Free

Light Street and Pratt Street , Baltimore , MD , 21201

Celebrate Independence Day

Festival/ Fair

July 4th : 6 p.m. – 10 p.m

Price: $40-$60 per car

Baltimore Museum of Industry

1415 Key Highway , Baltimore , MD , 21230

July 4th Pier Party

July 4th : 7 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Price: $15-$50, free for children under 3

Pier 3

501 E. Pratt St. , Baltimore , MD , 21202

Picnic at the Top

July 4th 7pm to 10pm

Price: $30 – $75

World Trade Center, 27th floor

401 E. Pratt St. , Baltimore , MD , 21202

Ocean City Fourth of July Celebration


July 4th : 8 p.m. – 10 p.m.

Price: free

Ocean city beach

4001 Coastal Highway , Ocean City , MD , 21842

4th of July FIreworks Cruise


July 4, 2011 7:30pm – 10:30pm

Price: $65.00 per person

Children under 12: $48.00 per person Children under 4: free

The Black-Eyed Susan

Broadway Pier, Fells Point Baltimore, MD 21231

Shady Side July 4th Parade


July 4th 9:30am – 3:30pm

The parade begins at Cedarhurst Road and ends at the Kiwanis Club on Snug Harbor Road. Participants should be at the staging areas no later than 9:30am as the road closes at 10:00am.

Pimlico Fair


June 24, 2011 – July 4, 2011 | 1:00pm – 10:00pm

Price: $5 admission, 2 for 1 coupons available on website

Pimlico Race Course

5201 Park Heights Ave Baltimore, MD 21215